The W
Views: 133239713
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
25.5.11 1553
The 7 - Current Events & Politics - South Dakota election
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1263 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (3 total)
Big Bad
Scrapple
Level: 154

Posts: 3074/7058
EXP: 45875010
For next: 486964

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 8 days
Last activity: 1 day
#1 Posted on 4.6.04 0041.47
Reposted on: 4.6.11 0042.03
Click Here (story.news.yahoo.com)

Can anyone with a more in-depth knowledge of US Congress analyze this for me? If it were anywhere but South Dakota, a traditionally strong Republican state, I wouldn't have paid much attention. Is this really a sign of an election trend or is it a one-time thing?

Promote this thread!
Grimis
Scrapple
Level: 129

Posts: 3268/4700
EXP: 24533505
For next: 516216

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

Since last post: 2579 days
Last activity: 1034 days
#2 Posted on 4.6.04 0742.13
Reposted on: 4.6.11 0744.12
This is a one-time thing:

1. Herseth had a ridiculously high name recognition because of her family background.

2. Herseth nearly blew a thirty-point lead in the polls and only won by two. I'd say if the election were held next week, Diedrich would've won.

3. The Daschle/Thune Senate race is going to be brutal and drag both Herseth and Diedrich into the fray. Given the money that GOP groups are going to pour into SD, it'll probably give Diedrich a push.
DrDirt
Banger
Level: 101

Posts: 776/2743
EXP: 10501271
For next: 216441

Since: 8.10.03
From: flyover country

Since last post: 212 days
Last activity: 114 days
#3 Posted on 4.6.04 0759.10
Reposted on: 4.6.11 0759.11
Special elections like this are always touted of "showing" trends but seldom do.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Kerry's Veep
Next thread: Women who batter:
Previous thread: I'm not certain if this is good or bad for the GOP....
(1263 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Current Events & Politics - South Dakota electionRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2018 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.234 seconds.