I'm proud of our county for turning out
71 plus percent of registered voters! The next evening Peter mentioned
that he got something like seven times the vote of Cynthia McKinney,
our top of the ticket Green. The consensus was that the air had been
sucked out of her campaign by the nomination of Barak Obama, something
that couldn't have been predicted last winter. I think Ralph Nader
the Peace and Freedom Party candidate also sucked something out of the
Green Party. In any case, our Presidential candidate didn't do that
well this time.
Looking at the above, it's easy to get
the impression that Peter did MUCH better than Carol. However, that
doesn't tell the whole story. The 14th Dist is only partly in Santa
Clara County. See below for further results.
Carol thinks the main reason she did
better in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties is that she ran ads in