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November 3, 2012

Democrats engage in 'near spiritual experience' to get out vote

(Continued)

LEXINGTON —

He said Barr and Republicans would destroy or diminish Medicare and Social Security, programs he said which represent the difference for senior citizens “between retiring with dignity and going straight to the poor house.”

Chandler said “nothing less than the health of the middle class, nothing less than the health of our nation is at stake” in Tuesday’s election.

He said he expects a close election and the key to winning is for a strong vote margin in Fayette County.

“The whole key to this, folks, is who shows up on Tuesday,” Chandler said. “If we show up, there isn’t any doubt we’re going to win this election. So, it’s in your hands.”

Chandler will be joined on a final bus tour Monday by Gov. Steve Beshear and some statewide constitutional officers in a final get out the vote push.

RONNIE ELLIS writes for CNHI News Service and is based in Frankfort. Reach him at rellis@cnhi.com. Follow CNHI News Service stories on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cnhifrankfort.

 

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