. . . and if that happened, would the righty Red County blog have to change its name?
Final election results from OC:
PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT Completed Precincts: 2109 of 2109 Vote Count Percentage JOHN MCCAIN / SARAH PALIN (REP) 430,360 50.8% BARACK OBAMA / JOE BIDEN (DEM) 401,605 47.4% BOB BARR / WAYNE A. ROOT (LIB) 5,884 0.7% RALPH NADER / MATT GONZALEZ (P-F) 5,470 0.6% ALAN KEYES / WILEY S. DRAKE, SR. (AI) 2,672 0.3% CYNTHIA MCKINNEY / ROSA CLEMENTE (GRN) 1,720 0.2%
McCain/Palin only won the county by 29,000 votes. For this former Republican stronghold we live in, that's pretty huge (or small, whatevs). Could the Dems actually win OC come 2012?
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Also noted: the ticket of Alan Keyes and Buena Park preacher Wiley Drake, they of the Batshit Crazy Party ('scuse, "American Independent") garnered a mere 2,672 votes here, enough to fill a couple of theaters at your local multiplex. Orange County Register employees, meet your key demographic!