On Friday, the Republican Party of Virginia announced that four of the five candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Virginia’s Senate seat had successfully submitted a sufficient number of signatures to appear on the June 12th primary ballot. These candidates are: George Allen, E.W. Jackson, Bob Marshall, and Jamie Radtke. Only David McCormick failed to submit any signatures and thus was denied a spot in this contest.
However, this particular situation raises an interesting problem. Given that there are four Republican candidates, will conservative activists select the most liberty-minded person among them, or will the multitude of candidates allow the establishment to triumph?
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