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Category Archive for: ‘2010 General Election’

  • Republican Pierce running away with victory

    There are no surprises in Legislative District 1, where Sen. Steve Pierce has pulled away from his Democratic challenger, Bob Donahue. Pierce, a Republican from Prescott, has captured 40,910 votes – nearly doubling Donahue’s 21,654, according to the latest unofficial tally from the Secretary of …

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  • Another long-serving House Democrat undone

    Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), who has served in the House for 34 years and was chair of the House Armed Services Committee, was defeated tonight by Republican Vicky Hartzler, a former schoolteacher. Earlier this week at a campaign stop, Hartzler outlined what she would try to …

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  • Goddard tells Dems to stay strong “regardless of the turnout”

    Despite the national trend of a Republican sweep, the crowd at three-quarters full ballroom at the Democratic stronghold Wyndham Hotel in Phoenix seemed somewhat unaware that they were supposed to lose.

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  • Surfing for “AZ Vote” tweets

    I’m looking for interesting, suggestive, penetrating, wisdom-of-the-crowds tweets about Arizona’s election. And look what I found, from someone who calls himself homosapiens2: Weird. Founf out when I went to vote that I’m not in AZ-05, but AZ-06. Flake is my congressman? FML. Um…Still looking. If …

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  • Robocall says “Relax”

    Would this work if it was tried on you? ¬†The phone rings. It’s a pre-recorded voice, saying: “I’m calling to let everyone know that Gov. O’Malley and President Obama have been successful. Our goals have been met. The polls were correct, and we took [inaudible],” …

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  • Blue Dog Chet Edwards swept out of office; Barney Frank survives

    As the networks line up behind projections that the Republican Party will take control of the House of Representatives, some familiar Democratic leaders are starting to show up on the list of tonight’s losers. Like Chet Edwards: Democratic Rep. Chet Edwards, ousted Tuesday night after …

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  • Arizona’s uncontested races

    Here is a list of the uncontested races in Arizona, provided by the Associated Press:

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  • U.S. Senate likely to remain Democratic, pundits concede

    Networks project that West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, will defeat Republican John Raese in the special election to replace the late Robert Byrd. ¬†According to the right-leaning Washington Examiner’s Timothy P. Carney, Manchin’s win renders GOP chances of taking control of the Senate, …

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  • Quayle gets late Palin cash; Hulburd takes in Dem money

    Ben Quayle got the big name. Jon Hulburd got the bigger money. At least that’s how it went according to the last-minute financial disclosures leading up to today’s election. Quayle’s campaign reported to federal elections officials Monday (Nov. 1) that it received a $5,000 donation …

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  • Anxious Hulburd trying to outwork Quayle

    Even though it was his fifth, but not his last, meet-and-greet event of the day, Jon Hulburd was all smiles as he entered Legislative District 10 Democratic headquarters late in the afternoon on Election Day.

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