Skip to comments.Linda Belcher (D) wins her KY legislative seat back w/ almost 70%. Kentucky HD89
Posted on 02/20/2018 4:45:57 PM PST by SMGFan
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I’m not so sure about the loses but wouldn’t rule it out. I think it’s more probable that we gain a few Senate seats while our House margin shrinks.
Realistically, continue stocking the judiciary with strict constructionists is the number one goal for the rest of Trump’s first term, as you mentioned. Hopefully, Satan calls Ginsburg home sooner rather than later.
In this case, yes, I would believe it - take away straight ticket voting and it probably would have been near the same last time - look up who she was running against both times and you will see why.
Still, Dems can use this as propaganda nationwide to bolster excitement, even though they are just getting back a seat they held less than 2 years ago and just lost it by fraction of a percent due solely to straight ticket voting and not due to people looking down at the ballot.
Yup, that is what will kill us in November.
Has nothing to do with it. Fan Johnson cimmitted suicide late in campaign over allegations of sex w a 17 year old. Candidate was his widow.
Can’t win with a dead man.
The GOP voter inaction is killing us!
Rebecca Johnson is exactly the type of person the Republicans should not vote for. I’m happy she lost.
Think goodness Rebecca Johnson lost. I hope Romney loses to.
We will retake it in 2018.
We are far from giving them all back! We will retake many of them in Nov.
We are going to vote in 2018 for the Trump agenda.
The hysteria on FR these days is amazing.
He comitted suicide under a litany of charges/absurd lies and behavior.
The Demwits are broke, way behind in fundraising, really? So, Hillary lost because she's a worthless criminal -- but short of going to prison, she'll run again in 2020, and a lot of gray money is getting spent...
That sounds excellent.
Looks like Trump pulled a Republican across the finish line in 2016 more than anything else.
I guess everyone realizes this race was for a seat in the Kentucky state legislature, not the US Congress.
NOT a U.S. House seat. A Local Kentucky *State* House seat.
The incumbent (who rode into office on the Trump train) isn’t running, he’s DEAD. Suicide. (A well deserved suicide).
The dead guy’s wife ran instead. The former office holder, who barely lost, to the dead guy (when he was alive), easily reclaimed her LOCAL *State* House seat.
ZERO, national implications.
FAKE (deceptive) NEWS. This story, while true, is designed to be deceptive to make it LOOK LIKE the Republicans lost a U.S. House seat, which they DIDN’T.
FYI, in looking up how well we did in our state legislative races, I noticed in this particular race, this candidate lost 60% - 40% to a Republican candidate to flip it back to the GOP.
And while looking through to see how well we did in our state legislative races (it appears very well - retaining a super majority in both chambers - despite claims there would be a blue wave of people up in arms over pension reform), this Dem lost by 20 points and the seat flipped back to the GOP.
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