Democrats celebrate victory across the country: local elections 2017

Democrats celebrate victory across the country: local elections 2017

After the unexpected victory of Donald trump in 2016, in fact, a year later, on 7 October, was no less unpredictable, the success of democratic forces in the local elections.

According to preliminary results of voting, the Democratic party narrowly defeated its rivals-the Republicans. Journalists NBC News suggest that in many cases these results were influenced by the President himself, Donald trump.

Democrats celebrate victory across the country: local elections 2017

For example, according to the survey, 57% of the inhabitants of Virginia did not approve of the President. The vote statewide was obvious: 53,7% voted for Democrat Ralph Northam, and less than half – 45.1% of preferred Republican ed Gillespie.

It is worth noting that trump in his Twitter feed has repeatedly called on the people of Virginia to vote for the representative of his party.

In addition to the gubernatorial race in Virginia, elections were held for Vice-Governor, attorney General and members of the house of representatives.

The newly elected Deputy Governor Northam, became his fellow party member Justin Fairfax. The Prosecutor General’s office of the state headed again a Democrat mark herring.

At the moment it is already known that the legislature of Virginia first came transgender. Now one of the members of the house of representatives will be 33-year-old Danika A. Roy, who also opposed the Republican.

Smile, we might make history today 💜 (by fixing route 28) @MariaS_227 @pwcdanica #GameOnVA

— Hannah Grace (@Hannah_McDona1d) November 7, 2017

Republican representative of new Jersey, also suffered a defeat: Phil Murphy returned to the state under the control of Democrats. It happened eight years later after the residents twice elected to the position of Governor is Republican Chris Christie. Murphy with a score of 56% ahead of its main rival Kim Guadagno 13 points.

Thank you, New Jersey! We’re ready to have your back in Trenton! #Muprhy4NJ #ElectionDay

— Phil Murphy (@PhilMurphyNJ) November 8, 2017

The only clear victory of the Republicans was the election to the Congress of the state of Utah, where Republican John Curtis has significantly outpaced Democrat Cassie Allen. The difference in votes is really obvious – 57.6 per cent against 27.1 per cent.

Recall, bill de Blasio became the first Democrat, who was re-elected for the second time for mayor of new York since 1985.