Democrat out, Democrat in.
Ah, if only it were that easy. Of course, that's all most will remember of this until the rematch between Murphy and Tedisco heats up in the fall of 2010, if then. For now though, Scott Murphy is the new congressman from New York's 20th district following Jim Tedisco's concession this afternoon. Murphy currently leads by 399 votes.
I think it is safe to say that this one is marked by both parties as one of the most competitive House races for 2010. And I'll say this: The special election has been welcomed respite from all things unelectiony since November.
[Yeah, I just made that one up.]
June 2: New Jersey Gubernatorial primary
June 9: Virginia Gubernatorial primary
July 14: CA-32 special election
See, we'll have a few things to tide us over until the general election campaigns this fall.
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