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Muldoon Announces for Lieutenant Governor, Calls Candidacy a 'Choice, not an Echo'

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In this press release, Republican Patrick Muldoon announces his candidacy for Lieutenant Governor in the 2009 election. Muldoon raises issues he plans to address during his campaign. He also makes reference to his opponent in the primaries, incumbent Republican Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling.

How do political parties organize to win elections? How do political parties nominate candidates for state elections? Muldoon's opponent is the incumbent canidate. How might that affect the election?

How might the campaign issues mentioned in this document influence voter participation and turnout?

Try comparing this document with Mike Signer's press release announcing his bid for the Democratic nomination for Lieutenant Govenor.

Source: Steve Waters, "Muldoon Announces for Lieutenant Governor, Calls Candidacy a 'Choice, not an Echo'," Patrick Muldoon (accessed March 18, 2009).

How to Cite This Source
Steve Waters, "Muldoon Announces for Lieutenant Governor, Calls Candidacy a 'Choice, not an Echo'," in Virginia Civics, Item #359, http://vagovernmentmatters.org/primary-sources/359 (accessed January 24, 2018).
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