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dsc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-09-11 07:11 PM
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1. wouldn't you have to compare to local elections, which is what this was
I can easily see people who are on our side in that county deciding not to vote on local elections as it would be futile. I would expect he would have done slightly worse than those elections.
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  -Prosser outperformed other Republican candidates in Waukesha County in recent history Bjorn Against  Apr-09-11 07:07 PM   #0 
  - wouldn't you have to compare to local elections, which is what this was  dsc   Apr-09-11 07:11 PM   #1 
  - This was not a local election, it was a statewide election  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:12 PM   #2 
  - of a sort  dsc   Apr-09-11 08:45 PM   #28 
  - For a comparable election, Gableman got 66% in 2008.  Zynx   Apr-09-11 07:12 PM   #3 
     - that is still a presidential year  dsc   Apr-09-11 08:44 PM   #27 
        - There was no presidential election (primary or otherwise) on that ballot.  Zynx   Apr-10-11 08:50 AM   #29 
  - Nate Silver gets it. The people of Waukesha County used this as a confidence vote on Walker  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:14 PM   #4 
  - There are many reasons his numbers could be higher, just one of which is fraud  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:19 PM   #6 
     - Yes, and investigations are happening.  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:21 PM   #8 
        - Not to mention it's full of religious nuts.  Zynx   Apr-10-11 09:02 AM   #30 
           - They have religious bowling cults...  Ellipsis   Apr-10-11 05:54 PM   #46 
  - Maybe the T-bag/GOP was energized by the recent  EmmettKelly   Apr-09-11 07:18 PM   #5 
     - Exactly, in a VERY red county, this is exactly what happened.  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:20 PM   #7 
     - "....exactly what happened.""  BeFree   Apr-10-11 11:39 AM   #31 
        - sigh  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 11:41 AM   #32 
           - I know  BeFree   Apr-10-11 11:47 AM   #33 
              - Because I know my neighbors, co-workers, community, voting habits, and the demographics here.  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 11:49 AM   #34 
                 - So you are the expert?  BeFree   Apr-10-11 12:02 PM   #35 
                    - I will say whatever I want and have confidence in whatever I want.  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 12:08 PM   #36 
                       - Right  BeFree   Apr-10-11 12:21 PM   #37 
                       - Whatever.  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 12:23 PM   #38 
                       - ---  Tresalisa   Apr-10-11 03:02 PM   #43 
     - Possible, but we need an investigation to determine the cause.  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:23 PM   #9 
     - Why do you keep trying to act like you have to prove the need to do something they are already doing  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:25 PM   #10 
        - Because right now there is not a real investigation looking at everything that needs to be looked at  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:28 PM   #11 
           - Of course the recount "plans" aren't laid out because certification isn't complete.  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:30 PM   #12 
              - As even you acknowledged in the previous thread, we can't get a hand count without a judge's order  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:32 PM   #13 
              - We can't get a recount at ALL without a "judge's order".  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:33 PM   #14 
                 - Actually we can get a machine recount without a judge's order, but not a hand recount  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:39 PM   #17 
                 - The recount petition itself goes to a judge, no?  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:44 PM   #18 
                    - Maybe it goes to a judge, but you don't have to argue your case to a judge for a machine count  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 07:47 PM   #19 
                       - This is also interesting  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:50 PM   #20 
                          - On the first point that would be a good argument for a lawyer to make  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 08:01 PM   #21 
                          - And where #10 starts it clearly says:  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 08:08 PM   #22 
                             - I have no doubt that Elias will find many good arguments for a hand recount  Bjorn Against   Apr-09-11 08:21 PM   #25 
                                - And I remain optimistic that it won't even be a fight to get it.  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 08:23 PM   #26 
                          - or tabulators  liberal life   Apr-10-11 12:31 PM   #39 
                             - If you read the rest of the document, "tabulators" in that context are people.  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 12:35 PM   #40 
                 - What court do you go to for that? Circuit in Dane I hope. n/t  rzemanfl   Apr-09-11 08:17 PM   #23 
                    - I appear to have been wrong that the recount petition has to go to judge.  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 08:18 PM   #24 
              - gore/bush is why they are worried about voter issues...we've learned not to just wait for the system  Snoutport   Apr-09-11 07:34 PM   #15 
                 - Not in this county. Here's the other thing not factored in:  PeaceNikki   Apr-09-11 07:37 PM   #16 
     - Except it is also true that a certain % of GOP voters in Wis. now regret their vote for Walker  blm   Apr-10-11 12:49 PM   #41 
        - Not in this county, though. See... THAT'S the thing a lot of you don't get.  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 12:56 PM   #42 
           - Yeah... Waukesha county is scary...  Shiver   Apr-10-11 03:12 PM   #44 
              - lol, I leave people with the impression this is a bad place.  PeaceNikki   Apr-10-11 03:32 PM   #45 
 

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