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This has been mentioned in comments, but I wanted to make sure everyone knows they're invited to Sunday's rally in Nashville:

12:00 p.m. Sunday, November 5
GOTV Rally featuring Harold Ford Jr. and U.S. Senator Barack Obama
Davidson Co. Courthouse
10 Public Square Park
(Corner of 3rd & Union)
*Free & Open to the Public
*Special Guests:  Yolanda Adams, BeBe Winans & Debbie Winans)

I'll take the ol' camera and post photos later in the day.

Originally posted to OldYellerDog on Sat Nov 04, 2006 at 01:24 PM PST.

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  •  I wish I could be there, OYD, but (2+ / 0-)
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    Caldonia, Yellow Dog Dem Woman

    it would be a long flight.  We're there with you in spirit.  Keep up the great fight.  Aloha, blogpotato

    TVL-WCO&STS: Meeting your conspiracy and adhesive needs with Jack and a Beck's back

    by blogpotato on Sat Nov 04, 2006 at 01:36:12 PM PST

  •  not a bad place to be stuck (2+ / 0-)
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    Caldonia, Yellow Dog Dem Woman

    I'll post photos if we take anything worth looking at.

  •  Final Voting #'s (1+ / 0-)
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    Yellow Dog Dem Woman

    Any insight on those?

    http://www.keen.com/jiacinto For DC related travel advice, please visit that link.

    by jiacinto on Sat Nov 04, 2006 at 03:28:36 PM PST

    •  Problem with these numbers (0+ / 0-)

      Early voting is up everywhere, because early voting is catching on as a habit in Tennessee.  Shelby numbes were big, but they produced 16.4% of early votes with 16.2% of the state's registered voters.  That's good new, but not overwhelming.  It is also good news that Davidson county produced 10.1% of early voters with just 8.0% of the state's registered voters, and that Hamilton county only produced 4.4 % of early votes with 5.4% of registered voters.  the only big county downers were Knox (8.1% of early votes with 7.3% of reg. voters) and Williamson (3.2% of early votes with 2.9% of reg. voters).  Good news on the whole.

      So I see only tatters of clearness through a pervading obscurity - Annie Dillard -6.88, -5.33

      by illinifan17 on Sat Nov 04, 2006 at 09:43:01 PM PST

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      •  Keep in mind that in Knox County (0+ / 0-)

        there are pockets of Democrat voters.  In fact Kerry actually carried the city of Knoxville (not Knox County), and Bredesen actually carried Knox County by a very narrow margin in 2002.  So depending on how Ford does in Knox County, the high voter turnour may not be so bad for Ford.

  •  There's an interesting paragraph in NashvillePost (3+ / 0-)

    The story is a weekend Senate race wrapup, and there's more, but here's the bit that gave me a boost:

    According to statistics published by the Tennessee Division of Elections, a new state record was set, with 49 percent more people voting in the midterms than did in 2002.

    In what should be sobering news to the Corker campaign -- and to media outlets that have published polls giving Corker anywhere from an 8- to 10-point lead -- Shelby County's early vote was up by 80 percent. That is Memphis, folks. It's Ford's home county, the county Democrats rely upon.

    The story's got much more, so have a link to NashvillePost

    Stay Strong -- the last 72 hours is about the tsunami of change!

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