Wed Jun 27, 2012, 02:26 AM
bluestateguy (42,889 posts)
Charles Barron won't accept landslide loss (NY-8)
State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries trounced City Councilman Charles Barron in a shwondown for Brooklyn’s 8th Congressional District.
With 54% of precincts reporting, the Associated Press deemed Jeffries the easy winner, 75% of the vote to Barron’s 25%.
Addressing his supporters, Barron called for a recount and said he would not be calling Jeffries to congratulate him on the win.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/charles-barron-accept-landslide-loss-brooklyn-8th-congressional-district-hakeem-jeffries-article-1.1102968#ixzz1yyKgwDyP
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Charles Barron won't accept landslide loss (NY-8) (Original post)
|Freddie Stubbs||Jun 2012||#2|
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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)
Wed Jun 27, 2012, 09:10 AM
Freddie Stubbs (29,795 posts)
2. His acceptance is not required
If he wants a recount, he is going to have to convince a judge. Good luck with that considering the landslide results.
Good riddance. Someone who considers Robert Mugabe and Muammar Gaddafi to be heroes has no place in Congress.