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Obama Loses the Last of the Yellow Dogs

Buchanan County, on the western tip of Virginia and bordering Kentucky and West Virginia, voted Republican for the first time since Reconstruction, giving McCain 53-46% margin. (hat tip: Not Larry Sabato)

Obama is getting swamped in the 9th district, as I expected.

Buchanan County, VA

2 Responses to “Obama Loses the Last of the Yellow Dogs”

  1. Janeb

    5 November 2008 at 1:01 PM

    I voted for Obama! My whole family did. Don’t worry, he’ll carry Buchanan County in 2012!! He would have carried it this time, but McCain and FOX news started the rumor about Obama shutting down the coal industry.


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