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Hotline on Call’s guest poster Kevin Rennie compares the possible voting patterns in Connecticut to donuts.  Not sure I agree.  And I think it is sloppy to think of this in terms of blue collar versus white collar for Lieberman versus Lamont support.

I think people in Connecticut, across the board, are fed up with Joe Lieberman not working hard for Connecticut — but working really hard for Joe Lieberman.  That’s the sense I’ve gotten from every CT voter that has e-mailed.  I’d be interested in hearing some thoughts from our Nutmeg readers.  Somehow, I’m thinking that a guy with a record of actually filling potholes and teaching kids in an urban setting, day in and day out, is attractive to a whole lot of people who have been getting the cold shoulder from Lieberman’s office for years.

If you’ve got some thoughts on voting and/or donuts, and especially campaign work today — calls, canvassing, rides to polls, what have you — please share in the comments as well.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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