Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Daily Numbers for Wednesday, May 21

The Daily Numbers: 58 percent of the vote for Dem gubernatorial winner Tom Wolf

18 percent for Allyson Schwartz

17 percent for Rob McCord.

8 percent for Katie McGinty.

16,370 votes for Wolf here in Delco.

8,070 for Schwartz.

5,573 for McCord

2,675 votes for Margo Davidson to win the hotly contested 164th District state House seat.

2,143 votes for Billy Smith.

241 votes for Dafan Zhang.

20 percent of voters who turned out to vote in the 164th District.

12 percent turnout countywide for Republicans.

18 percent for the Democrats.

3 minute acceptance speech offered by Wolf in a baseball stadium in his home town of York.

41 percent of vote for Dem winner Rep. Brendan Boyle in the 13th Congressional primary.

27 percent for Marjorie Margolies.

17 percent for Daylin Leach.

15 percent for Val Arkoosh.

3 and 10, what Sixers will pick in the upcoming NBA Draft.

15-day stint on disabled list for Phils’ ace lefty Cliff Lee.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

The Phillies won again last night, but learned they must compete the next two weeks without Cliff Lee, who was placed on the 15-day DL with some inflammation in his elbow. Not good.

I Don’t Get It: Those who refuse to recognize the right of same-sex couples to marry. You don’t have to agree with it. But we should be past the time when we realize that is their right under the Constitution.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to U.S. Federal Judge John E. Jones III, who struck down the Pa. ban on same-sex marriage and urged it be consigned to the “ash heap of history.” Well said.

Quote Box: “We are a better people than what that these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash heap of history.”

- Judge Jones in his ruling

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