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Red Wave Coming? GOP Sweeps Election
in Virginia Democratic Stronghold

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Posted By: Garnet, 5/24/2020 10:00:19 AM

With the November general election less than six months away, results of local and special elections are giving an eye-opening preview of possible voter behavior. While recent polls still show Democratic hopefuls, including presumed presidential nominee Joe Biden, edging out their Republican counterparts in competitive parts of the country, actual ballots are telling a very different story. Special congressional elections in California and Wisconsin this month both yielded Republican victors after Democrats launched strong campaigns in both races. In California, Republican Mike Garcia beat Democrat Christy Smith by almost 10 points after receiving 10,000 fewer votes in the primary election just two months earlier.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hershey 5/24/2020 10:12:17 AM (No. 420473)
Just proves polls are worthless...HItlery the Broom Rider was gonna win big time according to the polls and Trump kicked her to the curb...could it be they never poll Republicans???
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rama41 5/24/2020 11:12:59 AM (No. 420551)
Polls putting Biden ahead reflect the only agenda pushed by every democrat: get rid of the Orange Guy. The real agenda is spelled out in Nancy's $3 trillion bill: higher taxes, green new deal, subvert the vote, focus on identity politics, etc. And that doesn't include expanding the Supreme Court and doing away with the Electoral College. A focus on that agenda is key. Count on the press to conceal it as well as they conceal Biden. Our success is going to require every tweet, every sky-writer, every ad buy, and what remains of accessibility on Facebook, Google, and YouTube to get the word out. It's going to be an unhill slog, but if it's done right, and the word gets out, Democrats will beat themselves.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: shalimar 5/24/2020 11:46:17 AM (No. 420581)
I think the results in Staunton were driven primarily by Second Amendment concerns. Remember a few months back, the Virginia Citizens Defense League spearheaded an effort to have local jurisdictions pass resolutions proclaiming themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries? The vast majority of counties and towns brought the issue to the table and adopted the resolution. But there were a few holdouts--despite public pressure. Staunton was one of those places. The City Council refused to even bring up the resolution. And the voters expressed their disapproval. Bigtime.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Daisymay 5/24/2020 12:07:00 PM (No. 420598)
Amazing! Just this morning, on FOX, we were told Biden is ahead by 8 points on the FOX poll and 11 on another Poll! Sure doesn't add up when you see these two most recent elections! I think the Democrats are in for a Hillary kind of stunning on Election night if they believe these polls!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: AmericaYes 5/24/2020 1:31:21 PM (No. 420691)
As a Staunton resident, I have no data to back it up, but I believe the reasons are: 1. Lockdown. Biggest reason by far. People are sick of Gov. Northam's dictats, incompetence, and inconsistency. In this little town, everyone knows a business person or employee who has been hurt 2.Gun control. City leans left on this, but radical rules passed by Dems don't sit well even with moderates. Historic non-voters came to the polls. 3. Attempt by liberals on council to cut firefighter's pay. They vocally supported Republicans 4. Renaming the high school from Robert E. Lee to Staunton High even tho' majority of residents did not support it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 5/24/2020 1:32:34 PM (No. 420693)
If they took a poll on polls, polls would be shown as very, very unpopular, almost as unpopular as pols, which is probably why most people simply don't participate or even lie when polled.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ronniethek 5/24/2020 8:30:58 PM (No. 421010)
Mark my words--Trump will win EVERY state he carried in 2016--PLUS : New Hampshire. Nevada, Virginia, and possibly Minnesota if the pathetic Biden is the nominee. A blowout. Forget the popular vote--irrelevant.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: SALady 5/25/2020 1:41:45 AM (No. 421140)
It may be too much to hope for with all the Demon-Rat cheating, but for President Trump to be re-elected, the Republicans taking the House, and gaining enough seats in the Senate to offset the RINO's (like Romney) -- the greatness that is President Trump could finally be unleashed!!!!!
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