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Monday, February 02, 2004


1992 Results

posted by Brian Ulrich at Monday, February 02, 2004 permalink View blog reactions
"Quantum" from Daily Kos has posted the results of the first 13 primaries/caucuses from 1992. Bill Clinton won exactly three. There are definitely differences between now and then, but this does show that every year is unique, and the early favorite can trip up quite easily. John Kerry is running off aura. I grew up across the river from Missouri and have a lot of friends and family from there, and I can tell you he should not be dominating based on anything else. And as that aura wears off, those who would declare the race over will discover that there's a contest again.


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