First son Donald Trump Jr has twice tweeted today that voters in Virginia should head to the polls tomorrow, despite the election being held today.
‘Let’s take Ed Gillespie across the finish line tomorrow! Virginia: get out and vote for Ed & entire @GOP ticket,’ Donald Trump Jr. wrote at 8:02 a.m. Tuesday morning, touting the Republicans’ Virginia governor pick.
Three and a half hours he did it again.
‘Virginia, the future of the Commonwealth is at stake tomorrow. Find your polling place at vote.gop to vote Ed for #VAGov,’ he wrote, pointing supporters to the Republican Party’s website to register voters.
Donald Trump Jr’s initial tweeted prompted mocking from both the D.C. and Hollywood community.
CNN’s Jake Tapper wrote back, ‘Think you mean today not tomorrow …’
Actor and comedian Seth Rogen simply responded, ‘Dude …’
There’s been a long-standing joke in politics suggesting candidates should tell their opponents’ supporters that the election is on a different day.
The young Trump could be confused by all the chatter surrounding Wednesday, as it marks the one-year anniversary since his dad’s shock election win.
Despite being down in the polls in several crucial swing states, now President Donald Trump had three slender, yet important, victories in the Midwest, winning Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin to take the White House.
Tuesday’s gubernatorial races are the first big ballot tests for Democrats and Republicans since Trump took office.
New Jersey looks like a blowout for the Democrats, with Democratic candidate Phil Murphy ahead of Republican Kim Guadagno by an average of 14.4 points, according to Real Clear Politics.
In Virginia, however, things are close, with the Real Clear Politics polling average showing Democrat Ralph Northam just 3.3 points ahead, as the race narrowed in the last few weeks.