Mon Nov 12, 2012, 03:04 PM
intaglio (8,170 posts)
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema beats GOPís Vernon Parker in Arizonaís 9th Congressional District
Source: Washington Post
PHOENIX ó Former Democratic state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema has been elected to represent a new Phoenix-area congressional district, emerging victorious after a bitterly fought race that featured millions of dollars in attack ads.
Sinema had a narrow lead on election night that made the race too close to call. But she slowly improved that advantage as more ballots were tallied in recent days, and now has a nearly 6,000-vote edge that is too much for Republican Vernon Parker to overcome.
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/democrat-kyrsten-sinema-beats-gops-vernon-parker-in-arizonas-9th-congressional-district/2012/11/12/76d016d8-2cf5-11e2-b631-2aad9d9c73ac_story.html
Finally confirmed! Another House Democrat!
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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema beats GOPís Vernon Parker in Arizonaís 9th Congressional District (Original post)
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Response to Roland99 (Reply #1)
Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:10 PM
sammytko (2,480 posts)
6. here is a link to NYTimes - looks like there are 7 still undecided now at 195 (D)-233(R)
Response to Liberalboy (Reply #7)
Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:23 PM
TheAmbivalante (114 posts)
12. There's that word...
Not knocking you, LiberalBoy. It's just that sexuality is such a non-issue. It bugs me that for some reason, in the still-stunted universe of DC, that word/phrasing is still somehow necessary. Hell, I still say it myself. Somebody break me of my bad habits!
Response to intaglio (Original post)
Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:08 PM
drmeow (2,736 posts)
11. Woohoo - that's my district
I didn't think she could do it! I thought she was too left (I didn't vote for her in the primary for that reason). I am PSYCHED!!!!
And, although he won a different district in AZ, f**k you David Schweikert, you misogynistic tea-bagger douchebag - at least you aren't my rep any more!