Monday, November 23, 2020

District Attorney Runoff Has Strong Partisan Characteristic Despite Lack Of A Republican Candidate

***Turnout Very Hard To Predict***

James Chafin said repeatedly in appearances during the campaign for District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit that he chose to run in the special election without a party label because he wanted to keep party politics out of the courtroom where the District Attorney operates.

Intentionally or not, his decision led to a campaign with strong partisan undertones that has spilled over into the runoff that will take place on Dec. 1 and for which early voting began on Monday morning.