Tuesday, November 2, 2010
It's a good day to be a Democrat
In a very close race today, Jerry Brown was elected governor of the state of California, and Barbara Boxer kept her seat as senator of California. Republican candidates Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina just trailed them, and from the third party gubernatorial candidates, Libertarian Dale Ogden took the largest chunk, coming right behind Ms. Whitman, while Laura Wells and Chuck DeVore came in third and fourth respectively.
Out of all the candidates who ran this year, it was very obvious to me that the two candidates with a clear plan for California's future are Mr. Jerry Brown and Ms. Barbara Boxer. So, naturally, I was very pleased to hear the election results.
Regarding the propositions, Prop 20, the redrawing of congressional district boundaries, was passed, and Proposition 27 failed. Proposition 23, suspending the Global Warming Act of 2006, also failed, much to the delight of the Green Party. Proposition 19 legalizing marijuana passed as well, so now if you'd like, you can celebrate another great day in California by smoking some pot, and the cops won't come after you.
Fate seemed to be smiling on the Democratic Party today, as everything pretty much leaned in our favor. Congratulations to Governor Brown and Senator Boxer, and I anticipate good days in California up ahead under Democratic administration.