On Monday (Nov. 25, 2013), the Virginia State Board of Elections certified Democratic Attorney General candidate Mark Herring as the official winner, completing the first Democratic sweep of statewide offices since 1989. Because the margin was 165 votes out of 2.2 million cast — within 0.5% — the official loser, Republican Mark Obenshain has the right to demand a taxpayer-funded..
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Congratulations to Terry McAuliffe and other winners and lessons from 2013 elections and onto 2014*, ENDA, Obamacare, and the President’s hometown Blackhawks and Lord Stanley’s cup at the White House. Thanks to the DNC for their assistance with our Virginia campaigns. *Except 2013 elections aren’t over in Virginia yet and Mark Herring should be Virginia’s..
When I left the Democratic Victory Party at Tysons last night, Mark Herring was losing the Attorney General’s race by 12,000 votes; when I woke up, he was winning by 400; over the course of the day it has been back and forth – losing by 1,100, winning by 32, losing by 700, and now..
I have a real good feeling about this election day, but we win only we all vote, and vote all the way down the ticket, including for AG candidate Mark Herring and our local House of Delegates candidates. So if you haven’t voted yet, make a plan to do so and encourage your friends, relatives, and neighbors..
The DNC is focused on our Virginia’s governor’s race (as well as NJ) – see Political Director Steve Waliker’s excellent blog post and report on President Clinton campaigning for Terry McAuliffe; also Affordable Health Care, Ted Cruz’ GOP, and the new DNC CEO.
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I was proud to represent Virginia on the Democratic National Committee for 12 years. I am in DC now, but still active in voter protection and Democratic Party rules. More about me, click here.