Election 2011 Roundup

Odd-year elections in the US are often…well, odd. Federal officials like Presidents and Members of Congress are elected predominantly in even years; odd years are usually a mishmash of local offices like town councils, mayors, county legislatures, and the occasional statewide proposition. Frequently, these elections are held without a lot of national media attention (although many, many low-budget radio spots, television ads, and slick mailers) and low voter turnout. But lefties and progressives across the country had a lot to celebrate this Tuesday night. Here’s a rundown of some of the more prominent results. Read More Election 2011 Roundup