Despite polling numbers that showed him leading incumbent Senator Pat Roberts in Kansas, independent Greg Orman fell short by about 10 points when all the voters came in.
“What has been, for us, the greatest of surprises is how wonderful our friends, and people we’ve never met before, and volunteers have been,” Orman said last night. “They’ve given of themselves. They’ve told us, ‘We realize you’re out here on a limb, we want to crawl out on the limb with you.'”