Daily Beast on Close Call in VAGOV

I spoke to Gideon Resnick of the Daily Beast about the surprising result in the Virginia gubernatorial primary that perhaps shouldn’t have been so surprising in hindsight.

“In this party at this political moment, an anti-establishment firebrand pushing identity politics was bound to get some traction with a staid mainstream Republican as the foil,” Liam Donovan, a Virginia-based former GOP operative, told The Daily Beast. “Throw in a third party, a competitive Dem race, conventional wisdom of a Gillespie rout, and an increasingly ‘selective’ denominator, and you get what we saw tonight.”

Read the entire piece here.

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