Tag Archives: 2019 elections

Bevin: I Lost Because Dems Are Good At “Harvesting Votes In The Urban Communities” Like Housing Projects

Louisville’s NPR affiliate reports: Matt Bevin lost to Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear last month by a little more than 5,000 votes. During an interview on 55KRC in Cincinnati, Bevin said that the election was a “surprise” that defies logic. “The left, those who think of a different ideological bent, they are getting so good at harvesting votes in the …

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Trump World Shrugs Off Yesterday’s Blue Wave

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump and his supporters insisted on Wednesday that no course correction is needed despite stinging Republican defeats in battleground suburbs and a Democrat on the verge of victory in the governor’s race in deep-red Kentucky. But the blue wave that swept through the suburbs in 2018 and gave Democrats control of the U.S. House …

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VIRGINIA: Cyclist Fired In 2017 For Flipping Off Trump Wins Seat In District That Includes Trump Golf Resort

The Washington Post reports: A legion of reasons propel political neophytes to run for office, but none may be as unusual as what inspired Juli Briskman, the cyclist who gave President Trump the finger two years ago and found herself without a job and at the center of a national uproar. On Tuesday, Briskman got a new job, winning a …

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VIRGINIA: Democrats Flip Both Legislative Chambers

NBC News reports: Virginia Democrats took control of the state legislature on Tuesday night for first time in more than two decades. Democrats won majorities in both the state House and Senate, the third election in a row that Virginia Democrats have made significant gains since President Donald Trump was elected. The win will give Democrats control of the legislature …

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Live 2019 Election Returns: Open Thread

The New York Times reports: Votes have started to come in for the governor’s race in Kentucky, which has been cast as a showdown between an unpopular governor and an unpopular party. The Republican incumbent, Matt Bevin, has focused his campaign on his alignment with President Trump and his opposition to impeachment, with the president holding a rally on Monday …

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