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Rep. Castle Explores Write-In Bid in Delaware!

Both Politico and the Atlantic are reporting that Rep. Mike Castle (my coin hero from Delaware) might seek a write in bid for Senate.  Although described as “under five percent”, Castle has been encouraged by both Republicans and Democrats to pursue this bid.

Castle has several advantages that Lisa Murkowski would not have – easy name to spell, small state where one on one politics are possible and the respect many have for Castle, a popular nine-term representative and former governor.  It may be an advantage for O’Donnell for Castle to split the vote – it makes it possible for the GOP nominee to win with less than 50%.  If Castle wins, he might find himself at the center of power in the Senate.  I would be terribly conflicted, especially if Castle runs due to the coins issue.  We’ll wait and see…

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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