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Slim Victories and Narrow Defeats: Razor-close Elections In American Politics

Rich Rubino | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

In politics, most candidates would probably rather lose in an electoral avalanche than lose by a razor-thin margin. A candidate will always have secon...

Kentucky Republican Gubernatorial Primary One in a Litany of Whisker-Close Elections in U.S. History

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

In the recent Kentucky Republican Gubernatorial Primary, Louisville businessman Matt Bevin was ahead by just 83 votes out of over 214,000 votes cast.

Eric Cantor Is Not the First National Political Figure to Lose His Congressional Seat

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

The fact that the formerly obscure Randolph-Macon College Economics Professor defeated U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in his bid for renomination to his congressional seat sent shockwaves through the body politic.