City, surrounding areas go heavily Democratic in latest election.
Would it surprise you to learn that voters in the Hyattsville area heavily favored the Democratic Party in the 2012 general election? President Barack Obama, Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) and Representatives Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) and Donna Edwards (D-Maryland) all received the lions share of votes cast by Hyattsville residents in precincts 16-002 at the Hyattsville Municipal Building, 16-003 at the Hyattsville Middle School, 16-004 at Nicholas Orem Middle School, 17-006 at Cesar Chavez Elementary School and 17-008 at the Hyattsville Public Library. Those four precincts are either entirely or partly inside Hyattsville's municipal borders (the borders of precincts 17-006 and 17-008 spillover into Mount Rainier and Chillum). More than 86…
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
If last Wednesday’s presidential debate left you with questions, here’s a chance to ask a follow up. No moderator required. After the vice presidential debate this Thursday between Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, the next presidential debate will be Oct. 16 in a town hall format at Hofstra University in Long Island. Voters will ask President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our readers, to participate by submitting questions for the candidates. All you have to do is post your question in the comments section below and we’ll send it to the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is partnering with Patch's parent company Aol, along with Google and …