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Posted by on Dec 3, 2008 in Politics | 0 comments

Sabato’s Crystal Ball: The Election Without End


Larry J. Sabato on THE ELECTION WITHOUT END: Senate Aftermath of 2008 Continues


Decades ago, a merry band of pranksters took to the streets of a state’s capital city a few days after an election for governor. Riding in the van of a defeated candidate, the vehicle still much decorated with the slogans and banners of the electorally deceased nominee, the newly unemployed campaign workers took turns on the public address system, exhorting passersby to remember to vote. Startled looks were the norm among the pedestrians, with one anguished woman blurting out, “But it’s over!”

Granted, the 2008 election is not like 2000: it’s mainly over. But parts of it are not, and ballots are still being counted and recounted in various parts of the United States…


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