Jack Trammell for Congress

With all the attention being given to Eric Cantor’s defeat by Dave Brat in the 7th District Republican primary, it’s important to emphasize that Brat will have a Democratic opponent in November. His name is Jack Trammell, and like Brat, he is a professor at Randolph-Macon.

Cantor’s defeat gives Virginia Democrats a real opportunity. Brat has some rather extreme views (he ran to the right of the very conservative Cantor), and he is more vulnerable than Cantor would have been. So, especially since we have no Democratic challenger to Bob Goodlatte this year, we should devote some of our efforts to helping the Democratic candidate in our neighboring district.

On June 14 Jack addressed a meeting of the Hanover County Democratic Committee:

Jack’s campaign website (sure to be expanded) is here.

You can make a contribution to his campaign here.

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