Did You Vote?
Call me a sicko, but I love politics. I worked on the 1990 campaign of Deborah Glick, the first openly gay person ever elected to the NYS Assembly. Some News readers may remember my coverage of the 2006 race of Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand, now our Senator.
I also love the math, science and strategy of it all. So, now that Nov. 4 has come and gone, let’s enjoy some very pre-Nate Silver election results.
November 5, 1909 — Close Vote Delays the Final Count
The recent election was probably the closest one in the history of the county, there being only a matter of about 100 votes between victory and defeat.
The result could not be authoritively announced until the official returns had been canvassed at Delhi Wednesday evening.