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Old 11-05-19, 01:25 PM
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Christ. We have a school board vote today and a vote on a levy to increase funding to the schools through raising property taxes a bit (which I voted for - I will always support giving money to schools) and I literally told them my name and address and signed next to my entry in the book. Which is all that should be required.
Yep, that was the process here years back. Then it was pretty much the same, but show an id. Now itís the bs I described. I guess if you donít have your id, you have to cast a provisional ballot and then show up to the courthouse with your id within 10 days for it to count. Or, if you have a religious exemption, you can show up to the courthouse and sign an affadavit that you are who you say you are. Itís all a bit insane and has me thinking about working a polling place in 2020 to help keep an eye out for any shenanigans.
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Go vote, friends. Unfortunately, there weren't many voters at my polling location.
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Holy shirt.



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^ that's finger lickin' good!
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Sounds like Bevin had a host of problems, fought with his own party and lt. governor and was one of the most unpopular governors in the country. And KY has a history of going Dem for governors. I donít know how much celebrating this entails.
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Lead is dwindling. 11k separates the two with 96% reporting.
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99% in, with Andy Beshear (D) leading by 0.5% or about 7,000 votes. Some organizations have already called it for him.
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So there you go!

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99% in, with Andy Beshear (D) leading by 0.5% or about 7,000 votes. Some organizations have already called it for him.
Trump said yesterday that if Beshear wins, Trump would be seen as having suffered "the greatest defeat in the history of the world." Yeah, a big fuck-you to Trump, from Kentucky of all places.
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Democrats flip both chambers in Virginia, giving them the trifecta.

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Trump said yesterday that if Beshear wins, Trump would be seen as having suffered "the greatest defeat in the history of the world." Yeah, a big fuck-you to Trump, from Kentucky of all places.
Oh, really?


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I've been wrong (or at least...presumptuous) over more than a couple things the last few years.

I'm still standing by this post though.*

https://forum.dvdtalk.com/religion-p...l#post13075673

And just a reminder- tonight's elections were pre-Roger Stone arguments/evidence. And even that is only a foundational base that needs to be laid before people get the full impact of the GOP's treachery over many, many years.




*except for some of the particulars of that coda., of course
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So Tump endorsing candidates continues to be toxic. I guess none of them will learn.
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Bevin is refusing to concede, claiming unspecified irregularities in the voting. The GOP has a single playbook and it's worn and ragged. It might be time to come up with some new material.
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Sounds like Bevin had a host of problems, fought with his own party and lt. governor and was one of the most unpopular governors in the country. And KY has a history of going Dem for governors. I donít know how much celebrating this entails.
You just wrote Trumpís first tweet tomorrow morning.
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So a Trump rally can deliver one county that he won in 2016 by nearly the same margin (62.5 to 32,7)? Or is there another point?
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DONALD TRUMP JR. TELLS FOX NEWS HIS FATHER ISN'T RESPONSIBLE FOR MATT BEVIN'S KENTUCKY GOVERNOR LOSS
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So Tump endorsing candidates continues to be toxic. I guess none of them will learn.
Trump didn't hurt Bevin...guy was just in really bad shape politically. The other state races shows that KY is still solid red. No way Trump is any danger of losing there in 2020.
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Trump didn't hurt Bevin...guy was just in really bad shape politically. The other state races shows that KY is still solid red. No way Trump is any danger of losing there in 2020.
Yeah, I mean the Republicans did fine in the other statewide races (from what I've seen at least); Bevin is almost uniquely unpopular. He went after the school teachers in an especially clumsy and offensive way. The guy's an obnoxious buffoon, and - in addition - the Beshear name still has a lo of political capital in Kentucky.
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So Bevin might have gotten 30-35% of the vote? That seems unlikely, even for an unpopular Republican.
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So Bevin might have gotten 30-35% of the vote? That seems unlikely, even for an unpopular Republican.
That's some very bad and ludicrous spin.
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Trump said yesterday that if Beshear wins, Trump would be seen as having suffered "the greatest defeat in the history of the world." Yeah, a big fuck-you to Trump, from Kentucky of all places.
Once again, Trump made the race all about him - not the person he was "supporting".

Here's some additional details:

And Trump himself, just a night earlier, had said the outcome of Bevin's reelection bid would be a reflection on him.

"If you lose, they're going to say Trump suffered the greatest defeat in the history of the world. This was the greatest. You can't let that happen to me," he told Bevin at their rally.


https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/06/polit...ppi/index.html
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I moved to VA 25 years ago. I never thought I'd see the day where Democrats hold all of the statewide offices and both chambers of the legislature.
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I moved to VA 25 years ago. I never thought I'd see the day where Democrats hold all of the statewide offices and both chambers of the legislature.
I am in Texas. Can you move here and change this state next? Sometimes it seems that I am a little blue dot in a sea of red.
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Oh look, an attempted coup.

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