From the daily archives: Wednesday, November 3, 2010

First things first.  I’m terrible at predicting election results, not gonna deny it.  “If Jennifer Brunner files, she wins,” is a line I must have written a dozen times leading up to the US Senate primary.  I was wrong.  I was banking on Jennifer catching fire online, and she didn’t. One good week of online fundraising might have won her the primary.

Failing to do so is the Brunner campaign’s biggest self-inflicted wound – they left a lot of money on the table, and let a lot of us down.   I still have no good answer for this […]

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A rumor circulated in the ballroom that Ted would concede around 11pm.  About 10 minutes later, the Strickland campaign sent out this statement, and Chris Redfern read it from the podium.

“Given where voting stands right now and the significant number of uncounted votes that still remain across the state, we are watching the results of this election very closely. We will continue to monitor the situation.”

No one can figure out how there are a “significant number of uncounted votes” large enough to close the gap as of right now, except if there are over 100,000 outstanding provisional ballots.  […]

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