Skip to comments.Bush rode suburban tide
Posted on 12/05/2004 2:24:35 PM PST by Columbus Dawg
WASHINGTON The center of the Republican presidential coalition is moving toward the distant edges of suburbia.
In last months election, President Bush carried 97 of the nations 100 fastest-growing counties, most of them exurban" communities that are rapidly transforming farmland into subdivisions and shopping malls on the periphery of major metropolitan areas.
Together, these fast-growing communities provided Bush a punishing 1.72 million-vote advantage over Democrat John F. Kerry, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of election results. That was almost half the presidents total margin of victory.
These exurban counties are the new Republican areas, and they will become increasingly important to Republican candidates," said Terry Nelson, the political director for Bushs re-election campaign. This is where a lot of our vote is."
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Delaware County, Ohio statistics
U.S. Map of 100 Fastest Growing Counties
Two major cess pools that need to be tamed are urbania and academia. I'm slowly coming to believe they are necessary evils, much like the human colon, you have to keep sh-- somewhere.
These articles were in today's Columbus Dispatch and those were the authors listed. The Dispatch generally does run articles by some of the larger papers in the nation.
Can't view their maps without first registering.
This is why the Democrats hate "urban sprawl", they need to find a way to keep those suburban voters under the Democrat thumb.
Blue = Decay/Death
Cities are cancerous blue tumors. We must cut them out.
And Judge David Sunderman, the only municipal court judge in the county, is related to Stalin, judging by his demeanor and rulings.
As a teenager up until just a few years ago, I have heard about the way things went on in Delaware County Traffic Court.
I do remember the former Delaware Judge (Hogue?) being forced out of office after chasing some couple on the road in Delaware County all because they cut through a gas station (I believe that was it).
The Delaware County folks pay for it on 315 and 71 from Columbus PD.
Sheriff Al Myers seems like a lightning rod for controversy up there. Did he have a primary in 2004? I know he has had disagreements with the Commissioners regarding funding.
Sheriffs from around the state seem to be a lightning rod for controversy. My dad knew the late Earl Smith, who was sheriff in Franklin County. He was always controversial. I hear stories from folks in Hamilton County about Simon Leis.
They are an interesting bunch, no doubt. Either way, they are no New Rome. :)
Hogue is now a defense attorney and still a scumbag. Delaware is one of those places where even Republicans can be enemy operatives. They are incredibly provincial and regard those of us from Franklin County as the bad guys.
I lived in Hilliard when my ex stole my son and shacked up with a guy up there. I've been through the mill up there including ten days in jail. All for being a father. I have no regrets.
One can also assume the parents insisted on driving the baby home?
Five bucks says they'll stick the bottle in the wrong end....
Can't get into Dispatch........have a link to the LATimes story?
Story as reported in LA Times.......need to register, but no charge.
I was in Delaware county in 1991 at my uncle's house. I went back in 2005 and was amazed...it was like a different place.
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