Who Really Won?

Monday, June 06, 2005

Washington State Update: Sore Loser Losing Again

Not a final ruling yet, but the judge in the case sounds like he's favoring the Democrats in Washington State:

Judge Bridges said Republicans did not meet the burden of showing "clear and convincing" proof.

Bridges said there was evidence of irregularities, "as there appears to be in every election," but "not substantial evidence, by clear and convincing evidence, that improper conduct or irregularities procured Ms. Gregoire's election to the office of governor."

UPDATE: It's over (we can only hope):

WENATCHEE, Wash. - A judge on Monday upheld Washington's 2004 gubernatorial election, rejecting Republicans' bid to nullify the 129-vote victory of Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire.

Chelan County Superior Court Judge John Bridges denied Republican claims that election errors, illegal voters and fraud stole the election from GOP candidate Dino Rossi.