Skip to comments.Blanche Lincoln Takes Early Lead Against Bill Halter in Senate Race
Posted on 05/18/2010 7:57:29 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
LITTLE ROCK Sen. Blanche Lincoln took an early lead among ballots cast in advance of Tuesday's primary as she sought the Democratic nomination in a bitter, nationally watched race with the state's lieutenant governor, Bill Halter.
Early returns showed Lincoln with 47 percent to Halter's 40 percent of ballots in the 1 percent of precincts counted. Those votes came primarily from people who cast absentee or early ballots in the two-week run-up to the election.
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This is old.
It’s now tightening and she’s not close to getting the 50% needed to avoid a run off...
I suppose this Demo division is good. We should hope Lincoln wins the runoff as she is very weak in the general. Though isn’t the other Dem running from her left? Sounds like he ought to be an underdog in Nov. too, if he wins the nomination.
Halter is ahead now...but not by much.
|U.S. Senate Democratic Primary|
|Bill Halter (D)||54,779||43%|
|Blanche Lincoln (D / Inc.)||54,002||42%|
|D.C. Morrison (D)||19,001||15%|
I have never voted in a run-off election. Can you vote absentee or do you go to the polls
I think anything that shakes the confidence of the incumbent is good, at least good for the country in that they may think twice before voting for more Pelosi/Reed crapislation.
Either way, you should go to the polls. The absentee ballot system is filled with fraud and you should not support it.
Good point. Just maybe if Blanche had cast that one deciding vote in favor of filibustering health care last December she would be running much better tonight.
I would be surprised if there was a run off.
I always go to the polls I was just wondering how it worked
and if people would maybe not want to vote a second time.
I live in Ca and the newest thing to do here is have all mail balloting mostly for parcel tax measures for the children dont ya know and you have no choice but to vote by mail.
I trust that system zero
I looked at her Primary results in 2004 and she had only one challenger and the votes were:
Licoln - 229,259 (83.13%)
Burks - 46,541 (16.88%)
Looks like she has lost some of her lustre from 2004
Is Rep. John Boozman headed toward the Republican Senate nomination?