He says the result was quite predictable. The former governor’s sex scandal gave his opponent a 13-point swing in the voting. Not enough to win, of course, in a strong GOP locale. This is consistent with a study on US Senate elections from 1974 to 2008.
I wonder how Catholic bishops caught up in cover-up scandals would fare–not in terms of electability of course, but simple assessment on how they’re doing their job.