Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Blue moon of Kentucky, keep on shining

(CNN) -- Republican Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher lost his bid for a second term Tuesday, while his GOP counterpart in Mississippi, Gov. Haley Barbour, was expected to breeze to victory in the marquee races of the 2007 off-year elections.

Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher, a Republican, loses his bid for a second term Tuesday.

With about 76 percent of the precincts reporting in Kentucky, Democrat Steve Beshear was carrying 60 percent of the vote, well ahead of Fletcher at 40 percent, according to results from the state elections board. The Associated Press projected Beshear would win.
---------------I'm glad to see our neighbors to the north have tinted blue. Hopefully some good things are coming from our awesome Gov. Bredesen and Gov.-elect Beshear working together. Southern Democrats on their way back!!!