Virginia Democrats continued to win streak under President Trump on Tuesday and is successful to fully control the Statehouse for the first time.
While residential rate of participation is in big numbers to back democratic candidates. This is the third election in which Democrats made significant gains since Trumps was elected.
Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s statement to a crowd of supporters , “I am going to officially declare today, that Virginia is officially blue. Virginia is the only state having legislative elections this year and only one to have a full control of Statehouse and Senate.
National groups, particularly those aligned with democrats , had spent huge amount of money into contests as way to test-drive expensive messaging and get out the vote campaigns ahead of 2020 cycle.
Outside groups and political parties are motivating voters to send a message that Anti-Trump energy powering Northam’s victory two years ago is still robust .
President Donald Trump tried to rally republicans via Twitter to stayed out of Virginia. Three years ago president’s election has been disastrous for Virginia Republicans.
Gilbert’s statement; “Virginian’s should expect public policies that look a lot more like the train-wreck , California ,than the Virginia of good fiscal management and common sense conservative governance.
Democrats have won every state wide contest ,pickup three additional congressional seats and are now ready to control state house as well as Executive Mansion for the first time since 1994.