Skip to comments.Maine goes red
Posted on 11/03/2010 9:00:17 AM PDT by maine yankee
Local TV station calling it for Paul Lepage
Cutler's mgr says he called Lepage this morning. Asked it it was a concession, mgr said yes.
Cutler news conf. at noon Lepage at 2 pm
Congratulations. Now you have 2 POS Senators to get rid of.
This is how ridiculous the Maine gals are. When I saw the title of the story, I was ready to say how can Maine be red when it has two blue senators. Wow! That is telling. Those two are seriously to the left of our worst RINO.
Amen to that!!! YellowSnowe in up in 2012.
(R) State House
(R) State Senate
Today, as winter approaches, we start ‘SNOWE REMOVAL’.
I thought US congress seats went to Dems?
How did that letting immigrant aliens vote in Portland go?
Congrats on turning Red!
I think what everybody is missing is what is going on at the state level..Except CA, MA, NY
In states like Maine and NY, an electable GOPOS who caucuses with the GOP is better than a “Independent” or Dim who caucuses with the Dims.
You are correct. Michaud and Pingree won.
The “let illegals vote” bill lost. Thank goodness.
on a day when both US Congressional districts went for the ‘Rat it’s not exactly accurate to say “Maine goes red” (unless we start referring to the Demagogues with the color red, which would be just fine with me)
“Except CA, MA, NY”
Don’t forget MD. We are mindless, and mindlessly democrat.
As you know, Maine sort of has 4 senators (two in the senate and 2 in the house), though I realize there are 2 separate districts.
Dim victories in two house races are NOT good when thinking of how the twins will react. I see them being VERY conflicted for the next 2 years (as if that is a new development).
A friend of mine lobbies the twins for conservatives. I will have to ask him what he thinks of all this.
No - I don’t miss that.
I am overjoyed that my own FL has 2/3 majorities in BOTH chambers - and a GOP businessman governor.
And we kicked Grayson out of Gongress!
And hired Colonel West to go to Congress!
Yay! Another Tea Party victory. So funny watching MSNBC last night around Midnight and Olbermann, Fineman, Robinson, Maddow, Matthews...with their Tea Party Fail Card...my my how those numbers changed after that. I have never seen a bigger bunch of juvenile smug arrogant bastards in my life than what I saw on MSNBC last night. Smirking, snorting, laughing at winners as they spoke or were interviewed, mocked....it was a true lesson to anyone in journalism school on what NOT to be.
The Bachman/Cwissy clip is priceless.
After he accused he of being in a trance, she gave a good reply and then closed with something like “Is the thrill up your leg still tingly?” and Cwissy cut her off and then snarked at her with his dimwitted colleagues at Maoist Sentinel NBC defiantly stating “I never said tingle” (as if that matters one iota).
TN for the first time is also RED
Gov, State Senate, Legislature...
Maine is now communist?
Maine goes red
The state of Maine now has a state senate, state house and governorship run by the GOP. Have not had that since 1962 hence ‘ Maine goes Red ‘.
Hope it’s red enough to escort Snowe and Collins to the door their next election.
the beauty of having pub governors....it may be the only chance in some states to get rid of literal and figurative dead weight...
Ain’t it grand? LOL All the smug idiots at the Kingsport Times-News are quiet this morning.
You will still see them being peeled off on close votes with Scott Brown, but I think this is the only signal they will need to start distancing themselves from ObaMao.
I’m in Maine....the state did, in fact go red....but not on the federal level.
The new governor, GOP TEA party candidate Paul LaPage, received two votes for every one vote the democrat moonbat, Libby Mitchell received. He beat her 2 to 1. His main competition was Eliot Cutler, an “idependent” but life long dem. 95% of the vote has been counted so far....most of us use paper ballots. Of 520,000 votes cast, LePage won by 7,500 votes.
The Maine State House....similar to the California assembly.... won a small GOP majority last night for the first time since 1974. The Maine Senate was also won by the GOP.
Our two federal house districts remain in dim hands....the GOP challenger in the 1st Congressional district was leading by 4 points....he lost to a moonbat by 14 points. So much for polls.
Snowe and Collins supported LePage for governor.....sometimes, those two are on the right side.
More like a light shade of purple.
It’s a good start. Go ahead and celebrate. The redder Maine gets, the harder it will be for the RINO sisters to wallow in jackass poop. It’s time to turn them out to pasture.
NH turned back to the Red as well. Ayotte (R) beat Hodes (D, congressman) for Judd Gregg’s (R) seat. Bass (R) beat Kuster (D) for Hodes’s seat in the House. Guinta (R) beat Shea-Porter (D), the incumbant in our other house seat.
At the state level, the state house and state senate both went from majority D to majority R.
Lynch (D), the governor, won by narrow margin. We have another try in 2 years. Shaheen (D) is Senator until the 2014 election...
The National Media hasn’t realized just how deep these defeats run, yet.
This hasn’t happened since RECONSTRUCTION in many places!!
Don’t let the media kid you. Conservatism is true blue. Red was wiped off the map yesterday.
I know what the media will show you. And it will all be red. That’s B.S.
The Reds lost their ass yesterday.
FoxNews showed a map late last night. It was almost totally red up to the Rocky Mountains. Read that, true blue.
Would we have accomplished that with McCain at the helm? Not a snow ball’s chance in hell...
We took over 19 state houses yesterday, and reapportionment is a few months away.
The effects of this election will be felt for a decade. And that means that state houses across the nation will be more likely to break for Republicans.
Nice work Obama. If I had known not voting for McCain was going to be this productive, I might have voted for Obambi myself.
In 2012 the Senate is ours. The White House will likely be too. Wow.
That was Karl Rove's point...
Maryland also appears to have a well honed machine for fraud - which they used liberally.
Phew! THANK YOU, Maine!
And thanks for that happy update, mirkwood. ;-)
What does the complexion of the state offices look like there?
Will the witches be reined in?
What color are RINOs?
Paul LePage, the tea party conservative, won yesterday in Maine.
Snowe, if she doesn’t announce that she’s running as an independent before then, will lose in the primary.
I think that she should just run as an independent. Announce that she’s doing that as early as possible.
She’d probably win, if yesterday’s results are any indication.
Cutler, the independent, lost to the Republican by less than 2 points.
We’d come up with a solid conservative in the Republican Primary. The Dems would come up with a liberal in the Democrat Primary. Neither primary would be covered much by the media. They’d take a poll in November 2009 showing results like Snowe 50%, D 25%, R 25% and declare that Snowe is unstoppable and the elections would not be worth covering. So, it would be Snowe vs 2 unknowns.
Results? Snowe 40% Conservative 35% Liberal 25%.
Mitchell the D Governor candidate just got 19%. Democrats readily jump off the D train to pick “whoever will stop the conservative”.
For Republicans, it’s not a bad deal. If Snowe, right now, ran as an Independent, it would pretty be pretty much assured that the Democrat wouldn’t win.
That race would end up as Snowe vs the Conservative.
Yup, Karl Rove is an idiot no doubt.
Will the twins heed the winds of change and start caucusing with the Pubbie ^all^ the time?
Probably not. They know they are toast...