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Election Day tallied in behind-the-scenes tidbits

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2: dead mice recovered at Fawcett campaign headquarters, to go with three live ones

5: bottles of Febreze purchased by a Fawcett volunteer coordinator to shield skunk smell

16: round trips by the Colorado College campus van to drive students to their precinct yesterday

14: bottles of Salmon Creek wine finished off by 8 p.m. at Fawcett's party

80: "Republican for Teja" buttons printed by her campaign

55-45: Michael Merrifield's election-night prediction of the House District 18 race's final tally, in his favor

0: John Morse's answer to the question, "How nervous are you, on a scale from one to 10?"

3 hours, 15 minutes: estimated time after the polls closed that Republican candidate for governor Bob Beauprez conceded the race to Democrat Bill Ritter

In quotes

"I'll stop smiling until you're ready"

Anna Lord to a photographer on election night

"I've never had to do my 'B' speech. And if I have to do one tonight, that's OK."

Ed Jones at 10 p.m. Tuesday

"No."

Kyle Fisk's answer to the question, "Has the Ted Haggard incident impacted your campaign?"

"He should have been arrested, but he wasn't."

Michael Merrifield commenting on Kyle Fisk's alleged appearance at CC's polling place Tuesday

"They don't want me there."

Republican City Councilor Jerry Heimlicher, quoted at the Democratic election party, when asked why he would not be attending the Republican celebration that evening

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