The Triumph of … Liberalism?

Nov. 6 1998 3:30 AM

The Triumph of … Liberalism?

What the ballot initiatives mean.

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California

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Prediction: Generally good weather helps Democrats Barbara Boxer and Gray Davis. If it rains in Northern California, Republicans Matt Fong and Dan Lungren could win upsets.

Result: Good weather held, Boxer kept her Senate seat, and Davis won the governor's race.

Washington

Prediction: If it doesn't rain in Seattle, Democrats turn out for Sen. Patty Murray and she holds her seat.

Result: It didn't rain, and Murray fended off challenger Linda Smith.

Wisconsin

Prediction: Cold but dry weather boosts Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold

Result: No rain and Feingold defended his seat.

Illinois

Prediction: If it rains downstate but is clear in Chicago, Sen. Carol Moseley-Braun might steal a come-from-behind win.

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