Monday, September 02, 2019
Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids Leads LGBTQ Hope For More Progress In 2020
The formula for popularity contest victory isn't simple but it seems that a bit of campaign trail dynamism and media love is definitely part of the equation and a local candidate seems to have both in abundance.
Washington Blade: The case for moderate LGBTQ 2020 Democrats
Local Connection . . .
"Lesbian Rep. Sharice Davids managed to turn Kansas’ 3rd congressional district blue for the first time since former Rep. Kevin Yoder claimed the seat for Republicans during the 2010 midterm election. Davids certainly can’t be mistaken for a conservative, but she has successfully managed to eke out a comfortable perch for herself as a pragmatist. Pragmatism above all else is something that the vast majority of independent voters—the voters who largely decide elections in moderate districts—want from candidates because it shows that they value compromise over partisanship."
Whilst she might earn a great deal of criticism from Internets trolls, let's remember that she doesn't really have a serious challenger yet and looks likely to win another term whilst walking a thin line betwixt THE SQUAD vs. Establishment Democrats.
Developing . . .