The Rightroots 15 Day Challenge — Day 7
We’re looking to pull in 100 donations for each of our 21 candidates over at Rightroots. Towards that end, I’m going to be doing profiles of our candidates each day in order to give you a better idea of whom you’d be giving money to. Today, the candidates profiled will be Michele Bachmann and Chuck Blasdel.
Candidate #1: Michele Bachmann
Seat Currently Held By: Mark Kennedy (R)
Candidate + cash on hand: Michele Bachmann ($666,257)
Opponent + cash on hand: Patty Wetterling ($800,525)
Kerry vs. Bush in 2004: 42% vs. 57%
Latest polling: Constituent Dynamics (Generic Ballot): (R) 53% vs. (D) 42%
Other: — Wetterling lost to Kennedy in 2004 54-46
— Larry Sabato calls this race a toss-up.
Candidate #2: Chuck Blasdel
Seat Currently Held By: Ted Stickland (D)
Candidate + cash on hand: Chuck Blasdel ($290,441)
Opponent + cash on hand: Charlie Wilson ($277,155)
Kerry vs. Bush in 2004: 49% vs. 51%
Latest polling: Constituent Dynamics: Wilson 56% vs. Blasdel 40%
You can contribute to either of these candidates and help us meet out goal for the 15 day challenge by chipping in a few bucks here, at Rightroots.