March 19, 2009

IF MITT'S GOING TO CARPETBAG...:

Republicans Show Startling Strength in Race for Michigan Governor (Michael Barone, 3/19/09, Thomas Jefferson Street blog)

Barack Obama carried Michigan 57-41 percent and in 2006 Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm, ineligible to run in 2010, won her second term in 2006 by a margin of 56-42 percent and Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow was reelected by a margin of 57-41 percent: a pretty clear pattern. But now Democratic Lt. Gov. John Cherry seems to be running behind Republicans like Attorney General Mike Cox and Rep. Pete Hoekstra—with none of the three particularly well known to most Michigan voters.

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 19, 2009 5:12 PM
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