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May 02, 2012

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Xerxes

As a Virginian, don't be surprised with those African-American numbers. George Allen still took 22% of the African-American vote in his unsuccessful 2006 re-election bid against Jim Webb, and that was after the 'macaca' incident.

Remember, a prominent African-American Democrat, State Senator Benjamin Lambert, endorsed George Allen over Jim Webb in that election

Dustin Ingalls

Yes, but he won't exceed that by much if at all in 2012 with Barack Obama on the ticket campaigning for Tim Kaine. So expect Kaine to get almost all of the 11% undecided black voters to move up to about 78-80%. Still lower than Obama will pull, but you won't see Kaine in the 60s, just like you didn't see Webb there.

Obama 2012

As a Virginian it creeps me out that this race is even close. George Allen? ugh...

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