Fresh Paint
Saturday, August 21, 2004
More Bright News For Obama
BELVIDERE -- Barack Obama was the top vote-getter on a survey by the Boone County Democratic Party conducted during the Boone County Fair.
Obama, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, got 261 votes on the survey. His GOP opponent Alan Keyes was the choice of 22.
That's less than half what they gave to Bush -- 246 votes to 46.

Rockford isn't known for its liberal leanings, but they've lost a lot of jobs out there. And I guess this survey was sponsored by the Dem party, so, well, oh, all right....

And here's a nice BBC glimpse into Obama's Kenyan family (from comments on the Obama blog):

US election makes waves in Kenya

Back now from voter registration. Sorry, no fun stories today. Maybe tomorrow.

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