The Campaign Spectator

The Campaign Spectator

Sweet Victory and Bitter Irony

By From the December 2010 - January 2011 issue

Hundreds of happy Republicans packed themselves into the ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Boca Raton for the Election Night party, where they planned to celebrate Allen West's anticipated victory in Florida's 22nd congressional district. Polling places had closed an hour earlier and many of the attendees still wore stickers on their shirts designating them as official poll watchers. Two giant television screens were showing Fox News election coverage and, shortly after 8 p.m., a cheer went up from the crowd when the TVs flashed the first returns from the 22nd district: West with 54 percent of the vote to 45 percent for the Democratic incumbent, Ron Klein.

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