Democrats are calling for the biggest name to help Terry McAuliffe win the race to secure the emperor of Virginia.
Former President Barack Obama will enter Richmond on October 23 in a meeting with McAuliffe who holds only a small lead in what should be the order of the blue supremacy.
On November 3, 2013, President Barack Obama, speaking at a campaign rally with supporters of Virginia Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe, at Washington Lee High School in Arlington, Va. Former President Obama will campaign with McAuliffe in the final race for the Virginia governor’s race. McAuliffe’s campaign has announced that Obama will join Richmond on October 23, 2021, to unite Virginia in early voting, which began weeks ago.
In this November 3, 2013 photo, President Barack Obama, right, as he speaks at a campaign rally with Virginia vice presidential candidate Terry McAuliffe, left, at Washington Lee High School in Arlington, Va. Former President Obama campaigned with McAuliffe at the end of Virginia’s presidential race. McAuliffe’s campaign has announced that Obama will join Richmond on October 23, 2021, to unite Virginia in early voting, which began weeks ago.
Obama, who is now the nation’s most popular Democratic leader, will seek to boost Democratism in a non-annual race that is usually a bellwether in the mid-year elections next year.
“We got the Democrats to vote. We are facing a lot of storms … so we have to farm, ”McAuliffe said last week.
Stacey Abrams, the fiery voting rights advocate, and First Lady Jill Biden are planning to stump with McAuliffe this weekend.
McAuliffe leads Republican Glenn Youngkin by a margin of 2.5%, according to a poll compiled by tourthirtyeight.com
That’s not scary statistics but it won’t make Democrats sleep well at night.
President Biden’s popularity has dipped in recent months, raising concerns that the party may face serious resentment in a situation where they have likely been pushing the table years ago.
Anything less than a strong victory could be a bad sign for the Democrats in the middle, where the ruling party often loses seats.