Seven of Our Nine Democratic Candidates Win Seats in the 2022 General Election!
Although two of our nine Democratic candidates were not elected this year, seven of our candidates were victorious in what had been predicted to be a difficult year, both nationally and locally, for the Democratic Party’s election prospects. Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton was elected to her third term in the U.S. House of Representatives with vote shares of 56.3% in Manassas and 60.5% in Manassas Park. In Manassas Park, incumbent Democratic…Read more...
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Manassas & Manassas Park Vote Blue in the 2021 “Red Wave” General Election
The outcome of the November 2021 “red wave” General Election was heartbreaking for Democrats at the statewide level.. Not only did the Republican candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general narrowly sweep the statewide contests–with statewide vote shares ranging between 50.36% and 50.71%–the Republicans regained majority control of the Virginia House of Delegates, by picking up seven seats from Democratic incumbents, two of whom lost by fewer than 300…Read more...
Lee Carter and Danica Roem Elected, Patricia Richie-Folks Re-Elected, in Historic November 7, 2017 “Democratic Wave” Election
Delegates-Elect Lee J. Carter (HD-50) and Danica Roem (HD-13) On November 7, 2017, Manassas and Manassas Park voters helped propel Democrats Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax, and Mark Herring to victory over their Republican opponents in the three statewide races for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general, respectively, Moreover, the respective Democratic margins in Manassas (56.9%-41.9%, 56.4%-43.5%,and 56.8%-43.2%) and Manassas Park (63.7%-34.6%, 63.5-36.4%, 63.6%-36.3%) all exceeded the statewide Democratic margins (53.9%-45.0%,…Read more...
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Democrats Fare Well in 2016 Manassas and Manassas Park Elections
Jeanette Rishell celebrates her election as mayor of Manassas Park with (left-to-right) Donald Shuemaker, State Senator Jeremy McPike, Hector Cendejas, and Mark Wolfe Mark Wolfe, Pam Sebesky, and Rex Parr Pam Sebesky and Miriam Paula Machado Manassas City Council member Ken Elston hugs Manassas City Treasurer-elect Patricia Richie Folks While the nationwide election results were dismal for Democrats, Manassas City and Manassas Park voters clearly supported practically all the Democratic…Read more...
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