Prior to some days in the past, Dan Ward was – amongst different issues – a happy-go-lucky soundman for native metallic band Pushed by Turmoil. Nevertheless, he’s now receiving loads of information protection for his unorthodox, sudden and surprisingly profitable bid as a 2022 Libertarian candidate within the race for Colorado’s eighth District Home seat.
As reported by host Kyle Clark on his present, Subsequent with Kyle Clark, final Friday (Nov. 11), Ward’s involvement got here out of nowhere, and he’s “performed a far bigger function than anybody anticipated, together with him.” Why? As a result of he’s earned almost 4% of the vote (based on the Affiliate Press), which – as Clark tweeted on Nov. 11 – implies that he’s “being blamed for Republicans’ loss in CO-8” and that he “vastly outperformed Colorado’s different Libertarian candidates [who averaged 1.9%].”
The Denver Put up confirmed on Thursday, Nov. 10 that Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo “will turn into Colorado’s first Latina congressional consultant after her Republican opponent, state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer, conceded the 8th Congressional District context Wednesday night [Nov. 9], ending a race that had been locked in a digital tie since polls carefully almost 24 hours early.”
In Clark’s section, he included a clip from Mandy Connell Podcast wherein she asserted that Ward achieved this feat with “no marketing campaign web site, no social media. He has no cellphone quantity, he has no electronic mail deal with. He has no image on any web site.”
To her level, Clark confirmed, neither Ward nor his marketing campaign supervisor – Patty McMahon – can clarify his success. “We took zero funds from anyone. We didn’t even take it from our personal occasion,” she commented. Plus, Clark added, the Libertarian Get together of Colorado “don’t know how a man who campaigned solely by way of live shows did so effectively.”
Particularly, Pushed by Turmoil frontman Rodney Rivera said, they “simply saved taking part in Dan’s unofficial marketing campaign anthem [“Shut the F**k Up”] at reveals and asking folks to vote for him.”
Who says that metallic and politics can’t combine?!
You’ll be able to see the complete clip from Subsequent with Kyle Clark – in addition to take heed to Pushed by Turmoil’s “Shut the F**ok Up” —beneath.
Dan Ward Phase on Subsequent with Kyle Clark
Pushed by Turmoil, “Shut the F**ok Up”
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