Elsewhere: Stewart-Cousins, Kos, Rudy


With 100% of precincts reporting, unofficial results have Andrea Stewart-Cousins beating incumbent Westchester state Senator Nick Spano: 41,369 to 39,224.

Kos sums up the conflicted attitude some Democrats and liberals are having today.

The American Prospect is overjoyed with this year and sees better days on the horizon.

“If the Democrats handle the next two years well, they could have 56 or more seats in the Senate when the next president takes office.”

RudyBlogger thinks Giuliani may announce his presidential plans around January, and has one distinct advantage over John McCain now. Giuliani doesn’t have to serve in a polarized senate for two years.

Then again, Ben notes that according to National Journal, Giuliani backed 26 losing candidates yesterday.

Potamac Flacks has a list of Democratic press people who found themselves working for committee chairman and congressional leaders today.

Early and Often says that last night, “Hillary made herself the show. The optimistically yellow suit didn’t hurt, nor did the concise speech.”

John Hall’s music may be outdated, but his successful bid “may epitomize the 21st Century techno-savvy political campaign,” says Liz Benjamin.

Chris Callaghan loses the tie and speaks from the heart.

Jerry Skurnik says the elections were good for the Jews and Buddhists.

El Diario is looking for Latino candidates.

And pictured above is my pass from last night.

— Azi Paybarah

Elsewhere: Stewart-Cousins, Kos, Rudy