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    Aunt Pat

    by the time either candidate got at all serious about PA, the storm was ripping through the area anyway, so it was only in the last week of the campaign that there were many signs up for either candidate.

    I Support Puerto Rican Statehood

    by InsultComicDog on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 08:26:22 PM PST

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    •  I thought our ground game was pretty serious (2+ / 0-)
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      InsultComicDog, Aunt Pat

      but the signs just weren't coming. Perhaps as you suggest priority was given to tougher states.

      Stay fired up: now is the time to focus on downticket change! #Forward

      by emidesu on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 09:33:06 PM PST

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      •  yeah... it was really strange (2+ / 0-)
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        spooks51, Aunt Pat

        in 2008 PA was really engaged, lots of ads and candidate visits the whole campaign. 2012 was very quiet until the end of the campaign, and even then it was just ads, and some phone calls. On our side, there was a visit from Bill Clinton.

        Turnout was much reduced in the state, though it was still pretty high in this area as it usually is for Presidential elections.

        I Support Puerto Rican Statehood

        by InsultComicDog on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 10:39:05 PM PST

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