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  •  I'm wondering about Delaware County, too. (none)
    That's where I'm originally from.

    "Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it." - Mark Twain

    by Donna in Rome on Thu Nov 10, 2005 at 03:29:53 AM PST

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    •  I live in Delaware County (none)
      And I'm not aware of any Democratic gains here. But I haven't seen all of the local results.

      I know that the county council is still 100% Republican, with two incumbents winning their race.

      I'm trying to find something in the Delco Times right now. Here's one article I just found. Some gains in Darby.

      Here's another article on the dismal state of the Delco Democratic party.

    •  I know that we made some gains (none)
      in Havertown (Haverford Township is the legal entity in DelCo) that were pretty big upsets. We also made additional gains in Montgomery County - not the County Courthouse just yet, but we're getting there.

      Narberth Boro went 100% Democratic. Lower Merion flipped one Commissioner's Ward (of 14) our way, but lost one to a GOP running as an "independent" - this was an aberation as the incumbent had lost a primary challenge (the challenge was mounted by local activists who knew she was toast in the general to the guy who won by 55 votes) and in spite campaigned for the lying liers who run as independents in a majority Democratic ward.

      We also took the Lower Merion Treasurer's post - the long-time incumbent had lawn signs everywhere - I didn't even know the name of the Democrat going in, so there is no doubt that Lower Merion is now Democratic territory.

      Democracy is a contact sport...

      by jsmagid on Thu Nov 10, 2005 at 07:21:46 AM PST

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      •  Bifurcation (none)
        In Delaware County local Republican control doesn't really trickle up to national politics and only half the time does it trickle up to state politics.  I think the last time a Republican presidential candidate carried Delaware County was Bush I in 1988 .

        Greenspan is "one of the biggest political hacks we have in Washington." -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.

        by slip kid no more on Thu Nov 10, 2005 at 09:17:42 AM PST

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