For me, the primary election season started with an early July 4 gift from the Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp asking me to submit proof of my citizenship. Strangely, I have actually voted in an election since I registered to vote. According to the letter, my driver license record doesn’t show that I am… Continue reading Georgia Primary Election 2010
Election Day is Tuesday (I support Why Tuesday? in changing it to a weekend or a holiday), November 3. Since this is an off year, there aren’t any big contests. Here in the city of Milton in North Fulton county, we have some city council elections. The current mayor, Joe Lockwood, is running unopposed. So… Continue reading Election Day 2009
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.
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.
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.
I watched the debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden at 37,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean and a day late. I think Biden was the clear winner, though Palin didn’t do as bad as was expected considering her interview performances. She did repeat a lot of talking points, but wasn’t half-bad. The debate’s most… Continue reading Vice President Debate