Just heard on the news that all three contested offices in Virginia — governor (by 18%!), lieutenant governor, and attorney general — have gone Republican!
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Early results in Virginia’s governor’s race has Republican Bob McDonnell leading, with 127,980 votes, versus Democrat R. Creigh Deeds’ 72,512 votes.
The exit polls showed that nearly a third of voters described themselves as independents — the crown jewel of elections because they often determine outcomes — and they preferred McDonnell by almost a 2-1 margin over Deeds. The surveys also indicated that the Democrats had difficulty turning out their base, including the swarms of first-time minority and youth voters whom Obama attracted as part of his diverse coalition.
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