(Strong Trumpist defeated in GOP Primary)
Former Virginia state Sen. Glen Sturtevant was projected to narrowly defeat incumbent state Sen. Amanda Chase, who has described herself as “Trump in heels,” in the GOP Virginia state senate primary Tuesday.
The Associated Press called the race for Sturtevant around 8:55 p.m. ET….
Sturtevant defeated Chase, the incumbent of the 11th district, in the GOP state Senate primary for Virginia’s 12th District. Chase was censured by her colleagues in the state Senate after she attended a rally for former President Trump in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021 and later praised the rioters who breached the Capitol soon after. …
Pro-Life Democrats loses….Abortion IS STILL out there as a voter issue…..
Former Del. Lashrecse Aird was projected to win the Democratic primary in a key Virginia state Senate race, according to The Associated Press, unseating the controversial state Sen. Joe Morrissey (D) in a contest that focused largely on abortion.
Aird was backed by a slew of high-profile Democrats in the state, including Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who were determined to oust the scandal-plagued Morrissey, one of the rare “pro-life” Democrats still serving.
Aird went after Morrissey by attacking him on his openness to implementing some abortion restrictions in the state based on his religious beliefs.
Morrissey told the AP in a recent interview ahead of the election that he believes the decision about whether someone should have an abortion should be between a woman and her doctor but also that abortion should be banned after a fetus can feel pain.