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A Second Tuesday Politics Thread

I don’t have anything too clever to add here, but a fresh thread should bring less bork. Let’s keep the talk going.wrong

CLAM ALERT: Voting Machine Fuckery in Georgia

Races that have been called:

  • Senate
    • Indiana – Mike Braun (R) wins over incumbent Joe Donnelly (D)
    • North Dakota – Kevin Cramer (R) wins over incumbent Heidi Heitkamp (D)
    • Texas – Stupid Ted Cruz (R) wins over Beto O’Rourke (D) because of stupidity
    • West Virginia – Incumbent asshat Joe Manchin (D) wins over Patrick Morrisey (R)
    • Wisconsin – Incumbent Tammy Baldwin (D) wins over Leah Vukmir (R)
  • House
    • Florida – Donna Shalala (D) wins over Maria Elvira Salazar (R) (incumbent retired)
    • Kansas – Sharice Davids (D) wins over Kevin Yoder (R) *the first gay, Native American person elected to Congress
    • New York – Max Rose (D) wins over Dan Donovan (R)
    • Pennsylvania – Conor Lamb (D) wins over Keith Rothfus (R)
    • Virginia – Jennifer Wexton (D) wins over incumbent Barbara Comstock (R)
  • Governor
    • Colorado – Jared Polis (D) wins, making him the country’s first openly gay governor
    • Florida – Ron DeSantis (R) wins over Andrew Gillum (D) by only 80K votes
    • Illinois – J.B. Pritzker (D) wins over incumbent Bruce Rauner (R)
    • Kansas – Laura Kelly (D) wins over Kris Kobach (R), famed enemy of voting rights
    • Michigan – Gretchen Whitmer (D) wins over Bill Schuette (R) (incumbent ineligible due to term limits)
    • Tennessee – Marsha Blackburn (R) wins over Phil Bredesen (D)
  • Schadenfreude
    • Kim Davis (KY bigot/clerk infamous for denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples) – LOSES her seat to Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr. (NOT one of the people she refused)
    • Amendment 4 passes in Florida, restoring the voting rights of many felons

 

 

 

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