Category Archives: Politics

Want to run for Blossburg Borough Council?

NOW is the time to put your hat in the ring to run for Blossburg Borough Council!! There are three seats available for four-year terms that will start January 2012: Jill Nickerson – she is planning to run and I hope we [generically as … Continue reading

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Voting in Blossburg

I don’t have the voters-by-hour data yet, but here’s a little bit to reflect upon. In Tioga County, John McCain beat Barack Obama 62 percent to 35 percent, but in Blossburg, Obama lost by just six votes. Six! 275 to … Continue reading

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A little followup

A reader thought 64 percent Democratic voter turnout in Blossburg wasn’t very impressive. Actually, 64 percent turnout is excellent, particularly for a primary election. From the Associated Press: PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Election officials projected turnout among Pennsylvania’s 8.3 million registered … Continue reading

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More voting statistics

Turnout by party 64.2% of registered, active Democrats in Blossburg turned out. (167 out of 260) 39..7% of registered active Republicans in Blossburg turned out. (194 out of 489) Turnout by hour I expected the results to be patterned very … Continue reading

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Blossburg Voting Statistics

Party switching 43 people changed party since 5/15/07 – 22 switched from Republican to Democrat – 13 switched from independent or minor party to Democrat. – 1 Dem switched to independent – 3 unaffiateds switched to Republican – 4 did … Continue reading

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Pa. 5th Congressional District

I confess: I’m a political junkie and the presidential and 5th congressional district races are sucking me in. At the same time, I’m registered Green because I don’t feel that either major party represents my interests well, and I think … Continue reading

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