Campaign 2017 WFIRThe Democratic National Committee and Republican Governors Association both announced this week they each send $1.5-$2 million  to the campaigns of Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie. That’s largely because both parties — Democrats in particular — see the race for governor as a referendum on President Trump. As WFIR’s Evan Jones reports, our political analyst says the campaigns may spend more than $50 million  by election day.