There were about a hundred people at the official San Francisco Republican Party election night event. Most of the men were dressed in suits and many women were wearing red cocktail dresses. But the party didn't last for long. In fact, many attendees were surprised by how quickly the presidential race was decided.
“Personally, I kind of predicted... I thought he'd win for a while,” said Republican John Dennis, who lost his race against House minority leader Nancy Pelosi. He wasn't too surprised by either loss, his or Romney's.
On today's Your Call, it’s our post-election roundup! It's the day after Election Day, we’ll speak with Brian Leubitz of Calitics and Andrea Seabrook, former NPR reporter. What races and propositions were you watching closely and how did they do? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. What do the results tell us about where we are today and what’s in store for the next four years? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.
Andrea Seabrook, former NPR reporter, now the host of DecodeDC
What does it mean to "get out the vote" in 2012? How do you do it? On the next Your Call we'll talk about how campaigns have tried to turn out the vote. How were they successful? How did they fail? Who gets lost in the shuffle in a country that prides itself on its civic engagement? It's Election Day and we want to hear what you saw at the polls.
Corey Cook, assistant professor of politics and public affairs at the University of San Francisco
Therese Barquet, founder and executive director of Everyone Deserves a Chance
William (Mike) Dennis has been on San Quentin's death row for 24 years, and on North Segregation for 17 years. He spoke with KALW’s Nancy Mullane on Monday, November 5 by phone about the climate inside the prison, as inmates anticipate the outcome of tomorrow’s vote on Proposition 34.