Gamakatsu

The Trump touch in Kentucky and Virginia

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Mitch must have brown stains in his shorts now, he’s about as popular as Bevin was. Though Trump will win the state in 2020 the people of Kentucky showed the ability to split a vote since all other statewide Rep candidates won easily.

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Say goodbye to gun rights in va.  Dems will be quick at making stricter laws and now that walmart has succeeded in taking ammo away, that will be their end goal to make the current guns useless.  Just wait for it.

Reap what ye sow.......socialism is just around the corner folks.

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Prior to 1992, KY governors could not run for re-election being term limited to a single term of four years. A constitutional change made two successive four year terms possible, but limited to two consecutive terms. Since then, Four governors have stood for re-election, two Democrats and two GOP. Both Dems won re-election, both GOP failed, including Bevin. 
 

Bevin enacted some of the strictest abortion laws in the USA as well as measures which alienated teachers. Both strong motivators for those against him. 
 

Bevin won four years ago when the then incumbent Beshear limited out on his two back to back four year terms. 
 

Bevin was behind Beshear by 30% when the race started and had narrowed gap to 10-15% in polls last weekend so a recount-close result defies the polling. Bevin has not conceded and trails by approx 5,000 votes. I have no idea about provisional or other ballots that could close that gap. 
 

Of the six KY politicians that Trump stumped for, Bevin is the only one who has not won as of this morning. While failing to defend Bevin, Republicans picked off other statewide offices down the ballot in Kentucky. With Beshear running for governor, Republican Daniel Cameron, a former Mitch McConnell staffer seeking the attorney general post, easily outran Bevin.

 

Beshear ran strong in Lexington and Louisville, Bevin cleaned up most of the balance of the state.  This was a very urban vs rural race apparently. 
 

As for using a KY governors race to project onto McConnell's US senate race, I am not sure I see the parallels, outside of the polling. Trump was not on this ballot but will be in November, And given Bevin outperformed the polling by more than 10%, do you trust the polling on McConnell?


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55 mins ago, tomkaz said:

Prior to 1992, KY governors could not run for re-election being term limited to a single term of four years. A constitutional change made two successive four year terms possible, but limited to two consecutive terms. Since then, Four governors have stood for re-election, two Democrats and two GOP. Both Dems won re-election, both GOP failed, including Bevin. 
 

Bevin enacted some of the strictest abortion laws in the USA as well as measures which alienated teachers. Both strong motivators for those against him. 
 

Bevin won four years ago when the then incumbent Beshear limited out on his two back to back four year terms. 
 

Bevin was behind Beshear by 10-15% in polls last weekend so a recount close result defies the polling. Bevin has not conceded and trails by approx 5,000 votes. I have no idea about provisional or other ballots that could close that gap. 
 

Of the six KY politicians that Trump stumped for, Bevin is the only one who has not won as of this morning. 
 

As for using a KY governors race to project onto McConnell's US senate race, I am not sure I see the parallels, outside of the polling. And given Bevin outperformed the polling by more than 10%, do you trust the polling on McConnell?


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What polls did you read, the comics?

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3 hours ago, Baccigalup said:

Say goodbye to gun rights in va.  Dems will be quick at making stricter laws and now that walmart has succeeded in taking ammo away, that will be their end goal to make the current guns useless.  Just wait for it.

 

Nah, Dems dont really do that.  I read it right here in the PG.   

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Queue tweet from POTUS on what a bad candidate Bevin was or that Dems rigged it in 3....2.....

 

This may not reflect on McConnell but if turnout is high in 2020 this might not bode well for either the Turtle or Trump

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1 hour ago, tomkaz said:

 

Bevin enacted some of the strictest abortion laws in the USA as well as measures which alienated teachers. Both strong motivators for those against him. 
 

Beshear ran strong in Lexington and Louisville, Bevin cleaned up most of the balance of the state.  This was a very urban vs rural race apparently. 

 

 

It was state retirement issues that did him in.

Bevin wanted to move new teachers to a 401K type plan, teachers did not want to give up their pensions.

 

I start drawing from that underfunded plan in January.

(<------- Note location)

 

Urban vs. rural is spot on.

Edited by woowoo2

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10 hours ago, Gamakatsu said:

Getting ugly out there for Republicans in today's elections. Sure is a good thing Trump went to KY the other day and had a yuge rally. 

Have fun sucking it in 2020. You libs and your little, meaningless jabs. So sad and lame. Get some meat into it. Come up with something other than this dribble.

Your party SUCKS. How about bagging on some of your candidates. What a joke they are.

Do you really support there agenda, or is it business as usual to defeat anything R. 

Get some meat into it. You have got nothing.  

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