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  •  Those Democratic electoral gains would have (7+ / 0-)

    been greater in 2012 if the GOP hadn't taken advantage of wins in 2010 to gerrymander many districts across the US. If anyone should be griping about 2012, it's us.

    "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

    by Lily O Lady on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 07:24:15 AM PST

    •  Here in Utah, the combination of gerrymandering (2+ / 0-)
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      in 2000 and 2010 has resulted in pretty much a total lock-out for Democrats, with the exception of the Mayor of SLC and some seats pertaining to districts in the heart of the City...

      The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries. -WiA "When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill..." - PhilJD

      by Words In Action on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 09:47:00 AM PST

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