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  •  Adjacent disticts? (0+ / 0-)

    Not sure I follow

    "What we really expect out of the Democrats is for them to treat us as they would liked to have been treated." --John Boehner

    by slothlax on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 11:18:25 AM PST

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    •  Nothing to follow... (0+ / 0-)

      I misread the map.

      That said, the old NY-25 was a blue district, and could spare a few good voters.

      Registered in NY-02, College CT-01, Spent most of the rest of my life on the border of NY-08 and NY-15

      by R30A on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 01:43:05 PM PST

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      •  it wasn't that blue... (1+ / 0-)
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        slothlax

        remember, Dan Maffei was preceded by a Republican (Jim Walsh)...

        21, male, RI-01 (voting) IL-01 (college), hopeless Swingnut

        by sapelcovits on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 02:05:47 PM PST

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        •  Entrenched, relatively moderate incumbents (0+ / 0-)

          and victories in 2010 can give a seat an image contrary to reality. e.g. Maine is not a red state, regardless of whether they elected Snowe, Collins, and in 2010, LePage.

          Registered in NY-02, College CT-01, Spent most of the rest of my life on the border of NY-08 and NY-15

          by R30A on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 05:46:27 PM PST

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