Skip to comments.Election day 2011 LIVE THREAD
Posted on 11/08/2011 3:26:40 PM PST by RKBA Democrat
It's election day in NJ, MS, LA, the Northern Marianas Islands and....
In the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Senate is currently controlled by the democrats by two seats. It'll be an interesting night.
Here’s the latest:
Results in VA Senate to summarize
1 D (but close)
10 R (CHANGE IN FAVOR OF R. STILL CLOSE)
13 R (less close than last report)
17 D (CHANGE TO D very, very, very close - 4 vote difference)
20 R (very close BIG upset!)
29 D (not many precincts in)
33 D (not many precincts in)
36 D (close, not many precincts in)
37 D (CHANGE TO D still close, not many precincts in)
38 D (close)
19/21 in favors of the dems. Still, very close in a lot of races.
I’m showing Dist #13 with R up 57% to D 43%
#17 a FOUR (4) vote difference favoring the R
#20 looking like an R pickup
Fairfax is very slow reporting tonight. In fairness, they were long ballots between Senate/Delegates; County Supervisors/School board; Sheriff; Commonwealth Atty and referendum.
There will probably be at least 2 recounts.
Williams was the GOP Establishment’s pick that they shoved down our throats after working with the Democrats to destroy TEA party candidate Phil Moffett.
Democrats trounced in KY soundly tonight, winning every major and most minor contests.
This is what happens when the Ruling Class GOP runs RINOs. If the Establishment manages to shove McRomney down our throats next year, let tonight’s KY election serve as a warning that not only will Obama win, but most likely regain the Senate, and then.... it’s OVER for liberty in this land.
The AP has called #3 in Ohio (yes)
I wondered what went wrong in KY. That is unfortunate as it is a state where 0bama is unpopular and the GOP should be gaining. But I read on National Review online that Gov Beshear was polling very well even with Tea Party members! He got a large portion of GOP votes.
Just got home from observing ballot counting in my precinct in Fairfax County. Based on the results I saw, it will be a disappointing evening for Republicans unless there was strong turnout in conservative areas.
which precent are you in?
I’ve been following the Jeff Fredericks/Toddy Puller race; he carried the few pcts in Stafford but she’s blowing him away in Fairfax and he’s not doing as well as he needs to in PW based on returns so far: 5 of 15 (IIRC) in FFX and 13 of 25 in Prince Wm.
Apparently the Rs lost on in NOVA, close in Tidewater (but behind) and about 4 pts up in Central VA.
It may just be a big disappointment after all. Those military-heavy areas don’t help when it comes to election time.
What is issue 3?
Yeah, the numbers change depending on when you take a look at them. I’ll look again in a bit and call it a night.
I agree that we’ll see a few recounts BUT the rules in VA do not favor the recount challenger, so the gop might squeak by if they’re winning at the end of the nite.
Still, this is very unimpressive. The gop went into this thing holding some very good cards and is coming out with not a whole lot to show for it.
0bamacare in Ohio
to reject the individual mandates
I’m in a predominantly Democrat precinct.
I am in Greenbriar
Did I say bless you for working the polls? Horrible job. I did it when I was much younger, don’t know that I could do it today. Back when I did it, at least Fairfax was still pretty R, but those days appear well over. Watch the county go down the tubes just like any Dem-controlled jurisdiction.
“Just got home from observing ballot counting in my precinct in Fairfax County. Based on the results I saw, it will be a disappointing evening for Republicans unless there was strong turnout in conservative areas.”
Here in the 6th, I have to admit it wasn’t looking so good going in and the ground game was not good. I got no less than 6 calls asking me to vote for the dem, and not even one call from the gop camp. There was no gop presence at the dem precincts at all.
This does not bode well for next year and leads me to my prediction of many months ago....barky has a very good chance of winning re-election. Not because he is a better candidate. Not by a long shot. But because the gop is completely unprepared to win elections by doing something other than opening it’s checkbook.
The VA GOP has one major problem ... age! I quit the county committee some years ago because as I looked around, the ‘young guys’ when I first joined all had gray hair .. no new young blood. And you just can’t do well in elections without young, new blood. They’re the ones who will walk door to door, do the lit drops, work the polls, etc. The old folks who’ve been doing it forever seem to like the committee meetings to get together with (literally) old friends. Nice, but that doesn’t win elections.
Something has to stir up the youth vote, but to most of the 20-somethings I know and see around here, “gay rights” is the civil rights of their generation, so they’re not about to vote for the GOP.
True. I tried to be friendly with the old folks at a Cantor booth who were complaining about no young people, and they froze me out when I wanted to talk about a few issues ... They’re in it for the chumminess, I think. They especially didn’t want to talk about the Tea Party...
Heres the latest:
Results in VA Senate to summarize
1 D (not close enough)
10 R (CHANGE to solid R)
13 R (CHANGE to solid R)
17 D (very close - less than 300 vote difference)
20 R (very close - less than 600 vote difference)
29 D (CHANGE looks like a D win)
33 D (still one to watch but looking like a D win)
36 D (notso close, more precincts in)
37 D (notso close, more precincts in)
38 D (CHANGE looks like D win)
19 gop/21 dem.
I’m calling it a night. I’d look at the 17th, 20th and 33rd in the morning but it looks to me like it’s more of the same for another 4 years.
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