Friday, June 29, 2012

Norman solomon

  • After a vote-counting process that stretched a few weeks beyond the June 5 primary, anti-war Democrat Norman Solomon finally conceded the race for California's 2nd District on Tuesday.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Democratic author and activist Norman Solomon conceded his North Coast House race Tuesday with all but a few votes counted, assuring Republican securities broker Dan Roberts a spot in the November election against Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • The race for the final November ballot spot in a North Bay House race is only getting tighter, as Republican Dan Roberts is leading Democrat Norman Solomon by 757 votes after Humboldt and Marin counties finished tallying Tuesday afternoon.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Democrat Norman Solomon has conceded the race for second place in the District 2 primary election for Congress to Republican Dan Roberts, calling Roberts Tuesday morning to offer congratulations.
  • (Willits News)
  • Greg Mitchell might have been the last national reporter tracking the political fate of Norman Solomon. After three days in the vineyards of left-wing media criticism, Solomon watched a congressional seat open up in his Bay Area backyard.
  • (Slate)
  • Norman Solomon, a Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional seat, conceded Tuesday morning after the latest elections results from the June primary assured that Republican Dan Roberts had finished second and would be in the November runoff.
  • (Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
  • Democrat Norman Solomon said Monday he has narrowed the gap to just 596 votes between him and Republican Dan Roberts, the second-place finisher in the 2nd District congressional race.
  • (Marin Independent Journal)
  • West Marins Norman Solomon is not conceding yet to Republican Dan Roberts in the race for second place in Congressional District No. 2, which runs from Marin all the way up to Del Norte County on the Oregon border.
  • (KQED)
  • Republican Dan Roberts of Tiburon now leads Democrat Norman Solomon of West Marin by 757 votes, said Tom Higgins, Solomons political consultant.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Plus The Daily Show looks at Obamas Choom Gang days and stoners today. WISDOM ON SOLOMON? Dave Weigel at Slate cites this blog and our updates on Norman Solomon race (see below) then adds his analysis, quotes Kos and more.
  • (Nation)

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