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Following the Election Returns [Hour by Hour Guide]
Opinion Journal ^ | November 7, 2006 | John Fund

Posted on 11/07/2006 4:41:39 AM PST by RobFromGa

This year the networks say they are guarding their exit poll results as if they were crown jewels. The results will be delivered to a "quarantine room," access to which will be granted to only two staffers from each network...

Given that the longer election night might not suit everyone's bedtime, I've prepared an hour-by-hour guide to tonight's results...

All times are Eastern. In a bow to tradition, we've listed states that went for George W. Bush two years ago in red and those that went for John Kerry in blue. The letters after state names indicate governor and senate races, with the incumbent party in the appropriate color (independents in black).

6 p.m.

Polls close in these two states at 6 p.m. local time, which means the eastern portions will end voting at 6 EST. The key races in both states will be a bevy of close House races featuring GOP incumbents.

In Indiana, three GOP House incumbents have been trailing their Democratic challengers in October polls, albeit with survey samples so small the margin of error is large. Watch Rep. Mike Sodrel in the Ninth District. If he wins, it will mean it's unlikely Republicans will face a huge Democratic wave and lose 30 seats or more. If Rep. Chris Chocola in the Second District should survive, the GOP may wind up losing 20 seats or fewer. If Rep. John Hostettler also comes home to victory in the Eighth District, there is a good chance the GOP will retain its House majority. Indiana's Senate race isn't competitive; Republican Dick Lugar will easily win a sixth term.

Kentucky has two barn burners. Republican Rep. Anne Northup has held Louisville's Third District for five terms...

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KEYWORDS: 2006; elections; midterm; vote2006
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To: Heartofsong83
One other thing to remember: IGNORE THE EXIT POLLS.

Always do since they are always inaccurate.

201 posted on 11/07/2006 12:34:01 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Coop

"wasting so much negative energy "

bump to that.

Reminds me of a line that Tony Snow had on Rush yesterday - don't recall the exact wording but in effect it was that Dems were polar opposites basically of GOP. Dems are saddened by victories and instead celebrate losses. I need to find it.


202 posted on 11/07/2006 12:35:35 PM PST by bwteim (bwteim = begin with the end in mind)
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To: TomGuy

This is not what the RATS wanted.


203 posted on 11/07/2006 12:35:49 PM PST by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: watsonfellow
The really depressing thought is how awful Dole was as NRCC chair.

And how awful Frist was as Senate Majority Leader, with RINOs like McCain, Chafee, Snow and Specter running wild...

204 posted on 11/07/2006 12:36:59 PM PST by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: CT Little Tiger

Just curious. What county would that be? We just bought a summer place in New Fairfied, CT in Fairfield County, just below Litchfield County.


205 posted on 11/07/2006 12:37:17 PM PST by Collier
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To: watsonfellow

Few have criticized a Dole any less than I, but I really don't think E. Dole is responsible for what happens today. And she has been more conservative in her voting record than I ever imagined.


206 posted on 11/07/2006 12:37:40 PM PST by Theodore R. (Cowardice is forever!)
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To: TheCornerOffice
The heavy rains here in my area (about 20 minutes north of Clearwater on the Gulf) have quit. Eerie stillness right now. Still socked in. Looks like a calm before another downpour.

This definitely will have an effect on the oldsters voting. However, most of them get up at the crack of dawn and probably a lot of them have voted already. The rest of the late afternoon and early evening will undoubtedly be the working forces (teachers, tradespeople, shop clerks, etc.). My county goes about 51% Dim and 48% Republican in the presidential elections.

Wish I had a crystal ball.

Leni

207 posted on 11/07/2006 12:37:50 PM PST by MinuteGal (Florida Freepers, keep up with FL politics & freeps on our state forum. To access it, freepmail me.)
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To: RobFromGa
Voted in NC. Congrssional District is Bad Miller vs Vernon Robinson. Smiled while I cast my vote for Robinson.

Voter turnout was light and it's been raining like heck here all day. Might see an upset for Robinson? Maybe?

208 posted on 11/07/2006 12:39:05 PM PST by wbill
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To: RobFromGa

That's "Brad Miller". Interesting Freudian slip.


209 posted on 11/07/2006 12:39:31 PM PST by wbill
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To: wbill

I was up in Greensboro-High Point the last two days, and I saw the Robinson ads, and his opponent's ads against Robinson OVER AND OVER again... Go Vernon!


210 posted on 11/07/2006 12:40:30 PM PST by RobFromGa (The GOP will retain the Senate and House in 2006- Let's Do Something With It!)
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To: RobFromGa

I just heard the Dan Rather will be on Comedy Centrals election coverage tonight with Jon Stewart.

I'm not making this up. This is the best gig Rather could get.


211 posted on 11/07/2006 12:45:24 PM PST by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Collier

It`s hopeless against Hellary which is incredible being that the beeyatch hasn`t done one damn thing for New York since getting that Senate seat through the pardons of her sexual deviant husband. It just blows the mind. I live in Astoria Queens and if you remember we had that huge blackout here over the summer, I was without electric for 8 full days. When Hellary first came into office, we had a similar blackout that lasted for about a day. She immediately blamed Bush and she promised it would never happen again so long as she were Senator. Well not only did it happen again, it was 8 times worse. So much for Hellarys promise, yet she will be re-elected by a landslide. These are the idiot voters we live around. There`s a saying "If you can make it in New york city you can make it anywhere"...What a load of garbage that saying is. There aren`t more gullible people than there are in New York city. If you can make it here, it means you made it amongst morons. The real world though is another matter. This is why Hellary chose to carpetbag in New York.


212 posted on 11/07/2006 12:46:22 PM PST by Screamname (I`m Screamname and I approve this message.)
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To: RobFromGa
Robinson was on one of the local radio stations last week. The subject of his negative campaign came up - some of his ads *were* pretty hostile, even if I did agree with him.

He explained it by saying that Miller has been the incumbent for four years, and voters needed to be given a reason to fire him. What was a turn off for me, became an eminiently logical position, as far as I was concerned. Robinson got my vote.

213 posted on 11/07/2006 12:48:22 PM PST by wbill
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To: goldstategop

I like your thinking and prediction.


214 posted on 11/07/2006 12:52:40 PM PST by unkus
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To: Coop; onyx

Went to Rush just now and found it. Here is the sentence that captures a nice distinction between GOP and DEMS:

Tony Snow: "[the Democrats] want to cast every success as an occasion for gloom."

It is so true. Just stroll through DU and you can see it in the titles of their threads.

It is from this exchange yesterday on Rush's show:

TONY SNOW: "When's the last time Howard Dean made you feel better about yourself or your country"?

RUSH: "Well, obviously never, nor does Nancy Pelosi. None of them do. They anger me at why they are so opposed to progress in this country on every angle".

TONY SNOW: "Yeah. No, I think that's right, and they also want to cast every success as an occasion for gloom. I'm just not buying it".

"If you look at what our forces have done in Iraq and Afghanistan, it's miraculous. We ought to be celebrating them. If you look at what American workers have done, it's miraculous, we ought to be celebrating them, and you've got a president who's looking at the next two years saying, "I want to roll up my sleeves and do more."

"There's no more positive politician in America today than George W. Bush".

215 posted on 11/07/2006 12:53:45 PM PST by bwteim (bwteim = begin with the end in mind)
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To: Screamname

New York City is filled with liberals up to its eyeballs. They love socialists like Hillary.


216 posted on 11/07/2006 12:54:57 PM PST by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Proud_USA_Republican
I just heard the Dan Rather will be on Comedy Centrals election coverage tonight with Jon Stewart. I'm not making this up. This is the best gig Rather could get. 211 posted on 11/07/2006 3:45:24 PM EST by Proud_USA_Republican

Will he try to prove once again that he is not
"Queen of the Space Unicorns"?

217 posted on 11/07/2006 12:55:57 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: RobFromGa; bwteim; onyx

I'm feeling pretty darned good about George Allen's chances in VA. And Rudy Giuliani was just on Hannity's radio show, saying MD numbers were looking strong for Ehrlich winning re-election and perhaps Steele "steeling" a Senate seat. :-)


218 posted on 11/07/2006 12:57:43 PM PST by Coop (FR = a lotta talk, but little action)
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To: bwteim; Coop

I reject all negatives today. The WH is upbeat and the DOW is closing at a record high!

Onward to VICTORY!


219 posted on 11/07/2006 1:04:07 PM PST by onyx (We have two political parties: the American Party and the Anti-American Party.)
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To: Coop; RobFromGa; onyx

"I'm feeling pretty darned good about "

See, there's that dad gum optimism that Tony Snow was talking about! I'm icing down beer in preparation.


220 posted on 11/07/2006 1:08:12 PM PST by bwteim (bwteim = begin with the end in mind)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity

LOL! Queen of the Space Unicorns, that is good.


221 posted on 11/07/2006 1:09:35 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: bwteim; RobFromGa; Coop

“I hope that someday your children and grandchildren will tell of the time that a certain president came to town at the end of a long journey and asked their parents and grandparents to join him in setting America on the course to the new millennium—and that a century of peace, prosperity, opportunity, and hope followed.

So, if I could ask you just one last time: Tomorrow, when mountains greet the dawn, would you go out there and win one for the Gipper?” —-- Ronald Reagan, November 7, 1988


222 posted on 11/07/2006 1:10:19 PM PST by onyx (We have two political parties: the American Party and the Anti-American Party.)
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To: Screamname

Ditto to all you said about Hillary.

Remember when she decided to run 6 years ago and everyone (in the media) said that she wouldn't get a free ride with the press? That she would be asked tough questions......yeah, right. She went on a six month listening tour without any questions from the press and they had hissy fit when Lazio dare to approach her at the podium.

I still can't believe she's my Senator. And she's getting stronger. Even the cops and firemen, I think, I giving her support.

I was at MSG, right after 9/11. It was a tribute to all the rescue worker's lost that day. My nephew was one of them. Hillary was booed right off the stage, but now I see her in pictures with rescue workers supporting her.

And that 8 day black out in Queens???? What the heck was going on with Bloomy, backing the Con Ed guy. Shameful


223 posted on 11/07/2006 1:11:30 PM PST by Collier
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To: All
My son went to vote. He had his voter registration card with him but his name wasn't on the list and he had to vote provisional. Will he be notified if his vote counted or not?
224 posted on 11/07/2006 1:18:45 PM PST by CindyDawg
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To: redgolum
LOL! Queen of the Space Unicorns, that is good. 221 posted on 11/07/2006 4:09:35 PM EST by redgolum

That is his formal title.

"Rather: Prove I'm NOT Queen of the Space Unicorns"

225 posted on 11/07/2006 1:21:42 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: pryncessraych

>>I am from Wichita and I have been praying NON-STOP all day!!!


I've been praying as well. We can't have an AG who is beholden to George Tiller.


226 posted on 11/07/2006 1:23:36 PM PST by CommerceComet
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To: redgolum
And here: Queen of the Space Unicorns

Dan Rather (like John Kerry) is the gift that keeps on giving...and giving...and....

227 posted on 11/07/2006 1:24:56 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: Coffee_drinker

I can only speak for my family, however, I turned in all the info the state of Florida required for my husband and I to vote this year. Months ago mind you. And I have yet to see an absentee ballot.

We're military, by the way.


228 posted on 11/07/2006 1:25:03 PM PST by GatorRN (Formally Highlandbreeze)
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To: Beagle8U
I was clicking around looking for exit poll info and found this. Thought you might like it.

A Michigan man -- Rick Visel -- says he didn't know which candidate to vote for in the governor's race. When he woke up this morning, he found that someone had littered his lawn with five campaign signs for Governor Jennifer Granholm. So, he voted for her opponent.

229 posted on 11/07/2006 1:31:05 PM PST by Netizen (Do restaurants combine inputs (buns, meat, produce, condiments) to manufacture hamburgers?)
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To: All
Here’s the early-in-the-night portion of Frank Luntz’s voter guide:

6:00PM: Indiana and Kentucky

Indiana and Kentucky are the Republicans’ canary in the coalmine.  In 1994, the GOP knew even before cocktail hour that they were in for a good night when a number of seats switched hands in both states (it happened so early in the evening that many election night observers had not even tuned in yet).  Democrats are hopeful the same thing happens this year in their favor.  The Republican Governor of Indiana is as smart as Einstein and as popular as typhoid, so there is a local anti-Republican current that is dragging down the rest of the ticket.  Kentucky Republicans are suffering the same fate.  There are five possible switches in this time zone – one more than in 1994.  If three or more go early, you know the Democrats are taking control of the House. 

John Hostettler (R-INC) v. Brad Ellsworth (Indiana 08):  Hostettler, a class of 1994 Republican, is in deep, deep, deep trouble in a district that gave Bush more than 60% of the vote in 2004.  The question here is not whether he loses but by how much and he won’t be able to blame his campaign manager without upsetting the family Thanksgiving dinner.  His sister runs the homespun campaign. 

Mike Sodrel (R-INC) v. Baron Hill (D) (Indiana 09):  Sodrel upset Democrat incumbent Baron Hill in 2004 by less than 1%, and Hill is back for a rematch.  Polls had consistently showed Sodrel losing by as much as 11%, but tracking in the past week narrowed the gap.  If he wins, the GOP really did close the gap in the last 96 hours.  If he loses, the Dems are on the way to a majority.  Clearly an important bellwether district. 

Chocola (R-INC) v. Donnelly (D) (Indiana 02):  Chris Chocola is what I call a Majority Maker.  It’s a Democrat seat but Chocola is a very strong campaigner.  He would probably keep the seat in any other year but 2006.  Should he survive, it’s a clear indication that good Republican candidates can withstand a bad Republican year.  If he loses early and badly, it’s going to be a lonely night for other House Republicans. 

Northrup (R-INC) v. Yarmuth (D) (KY 03):  Anne Northrup has held one of the GOP’s most marginal seats (both Gore and Kerry carried the district) for a decade.  Considered one of the hardest working incumbents, she has survived strong Democrat efforts in every election cycle since 1996.  You can tell it’s a bad year for Republicans when there are a dozen more vulnerable incumbents.  If Northrup loses this time, expect Republicans to drop 25+ House seats.

Davis (R-INC) v. Lucas (D) (KY 04):  In 2004, the then-70-year-old Democrat Lucas retired from Congress after serving in this district for three terms and was succeeded by Davis, a staunch conservative.  This is a very Republican district, but Lucas has been tarred by his associations with Tom DeLay and Duke Cunningham. DCCC chairman, Rahm Emanuel talked Lucas into un-retiring and giving it another go..  This one’s a real tossup. 

Lewis (R-INC) v. Weaver (D) (KY-02): This one has snuck up on people but the DCCC is touting the candidacy of Col. Mike Weaver, a conservative opposed to abortion, gun control and gay marriage.  He is running against Ron Lewis, the man who first won in 1993 in a district that hadn’t elected a Republican since Reconstruction.   Should Weaver pull the upset it will be a disastrous omen for the GOP.


230 posted on 11/07/2006 1:31:53 PM PST by RobFromGa (The GOP will retain the Senate and House in 2006- Let's Do Something With It!)
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To: Netizen

LOL


231 posted on 11/07/2006 1:31:56 PM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature (If a pug barks and no one is around to hear it... they hold a grudge for a long time!)
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To: GatorRN
I just got a CNN breaking news email. What could it be: election news? War news? No.........

From: CNN Breaking News Subject: CNN Breaking News To: TEXTBREAKINGNEWS@CNNIMAIL12.CNN.COM -- Britney Spears files for divorce from her husband Kevin Federline, citing irreconcilable differences.

232 posted on 11/07/2006 1:32:20 PM PST by waimea.man
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To: All


233 posted on 11/07/2006 1:32:46 PM PST by RobFromGa (The GOP will retain the Senate and House in 2006- Let's Do Something With It!)
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To: All

7:00PM: Florida, Georgia, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia

KATHERINE HARRIS WILL BE THE NEXT SENATOR FROM FLORIDA!!!  OK, I jest.   She may not even get 40% of the vote, and her poor performance will make it more difficult for her Republican House colleagues to maintain their seats.  God may have told her to run for the Senate, but he clearly didn’t give her the tools to win. 

All eyes will be on George Allen in the Virginia Senate race.  If the GOP holds his seat, odds of Democrats taking the Senate are reduced significantly.  If Allen loses, assume the Democrats will capture BOTH houses of Congress.  Although the polls close at 7:00 pm, assume the results of this race won’t be called until midnight or later.  I believe Allen will win – but don’t bet the farm on it.

Shaw (R-INC) v. Klien (D) (FL 22): Shaw has had several political scares in recent years.  He’s taking this race seriously, and his district is a bit more Republican than in the past.  But Bush is unpopular in the district and Harris is polling in the mid-30s.  Shaw has had to defend a Medicare prescription drug benefit that has mixed popularity and Social Security reform to a district jam-packed with seniors.  This district defines the word tossup. 

Buchanan (R) v. Jennings (D) (FL 13):  This was a safe Republican seat in Sarasota that Katherine Harris abandoned in her futile quest for a promotion.  Now it is one of the most hotly contested open seats.  If Republicans lose this seat – and they could – it is a clear indication that open seats will be breaking Democrat.  Watch this one closely.

Bass (R-INC) v. Hodes (D) (NH 02):  Bass, a leading GOP moderate, was swept into Congress on the 1994 Republican tidal wave.  Only a Democrat tidal wave could sweep him out.  He’s included in this guide because a loss early in the evening would suggest bad news in nearby Connecticut and a loss of 30 GOP seats.  It’s not likely, but it’s worthy of mention. 

Drake (R-INC) v. Kellum (D) (VA 02):  MoveOn.org targeted this district in early June and it has remained on the political map ever since.  The two female candidates are at opposite ends of the Iraq War, and with thousands of military families in the district, those votes could decide the election.  If Republicans drop this seat, it’s going to be tough sledding in other military-oriented congressional districts.

234 posted on 11/07/2006 1:32:59 PM PST by RobFromGa (The GOP will retain the Senate and House in 2006- Let's Do Something With It!)
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To: RobFromGa

Complete list of closing times:

2300 UTC (6:00 ET, 5:00 CT, 4:00 MT, 3:00 PT)

Indiana
Kentucky

0000 UTC (7:00 ET, 6:00 CT, 5:00 MT, 4:00 PT)

Georgia
New Hampshire
South Carolina
Virginia
Vermont

0030 UTC (7:30 ET, 6:30 CT, 5:30 MT, 4:30 PT)

North Carolina
Ohio
West Virginia

0100 UTC (8:00 ET, 7:00 CT, 6:00 MT, 5:00 PT)

Alabama
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Illinois
Kansas
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
New Jersey
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
South Dakota
Oklahoma
Tennessee
Texas

0130 UTC (8:30 ET, 7:30 CT, 6:30 MT, 5:30 PT)

Arkansas

0200 UTC (9:00 ET, 8:00 CT, 7:00 MT, 6:00 PT)

Arizona
Colorado
Louisiana
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Mexico
New York
Rhode Island
Wisconsin
Wyoming

0300 UTC (10:00 ET, 9:00 CT, 8:00 MT, 7:00 PT)

Idaho
Iowa
Montana
Nevada
Utah

0400 UTC (11:00 ET, 10:00 CT, 9:00 MT, 8:00 PT, 6:00 HAT)

California
Hawaii
Oregon
Washington

0500 UTC (12:00 ET, 11:00 CT, 10:00 MT, 9:00 PT, 8:00 AT, 7:00 HAT)

Alaska


235 posted on 11/07/2006 1:36:15 PM PST by Heartofsong83
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To: All

75 MINUTES to the closing in Indiana and Kentucky. Those really only have an impact in the House, as KY has no Senate race and IN has only a token Senate race (no Democrat running), and neither state has a Governor race.


236 posted on 11/07/2006 1:45:49 PM PST by Heartofsong83
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To: Heartofsong83

OHIO, INDIANA and KENTUCKY Live Results


238 posted on 11/07/2006 2:00:25 PM PST by RobFromGa (The GOP will retain the Senate and House in 2006- Let's Do Something With It!)
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To: RobFromGa

Don't count PA out. Full court press is on!


239 posted on 11/07/2006 2:02:35 PM PST by capebuffalo
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To: All

... Rumors come to the hears of our intrepid MSM cheerleading team.. the Reps might be doing ok


240 posted on 11/07/2006 2:05:14 PM PST by ElPatriota (Let's not forget, we are all still friends despite our differences)
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To: RobFromGa
In New Mexico, Pubbie precints shorted ballots by factor of TEN!

Wilson, Republicans cry foul as precincts run out of ballots (New Mexico Vote Fraud) ^
  Posted by Stultis
On News/Activism ^ 11/07/2006 3:57:33 PM CST · 15 replies · 538+ views


Albuquerque Tribune ^ | 7 November 2006 | Kate Nash, Erik Siemers
U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson and an attorney for the state Republican Party this morning said at least two heavily Republican precincts in the Northeast Heights received only a fraction of the paper ballots needed, a move they called a deliberate attempt to disenfranchise GOP voters.A spokesman for the Secretary of State's Office said it appeared to be a numerical error in which a zero was dropped. Two precincts that should have received 1,500 and 1,700 ballots, respectively, instead got 150 and 170."The (Bernalillo) county clerk should have checked it when they accepted the order," said Ray Baray of the Secretary...
 

Wilson calls for federal election monitors after ballots run out  ^
  Posted by jamesrichards
On News/Activism ^ 11/07/2006 3:04:27 PM CST · 30 replies · 1,021+ views


KOBTV ^ | November 7, 2006
Wilson calls for federal election monitors after ballots run out Incumbent Republican Congresswoman Heather Wilson is calling for federal monitors from a US House committee to keep tabs on voting in New Mexico?s 1st Congressional District. Wilson made that announcement after a heavily Republican Northeast Heights precinct with roughly 2,500 registered voters ran out of ballots within two hours of the polls opening. Precinct 603 was supposed to receive 1,500 ballots but only had 150 on hand when voting began at 7:00 am. When ballots ran out at about 9:00 am, voters were asked to leave their names and numbers...
 

241 posted on 11/07/2006 2:12:41 PM PST by Stultis
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To: Stultis
More:

GOP calls ballot shortage malicious
KRQE, NM - 1 hour ago
ALBUQUERQUE -- The New Mexico Republican Party believes the lack of ballots at some precincts was no accident, and party lawyers are threatening legal action. ...
Ballot shortage plagues precincts
KRQE, NM - 1 hour ago
ALBUQUERQUE -- Voters began hitting the polls promptly at 7 am, and within just a couple of hours some precincts started reporting problems. ...

242 posted on 11/07/2006 2:12:56 PM PST by Stultis
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To: RobFromGa
I saw a great sign at my polling place today, totally non-partisan, and pretty funny.

Be nice to your poll workers, because:

There were 10 reasons listed, most of which I don't remember. One was: "We're old and we gave up our nap for this". Another one was: "This might be you someday". Another was: "If you're really good, we'll give you a sticker".

243 posted on 11/07/2006 2:19:43 PM PST by Just Lori (Blessed are the peacemakers : ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GUARD!!!!)
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To: RobFromGa
Your optimism is terrific! My gut feeling says you're right!
244 posted on 11/07/2006 2:23:15 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Kill 'em til they're dead! Then, kill 'em again!)
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To: RobFromGa

Unless MI has a well-funded, and well-known R, Levin will stay in the Senate. He and his brother are institutions and tonight Sander's son Andy is looking to win a State Senate seat -even though until recently he worked in DC and didn't actually own a house here. But he's a Levin and people believe that he can pull it out.

The guy who ran against Levin last time was great, but he didn't have a cash advantage or was well-known outside Party circles. If they put up the same type of candidate, they are going to lose again. Getting the seat from Stabenow will be our best chance for a while, unless they get a GREAT CANDIDATE who has already won state-wide for the GOP.


245 posted on 11/07/2006 2:28:19 PM PST by kcbc2001
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To: CT Little Tiger

Schlesinger seems like a great candidate and it was just painful to watch because he seemed to be the smartest guy up on stage, yet you knew he didn't really have a chance against Lamont and Libermann. I hope that he runs again for something.


246 posted on 11/07/2006 2:33:20 PM PST by kcbc2001
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To: crosslink

Yes!!!! It's been raining all day. Since about 7am....

Usually I'm not that happy when the weather's like this, but today it has me in a great mood!


247 posted on 11/07/2006 2:37:04 PM PST by kcbc2001
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To: ElPatriota

Prediction in the House and Senate now:

HOUSE - GOP 229, DEM 206

SENATE - GOP 56, DEM 42, IND 2


248 posted on 11/07/2006 2:38:46 PM PST by Heartofsong83
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To: RobFromGa

I agree except for Minnesota. That banner from Irak hit home with a lot of people from Minnesota.


249 posted on 11/07/2006 2:42:38 PM PST by not2worry (What goes around comes around.)
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To: Netizen

Thanks for the great tidbit! I'll have to share it with my friends at the victory party I'm going to later!


250 posted on 11/07/2006 2:57:05 PM PST by kcbc2001
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