When an incumbent member of Congress who has represented the same district for 28 years draws a challenger who does not even live in the district should he be worried? If the incumbent is Virginia Democrat Rick Boucher then yes.Boucher voted for the cap-and-trade bill in a coal industry area of the state and that's not sitting well with folks from that area. Read Mr. Sabato's complete analysis.
Friday, February 26, 2010
Larry Sabato downgrades Boucher
As talk grows about Virginia State House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith challenging Rep. Rick Boucher (D-9th CD), Larry Sabato downgrades Boucher's district from "Safe D" to "Likely D" and comments: