josh (joshc) wrote,
josh
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g.o.t.v.

one of the more encouraging news stories in recent memory:
in Democratic areas of Ohio - primarily low-income and minority neighborhoods - new registrations since January have risen 250 percent over the same period in 2000. In comparison, new registrations have increased just 25 percent in Republican areas. A similar pattern is apparent in Florida: in the strongest Democratic areas, the pace of new registration is 60 percent higher than in 2000, while it has risen just 12 percent in the heaviest Republican areas.[nyt]
Let's just hope that many of these newly registered voters show up to the polls.
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