Dang! This is almost as embarrassing of a loss as Hillary Clinton losing to Donald Trump!
The race focused on traffic and other local issues in suburban Prince William County but also exposed the nation’s fault lines over gender identity. It pitted a 33-year-old former journalist who began her physical gender transition four years ago against a 13-term incumbent who called himself Virginia’s “chief homophobe” and earlier this year introduced a “bathroom bill” that died in committee.
This shows that you have to know who your constituents are and fully understand what is motivating them to vote.