After Meredith Richards’ failure to secure the Democratic nomination earlier this month, there has been a lot of discussion about what it means. Is it because of her support for the Meadowcreek Parkway? Was eight years simply enough? Did newcomers Kendra Hamilton and David Brown simply present more attractive options to the nomination convention? In an extensive article (by Daily Progress standards), Liz Nelson considers the causes and potential impact of the ousting of Richards.