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View Diary: The case for a Democrat in every race (199 comments)

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  •  Could not agree more (4+ / 0-)

    One additional benefit is that there is often a dearth of progressive messaging, or even the red district equivalent, in these districts.  An active campaign, even where success is unlikely, has benefits simply in terms of raising the issues.  Local party building, registration, and GOTV has upballot benefits even if the local seat NEVER goes blue.

    Iron sharpens Iron. Normal is a dryer setting. STOP illegal immigration NOW! -- Make it LEGAL. If Corporations are People--Let's draft them.

    by benamery21 on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 09:21:12 PM PST

    •  Yeah, people forget about secondary effects (0+ / 0-)

      We need to remember that just because we might not win a seat, elections dont' happen in a vacuum, and turning out more voters in an unwinnable seat might put us over the top in a statewide election.

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