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harkadog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-04-09 05:14 PM
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38. Dems did not gain 2 House seats
The CA seat was already ours and it was a solid district that had no chance to go R. NY 23 was carried by Obama with 53%. Hardly a solid R district. Pieces of what is now NY 23 have been represented by Dems until the 1980s.
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  -An Apology to those I called dumb bastards last night AllentownJake  Nov-04-09 08:15 AM   #0 
  - Mid term elections...  Peacetrain   Nov-04-09 08:19 AM   #1 
  - And this isn't even mid-term.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Nov-04-09 08:26 AM   #5 
  - Exactly... off years are even worse..  Peacetrain   Nov-04-09 08:42 AM   #7 
  - 3 off year election cycles of solid gains  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 08:58 AM   #10 
     - What blood bath?  Peacetrain   Nov-04-09 09:02 AM   #13 
     - My county has been trending democrat for the past 8 years  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 09:03 AM   #14 
        - So what is different in your county... start with that  Peacetrain   Nov-04-09 09:08 AM   #16 
           - Could be the church thing  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 09:10 AM   #18 
     - "bloodbath"? Dems gained 2 House seats, one of which had been Republican since 1852.  ClarkUSA   Nov-04-09 09:07 AM   #15 
        - If you read my OP  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 09:09 AM   #17 
        - Sounds like the Democrats in PA got out-organized by the GOP on the ground.  ClarkUSA   Nov-04-09 09:15 AM   #19 
           - RIGHT!!! The OP should stop personalizing this election and sit on a chair or something  uponit7771   Nov-04-09 09:18 AM   #20 
           - We spent more money  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 09:19 AM   #21 
        - Dems did not gain 2 House seats  harkadog   Nov-04-09 05:14 PM   #38 
  - The only ones turning out in large numbers are the 25% who are Teabaggers.  Ian David   Nov-04-09 08:20 AM   #2 
  - LOL. And they failed in NY.  Jennicut   Nov-04-09 08:52 AM   #9 
  - And this is the Obama administration's fault, how? Friends don't let friends drink and blog.  HamdenRice   Nov-04-09 08:21 AM   #3 
  - Tracking to the right seems to be working great  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 09:00 AM   #12 
  - I guess surrender is the best option, then  PVnRT   Nov-04-09 10:45 AM   #26 
  - Democratic activists didn't turn out the vote this time. Discouraged by Congressional mishandling  leveymg   Nov-04-09 08:21 AM   #4 
  - It's an historic trend that the losing party in the GE wins the NJ/VA governorships.  ClarkUSA   Nov-04-09 08:59 AM   #11 
     - Maybe so about historical trend in VA, but the 60/40 defeat is not typical. Nor is low Dem turnout.  leveymg   Nov-04-09 10:40 AM   #25 
        - Deeds was a lousy candidate. Moran would have given McDonnell a run for the money.  ClarkUSA   Nov-04-09 10:47 AM   #27 
           - I agree. But, you know, Jody would have won if she were at the top of the ticket.  leveymg   Nov-04-09 10:53 AM   #28 
           - Jody?  ClarkUSA   Nov-04-09 10:57 AM   #29 
              - Jody Wagner. She was Dem candidate for Lt. Gov.  leveymg   Nov-04-09 03:15 PM   #35 
           - *Nodding*  AspenRose   Nov-04-09 11:03 AM   #32 
  - lol, that's RIGHT buddy ... we ARE On the same team......  Clio the Leo   Nov-04-09 08:34 AM   #6 
  - Local off year elections do not make people want to go out and vote.  Jennicut   Nov-04-09 08:51 AM   #8 
  - RIGHT!!! Also the OP isn't giving any nationwide emperical evidence  uponit7771   Nov-04-09 09:19 AM   #22 
     - I'm talking about a swing district in PA  AllentownJake   Nov-04-09 09:20 AM   #23 
     - I have a friend on the other side of Pa...  windbreeze   Nov-04-09 12:57 PM   #34 
     - Local elections don't mean much when related to a national scale.  Jennicut   Nov-04-09 09:21 AM   #24 
        - In New York we don't even know when we have one and who are the candidates.  vaberella   Nov-04-09 03:28 PM   #36 
  - Off-year elections bring out the pissed more than the inspired.  geek tragedy   Nov-04-09 10:57 AM   #30 
  - Exactly. nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-04-09 10:58 AM   #31 
  - If you are talking about Lehigh County, it seems like your concerns may be overstated  onenote   Nov-04-09 12:18 PM   #33 
  - People don't have jobs.  cornermouse   Nov-04-09 03:54 PM   #37 

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