Damn, It Do Feel Good Being A Victicrat!

Va. gov. candidates woo black voters

washingtontimes.com–Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates are working overtime to appeal to black voters, an influential voting bloc who helped win Barack Obama the presidency but are shown in polls as not being excited to vote this year.

The two gubernatorial candidates came to address the NAACP’s 74th annual state convention in Richmond on Friday night after a gospel choir performance. But only a few more than 100 people stayed to hear Democrat R. Creigh Deeds and Republican Robert F. McDonnell speak, a lack of interest that has been repeatedly documented in polls.

The majority of black voters identify themselves as Democrats, which means overcoming that kind of apathy is particularly important for Mr. Deeds.

The latest poll, released Oct. 21 by the nonpartisan Public Policy Polling of Raleigh, N.C., showed that only 68 percent of blacks support Mr. Deeds and only 41 percent were “very excited” about the upcoming election.

In a poll by the same company taken between Oct. 21-23 last year, Mr. Obama had 88 percent of blacks supporting him. The question of excitement about the election wasn’t asked……

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Maybe a bunch of the folks caught this video by Alfonzo Rachel and that’s why the turnout was so low….

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