Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Does Trump Win Threaten GOP Edge in NorCo?
Historically, that's what has happened when a Democrat has been in control at the White House. In past municipal races, Republicans have swept Council. Four years ago, Republican John Brown was elected Executive, too.
An argument I often hear is that this is a reaction to whatever is happening, or more precisely not happening, in Washington.
Next year, five Council at-large seats and the Executive position will be up for grabs. Republicans will have been in control of the House, Senate and Presidency for nearly a year. The honeymoon will be over, and resentments will be building.
So believe it or not, Trump's election might be good news for County Democrats.
The problem County democrats will still face is a missing party structure. They are hopeless while Lee Snover has built a GOP machine