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Sunday, February 20, 2005

Numbers Speak

As talk begins amongst political junkies on who might run for the legislature next year, it's probably prudent to go back and look at the numbers from 2002 -- the last year we had legislative seats open. What's surprising is how few people voted in some of the legislative districts and how small the margins were between the current lawmakers and those who almost got in.