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CD10: National press weighs in on race

The national press is writing about today’s 10th Congressional District special election. Most conclude that Democratic Lt. Gov. John Garamendi will beat Republican David Harmer, although it may not be the partisan stomping that Democrats have enjoyed in past elections in this district.

Here are the links:

Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125720634100324047.html?mod=article-outset-box

Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/11/03/republicans-face-long-odds-northern-california-house-race/

FiveThirtyEight.com: http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/2009/11/2009-elections-preview-ca-10.html

Washington Monthly: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2009_11/020778.php

New York Times: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/races-to-watch-across-the-nation/

Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11

/03/AR2009110300111.html

HotAir.com: http://hotair.com/archives/2009/11/03/big-sweep-today/

MSNBC: http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2009/11/03/2117404.aspx

The Nation: http://www.thenation.com/blogs/thebeat/491381/tale_of_two_special_elections_one_shifts_right_the_other_left

Lisa Vorderbrueggen