November 4, 2020

WHERE WE STAND: 277, for now. “Unofficially, Donald Trump leads in enough states to have won the election with 277 Electoral College votes.” But expect fraud, and litigation.

Power Line: “I went to bed at 2:00 a.m. (Central) thinking President Trump had won the election. The morning after the result is in doubt. It’s too damn close.”

Plus: “The Democrats spent an ungodly sum on long-shot Senate races. In the aggregate, it appears that Republican senatorial candidates have saved us from the nightmare of a Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schemer. Democrats even appear to have lost seats in the House, including the seat held by Donna do-nothing Shalala in Miami. Michelle Fischbach flipped one long-held Democratic seat in Minnesota’s Seventh District and Tyler Kistner cme within two percent (9,000) votes of flipping Minnesota’s Second District. The deceased Legal Marijuana Now candidate remained on the ballot contrary to a state law that was invalidated in a lawsuit brought by Craig. Still on the ballot, the deceased Legal Marijuana Now candidate drew nearly 25,000 votes. I hope the impressive Mr. Kistner can take another shot at the seat in the next cycle after the smoke has cleared.”

Also: “President Trump’s strong performance in the election must come as a great surprise to citizens who get their news from the garbage media and their pollsters. Ditto the Dems’ failure to take the Senate. Ditto the Dems’ loss of seats in the House. The garbage media must be deemed one of last night’s biggest losers. Despite the media’s best efforts, in vast swaths of the United States, President Trump is an intensely appreciated figure and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not.”

UPDATE: Here’s the CBC’s call:

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ANOTHER UPDATE: Trump declares VICTORY and says election process is a ‘fraud’ as votes are still being counted in key states that will decide contest: President vows to go to Supreme Court to stop late voting as Biden demands every ballot counts. Biden wants every ballot to count, even the ones with still-wet ink found in a car trunk days after the election. We’ve seen this movie before, in Minnesota with Al Franken. Trump, however, is likely to put up more of a fight.

MORE: And now the CBC has changed to put Biden ahead. Not sure what’s happened in the last half hour to account for that.

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