Why did Jim Martin lose so badly in the runoff when he had done so well in the general election?
Today I dig deeper into the Presidential election results in Fulton county and specifically the precincts in Alpharetta, Milton and South Atlanta where our team of Obama volunteered worked.
I look at the detailed county level results for the 2008 Presidential election and also try to quantify the effects of race.
Let’s look at the Georgia results and see how Obama turned a 16.6% defeat of Kerry in 2004 to a 5.2% loss this time.
A fun and quick read.
I am volunteering for the Obama campaign on election day and will be liveblogging all day (and night).
Georgia has been reliably Republican for a while now. But this election is different. There’s a 1 in 3 (or more) chance that Obama might win tomorrow.
Gasoline prices burned a hole in the wallets of most Americans over the summer, and McCain attempted to use this problem against Obama by highlighting Democratic support for an offshore drilling moratorium. McCain’s, “Drill baby, drill,” refrain sloshed bold and black into newsprint and e-print. It coated the tongues of conservative commentators and oozed into… Continue reading Crude, rhetoric-roasted peanuts!
A fun day in Chattanooga to celebrate Michelle’s fourth birthday. Here are some photographs from the Tennessee aquarium and Tennessee river gorge.
There are so many sites predicting the results of the Presidential, Senate and House elections, some using statistical techniques, others their intuition. Here are some of my favorites.