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I am an elections junkie. I support clean and fair elections. I see Republicans as doing all they can to restrict voting, overrun elections with money and change the rules to benefit their side.

Diaries published: 12 (53 days since last diary on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:27 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 562 (53 days since last comment on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:27 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 57

Total Comment Ratings: 472

Most Recommended Diary: Why Didn't Democrats do better in the House?, 33 comments, 15 recommends

People Following alswearingen: 0

alswearingen's Most Recent Diaries:

I don't even try to read deep into news stories right now. I see the administration being beaten up over Benghazi, Republican defiance to negotiating with Iran, crazy laws being passed in state ...
by alswearingen
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:27 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I could recite all the truisms about how losing somehow makes one better or stronger, but the fact is it hurts. Maybe it will make Democrats more focused on winning next election. Maybe, it will ...
by alswearingen
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 03:01 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I confess to sometimes being less than happy with Democrats, and sometimes outright angry with policies and half-measures they have taken. Specifically, I am disappointed with Barack Obama's ...
by alswearingen
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 05:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Earlier this week, I wrote about last month's election and voter turnout. I mentioned that there has been a concerted effort by conservatives to suppress the vote in order to "game" future elections.
by alswearingen
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 05:41 AM PST with 2 Recommends
"Election season has come and gone", well maybe not so much. It is always election season with some of us. I confess to being an election junkie. I have checked David Wasserman's tally every day ...
by alswearingen
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I have done some looking at gerrymandering and how it cost the Democratic party the US House in this year's election. This isn't deep research, but rather just comparing raw votes with ...
by alswearingen
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 07:55 AM PST with 6 Recommends

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