Skip to comments.Final votes in: Walsh wins (Add another House Win)
Posted on 11/16/2010 3:31:29 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
"Republican Joe Walsh has defeated incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean for Congress in the 8th District with all absentee and provisional ballots now counted."
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Illinois!!! LOL another smack down on the Rats ,Joe that is great news.
Another story: “All Ballots Counted: Walsh Beats Bean by 291 Votes”
“The final numbers are in for the 8th Congressional District race, putting Republican Joe Walsh on top by 291 votes.”
“Walsh received 98,115 votes, while Democratic incumbent Melissa Bean received 97,824. Green Party candidate Bill Scheurer’s totals were 6,495.”
Does that make the House 240 R vs. 190 D with 5 races still undecided?
Sweet, the Commies split the vote and the TEA Partier won.
Where is this? Why so close?
Walsh was probably 4K votes ahead before the fraud kicked in. Rats just misundertabulated by 500.
“Where is this? Why so close?”
This district is in the NW suburbs of Chicago. The incumbent is a democrat who won the seat about 6 years ago from a dinosaur Republican. The seat was continually listed as a comfortable democrat hold and ignored by both parties. The GOP provided little support for Walsh but grassroots Tea Party support more than made up for it.
Just leave a message, maybe he’ll call.
He has accountants pay for it all.
This is a true victory for the local tea party groups. Walsh has won with a ture grassroots door-to-door effort, with little if any National GOP support.
Bean will no doubt ask for a recount, so certification of the actual victory is probably a few weeks away.
How does the IL legislature look on redistricting? Did the R’s do well on state legislative races in ‘10? Looking at this CD’s history, he’ll be vulnerable in ‘12 if they move a few precincts around.
“Walsh was probably 4K votes ahead before the fraud kicked in. Rats just misundertabulated by 500.”
“How does the IL legislature look on redistricting?”
Bleak. Dems control the redistricting 100%.
Let’s just say, Walsh and his Republican neighbor in Congress (Dold) better enjoy the next 2 years, because at least one of them will not come back.
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