Special elections in the US are never easy for a challenger. In a parliamentary system, negative perceptions of the government will often swing a seat to the opposition but at the next regular election it will most often revert to the status quo for that seat.

Lesson for the Democrats, next time triple+ your efforts because the Republicans will be doubling+ their efforts to hold the district.

    Chris Cohlmeyer

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    Janitor, leather craftsman, saddler, Forester, retired almost. Abuse survivor, former alcoholic addict, dad of three, skiing, nature, camping. life is good

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