Elect Democrats to restore balance

Published 9:09 pm Tuesday, October 24, 2017

To the editor:

The concept of balance is very important in life. We keep our balance to avoid falling, eat a balanced diet to stay healthy and balance the checking account for financial security.

The same is true in government. Without balance in our Virginia State Assembly, the Republican Party can do essentially whatever they want without taking into account the well being of a large cross section of our state’s population.

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Currently they have a 66-34 majority, mostly due to the way the Assembly districts have been created to benefit Republican candidates.

The solution is to vote Democratic in this November’s election — and specifically in the 64th House District to vote for Rebecca Colaw.

Also, we must make sure that we retain a Democratic administration by voting for Ralph Northam, electing Justin Fairfax as lieutenant governor and re-electing Mark Herring as attorney general.
Vote Democratic on Nov. 7 to bring balance back to our state government.

Joe Puglisi