Danger, Joe Lieberman: Lamont Coasts Into Primary
Posted on May 19, 2006
Ned Lamont, the neophyte antiwar Democrat who is challenging Sen. Joe Lieberman for his seat in Conn., easily garnered enough votes to force a primary with Lieberman—who is Bush’s favorite Democrat.
This is a big deal. Lieberman is in trouble. If you want to learn more about Lamont, check out the Truthdig interview.
Crooks and Liars:
CT Bob called on the phone to say that with just half the votes counted, Ned Lamont is already got enough votes to force a primary with Holy Joe and that spells trouble. Way to go blogoshere!
Final Vote: 1509 voted.
Lieberman 1004 66.5%
Lamont 505 33.5%
This vote had to play with Joe’s head. It’s amazing that even after Joe called many party delegates and pressured them to vote for his eminence, they resisted.