Skip to comments.Ratings Update: Texas Primaries Narrow Democratic Fields Some top recruits fail to make runoffs
Posted on 03/07/2018 5:36:47 PM PST by SMGFan
After months of speculation, the 2018 midterm elections are officially underway with initial primaries in Texas. Theres more evidence of a Democratic surge previously seen in Virginia and in special elections around the country, but also the reality that some of the swarm of Democratic candidates arent even going to make it to the general election.
While operatives on both sides of the aisle treat primaries like the plague, they can be a proving ground for candidates (particularly first-time ones) and an opportunity to ramp up their campaigns before moving on to more competitive general elections. Some of the Democrats most publicized and well-funded candidates fell short of making the runoff in Texas on Tuesday night.
(Excerpt) Read more at rollcall.com ...
There was NO BLUE WAVE.
By November the ‘Blue Wave’ will be a red ripple.
The evil donkey has a thin bench and now it is showing through.
“By November the Blue Wave will be a red ripple.”
I hope so!
Fake news reporting... A blue wave?
Yes. That's generally how primary elections are supposed to work.
Looks like Texas Dems didn't vote for DNC favorites.
What happened to Jeb’s son that was running for something?
George P Bush won his primary.
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