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No Chance for Allen

By on 11.8.06 | 1:22AM

I don't know why the TV stations are so slow on this, but the Virginia Secretary of State's web site continues to update the vote totals, and the numbers are substantially higher than Fox or CNN show. But the word is very bad for the Allen recount idea. With just nine precincts left to count, at least one ot two of them from a heavily Democratic congressional district, Allen now trails by 7,811 votes, 1,167,037 to 1,159,226. This means the Senate is pretty much lost, because Talent and Burns also look like goners.

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