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Analysis: Virginia HD85 (Virginia Beach) Could Be “Toughest Seat for Democrats to Hold This Year”…So Let’s Focus on Holding It!

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See below for analysis of yet another competitive Virginia House of Delegates district by Chaz Nuttycombe, this time of HD85 (Virginia Beach City; 57% Kaine district, 55% Northam district; open seat). For more information on Republican nominee Rocky Holcomb, see Del. Rocky Holcomb (R-VA Beach) Refuses to Disavow Hate Group Leader. For more information on Democratic nominee Alex Askew – who I strongly encourage everyone to support! – see here. In short, Askew would make an infinitely better delegate for HD85 than Holcomb, and it’s most definitely a winnable district for Democrats IMHO (I’m a bit more optimistic than Chaz on this one, although clearly Askew will have to crank up the fundraising from his 1Q19 rate). So let’s win it!


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