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Election Results Update

The Numbers

The 2108 midterm elections were held four weeks ago today, but the votes are still being tabulated (due to high rate of vote-by-mail ballots and some number of provisional ballots). And while the ultimate outcome in the 4th won’t change, Jessica Morse’s showing continues to impress, as do the turnout figures. As of yesterday (Dec.3), the 4 th CD totals were:

Tom McClintock (R): 181,182 (54.2%)

Jessica Morse (D): 153,309 (45.8%)Read More »Election Results Update

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Looking in the Rearview Mirror

“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.”
Hall of Fame NFL Coaching great Vince Lombardi.

“Winning isn’t everything, but losing is nothing.”
Author Frederick J. Lewis

A half century in politics has caused me to remember both of those quotes more than a few times, always in the wake of a hard fought but unsuccessful campaign.Read More »Looking in the Rearview Mirror

Our Chance to Change Our Government

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Jessica Morse for Congressional District 4

Jessica Morse for Congressional District 4

That’s the number I focused on when I was deciding what to do to help change my government – to push us back to the path we had strayed from, a path committed to the ideal that government works for us, and that the government must play a role in ensuring that every person in this country has a chance to succeed and thrive.Read More »Our Chance to Change Our Government