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  •  It's a shame (4+ / 0-)
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    MichaelNY, Woody, lordpet8, jncca

    Interesting disparity in trends. Every but Vegas trended to the right big-time in both relative terms and in absolute terms.

    NV-02: R+3 then R+6
    NV-03: D+1 then R+1
    NV-04: D+4 then D+3

    But NV-01 trended Dem both in relative terms AND in absolute terms:

    NV-01: D+12 then D+15

    22 Burkean Post Modern Gay Democrat; NM-2 (Raised), TX-20 (B.A. & M.A. in Political Science), TX-17 (Home); Intern w/ Gallego for Congress; Office Personnel at CCA.

    by wwmiv on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 08:02:22 AM PST

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    •  Yeah. (6+ / 0-)

      This tracks with the national pattern, I think, where Obama held up well or even improved his numbers in his biggest strongholds, especially those with strong minority populations: Philadelphia, Alameda County...and logically that must mean he dropped disproportionately elsewhere.  This election's results are so strongly correlated with 2008 that I'm not sure there are many "trends" at all.  More on that later.

      27, Dem, Dude seeing a dude, CT-04(originally), PA-02/NY-14 (formerly PA-02/NY-12).

      by Xenocrypt on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 08:05:51 AM PST

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    •  Perhaps (3+ / 0-)
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      Big-time was overselling it.

      22 Burkean Post Modern Gay Democrat; NM-2 (Raised), TX-20 (B.A. & M.A. in Political Science), TX-17 (Home); Intern w/ Gallego for Congress; Office Personnel at CCA.

      by wwmiv on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 08:06:14 AM PST

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