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rox63 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-21-10 02:32 PM
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15. Turnout in cities was generally under 40%
In the more conservative 'burbs and rural areas, it was over 50%.
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  -Any evidence liberals sat out the MA election? Kaleva  Jan-21-10 02:16 PM   #0 
  - Sure. The result. n/t  SteppingRazor   Jan-21-10 02:16 PM   #1 
  - Good. When the party runs someone that utterly pathetic, I don't blame the voters.  Political Heretic   Jan-21-10 02:24 PM   #5 
     - I agree with you for the most part. I'm not making a value judgement here, just stating a fact.  SteppingRazor   Jan-21-10 02:29 PM   #12 
     - Understood  Political Heretic   Jan-21-10 02:30 PM   #13 
     - I think the voters need to be held responsible  treestar   Jan-21-10 02:33 PM   #18 
     - I agree. It is up to the voters. Not to vote for shitty candidates and demand better.  Political Heretic   Jan-21-10 02:37 PM   #22 
     - The two otehr Dems who ran against Coakly were more liberal but lost badly.  Kaleva   Jan-21-10 04:48 PM   #30 
  - yes. voting tallies in Boston which were far, far lower than in 2008  cali   Jan-21-10 02:18 PM   #2 
  - I think this needs to be compared to other off year elections.  Kaleva   Jan-21-10 02:27 PM   #10 
  - Turn out in Boston was double that of the primary election held in December.  Kaleva   Jan-21-10 04:47 PM   #29 
  - In the cities voting was down and that's where most of the liberals are.  virgogal   Jan-21-10 02:18 PM   #3 
  - No, none  treestar   Jan-21-10 02:19 PM   #4 
  - Wasn't just about HCR.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-21-10 02:25 PM   #7 
  - Not necessarily. Many Obama voters voted for Brown...  SteppingRazor   Jan-21-10 02:25 PM   #8 
  - False.  Zenlitened   Jan-21-10 02:29 PM   #11 
  - What he is referring to is that 23% of self-identifying Democrats vote for Brown  Political Heretic   Jan-21-10 02:31 PM   #14 
     - Sorry I completely misread posts. My stat is true, but confused who was saying what.  Political Heretic   Jan-21-10 02:33 PM   #17 
  - Howard Dean's post election polling showed around 20% of those who usually vote Democratic who voted  laughingliberal   Jan-21-10 02:32 PM   #16 
  - Still don't get how they think Brown would vote for a public option  treestar   Jan-21-10 02:41 PM   #23 
     - I don't think the point was that Brown would vote for a public option  laughingliberal   Jan-21-10 03:56 PM   #25 
  - You're in a serious state of denial.  Individualist   Jan-21-10 02:34 PM   #20 
  - Independents gave the election to Brown.  mzmolly   Jan-21-10 02:25 PM   #6 
  - Yes and DFA's post election polling was of the independents who went for Obama  laughingliberal   Jan-21-10 03:57 PM   #26 
     - Someone elected Romney and four out of five Republican  mzmolly   Jan-21-10 04:32 PM   #27 
        - Their polling showed what it showed. I didn't conduct the poll.  laughingliberal   Jan-21-10 04:59 PM   #31 
           - I saw the poll you speak of  mzmolly   Jan-21-10 05:16 PM   #32 
              - The voters are not idiots. The only bill for which she would have been voting would not have a PO  laughingliberal   Jan-21-10 06:30 PM   #33 
  - Young people did in droves and they tend to be more liberal  ddeclue   Jan-21-10 02:26 PM   #9 
  - I saw a poll that said the 18-29 demographic voted 2 to 1 for Brown. nt  DURHAM D   Jan-21-10 03:15 PM   #24 
     - They're like mini Megan McCain's.  mzmolly   Jan-21-10 04:33 PM   #28 
  - Turnout in cities was generally under 40%  rox63   Jan-21-10 02:32 PM   #15 
  - IMO  negativenihil   Jan-21-10 02:33 PM   #19 
  - You mean other than the fact a tea bagger won?  Edweird   Jan-21-10 02:35 PM   #21 

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