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  •  D'Amato didn't run on the Liberal ticket (2+ / 0-)
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    Khun David, bumiputera

    He had the Conservative party ticket.  In 1980 incumbent Jacob Javits, who D'Amato defeated in the GOP primary, kept the Liberal nomination in the general election and got 11% of the vote on it, which might very well have swung the final result as D'Amato defeated Democrat Liz Holtzman by only about 1%.

    36, MD-8 (MD-6 after 2012) resident, NOVA raised, Euro/Anglophile Democrat

    by Mike in MD on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 09:25:14 AM PDT

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