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Old 10-30-2010, 11:10 AM
 
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According to the LA Times, Whitman's campaign manager, former governor, Peter Wilson went out on the radio circuit yesterday. Evidently the Whitman campaign have intentionally kept Wilson well behind the scenes because of how hated he is among Latinos. For Wilson to now make public appearances for Whitman means that Meg has given up any notion that she can win the Latino vote and the article pointed out that now she is trying to appeal to the usual Republican base; a group she avoided since winning the GOP primary.

Also, Meg was in Glendale yesterday at a bakery where she was booed and told to "Go home"; looks like the Armenians also don't like her.
Oohh! Goody! Maybe Sarah Palin will come stump for her now!
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Intrade has Whitman up to a 10% chance to win (from like a 6% chance a couple days ago). Clearly she is off her lows in terms of probability to win, but at the same time this is not a significant bump and she's still an outside chance to win.
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Oohh! Goody! Maybe Sarah Palin will come stump for her now!
There's a TV ad showing Palin's photo next to Fiorina to the utter terror of the Fiorina campaign; the only thing worse would be a photo of Cheney who, by the way, supports Whitman. Maybe Jerry Brown should remind Californians about some of the other skeletons in Whitman's closet of Republican horrors!
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Old 10-30-2010, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of SW MO
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There's a TV ad showing Palin's photo next to Fiorina to the utter terror of the Fiorina campaign; the only thing worse would be a photo of Cheney who, by the way, supports Whitman. Maybe Jerry Brown should remind Californians about some of the other skeletons in Whitman's closet of Republican horrors!
Maybe Brown and Cheney should go hunting together!
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Old 10-30-2010, 12:38 PM
 
Location: IE, ca
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Meg's internal polls tell her she's ahead too.

OMG! If she wins, we'll have to listen to her explain why she can't do any of the things she said she'd do! I can't take it anymore! I just want her to quit talking!

Hmmm...just like every politican. Remember politicians only lie when their lip are moving.
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Old 10-30-2010, 12:39 PM
 
Location: IE, ca
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Rasmussen doesn't poll cell phone numbers--and about 25% of young households don't have a land line. Younger voters tend to swing left, so they are underrepresented on Rasmussen polls.

Younger Voters also tend not to vote.
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of SW MO
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Younger Voters also tend not to vote.
Makes perfectly good sense to me. That way they can continue to blame their voting parents with everything gone wrong in their lives.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:00 PM
 
Location: West Coast
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Does anybody know or remember what the polls were saying before the 2008 election? It seems that polls are variable and one survey doesn't necessarily match another and they all seem to change week to week. But overall it appears every poll indicates that Brown is leading; some by 4-5 points while others have him ahead by over 10 points.

Yes, there is variance.

This year with the Democrat party so demoralized, increased Republican turnout and decreased Democrat turnout virtually brings the race to a tie. It could be close enough for a recount.
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Yes, there is variance.

This year with the Democrat party so demoralized, increased Republican turnout and decreased Democrat turnout virtually brings the race to a tie. It could be close enough for a recount.
That would be interesting. Has there ever been a recount in California?
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Old 10-30-2010, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of SW MO
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That would be interesting. Has there ever been a recount in California?
Not since they counted votes at the Treaty of Hidalgo!
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