On November 2, 2004, Democratic nominees for U.S. Senate won an absolute majority of all votes cast in the nation for that office. The results, by party, were: Democratic 51.04%* Republican 46.33% Libertarian .89% Constitution .47% Peace & Freedom .28% NY Conservative .26% Veterans .19% Green .18% *this includes votes cast for the Democratic nominee
Today, the Montana Supreme Court issued an order, reversing a lower state court. The lower court had upheld the officials who had recounted the race for district 12, Montana House of Representatives. The recount officials, and the lower court, had agreed that the race was tied. Since the race had been tied, the Governor had
Various political parties polled the following number of votes for their US House of Representatives nominees (these numbers include affiliate parties with different names): Republican 55,887,080 Democratic 53,077,115 Libertarian 1,053,658 Green 320,259 Constitution 187,006 Reform 85,539 other parties 621,041 indep. candidates 760,985 The Louisiana election returns from November were used above. No Louisiana run-off returns
On December 17, a lower Montana state court ruled that Rick Jore is the new Montana State Representative from the 12th district. Rick Jore is the Constitution Party nominee, and he becomes the first state legislator in the nation to be elected under the Constitution Party label. The court ruled that the election results, as
Today, San Diego city elections officials released the results of an examination of certain write-in ballots cast for Mayor last month. They show that over 4,100 voters wrote in Donna Frye for Mayor, but didn’t blacken the oval next to the write-in line. If these votes are considered valid, Frye received the most votes for
Today, the electoral college members met in their respective state capitols. One of the Minnesota Democratic electors voted for John Edwards for president instead of voting for John Kerry. West Virginia elector Richie Robb cast his vote for President Bush, failing to fulfil his promise to vote for someone else.