January special elections. If they are a sign of what's coming, what's coming is not great.
Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Flip those state legislatures, This is what change looks like. Political Note #263 Brandy Chambers TX HD 112 2020 General Election Help Texans change Texas. Help Texans flip the Texas House of Representatives. Pundits have predicted change in Texas for a while. In 2018, Beto O’Rourke came close. He almost flipped a US Senate seat. While he was at it, Texas Democrats flipped a dozen seats in the Texas House of Representatives. Nine more and Texas would have a Democratic House of Representatives. Texas Democrats would have the capacity to exercise…
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2019 General Election Flipping Virginia Larry Barnett https://www.barnett4delegate.com/ is running to be the Delegate from Virginia District 27. This Note urges you to support him. The Note requires a detour. If Democrats can win Virginia’s House of Delegates and State Senate in November, 2019, they will have a trifecta. A Democratic Governor. A Democratic legislature. Democrats will make Virginia’s laws. The Democratic Attorney General, will protect those laws. Life will be good. What happens in states with Democratic trifectas? 538 did an analysis. These states raise the minimum wage . They legalize or decriminalize marijuana. They ban gay conversion…
Chaz Nuttycombe tells us HD 10 is a toss up. Wendy Gooditis, the incumbent Delegate for HD 10 is a responsive politician. in 2017, when she was first running, I wrote to her. She answered. Herself. That is what state level politicians do.
he could be the incumbent. She won the election in 2017. By a single vote. Or not. Unfortunately. She lost through bad luck. She is running again 2019.
This Note summarizes the political circumstances of selected states where Democrats have aspirations of gaining in State legislatures, of gaining a majority in State legislatures.
Mike Mullin is a law and order liberal -- a politically effective position. He is running against the candidate he beat in the special election to win this seat. He continues to serve as a Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Suffolk. He stresses his commitment to opposing gang violence and has been certified by the Virginia Gang Investigator's Association as a Gang Investigator.
Originally from New York, Schuyler VanValkenburg went to the University of Richmond. He married and stayed in Virginia. He has been teaching school. National Board Certified, he is good at it. Much as he may love to teach, but is now a politician -- running for an open House of Delegates seat. His first few issues include infrastructure spending, fixing the tax code, and adopting the medicaid expansion that is part of the ACA. He concludes with education spending.
Dawn Adams is a six foot tall athlete. She joined the US Coast Guard when she was 17 and left as a Captain. She served as a search and rescue pilot. An extremely hard worker, she made her way through college and graduate school. She became an RN, a nurse practitioner, and earned a doctorate. Now she is Head of the Office of Integrated Health for the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. She is no bureaucrat. She is an inspiration.