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Tag: California 2010

November 2, 2010 | 11:32 pm

Vintage Jerry Brown: “It’s good enough for government work”

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Although Meg Whitman has yet to concede, Jerry Brown went ahead and gave a little presumptive victory speech anyway. Listen to this snippet in which he says: “They haven’t got all the votes in yet, but hell, it’s good enough for government work, and I think, so, it looks like I’m going back again.” Jerry […]

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November 2, 2010 | 10:57 pm

The State Picture So Far…

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The Chronicle’s Election Results page has a good recap. Leaders, with 24% of the vote in: Lt Gov: Newsom 46 Maldonado 43% Attorney Gen: Cooley 49 Harris 42% U.S. House Dist 11: Harmer 50 McNerney 44% Prop 19 Marijuana: No 56 Yes 44 Prop 23 Suspend Global Warming Law No 58% Yes 42% Prop 25 […]

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November 2, 2010 | 10:15 pm

AP: Barbara Boxer Defeats Carly Fiorina

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With 19% of the vote counted, the California Secretary of State has Carly Fiorina just about 1% ahead of Barbara Boxer. Nevertheless, AP has called the election for Boxer: (AP) LOS ANGELES – Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a […]

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November 2, 2010 | 9:35 pm

Results From California Secretary of State

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With almost 19% of the vote counted, here’s the tally so far. The file is being updated as results come in.

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November 2, 2010 | 8:39 pm

Will Pelosi Retire?

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Boy I hate to start in on Nancy Pelosi so soon, but there’s already been a lot of speculation as to her plans after this electoral disaster. The Atlantic Wire has a round-up of pieces on this topic from different sources, including the Chronicle.

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November 2, 2010 | 8:14 pm

The “Queen Meg” Isn’t Dead

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The California Nurses’ Association has been lampooning Meg Whitman for months with a “Queen Meg” character, trailing her around on campaign stops. Apparently, she was still going strong tonight, but I assume she abdicated after the polls closed. Here’s a video, filched from the San Francisco Chronicle’s Politics Blog:

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November 2, 2010 | 6:33 pm

Election Night – The Preamble

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So here we are. One night after the elation of an exceedingly rare World Series victory, the Bay Area must do an about face and steel itself for what many in this liberal coastal enclave will certainly consider to be a national electoral disaster. In the Bay Area, the Democrats are the home team, and […]

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November 2, 2010 | 10:50 am

KQED Election Night Web and Radio Coverage

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I’ll be here posting election results and news at 8 p.m. tonight. We’ll be categorizing things geographically for easy reference. KQED’s on-air coverage starts at 5 p.m. with a national look from NPR. Once the polls close in California, at 8 p.m., The California Report will check in with an update on what’s happening stateside. […]

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