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The Horn of Africa Vote in Virginia and Democratic Presidential Coattails

Insignificant or not, the people of the Horn of Africa should show Ambassador Suzan Rice the exit door by voting for Romney

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

Over 50,000 Virginians from the Horn of Africa (HoA) will vote in the 2012 U.S. election. During the last Presidential election, nearly all the votes went for President Obama in Northern Virginia and gave the President a convincing victory in the State of Virginia. The momentum President Obama had and the margins he led by was reasonable predictor that the President will do well and he did.

The 2012 election polls in the other hand are very close to determine with Governor Romney edging one point ahead of the President with 3-4% of the voters undecided. But how will this influence Virginia’s congressional contests?  Continue reading The Horn of Africa Vote in Virginia and Democratic Presidential Coattails