Skip to comments.Republican House Gain Now at 61 Seats - Joe Walsh Victory - IL-8
Posted on 11/17/2010 3:53:39 PM PST by re_tail20
The Republican triumph in the House of Representatives has grown a little wider, with the party now capturing 61 seats in this months midterm elections. The latest victory comes in Illinoiss Eighth Congressional District, where Representative Melissa Bean, a Democrat, conceded to Joe Walsh, a Republican.
Mr. Walsh defeated Ms. Bean by 291 votes out of more than 200,000 ballots cast.
Five House races, all with Democratic incumbents, now remain uncalled. In California, Representatives Jim Costa and Jerry McNerney appear likely to withstand challenges. But Representatives Dan Maffei and Timothy H. Bishop of New York and Solomon P. Ortiz of Texas are all narrowly trailing their Republican challengers.
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I thought the number was higher than 60...more like 63?
Hey Melissa, just turn your pretty head and walk away.
Really the net gain is +61 and actual is +64 to make up for the 3 seats they lost.
She is a Fecal-head.
Ok, it’s what I had to work with.
“Life’s been good to me so far”
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