Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Tuesday's nationwide votes frame 2012 race

Kentucky and Mississippi Governor's office refused to put their different political parties on Tuesday, despite the country's economic difficulties and resume full bargaining rights in Ohio hundreds of thousands of public sector employees in a major organized labor victory.

In addition, in Mississippi, voters rejected, defined as living in the moment of conception initiative - a supporter want to use load Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision established the legal attacks on abortion rights measures.

Nationally, pay close attention to the voters to judge the final major of 2011, the political mood of the public since the Great Depression the worst economic slowdown in the next two months the first presidential primaries and any clues to the past four years.

Kentucky's Democratic governor to win re-election, Mississippi voters in the Republican governor's office to keep their hands - many Americans are not ready to give up the current parties to the proposed decision. In Ohio, a new law severely limits the more than 350,000 teachers, firefighters, police and other public employees bargaining was abolished. Failure is rigid against the governor, John Kasich, seeking alliances as a measure to curb spending limit for other Republican governors questioned.

"Ohio sends a message to every politician there: go in and war, rather than your employees and staff, you do your own risk," AFL - CIO President Richard Delaware Muka said.

Kasich congratulated his opponent and said he would take the time to consider his next step.

"I heard their voices, I understand their decision, and frankly, I respect what people say, in such efforts," he said. "As a result, it asked me to take a deep breath, you know, spend some time to reflect what is happening here."

The controversial law allows workers to negotiate wages, but no pension or medical benefits, and prohibits public workers strike to binding arbitration of teachers out of retirement and an annual increase.

As a result, presidential candidates will no doubt be studied as a measure of Ohio voters, which is as a leader. No Republican has won the White House without Ohio, and in more than a century, only two Democrats.

Elsewhere on the ballot, Ohio voters approved a ban were required to buy health insurance as part of national health care reform. Largely symbolic vote, but Republicans plan to use it in legal challenges.

Governor of interest, the two sides of the game. Ten countries will be elected governor next year, and the governor of any ticket marshal the efforts of the White House candidates is essential. The first presidential primary in New Hampshire, January 10.

In Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear easily re-elected, despite high unemployment, a shortage of funds and the impact of third-party attack ads. He became the second Democratic governor in a campaign to win this year, after the Earl of West Virginia Ray Tomblin.

In Mississippi, voters chose Republican Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant to succeed Haley Barbour, can not run again because of term limits. Bryant beat Hattiesburg Mayor John Nidu Puri, major party nomination in Mississippi's first black governor.

Mississippi measure is defined as life began at conception, has been in the country's first victory, the so-called personality campaign, which aims to make all but illegal abortions. A similar attempt failed in Colorado and elsewhere are under way.

Recommendations are divided into medical and religious communities, and cause some of the most strongly opposed to abortion, including Barber, waver in their support.

Opponents said that it would make some form of birth control, such as the morning-after pill or the IUD, illegal measures. They fear that it could prevent the implementation of the fear of criminal charges in the IVF embryos did not survive the doctor.

Arizona Senator Russell Pearce's tough immigration laws, in the forefront of national debate, the country's designers, led by the Republicans face the recall attempt. But Pierce was held 3-1 fundraising advantage. Article 22-year-old Alex Morse has been elected the next mayor of Holyoke, became the youngest CEO in the history of western Massachusetts city. Morse claimed that the mayor's office, Mayor Elaine Pluta conceded defeat shortly after the polls close Tuesday night. Pluta is seeking the City Council after serving 14 years in the second term. Morse is a recent graduate of Brown University, who is opposed to plans to open a casino in Holyoke. Hundreds of cities the mayor's race, including the country's largest. In San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee temporary city may become the first Asian-American elected leaders. The former city administrator, he was appointed as temporary work in January, the then Mayor Gavin Newsom to become lieutenant governor.
In Philadelphia, the Democratic Party New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg trounced Nath, a little-known named Karen Brown, a former math teacher and Democratic parties who challenge the incumbent Republican challenger exchange. Comic politics Robert farmers lost his bid to become Kentucky's Agriculture Commissioner. Farmers told the hillbilly jokes, upset some people, he did not breeding experience. In Ohio, another comedian, Drew Hastings, fixtures, "Comedy Central," a tiny Hillsboro Mayor.


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