It should come as little surprise to those of us living here, but last night's vice presidential debate at Washington University drew huge television ratings in St. Louis, which was second only to Baltimore for viewership.
According to the the Nielsen Company, roughly 58 percent of St. Louis households watched the debate. St. Louis is the 21st largest television market in the country.
Here are the stats:
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