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Diaries published: 18 (896 days since last diary on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 05:11 AM PST)

Comments posted: 84 (182 days since last comment on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 08:18 AM PST)

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Total Recommends: 79

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Most Recommended Diary: When every vote counts: a success story, 7 comments, 16 recommends

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paleotek's Most Recent Diaries:

I live in Buncombe County, North Carolina, just outside the liberal enclave of Asheville. In 2008, Buncombe County went for Obama by 14,000 votes, which was almost exactly his statewide margin (he ...
by paleotek
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 05:11 AM PST with 16 Recommends
It was 38 degrees and raining when I started my shift at a slightly/moderately red precinct just north of Asheville. Turnout was steady, and pretty soon we had three dems, and then five working, ...
by paleotek
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 10:27 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Democrates Heath Shuler (NC-11) and Larry Kissel (NC-08) both survived primary challenges by much narrower than expected margins. In NC-11, sophmore Shuler (who, from the pillar of my own ...
by paleotek
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 08:18 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Most of my friends have been blissed out today. The primary was pretty hard fought here in the little blue island of Asheville, tucked away in the southern highlands. Asheville is a liberal town ...
by paleotek
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 07:27 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Taegan Goddard announced via Stu Rothenberg that Deborah Price (OH-15) will not seek re-election. Winning in 2006 was a very near thing for her, she won by 1055 votes in a hard fought race against ...
by paleotek
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2007 at 12:46 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
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Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Sep 28, 2006 at 05:14 AM PDT with 1 Recommend

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