The secret? More votes. Particularly from moderates and independents:.
The exit polls showed that nearly a third of voters described themselves as independents — the crown jewel of elections because they often determine outcomes — and they preferred McDonnell by almost a 2-1 margin over Deeds.
Damn, the progressives hate when that happens.
UPDATE: Is it too early to re-post The Revolt of the Kulaks Has Begun?
Elsewhere on the net: Michelle Malkin has a ballot watch going. Sister Toldjah and Patriot Room are live blogging. Robert Stacy McCain is on the ground in NY-23, running from the state troopers. Dan Riehl and Gateway Pundit are updating frequently. Don Surber says not to believe the headlines, Obama was a big factor. JammieWearingFool is going to try to stay up for the New Jersey results, but that might be days and would violate the Geneva Conventions.