Ed Gillespie Concedes Senate Race; Margin at 16,700 Votes
So close, and no shame in this defeat.
#BREAKING – Ed Gillespie to concede #VASen race. Watch LIVE: http://t.co/kfCVWmHBmR
— Mike Valerio (@MikeNBC12) November 7, 2014
Gillespie is holding a press conference, and he just declared, “The margin is now …
Where Things Stand in Virginia This Morning
Some quick points on where things stand in Virginia:
With 2,548 of 2,557 precincts reporting — 99.65 percent — Democrat incumbent Sen. Mark Warner has 1,067,342 votes; GOP challenger Ed Gillespie has 1,050,534 votes.
In Virginia, there are no automatic recounts.
Only an apparent losing …
Ed Gillespie Will Run Plenty of Ads in the Next Two and a Half Weeks
We’re at the time of year where every little decision is interpreted as a significant indicator of what will happen on Election Night. But Politico should have known better than to run a story with the screaming headline, GILLESPIE OFF …
Senator Mark Warner,
The office of Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat, periodically issues press releases informing his constituents that he’s “on the road” or “hitting the road.” It evokes images of the senator out riding like Jack Kerouac.
Apparently “the road” refers to …
Road Runway Warrior
Chatting With Ed Gillespie (and Snooping Around His Office)
A short while ago, I taped a pair of video interviews with GOP Senate candidate (and friend of NR) Ed Gillespie. In the first, discussing the state of the campaign and the big issues at stake in his bid against …
Ed Gillespie on Why Mark Warner Has Failed Virginia
Ed Gillespie, former RNC Chair and aspiring U.S. senator from Virginia, joins NRO to explain why the voting record of his opponent, Mark Warner, doesn’t match the moderate-centrist image he claims.
Gillespie also talks about the difference between …
Ed Gillespie: I’m Running for Senate Against the Guy Who Passed Obamacare.
Virginians, Ed Gillespie has a message for you:
“I’m running for Senate because the American dream is being undermined by policies that move us away from constitutional principles of limited government and personal liberty.”
It takes Gillespie only one minute …
Gillespie: Romney’s Message of Week is Need for ‘Dynamic Growth Economy’
Romney adviser Ed Gillespie held another conference call with reporters this morning.
“We need a real recovery,” Gillespie began. “As Congressman Ryan has said, this is not what a real recovery looks like. We need a real recovery, one that …
Former Warner Strategist Attributes Virginia’s Close Vote to . . . Racism
A statement from Ed Gillespie:
It’s a testament to our volunteers and their incredible efforts that we were outspent two-to-one and yet the most recent unofficial tally has us separated by less than a percentage point out of more …
Virginia’s Turnout Appears to Be Around 2010 Levels
Ed Gillespie’s campaign is sending around this video of Andrea Mitchell saying Democrats are “nervous” about the race in Virginia.
And today we got the first piece of information that should probably unnerve Mark Warner:
Virginia voters returned 118,218 absentee ballots …
Sleeper Senate Races? Better Get Them Some Coffee!
Politico lists the Senate races in Oregon, Virginia, Minnesota, Kansas and New Jersey as the “sleeper races” of this cycle.
If these are sleeper races, they’re sleeping heavily and somebody needs to get them some coffee.
In Oregon, Republican candidate …
Gillespie Campaign: If Only We Could All Fly ‘Air Warner’!
In Virginia, the Ed Gillespie for Senate campaign unveils a new video hitting Sen. Mark Warner for charging taxpayers for charter flights around the state:
The ad stems from this report in USA Today:
Last summer, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., …
Wait, Mark Warner’s at 46 Percent Against an Unknown Opponent?
Quinnipiac’s poll in Virginia isn’t fantastic news for Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie, but it’s not nearly as bad as the pollster’s interpretation would suggest.
Let’s start with the obvious: Most folks in Virginia don’…
What Ed Gillespie Brings to Virginia’s Senate Race
What does 2014 hold for Ed Gillespie, and his hopes of beating incumbent Democratic senator Mark Warner?
Could Gillespie fall flat on his face as a Senate candidate? Theoretically; Virginia’s current governor, Terry McAuliffe, will tell you& it’s one thing to …
This morning, some new names are being mentioned for the various special elections coming up…
In Massachusetts, Jon Keller of the Boston CBS affiliate is floating a fun but unlikely famous name for that state’s upcoming special Senate election: “…
Gillespie: Here Come Romney’s Specifics!
Ed Gillespie, strategist for the Romney campaign, just completed a conference call with reporters, discussing the message of the campaign in the coming weeks:
We’ll be highlighting the specific aspects of the Romney plan for a stronger middle class . . . …