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Question: Who is the bigger sore loser?
Joe Miller   -34 (51.5%)
Norm Coleman   -32 (48.5%)
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Total Voters: 66

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« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2010, 01:14:54 pm »
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Miller, since Coleman had a legitimate case (at least at some point). It was clear since polls closed that Murkowski won this one. But she's a sore loser too for even running the write-in campaign after losing the primary.
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« Reply #26 on: November 14, 2010, 01:20:57 pm »
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Write-in: Murkowski
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« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2010, 03:18:53 pm »
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But she lost the primary.

Though, I do like it when a race has a third viable candidate that doesn't just split the vote.  I'm torn between anger over her preventing Miller from winning, and some joy that Alaskans got more than two viable options.
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« Reply #28 on: November 14, 2010, 03:22:31 pm »
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Sure, but the fact that it seems that the at large Alaskan electorate apparently wanted her to remain their Senator defuses her sore loserness (though she is obviously still something of a sore loser, just nowhere to the degree of the other two).
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« Reply #29 on: November 14, 2010, 05:36:04 pm »
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Even if 100% of his challenges were upheld (including ones written out correctly but in cursive), he still wouldn't have enough.

Thus, it's frivolous

We will see if that holds after counting the remaining absentee, questioned and other ballots.  If it does, Miller won't sue.  If it doesn't, he will.
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« Reply #30 on: November 14, 2010, 11:02:34 pm »
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« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2010, 09:36:37 pm »
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« Reply #32 on: November 25, 2010, 01:35:23 am »
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This is just lol: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20023883-503544.html
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« Reply #33 on: November 26, 2010, 08:04:22 am »
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Well, this settles the poll question.
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« Reply #34 on: November 26, 2010, 08:16:02 am »
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Anyone would think he'd been reading this thread and thought it necessary to defend his honour or something.
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« Reply #35 on: November 27, 2010, 04:34:14 pm »
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While that article is hilarious, Norm Coleman is still the biggest sore loser.
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« Reply #36 on: December 01, 2010, 06:44:04 am »
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« Reply #37 on: June 18, 2012, 09:55:34 am »
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« Reply #39 on: June 19, 2012, 08:12:59 am »
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