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Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!

They altered the face of the election by driving up the Latino turnout… They told us they would do it. I didn’t think they would do it, and they did.

— Mitt Romney’s political director Rich Beeson, admitting that he did not expect Barack Obama’s field operations to bear the fruit that they did.