Virginia’s Democratic Trifecta Win and its Importance

Democratic supporters cheer their candidates at a Democratic Party event in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Tuesday evening the Democratic Party finished what it started in 2017 and secured control of the House of Delegates and state Senate for the first time in a generation. Two years ago Democrats fell one seat short of securing a majority in the House of Delegates when that lone seat was left to chance and quite literally a name was picked out of a bowl and the winner was Republican. That Republican lost their seat and the Democrats managed to …

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