the turnout appeared to be on track to be among the lowest in modern New York history.The real lessons to be drawn from this election and every other one is that until there is real reform of campaign finance laws, until civil rights are not decided by a majority of voters, and until the GOP is held accountable for decades of voter suppression, the results of the election are that the best strategy for winning is not to run an honest campaign with good ideas for governance. Instead, the best way to win an election is to suppress the vote, bash the queers, and buy the vote. Christie Wins in New Jersey, McDonnell in Virginia - NYTimes.com.
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