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Topic - Mark Rozell
"It is almost a disincentive to have a lot of policy experience on the state level in running for governor," said Mark Rozell, political science professor at George Mason University. "Voters see a recorded vote as a real affirmative commitment to an issue. It is really tangible in the way a campaign position paper or speech is not."
"It makes it much easier for Republicans to pick up because right now there is not a clear front-running Democrat to try to keep that seat," said Mark Rozell, a political science professor at George Mason University. "Probably, the happiest guy in Virginia right now is George Allen."