Campaign 2010

Jun 01, 2004

SD: Diedrich Concedes Defeat… Before Polls Even Open

State Sen. Larry Diedrich was interviewed by The Hill on Saturday… The title says it all. “Narrow loss will do, says Diedrich in S.D.”. But, here is the quote anyway:

Republican congressional hopeful Larry Diedrich is effectively conceding defeat in today’s South Dakota special House election before the polling booths even open.

 

The former state senator dramatically ratcheted down expectations during an interview with The Hill at his campaign headquarters, saying he would be happy to lose to Democrat Stephanie Herseth by only five percentage points.

Go read.

(thanks to seth @ Smart Ass for letting me know it was up early…)


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