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Webb Campaigner Wins DIA Election Pool

Prior to November's election, we put out a lighthearted election pool to forecast the evening's returns. With Democrat Ciro Rodriguez' upset victory in Tuesday's runoff in TX-23, we finally have a winner. Jeff Popovich, a D.C. 501 Tech Club list reader who in September left a position as Vice President of Information Technology for a nonprofit called First Book to work on the Webb campaign and help defeat the marriage amendment in Virginia, predicted Democratic pickups in the House, the Senate, and the country's Governorships to within three seats, including a dead-on-balls accurate (it's an industry term) +32 seats in the House.

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