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November 05, 2014

Some Random Election Notes


Chris Hughes' husband lost his bid to become a New York Congressman.

Last night, Sean Eldridge, partner of multimillionaire Facebook investor and New Republic owner Chris Hughes, lost his lavishly self-funded bit for a congressional seat in New York State by 30 points. Two of his problems: He moved to the district just a year or two ago (earning the painful headline "Young, Rich, and Relocating Yet Again in Hunt for Political Office" from the Times) and he was up against a popular incumbent and decorated Army paratrooper veteran. Thatís an uphill battle for your average Brown philosophy B.A.

Gun rights were at issue on state ballots, and mostly won.

We won the Asian vote:


We won a bunch of state legislatures:


Before Election Day, the GOP controlled 59 of 98 partisan legislative chambers across the country. On Tuesday, preliminary results showed Republicans had won control of both the Nevada Assembly and Senate, the Colorado Senate and state House chambers in Minnesota, New Mexico, Maine, West Virginia and New Hampshire.

That would give the party control of 67 chambers, five more than their previous record in the modern era, set after special elections in 2011 and 2012.

It also would give Republicans total control of 24 states, in which they hold the governorís mansion and both chambers of the state legislature... Democrats, by contrast, are likely to control all three legs of the governing stool in only six states.

And earlier, Ed Morrissey discussed the possibility that the GOP could gain additional senators, or at least caucus votes, as Democrat Joe Manchin (WV) and Independent Angus King (ME) took stock of the new political landscape and perhaps made some new calculations.

I thought that was unlikely, until this:





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