Thursday, January 11, 2007

Spitzer Vote Tally Is Slightly Lower in Official Count

The New York Times JONATHAN P. HICKS

"In last November’s election, which made Eliot Spitzer governor, the press and politicians made much of the size of his record victory. In the initial vote totals, based largely on unofficial election data and exit polls, Mr. Spitzer had about 70 percent of the vote.
But the State Board of Elections released the certified figures this week that showed that Mr. Spitzer won with 65.7 percent. "

Does anybody really care???? “It may be of academic interest to some. A percentage point here or there doesn’t change the fact that Eliot Spitzer won a huge victory,” said Evan Stavisky, a political consultant who works with Democratic candidates." Amen and Amen for the rest click here Liz Benjamin(Capitol Confidential) has her own spin on it About That Mandate andy

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