…lost Margery Eagan, who’s voted for him for the last 30 years.
Oh, and even though Frank won re-election handily, he still lost—his chairmanship of the Financial Services committee. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.
And John Kerry feels his pain.
[NOTE: If you’re not familiar with the rather curious shape of Frank’s heavily gerrymandered district, here it is for your perusal:
And here’s another similar district in Massachusetts, the 3rd. Local humorists state that it was designed that way because Worcester felt it needed a warm-water port:
You can see how gerrymandering works if you look at the election results town by town in Frank’s district. Note Brookline and Newton. And then note the rest.]