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Green Party candidates make good showing in Tuesday's special elections

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October 19, 2011

By Tyler Millhouse

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On Tuesday, three states held special elections to fill four legislative vacancies. One was held for the Georgia House, one was held for the Massachusetts House, and two were held for the Minnesota State Senate. In both Massachusetts and Minnesota, candidates for the Green Party finished second, beating out other, major party candidates.[1] The following is a breakdown of Tuesday's elections:

Partisan impact

No seats changed partisan hands in the October 18 special elections.

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