McKinney to File Election Challenge

Despite losing by an 18 percent (12,000 vote) margin, Cynthia McKinney wants a recount.

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    Cynthia McKinney has requested a recount on her recent loss, by 18 percent, in Georgia’s 4th District primary runoff. I guess for democrats recounts apply now for every election, not just those against Republicans. (HT: Outside the Beltway) -Colonel S…

  4. legion says:

    Oy. Let’s set her and Joltin’ Joe up on a blind date. Then they can both fade into irrelevancy together…

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    Daniel Drezner is soliciting reader advice on a new job for Atlanta U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney, who lost her primary race this week. Of course, that assumes McKinney doesn’t get her recount….

  6. chris says:

    ticktickticktickticktickticktick: this is the sound of her 15 minutes about to run out.

  7. DL says:

    The text of Cynthia’s complaint looks like this.

    It waz prejudice – dat fella dat cheeted and wun – he waznt half as black as ah am!