An E-Newsletter from Larry Klepinger is required readingPermalink +
Tue, Sep 28, 2004, 9:27 pm // Site Managementby any political junkie from Whatcom County. Larry just barely lost to Suzanne Sinclair for Republican challenger to Rick Larsen for US Congress. You can download it from the link below, or you can go to Larry's website and read it and his other E-Newsletters.
Larry swept Whatcom County with 53% of the Republican vote, to Sinclair's 30% and Coggeshell's 17%. He lost in the 2nd Congressional District with Sinclair 41%, Larry 37% and Coggeshell 22%.
A couple statements from his post ring very true for me and are posted below, while taking the risk of quoting out of context. Please read his full post.
"However, my biggest disappointment was how so many "Republicans" spoke to me in private about how they wished that the Evangelical Element were out of the GOP all together. They promised to speak up against this element if I were to run for office but - in the end - lacked the courage and fortitude of their oft voiced opinions.
But the lack of courage in these individuals is very understandable. For to show outright support for me - and to stick to that conviction to the very end - would have put their standing in the GOP at risk - not to mention the monetary loss to their livelihood for themselves and their families in the future."
"Imagine running a campaign with no outside financing - and keeping the expenditures under $5,000 - and going down to the wire. Pretty amazing, to say the least. And all of you who voted for me are the reason why. It was you - not me - that proved all the critics wrong."
If you follow local politics you will enjoy reading his full post.
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