Over at Washington Street Politics, you see the inevitable Republican spin about the Democratic race. WSP suggests that if Kennedy does not get 85% of the primary vote, she doesn't have the solid support of Democrats and has thus failed. Of course that's a ridiculously high figure that she has no chance of meeting against any two candidates, much less a previous at-large councilor and the son of a former member of Congress. A realistic expectation is one that is about 60%. Neither Ron Gibson or Sam Carson ran a very aggressive campaign. Still the names alone are going to attract a lot of votes.
Election night expect that news reporters will go to Marion County GOP Chairman Kyle Walker and the Ballard campaign and their spin will be that Kennedy failed because she didn't get at least 85% of her own party's vote. Complete nonsense.