Skip to comments.High-stakes battle in Old Dominion
Posted on 07/12/2013 10:28:29 PM PDT by Perseverando
Jeff Knox describes contest for governor between pair on opposite sides of firearms issue
Virginia is the only state in the union holding major general elections in 2013. While there are a few special elections for Congress and a handful of mayoral and gubernatorial elections around the country this year and the important recall elections in Colorado only Virginia is holding elections for governor, lieutenant governor and all 100 seats in their House of Delegates the larger part of the oldest legislative body in the Western Hemisphere.
Both Republicans and Democrats want to win big in the Virginia to prove that their policies are strongly supported by the people. That means both parties, along with numerous special interests, will be pouring money and energy into the state.
As usual, the big money and attention is on the top of the ticket, in this case the race between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
McAuliffe, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and close friend and ally of Bill and Hillary Clinton, is one of the most successful political fundraisers in history. His experience and connections will bring even more money into the state, and he will be providing significant help to Democratic House candidates in hopes of having a General Assembly that will support his agenda. The challenge is now for Republicans to get their act together and effectively compete with McAuliffes fundraising. If they can, this is likely to be the most expensive election cycle in Virginia history possibly one of the most expensive state races anywhere, ever.
Since Virginia has swung both ways in statewide elections in recent years, most consider it to be a
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Get involved in the campaigns and vote for:
Ken Cuccinelli - http://www.cuccinelli.com/
E. W. Jackson - http://www.jacksonforlg.com/
Mark Obenshain - http://www.markobenshain.com/
Here’s one we missed!
My guess is McAwful will probably win by a landslide. The metrosexuals and .gov types will turn out in droves from NOVA to vote for the son of a bitch. The ‘Margin of Fraud is something that cant be ignored, IF it’s a close race.
Here is a link to the debate (11:00 Saturday morning):