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Here are two weird pieces of information from the exit polling Tuesday that don’t make much sense considering the overall election results.

People who blamed bankers for the troubles with the economy supported Republicans by an 11 percent margin.

And despite all the talk about how health care reform hurt the Democrats, roughly half the voters supported either keeping reform or expanding it and half supported its repeal. Health care reform was not the problem last night.

More on the election on the Pulse and the main NC Policy Watch page as the day goes along.

One Comment


  1. Alex Morris

    November 3, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    Sometimes we think we’re doing ok until someone else tells us otherwise !

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