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  •  Hd50 historical numbers (4+ / 0-)

    2012, Obama lead of statewides with 57.75% at 63.73% turnout
    2010 Bill White lead the statewides with 55.86% at 37.75% turnout. Radnosky lost the district while running for attorney general agaisnt Abbott 45.77%-50.39%
    2008 Obama wins again with 60.27% at 64.74% turnout.

    These numbers are all for the current lines of Hd50. Put Celia's 60% in this context, not bad.

    SSP alumni, 29, Male, Democrat, TX-14 Elections Blogger for Burnt Orange Report. Collection of Texas elections diaries can be found here

    by trowaman on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 08:41:47 PM PST

    •  Damn (0+ / 0-)

      So the over performance wasn't quite as nice. :/

      24 Burkean Post Modern Gay Democrat; NM-2 (Raised), TX-20 (B.A. & M.A. in Political Science), TX-17 (Home); 08/12 PVIs

      by wwmiv on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 08:47:02 PM PST

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      •  It's near 2008 enthusiasm levels (3+ / 0-)
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        James Allen, wwmiv, sulthernao

        Combine that with increased Valley turnout statewide should be interesting. And I'd be feeling good at flipping offices in swing counties (Bexar, Harris, Nueces, Fort Bend)

        SSP alumni, 29, Male, Democrat, TX-14 Elections Blogger for Burnt Orange Report. Collection of Texas elections diaries can be found here

        by trowaman on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 09:25:24 PM PST

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        •  Kingsville, Bee, Atascosa, Hays (0+ / 0-)

          Uvalde, Val Verde are all also split counties.

          24 Burkean Post Modern Gay Democrat; NM-2 (Raised), TX-20 (B.A. & M.A. in Political Science), TX-17 (Home); 08/12 PVIs

          by wwmiv on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 04:07:45 AM PST

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