Democrats Who Voted For Reform Did Better On Election Day Than Those Who Didn’t

Posted by | November 4, 2010 11:11 | Filed under: Top Stories

It wasn’t health care reform that dragged down Democrats, it was the economy, as a new DNC memo lays out. (h/t Plum Line)

  • Among those Democrats who faced competitive races, those who voted for the reforms fared significantly better than those who voted against it.
  • Among the 93 competitive races that have been called, 67 featured Democrats who voted for reform and 25 featured Democrats who voted against reform.
  • 35 Democrats who voted for reform won re-election, while 32 did not, for a win percentage of 52%.

In the Senate. only two Democrats, Blanche Lincoln and Russ Feingold, who voted for reform, were defeated. So, let the Republicans stake their reputations and careers on repeal. These numbers should encourage Democrats to fight back hard.

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