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Twist_U_Up Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 02:07 PM
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What would it look like if dubya didn`t cheat
I`m certain they have manipulated the vote for President and many Senate seats but I don`t think they have a lock on local races yet.

One can only imagine what kind of representation we would now have if dubya didn`t cheat.

We would be looking oh so Blue .

Dems gain in 'hidden election'
By Dennis Cauchon, USA TODAY
Bernie Buescher is no John Kerry and for that, Colorado Democrats are grateful.

The businessman from Grand Junction, Colo., won 55% of the vote to become a Democratic state representative in a county that supported Republican President Bush by a 2-to-1 ratio.

And Buescher was not alone.

Democrats had great success in state legislative races this year, even as they performed poorly in the presidential race and campaigns for Congress. Many Democratic gains came in the heart of Republican territory.

Colorado Democrats took control of both the House and Senate for the first time since 1974. Montana Democrats won the state Senate and could control the state House, depending on the outcome of a legislative race that finished in a tie and is the subject of a court battle.

Overall, Democrats took power in seven legislatures and earned a tie in the Iowa Senate. Republicans won control in four chambers and added legislators in southern states that have been shifting to the party for 20 years.


Nationwide, Democrats added more than 60 legislative seats, reversing the 2002 results that gave Republicans more state legislators than Democrats for the first time in a half century.

Democratic state legislators now outnumber Republicans by two: 3,658 to 3,656. A pair of undecided races could leave it tied.

"It was like a hidden election," says Tim Storey, political analyst at the National Conference of State Legislatures. "The result was remarkable and not easy to explain."
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RaulVB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 02:08 PM
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1. Oh well, who wants to know the truth anyways
I'm happy "drinking Kool-Aid."
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bush_is_wacko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 02:14 PM
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2. I've been saying this for months.
The reality is despite what many Coloradoans say regarding the tendency to vote Republican in this state. IT DID NOT HAPPEN IN ANY RACE OTHER THAN THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE. I find THAT particular anomaly WAY too hard to swallow. Something STINKS to high heaven in the results of the 2004 presidential election! I would also like to see the Musgrave election results reviewed. She came way too close to losing for me to believe the results are accurate. She is a thugs thug and I suspect those results were manipulated as well!
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