Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Meanwhile, Back in the States

I'm going to do a quick post on this because you're not likely to hear anything about it from the talking heads on the tube: there was a whole lot of shakin' going on in state races around the country. Democrats apparently won control of the Oregon Senate, the Washington Senate, the Vermont House, the Colorado Senate, and the North Carolina House. Republicans appear to have won control of the Oklahoma House, the Indiana House, the Tennessee Senate, and the Georgia House.

In gubernatorial contests, there was no clear partisan pattern. Democrats held West Virginia, Delaware and North Carolina easily; the GOP held North Dakota, Vermont and Utah easily. Dems knocked off an incumbent in New Hampshire, and won Montana, but lost the governorship in Missouri and Indiana. Washington, which Dems currently control, is still disputed, with less than a 1,000 votes separating the candidates.

If you can see any clear pattern in these results, you're obviously in better mental shape than I am this morning.
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