Good news from the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA), as the Virginia GOP was a disaster under former Chair John Whitbeck. We’ll see if they improve at all under a new chair…but I doubt it.
DPVA outraises RPV by 4-1 margin in first half of 2018; DPVA cash on hand $142,732, RPV cash on hand $947
Richmond, VA – On the heels of 2017’s Northam-Fairfax-
While Virginia Republicans deal with the dilemma of Corey Stewart and the abrupt resignation of RPV Chairman John Whitbeck, Virginia Democrats control all 5 statewide elected offices and have a track record of delivering for Virginians on the issues they care about. The DPVA’s huge financial advantage is just another example of Democratic momentum heading into November’s election.
2018 DPVA Finances (1/1-6/30)
Total Raised: $561,282*
Cash on Hand: $142,732**
Federal Raised: $125,412
Non-Federal Raised: $435,870
2018 RPV Finances (1/1-6/30)
Total Raised: $127,941*
Cash on Hand: $947**
Federal Raised: $65,920
Non-Federal Raised: $62,021
*Excludes federal transfers from campaign committees. Total raised is money raised by DPVA and RPV. **Non-federal cash on hand.
The message couldn’t be clearer. Virginia Democrats are crushing Republicans at every turn, and more importantly Virginians across the Commonwealth are ready to beat Republicans where it matters most – at the ballot box this November.