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Congressional elections: Fleming and Gorman in GOP runoff; Carmouche short of majority in Demo race
KTBS Channel 3 ^ | October 4, 2008

Posted on 10/06/2008 5:07:32 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

John Fleming and Chris Gorman, who engaged in a political slugfest during the campaign, finished in a near dead heat Saturday night in the Republican Party's 4th Congressional District primary. They are headed for a Nov. 4 runoff for their party's nomination.

Paul Carmouche was in a tougher-than-expected race in the Democratic Party's congressional primary, leading a four-candidate field but not getting the majority needed to win outright.

With all precincts reporting late Saturday night, Fleming and Gorman were less than 500 votes apart out of more than 41,000 cast. Fleming had 35 percent of the vote to 34 percent for Gorman. Jeff Thompson was third with 31 percent of the vote.

Thompson late Saturday night did not endorse either candidate in the runoff.

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TOPICS: Louisiana; Campaign News; U.S. Congress
KEYWORDS: 2008

1 posted on 10/06/2008 5:07:32 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Kuksool; Norman Bates; LdSentinal; ExTexasRedhead; ...

I don’t know much about the GOP candidates other than their general resumes. But it’s good news that the DemocRATS have a runoff.


2 posted on 10/06/2008 5:08:55 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If Islam conquers the world, the Earth will be at peace because the human race will be killed off.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Our family offered several teenagers to the Gorman campaign for the past 2-3 months. They’ve worked their tails off!


3 posted on 10/06/2008 5:09:48 PM PDT by condi2008
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