Skip to comments.Is long-time Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran really safe this election cycle?
Posted on 10/30/2010 12:18:06 PM PDT by Maelstorm
Democratic Rep. Jim Morans 8th Congressional District is considered the second bluest district in Virginia, and the 19-year incumbent has consistently demolished his GOP challengers, but internal polling conducted by his current GOP opponents campaign suggests this year could be different.
Republican candidate Col. Patrick Murrays most recent internal numbers from the last four days show Moran leading with 32.3 percent compared with Murrays 29.7 percent. 30.5 percent are shown to be undecided.
The Murray campaigns internal numbers also suggest Moran has high negatives. A Sept. 22 poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates found Morans support at below 50 percent with only 42 percent of those polled rating him as good or excellent and 41 percent rating him as fair or poor.
Although he currently leads Patrick Murray on the ballot for U.S. Congress, his favorable rating, job rating and vote share fall short of the thresholds for strong incumbents, pollster John McLaughlin wrote in a memo to the Murray campaign. Given voters dissatisfaction with Jim Morans performance as congressman and the current mood of the electorate, Jim Moran is one Democrat incumbent that could be unseated in November.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
Lepanto PING !!
Here’s Moran’s recent meanspirited gaff saying military men and women aren’t equivalent to “public servants”.
I always considered my District 8 to be the bluest in the entire land. Though not from a “cultural” perspective (that would be San Fran Nan Pelosi’s).
Moran is an utter embarrassment to the House, hard left, personally corrupt and only a little less obnoxious than Patrick Kennedy (mainly because he’s not a drunk).
He’s had the easiest, safest job in all of North America: just vote liberal and pander to AFSCME and he’s had it made in the shade, year after year.
To think that a decent candidate might actually have a chance to unseat him is truly indicative of “hope” and “change”.
Not the smartest move from a man who has the Pentagon in his district.
And Arlington National Cemetery and Ft. Myer...
Democrats in his district are, in general, disturbed individuals so no one has any idea what they are going to do.
“.... (mainly because hes not a drunk). ....”
Let me correct that “..he’s not AS drunk AS often!..”
But he is usually drunk and obnoxious!
Reporting Voter Fraud
The Republican Party has set up a National Hotline, which will be staffed with Attorneys to handle polling issues as well as possible voter fraud or intimidation.
1 - 888 - 775 - 8117. IF you even SUSPECT this is happening, PLEASE call for their free advice.
Gerry Connolly next door to Moran has a MUCH better chance of losing than Moron does.
“Lepanto PING !!”
That zoomed over my head...Wiki says Lepanto may refer to:
* The Bay of Lepanto or Gulf of Lepanto in Greece, now known as the Gulf of Corinth
* The Greek town of Lepanto, now known as Naupactus
* Lepanto, Arkansas in the United States
* Lepanto (Rome Metro)
* The Italian battleship Lepanto
* The Italian minelayer Lepanto
* The British Wilson Line merchant ship Lepanto
* Lepanto, a poem by English poet G. K. Chesterton
* The Battle of Lepanto (1571)
if I had to guess, I believe it may refer to the naval Battle of Lepanto (1571). Incidently, that poem by Chesterton is about the battle I believe.
I’m hoping that Connelly gets the boot and Fimian is victorious. I live the next district over (Wolf’s) so I’m too worried about Republican victory in my neck of the woods but I’d love to see Connelly turned away as a one-hit-wonder.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.