citylog
The E-
Edition:
CW
page
by page

Tumblr.jpg Google_Plus.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
News Blog

Bridgewater, Lee AND Matheson in Primary

by Josh Loftin
Posted // 2010-05-08 -

One incumbent gone. Another in a primary. Saturday political carnage.

Tim Bridgewater and Mike Lee are in a primary, with Bridgewater barely missing the nomination in the third round of balloting. But that is not actually the biggest news to come after 4 p.m. No, that would be Rep. Jim Matheson being forced into a primary by Claudia Wright, who is backed by the liberal wing of the Democratic Party and is a lesbian. 

All in all, it was a hell of a political day. Bennett is out as a senator, to be replaced by a person that is decidedly more conservative. And Matheson is forced into something he hasn't had before as an incumbent, when he goes to a primary.

After the election in the GOP convention was finished, Bridgewater said that he would continue to send the message to Washington, D.C. politicians that "they need to stop the out-of-control spending that is bankrupting our country."

  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Post a comment
 
 
Close
Close
Close