Last-ditch fight for Black votes could swing Virginia
TYPE:HIT In The News
AUDIENCE:Race and Racism, African-Americans
POLITICO quotes HIT Strategies partner and CEO Terrance Woodbury about Black voters’ growing dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party and Youngkin’s appeals to race as possible deterrents for Black voter turnout in the VA gubernatorial race:
From POLITICO: “And as polls tighten, Black turnout will be a deciding factor in Tuesday’s result. Terrance Woodbury, a pollster who measures Black voting behavior, pointed to Black voters’ growing dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party — and Youngkin’s heavy-handed appeals to race in his campaign’s message on education — as possible deterrents to participationfor Black voters.
‘If that is successful, if [Youngkin]’s able to cut away at the margins of white voters that Joe Biden was able to win, then it’s gonna make Terry McAuliffe even more dependent on Black voters,’ Woodbury said.”
Read the full article on the POLITICO website.