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    dodo bird:

    California Republican ranks shrinking

    The decline of the California Republican Party took a symbolic step Friday, with the secretary of state's office announcing that registered Republicans account for less than 30 percent of the state's electorate ahead of Tuesday's election.

    *The party's share of registered voters fell from 31.37 percent in October 2008 to 29.36 percent for this election. Despite an overall increase of more than 940,000 voters in the state in the past four years, the number of registered Republicans fell from 5.43 million to 5.36 million.

    "The problem that we're facing isn't that Republicans are switching to Democrats," said state GOP Chairman Tom Del Beccaro, who recently said he would not seek another term. "It's that we're facing a significant number of our voters leaving the state, which makes it difficult for us just to keep pace."

    Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/...

    all emphasis mine.

    Did you catch that? It's not that they're losing Republicans. Republicans are moving away.

    Oh, but there are 940,000 NEW voters, and they've still lost numbers.

    Heh. The GOP can't help lying to itself about EVERYTHING, can it?

    © grover


    So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

    by grover on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 11:05:33 PM PST

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