Here’s a quick look at the reaction following Congressman David Valadao’s commanding performance in the June Primary:
Cook Political: “Here’s how we’d rank/rate CA’s Dem targets after last night: #CA21: Valadao (R): Likely R (was Lean R).“
“Last night showed once again @RepDavidValadao is a political battle tank who can somehow defy the fundamentals of his district.”
–Mike Debonis, Washington Post
POLITICO Playbook: WHAT PAUL RYAN and STEVE STIVERS LIKE: Performance of Rep. David Valadao (R-Calif.) in a district Clinton won by 15.
Fresno Bee: “David Valadao had no trouble leading [his] respective race…”
Bakersfield Californian: “Valadao’s lead bodes well for his chances in November.”