Like all who worked so long and hard for this victory, I am elated at the Obama win.
And, Oregon voters defeated Prop.58 which would have banned bilingual education- like California’s Prop.227.
On the other hand, the battle for California Prop.8- the ban on gay marriage has been lost. A major defeat.
The mobilization of the Evangelical Right to pass Prop.8 counteracted the mobilization of the Obama campaign. We lost some close Congressional races such as Cal. Districts 3 and 4 due to this Right wing mobilization. We seem to have lost district 4 by only 400 votes- Charlie Brown V. McClintock although thousands of votes are yet to be counted.