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I don't have any special insight, but I am hoping Daniel Gade gets back in the saddle.


I am too, and -- judging by the signs still out in my neighborhood -- so are a lot of people.




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I hope he gets back in the saddle and continues the fight.

I think he did rather well for what I call a local man. In fact I think he did great going up against Warner who gets a ton of funding from any and everywhere.

As SDY stated he is now a known candidate and player. I like to think of this election as his rookie year and working to get name recognition, and let the citizens know who he is and what he stands for.

If he continues to campaign in the coming years I think he will do rather well.
 
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I'm way curious about this major announcement... will he run for governor? Cool




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I'm way curious about this major announcement... will he run for governor? Cool


I would hazard a guess that is correct,


and will likely get more traction than Chase or Cox



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I'm going to caveat this a bit and say "I think" this is correct:

When looking at Virginia state offices , Daniel Gade got more votes than any other Republican in VA history.

Gade in 2020 : 1,934,199 votes

Northam (D) in 2017 : 1,405,041 (VA Governor)

Warner (D) in 2014 : 1,073,667 (VA U.S. senator)

McAuliffe (D) 2013 : 1,069,789 (VA Governor)


So even though the other people listed above are DEMs, they won so they got more votes than the REP candidate


A point I have whined about multiple times: third party candidates

2013 VA Governor race
McAuliffe (D) 1,069,789
Cuccinelli (R) 1,013,354
Robert Sarvis (L) 146,084

2014 VA senate race
Warner (D) 1,073,667
Gillespie (R) 1,055,940
Robert Sarvis (L) 53,102
 
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I realize the races you mentioned are apples and oranges, but a 1.9 million Gade vote vs a 1.4 million Ralph vote -- holy cow, I think that's tremendous!




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I really hope Gade stays in the fight.
I think he could have beaten Kaine if he was running for re-election. But that won’t happen for several years...

Maybe governor?


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disappointing

https://www.wavy.com/news/poli...etting-them-elected/

Former Republican Senate candidate Daniel Gade is — not running for Virginia governor after all.

Gade had teased a “major announcement” on social media over the weekend, leading to speculation he might step in to run in the Republican primary against State Senator Amanda Chase and former House Speaker Kirk Cox.

It turns out Gade has launched a political action committee focused on veterans issues and getting veterans, specifically conservative veterans, elected to public office. Gade, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, says New Mission PAC will “support veterans and other conservatives running for public office and to educate voters on veterans affairs.”

“I launched New Mission PAC to expand our efforts to serve America’s veterans by assisting leaders running for public office across the nation, Gade said on Twitter. “Today, less than 20% of Congress has served in the armed forces- a steadily declining number that is mirrored at the state level.”
 
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I think they want to lock in Amanda Chase as the GOP nominee and not have any issues. . .



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Looks like Blacksburg has its eye on infringing just a bit further: https://tinyurl.com/y6b5col9




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Looks like Blacksburg has its eye on infringing just a bit further: https://tinyurl.com/y6b5col9


Typical libtard response. Punish the law abiding to assure the non-law abiding get away with their agenda.


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Virginia GOP party to hold nominating convention for primary, sparking 'dumpster fire' backlash

https://justthenews.com/politi...ry-sparking-dumpster

The Virginia Republican Party has decided to hold a nominating convention instead of a primary to select statewide candidates for next year’s election – prompting outgoing GOP Rep. Denver Riggleman to call the state party a “raging dumpster fire.”

State party officials during an online meeting Saturday voted in favor of the nomination process.

The decision has also prompted state Sen. Amanda Chase, to say she’ll run as an independent.

“Over the past decade, I’ve seen too many of our grassroots candidates get cheated by the Republican establishment elite and political consultants who control these Republican Conventions and I refuse to be another casualty,” Chase, who has strongly supported President Trump’s efforts to uncover Nov. 3 voter fraud, posted Saturday on Facebook.

The other major GOP candidate to so far declare a run for governor is Kirk Cox, a state delegate and a former Virginia House speaker.

Riggleman, who has criticized fellow Republican for supporting President Trump’s efforts to uncover voter fraud, is also considering a gubernatorial run as an independent, according to The Washington Post.

The first-term congressman lost his seat in June when defeated in a party primary by a more conservative challenger.

He made the “dumpster fire” comment this past weekend in a Twitter post.

Chase also has been critical of Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s order in June to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond.


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Yep, the GOP is now dead here in VA. Nothing more than a mechanism for party leaders to place their anointed ones into positions of power. They will continue to choose shitty candidates and will further alienate voters.


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Yep, the GOP is now dead here in VA. Nothing more than a mechanism for party leaders to place their anointed ones into positions of power. They will continue to choose shitty candidates and will further alienate voters.


I am not too fond of the GOP. Unfortunately voting for anybody other than the GOP candidate just insures a Dem. victory. Staying home has the same effect. The best thing to do is try to work within the GOP to get good candidates. If that doesn't work, figure out which GOP candidate you like best and work for that candidate. We are in a struggle for our way of life and we need to do everything we can to defeat every Dem. candidate at any and every level. Even if your very best friend is running for dog catcher as a Dem., you need to do every thing you can to defeat him.
 
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I am not too fond of the GOP. Unfortunately voting for anybody other than the GOP candidate just insures a Dem. victory.


I just find it disheartening when our party leaders get to unilaterally choose whom I get to vote for. This is why we have RINO's and how they continue to keep the power they have.


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Well something needs to be done

Earlier this morning over breakfast I read that Democrat Terry McAuliffe is running for Governor again.

This is the same person who mixed business-friendly politics with liberal social policies.

There was another article:
Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe speaks during a campaign event for President-elect Joe Biden in Norfolk, Virginia.

I saw this on google and it is from his twit account.
Terry McAuliffe
@TerryMcAuliffe
.@C_Herring
, @SenLouiseLucas
and @LevarStoney
— your faith in me means more than you’ll ever know. I will never let you down and we will go BIG. Couldn’t ask to be in the foxhole with a better crew


Well if the R's don't get a stronger candidate we will have four more years of Northam or this twit.

It irritates me that the R's don't put up more of a fight.
It doesn't help my rage and resentment when I go to Barnes and Noble to buy my birthday present and what do I see?

This months edition of the Civil War Monitor with one of the statues from Monument avenue covered in graffiti and BLM slogans. All this happened under these twits watch.
 
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McAuliffe announces run for Virginia governor

https://wcyb.com/news/local/mc...or-virginia-governor

Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe wants his old job back.

The Democrat formally kicked off his campaign for a second term Wednesday in Richmond with the slogan "Think Big. Be Bold."

McAuliffe left office in January 2018. Virginia law prohibits governors from serving back-to-back terms.


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McAuliffe left office in January 2018.


Darn shame the carpetbagger couldn't see fit to leave Virginia then, too.




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McAuliffe left office in January 2018.


Darn shame the carpetbagger couldn't see fit to leave Virginia then, too.




guessing Biden did not find a spot for him,



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