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  •  From NLS on the VA Senate Power Grab: (3+ / 0-)
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    MichaelNY, LordMike, DCCyclone

    http://notlarrysabato.typepad.com/...

    They seem to have weakened a lot of other Dems, while helping Dave Marsden. I hope a map is posted soon

    "So there's a time for silence, and there's a time for waiting your turn. But if you know how you feel, and you so clearly know what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

    by SouthernINDem on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 02:16:32 PM PST

    •  Reading through the changes... (6+ / 0-)

      It weakens seven Democratic districts: 01 (John Miller), 06 (Ralph Northam), 21 (John Edwards), 29 (Chuck Colgan), 33 (Mark Herring), 38 (Phil Puckett) and 39 (George Barker). They're trying for a 27-13 majority.

      •  Miller is gone under this map (2+ / 0-)
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        MichaelNY, LordMike

        becomes a 55/44 McCain and 58/42 GOP seat

        "So there's a time for silence, and there's a time for waiting your turn. But if you know how you feel, and you so clearly know what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

        by SouthernINDem on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 03:03:20 PM PST

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    •  Looks like they (1+ / 0-)
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      added Poquoson to Sen. John Miller's (D-Newport News) seat and Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) gains a lot of rural counties while losing Blacksburg.

      Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) and Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mt. Solon) are placed into a seat of the cities of Charlottesville, Waynesboro, and Staunton, part of Ablemarle County, and all of Bath, Highland and Augusta counties.

      "So there's a time for silence, and there's a time for waiting your turn. But if you know how you feel, and you so clearly know what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

      by SouthernINDem on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 02:34:15 PM PST

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