CNN is projecting 72yearold Democrat Jerry Brown to win back the California governor’s office he held from 19741982. The “Comeback Kid” has a 5point lead over Republican nominee Meg Whitman in early returns. Jerry undoubtedly enjoyed his old job. I may be wrong, but I seem to recall that he dated Linda Ronstadt back then, […]
Probably the closest race out there tonight involves my state representative, TSTAbacked Donna Howard of Austin. According to final but unofficial returns from the secretary of state, she beat her Republican challenger, Dan Neil, by 15 (that is fifteen) votes out of more than 51,000 cast. That was 24,997 votes for Howard to 24,982 for […]
Veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin lost his bid for a fourth term to a Republican challenger, bringing the Democrats’ total loss of Senate seats to four. But they are still hanging on to their majority. In Nevada, at least so far, Harry Reid, the Democrats’ Senate leader, is hanging on to his […]
Quorum Report now reporting that as many as 22 incumbent Democratic members of the Texas House may be washed out of office by the time all the counting is done.