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We have some extremely close House races in Arizona. They may not be decided for days as provisional ballots are counted. Ron Barber is slightly behind in CD2 while Kirsten Sinema and Ann Kirpatrick are slightly ahead in CD9 and CD1 respectively. In both of the latter cases, the Libertarian candidate is taking about 6% of the vote and most of that is almost certainly at the Rethugs' expense. Unfortunately, there was no Libertarian candidate in Ron Barber's race else I'm quite certain he'd have already won.

I know we don't generally care for Libertarians and their impractical ideas but they certainly appear to have helped Dems here in Arizona!

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Third party candidates helped Dems in my state?

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  •  Tip Jar (2+ / 0-)
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    Troubadour, sunbro

    Just another faggity fag socialist fuckstick homosinner!

    by Ian S on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 08:09:36 AM PST

  •  I'm glad to see Ms. Sinema ahead (1+ / 0-)
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    Ian S

    I had just found out about her the other day. Since I think Pete Stark lost his seat here in sunny CA (to another Democrat), she would take the mantle as one of a very few openly-declared nontheists in our Congress.

  •  NH-01 was won because of Libertarians. (1+ / 0-)
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    Ian S

    New Hampshire's first district was likely won because of Libertarians.

    Shea-Porter (D): 164,043 (49.8%)
    Guinta* (R): 151,251 (45.9%)
    Others [i.e. Brendan Kelly (Lib)]: 14,027 (4.3%)

    93% reporting.

    (Guinta + Kelly) > Shea-Porter.

    Thanks, Free Stater Libertarians!  Woohoo!

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