Labor Day has always been seen as the unofficial kick off to campaign season and candidates around the country will begin to ramp up their efforts in the coming weeks.

Candidates like Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie, who's running for Senate, released his first campaign ad last week and is expected to increase his messaging campaign in the coming weeks.

Other candidates like Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf have been on the airwaves all summer and have built large leads in their general election campaigns.