Guam Dems Say They Are Ready For Election Battles Ahead

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In response to the Republican Party’s announcement of their Gubernatorial candidates, the Democratic Party voiced their intentions to keep the majority in the Legislature…

PNC’s Damen Michael has this story…

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On NewsTalk k57 with Patti Arroyo this morning, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Guam Tony Babauta stated that they are ready for a race. This is in response to the gubernatorial bid announcement of the republican party’s candidates former governor Felix Camacho and Senator Tony Ada.

Led by the current Governor of Guam Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Josh Tenorio the Democratic Party is confident in its ability to continue with a democratic majority in the upcoming election.

In yesterday’s press conference with the Republican Party of Guam, Felix Camacho referenced the biblical story of David and Goliath in a way where it took one stone to take the giant down.

He also adds that you can’t buy the hearts of the people you have to win it, with which Chairman Babauta agrees.

Babauta adds that though the pandemic has put a hold on Governor Leon Guerrero’s plans, she continues to move forward with what she has promised.

At the end of the day, it’s up to voters. According to Jon A. Krosnick, a professor of Psychology at Ohio State University, voter decisions are made based on two major concerns: the first concern being political affiliation and the second being the personality of candidates.

One personality trait is how trustworthy a candidate may seem, according to Krosnick, their reliability to be a leader, knowledge, to name a few.

In an interview with the executive director of the democratic party of Guam Chirag Bhojwani he believes voter psychology is in their favor.

With their vast personalities of educators, veterans, small business owners and Led by The Current Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Josh Tenorio the Democratic Party is confident in their ability to continue with a democratic majority in the upcoming election.

Bhojwani told PNC as of right now there are no other candidates besides Governor Leon Guerrero and LT. Tenorio

During the press conference, Camacho announces that they will be the only candidates representing the republican party.