From: Alan Baker <>
Subject: Re: OT: Flipped...
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From: Alan Baker <>
Subject: Re: OT: Flipped...
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2018 12:48:10 -0500
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On 2018-02-07 12:47 PM, Lord Butthurt wrote:
> On  7-Feb-2018, Alan Baker<> wrote:
>> ...and a huge swing in votes:
>> 'Democrats won an exurban St. Louis seat in the Missouri state House of
>> Representatives on Tuesday, racking up another victory in a district
>> carried easily by President Trump in the 2016 election.
>> Voters in Jefferson County appeared to choose Mike Revis, a 27-year old
>> Democrat, to fill a seat left vacant when the incumbent quit to run for
>> county executive. With all 10 precincts within the district reporting,
>> Revis led Republican David Linton by 108 votes, or about 3 percentage
>> points.
>> If Revis's lead holds, it would mark a significant swing from 2016, when
>> Trump won the district by a 61 percent to 33 percent margin. '
>> And this was right when Trump's approval was getting an uptick due to
>> the bullshit about the memo.
> And now for the news shitstain didn't report;
> "Democrat Mike Revis snagged nearly 52 percent of the vote compared to
> Republican David Linton’s 48 percent, according to preliminary results from
> the Missouri secretary of state.
> Based on the unofficial results, Republicans held on to three other seats in
> four special elections on Tuesday, winning decisively in two western
> Missouri districts and narrowly in the southeast Missouri 144th District."
> Democrats won only 25% of the seats and by a 4% margin.  Leave it to the
> stain to make it sound like the dems had a devastating win in Missouri.

Given the level of success the Republicans had in the last election, it 
was a devastating win, doofus.