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Old February 22, 2020, 08:28 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by Brownstone322 View Post
Just to be clear, Virginia has elections in off years precisely for that reason -- to limit the participants to those with a genuine interest in state politics, rather than to include drive-bys who show up primarily to vote in federal elections.

In 2016, about 3.75 million people voted (well more than a million more than in 2019).
I guess it works!! Seems a lot more at stake in 2019, if you read all the reaction to that election, now(little late, BTW), 'not enough with a 'genuine' interest??..but still very low turnout.

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