For Republican Sen. Jim Talent, that means he must win where he is supposed to, with a big turnout among his core voters. Democratic challenger Claire McCaskill must do the same, but with a daunting addition: Peel off votes from Talent in parts of Missouri not recently friendly to Democrats.
Sunday, November 05, 2006
Same story: Senate race depends on rural vote
An article in today's Kansas City Star gives a breakdown on what both candidates in Missouri's U. S. Senate race must do to win Tuesday's election and it comes down to one thing- which candidate does better than expected in the rural areas, especially Jasper and Greene counties: