I don't read their blog.
I think you should stop picking on the Weekly. They are doing the best they can with what they've got.
I think the Stranger should dedicate an entire [printed] page to picking on the SEAT.
2. I didn't know their fact checkers were mentally retarded and illiterate.
They have fact checkers?
I'd need some proof of that, please.
Speaking of fact checking.
Remember those great ads and mailers that Grossman did for Della per the Stranger - is the Stranger going to do a post vote analysis of the effectiveness of the various campaigns?
Well, Whatever, I imagine the Stranger's powerful endorsement, No Della/Yes Burgess, carried the day.
They outsource their election math to NYC - home of the outsourced questions Sen Clinton and the outsourced sex Mayor Guiliani.
Give em a break.
Josh then what happened in the Venus race? Seriously why not do a little post election analysis? What won for people, Stranger endorsements aside?
New Burner-Reichert Numbers
Posted by Eli Sanders on November 13 at 6:35 PM
Today's count shows Burner improving her position losing ground in King County, where she is now only nine votes behind Reichert.
However, Further, Reichert is still picking up a much larger percentage of the vote in Pierce County, where he now has a 4,718-vote lead.
Which brings us to the overall totals: Reichert now leads by a total of 4,727 votes (that's a bigger overall lead than he had on Saturday), and he currently has 51.14 percent of the total vote to Burner's 48.86 percent.
Burner's supporters have long expected her to start gaining ground in King County. Today's returns do seem to be trending in her direction, and there are many more ballots left to be counted in King County (far more than there are left to be counted in Pierce County).
Still, But she doesn't appear to be gaining ground, and now Burner's going to have to pick up at least 4,728 more votes than Reichert over the next few counts in order to beat him. Is it doable?
Well, as a thought experiment, let's say there are 100,000 ballots remaining to be counted in King County and zero ballots remaining in Pierce County (this is a best, best, best case scenario for Burner). She'd have to win 54.73 percent of the remaining ballots to win the race.
And, so far, I don't remember seeing Burner come in at over 50 percent in any of the King County tallies (although as of this evening, in King County, she now has 49.9974 percent to Reichert's 50.0026 percent).
Those blue bags of ballots are going to have to be very blue for Burner to pull this out.
UPDATE: I'm an idiot (or a "fucking idiot" depending on whom you ask). See the comments for further details. In my defense, I'll just say that watching vote counts come in over a six-day period is not the most thrilling part of my job. Believe me, no one wishes this race was over more than I do.
Are you seriously asking: "What happened in the Venus race?"
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