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With Just 17 Days Until the Crucial Midterms, Here’s a Rundown of Why the Three Extremist Republicans Running in VA02, VA07 and VA10 All Badly Need to LOSE on 11/8!


With just over two weeks to go until the crucial midterm elections, here in Virginia, according to The Economist’s model and FiveThirtyEight, there are three districts that are at least somewhat competitive: 1) VA02, where The Economist model gives Rep. Elaine Luria (D) a 52% chance of defeating somewhat-normal-conservative-turned-far-right-wingnut Jen Kiggans (R), while FiveThirtyEight’s models give Luria anywhere from a 35% to 57% chance of winning; 2) VA07, where The Economist model gives Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D) a 90% chance of defeating far-right extremist Yesli Vega (R), but where FiveThirtyEight’s “Classic” model gives Spanberger only a 69% chance of winning; and 3) VA10, where The Economist gives Rep. Jennifer Wexton a 99% chance of defeating waaaaay-out-there Republican Hung Cao, but where FiveThirtyEight’s “Lite” model gives Wexton only a 78% chance of winning.

So now’s a good time to lay out what’s at stake in these three races; specifically, how extreme the Republicans are in each race. See below for “highlights” of the goriest details, which should make it clear why NONE OF THESE CANDIDATES should be anywhere near  being elected to the U.S. Congress.

VA02: Jen Kiggans

VA07: Yesli Vega

VA10: Hung Cao

So obviously, given all this extremism and lunacy, these three candidates – Jen Kiggans, Yesli Vega and Hung Cao – shouldn’t be elected dog catcher, let alone to the U.S. House of Representatives. So let’s all make damned sure that none of them gets elected, and that instead we reelect Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA02), Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07) and Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA10), preferably by comfortable margins!


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