With 2010 shapping up as a 1994 redux, things were already looking bleak for the leftists in the WA03. But these figures ought to cause even the most delusional diehard leftist to shudder.
In the 3rd District, here are the numbers on the 2 votes held last November. These votes were on Initiative 1033, the vote to reign in tax and spending by the morons running our state and local governments and R-71, the special rights for gays and the elderly Referendum that, while passing statewide, was soundly trounced in the 3rd.
Initiative 1033: Yes: 97,851 No 96,782 +1069
R 71 Yes: 92,835 No: 104413 +11,622
See, the problem for the fringe leftists the dems and faux-independents (who are and always have been leftist democrats) will run is that, when asked, they will HAVE to have opposed 1033 and they will have HAD to SUPPORT R71, one referendum rejected (and properly so) and one supported by the people they would now want to serve... positions anathema to the leftists who want to represent us.
Add that to the damage the leftist brand has suffered and will suffer on moronic issues like socialized medicine; the support of the massive, unneeded and unwanted waste of billions for a bridge we don't want and don't need, along with loot rail... and, well, this all spells impending doom for the leftists of the 3rd.
They all supported this garbage.... and now they own it.