Posts Tagged ‘California’

Like Watching a Train Wreck

Watching early election returns, it strikes me that it takes a special kind of idiot to vote for someone who publicly pulled out of the race.

At 8:38pm, with 10.6% of the precincts in, Arianna Huffington has 20,226 votes, Peter Ueberroth has 6,183, and Bill Simon has 2,209. They’re running 5th, 6th and 8th respectively.

I weep for my state.

(by Morgan, Tue, 07 Oct 2003 8:51 PM)

Some thoughts on the California Recall

For those of you who are out of state and therefor won’t get the Statewide Special Election Voter Information Guide, here are a few highlights. You can also read it online at the above link.

There are 135 candidates listed: 50 Democrats, 42 Republicans, 32 Independents, 4 Greens, 3 Libertarians, 2 Natural Law, 1 American Independent, and 1 Peace and Freedom. This includes those who dropped out after being qualified.
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