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Response to Welcome_hubby (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 02:28 PM

7. Interesting fact about 2012...

...in states where a Senator was up for election/re-election...Democrats did MUCH better than expected....

but...

WITHIN States congressional districts...REPUBLICANS did much better in Congress

The TOTAL VOTES of the States were Democratic...so Senators, elected by the whole State were more likely to be Democratic while VOTES within Congressional Districts were GERRYMANDERED for Republicans and, hence Repubs were more likely to Win....

I think we keep the Senate and maybe pick off a few Republican Congressmen.

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