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Elections will never end

Political notebook: New law means drawn-out vote counts

Michael Smolens, U-T SAN DIEGO

Saturday, November 15, 2014

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Regardless, Peters’ can justifiably say he bucked a Republican trend, certainly in his district, even if it wasn’t very apparent statewide. An analysis some days ago by Vince Vasquez, senior policy analyst at National University System Institute for Policy Research, is worth reviewing:
Peters’ win came despite voters casting ballots in the 52nd District being 40 percent Republican, 33 percent Democrat and 22 percent declining to state a party. The district is much more even by voter registration, with 33 percent Republicans, 32 percent Democrats and 29 percent decline to state.