Ken Cuccinelli is accustomed to winning political races against the odds. Now the conservative Virginia attorney general faces what might be his longest odds yet in his bid for his state’s governorship in the election eight days from now. But wise conservatives won’t count him out just yet. First, the bad news: Both of the two most recent two polls on Cuccinelli’s campaign against Terry McAuliffe, an infamous political fixer during the Clinton presidency, show Cuccinelli trailing by seven points, and an outlying poll on October 20 had him down 17. It is a campaign where all the luck has seemed
Comments: The lack of "Establishment Republican" support is another reason to withhold funds when asked.
Yesterday´s WaPo article in all likelihood was widely read in Northern Virginia. I think it would be an easy thing for Cucinelli to link that story to obamacare death panels. Let´s hope his campaign succeeds.
Virginia´s Gubernatorial elections have a far different turnout than the Presidential elections.
As many as 920,000 Democrats might skip the race, along with as many as 700,000 Republicans.
So far the forces of evil have not fond any strong reason to vote for McAuliffe, but the forces of good caught him making a killing in finances by betting on the early death of terminally ill people. I really don´t think it did him any good to become, literally, a ghoul in the public eye.
The only thing the leftwingtards had of substance on Cucinelli was that he´s a Catholic. They tried to focus on his his involvement with the question of ´trans vaginal probes´ ~ which was actually more of a McDonnell thing, and something that really didn´t stir up the sort of public response they imagined.
This has been a quiet campaign, and all the polls are irrelevant. I´d bet they get barely a 3% response ~ not even the 9% that any analyst can tell you is nearly impossible to overcome if you are looking for meaningful meaning.
So, best bet if you want to predict this race is look at history. If all the Democrats show up, this state which has had a Democrat majority since 1804, will probably put another Democrat crook or idiot-child in office. If they don´t, the Republican, whoever he might be, gets in.
Please pray for Virginia, that the voters will elect an honorable man to be our Governor. I can hardly believe the picture McAuliffe has painted of Cuccinellli. Cuccinelli has been a great AG going after Obamacare and trying to get the research data on the global warming "hockey stick" by done at UVa by Dr Mann. These two examples were issues important to all citizens IMO? Cuccielli is a Christian and has done a pretty good job of living his life to be a positive role model. He lives by example, doesn´t preach. Is he perfect? No. I have a hard time accepting Virginians could elect a sleaze over such a good person. I pray constantly it does not.
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The Advocate, 10/28/2013 9:02:00 AM (No. 9585704)
I sent Cucinelli money. Paul is helping him with fundraising. Where is RNC? He deserves support - and Virginia deserves a man of principal - not a Clinton bag man who enriches himself by betting on deaths of strangers.
Northern Virginia is swamped with DC bureaucrats (especially since the huge expansion of government under zippy) and immigrants. Richmond is swamped with blacks. Between the two areas, they have turned my beloved red state purple.
I´ve met Cuccinelli and he´s the real deal. I´ve also sent him money after vowing never to contribute to a candidate again after the Romney fiasco. Yes, please pray for Virginia!
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Judy W., 10/28/2013 9:38:23 AM (No. 9585760)
I hope I´m allowed to do this here, but here´s the link to Cuccinelli´s contribution page. https://secure.piryx.com/donate/FkzOS94c/Ken-Cuccinelli-for-Governor/comeback-starts-in-virginia-ads I´m embarrassed that I haven´t given to his campaign, and I now will. Among many reasons to hope Cuccinelli will win, I would like to see the Dems´ "war on women" tactic defeated. Terry McAwful drove down Cuccinelli´s support over the summer with lying ads directed to women like the ones used against Romney.
Well, if the posts here are any indication, maybe the RNC isn´t sending money because they don´t have it. Lots of folks are starving the beast. Send you money directly to Cuccinelli if you support him. Cut out the middle man.
The article points out that conservatives (as opposed to Republicans) aren´t giving to Cuccinelli, either. And since I´ve seen Cuccinelli attacked as a RINO on this forum, I wonder what sort of candidate would be acceptable to the purists.
I hope he wins. But with 9-10% of the vote going to the Libertarian candidate, it doesn´t look good.
Question. Why on earth does Ken have Romney´s campaign team running things? Talk about poor judgement. You cannot win against these corrupt big government progressives using stale talking points and the Marquis of Queensbury rules. The VA voters are mostly government workers now. They vote to preserve the gravy train.
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