Home 2019 Elections Chaz Nuttycombe’s Pre-Birthday Analysis Thread: HD26 “Will Be a Tough Seat...

Chaz Nuttycombe’s Pre-Birthday Analysis Thread: HD26 “Will Be a Tough Seat for Democrats to Flip,” Key Is Youth Turnout

206
4

Tomorrow is Chaz Nuttycombe’s birthday – happy birthday! – so he’ll be taking a break from his continuing, excellent analysis of Virginia General Assembly races. For his last, pre-birthday analysis thread, on HD26 (Harrisonburg, parts of Rockingham County, etc.; 53% Gillespie district), see below. I agree with Chaz that this one “will be a tough seat for Democrats to flip” this year, and that right now it’s “Likely R.” Still, a lot can change by November, so we’ll see.  No doubt a key to winning here will be turning out young people (e.g., JMU students), as Chaz points out. Fortunately, we have two strong candidates – Brent Finnegan and Cathy Copeland – both ready to roll on June 12 if they win the Democratic nomination to take on Del. Tony Wilt (R). So let’s see what we can do in this one!



Previous articleFracking Industry Freaking Out that Dominion Energy’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project Might Meet “Crushing Defeat” at Hands of “Forces of Evil” (aka, Enviro Groups)
Next articleTran Campaign Responds to House Republicans’ Desperate Attacks