Skip to comments.Sean Eldridge Faces Tough Race in NY-19
Posted on 09/23/2013 10:18:42 PM PDT by neverdem
Though rooting for opposite outcomes in the high-profile race to represent New York's 19th Congressional District, Democrats and Republicans share one sentiment: Both are excited that Sean Eldridge is in.
On Sunday night, the 27-year-old husband of Facebook co-founder and New Republic owner Chris Hughes (pictured, left, with Eldridge) officially announced his long-expected bid to take on incumbent GOP Rep. Chris Gibson.
Instead of looking out for Wall Street and big oil, we need Washington to help our small businesses and our family farms, he said in a slickly produced YouTube video that featured bucolic scenes of his newly adopted district and its residents. I have been very blessed in my life. I am proud to live in the greatest state in the greatest country on earth. Im running for Congress because I know we can do better.
Despite enjoying abundant resources heading into the race, Eldridges attempt to unseat Gibson -- a moderate Republican and skilled campaigner who was first elected in 2010 -- will be somewhat of an uphill climb.
After being redistricted, Gibson won last fall by six points -- in a year when President Obama also carried NY-19 by six points...
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First Hillary!! Now this latest dude. What is it with New York that they are so favorable to homosexual carpet baggers/munchers?
This guy seems like a real prick. If any Republican attempted to move to a district, buy a home there, and then “buy” the election, they’d be eviscerated. Democrats get away with it in the MSM though.
I hope he loses handily.
The one the right is the husband, so I guess the one on the left is the wife, "Chris".
Just watch, any attempts to criticize what this moron stands for will be labeled as being inseeeeeensitive to the gay candidate.
The media will eat this up, and the Clintons will probably help fundraise for him.
In 2012, incumbent Gibson (R) won by double digits. I can’t imagine it being different in 2014, even with the militant ay activi$$$$$t running.
“Instead of looking out for Wall Street and big oil,”
Yeah, big oil but not BIG TECH, eh fag?
What a hypocritical snob.