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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoked View Post
    Candrew that means that you are racist.
    What????? Darn it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PearlWatson View Post
    For your electoral ass whipping, liberals?
    If Obama gets over 300 electoral votes (meaning that Ohio could have swung either way and it wouldn't have mattered) will you acknowledge that whatever it is you've been reading that gives you such confidence that Romney will actually win is full of **** and untrustworthy?

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    At least two people on that list (OB and myself) did not vote for Obama.

    Quote Originally Posted by Beantown View Post
    Romney's got this, he is in a much better position.
    A much better position to what? Win Utah?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirkickyass View Post
    If Obama gets over 300 electoral votes (meaning that Ohio could have swung either way and it wouldn't have mattered) will you acknowledge that whatever it is you've been reading that gives you such confidence that Romney will actually win is full of **** and untrustworthy?



    At least two people on that list (OB and myself) did not vote for Obama.



    A much better position to what? Win Utah?
    Kicky, do you mind stating who you're voting for (or would vote for--maybe you're not registered in AZ yet or something) and why? I'm more interested in the why. Why one and not the other? In as long and detailed a version as possible. I'm actually genuinely interested as you're one of the more intelligent, well-informed, objective posters on the board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoked View Post
    We will see. Either way it will be close.
    Since we've had a mini-debate about quants vs. simple averages in polls I'll tell you this at this point in the race in terms of how close it will be so you can judge the performance of more sophisticated analysis at a later date.

    The Big 4 regression guys in this election (Silver, Linzer, Wang, and Jackman) have all converged on 332 as the most likely number of electoral votes for Obama. The second most likely is 303 electoral votes. The third most likely is 347. I suspect all of those numbers reflect a race that is not as close as you believe (personally I suspect 303 is the right number) and it will be interesting to get your take on this after we get the final result.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wes Mantooth View Post
    Kicky, do you mind stating who you're voting for (or would vote for--maybe you're not registered in AZ yet or something) and why? I'm more interested in the why. Why one and not the other? In as long and detailed a version as possible. I'm actually genuinely interested as you're one of the more intelligent, well-informed, objective posters on the board.
    I voted for Jill Stein.

    Arizona is non-competitive. Romney has always had the state. The real reason to turn-out is the Flake/Carmona Senate election (which Flake will probably win anyway).

    I don't know if you're interested in hearing about why I like Stein as it kind of flies in the face of the premise of your question (which presumed I was voting for one of the two major candidates). Also I've been successfully trolling The Madame (who voted for Obama) by pointing out repeatedly that I'm the bigger feminist now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirkickyass View Post
    Since we've had a mini-debate about quants vs. simple averages in polls I'll tell you this at this point in the race in terms of how close it will be so you can judge the performance of more sophisticated analysis at a later date.

    The Big 4 regression guys in this election (Silver, Linzer, Wang, and Jackman) have all converged on 332 as the most likely number of electoral votes for Obama. The second most likely is 303 electoral votes. The third most likely is 347. I suspect all of those numbers reflect a race that is not as close as you believe (personally I suspect 303 is the right number) and it will be interesting to get your take on this after we get the final result.
    I think they are counting on numbers that will not hold up today.
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    I haven't seen any numbers but it's being reported that exit polls show that the race is incredibly tight.

    R: NC, FL
    O: OH, NH, PA, MI, NV
    TOSS UP: VA, CO, IA
    Obama wins those 5 and it's over regardless of where VA, CO or IA end up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirkickyass View Post
    I voted for Jill Stein.

    Arizona is non-competitive. Romney has always had the state. The real reason to turn-out is the Flake/Carmona Senate election (which Flake will probably win anyway).

    I don't know if you're interested in hearing about why I like Stein as it kind of flies in the face of the premise of your question (which presumed I was voting for one of the two major candidates). Also I've been successfully trolling The Madame (who voted for Obama) by pointing out repeatedly that I'm the bigger feminist now.
    Yeah, I really am interested actually. Why Stein and not Obama or Romney? I'd love the long version too. Dead serious.

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    Oh yeah, thumbs up on trolling the Madame too.
    Last edited by Gyp Rosetti; 11-06-2012 at 05:06 PM.

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    If exit polls are close now just wait until all the Republicans get off work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PearlWatson View Post
    If exit polls are close now just wait until all the Republicans get off work.
    Democrats have been busy shopping on the food stamps your hard works provides.
    They might be a little late the polling booths as well.


    little hint(we like to shop while yall are at work, less lines and all)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Revolution 9 View Post
    Democrats have been busy shopping on the food stamps your hard works provides.
    They might be a little late the polling booths as well.


    little hint(we like to shop while yall are at work, less lines and all)
    Not only that, but most of us democrats haven't even got up yet. Wait till we start getting out of bed, then we'll see a major shift in the polls, lol.

    Seriously though, if the polls are close, Romney is finished. Obama already holds a commanding lead among early voters. Romney has to make up a lot of ground in order to win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SaltyDawg View Post
    Obama already holds a commanding lead among early voters.
    Link?

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    Looks like OH has been moved back to "toss up" status.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scat View Post
    Looks like OH has been moved back to "toss up" status.


    Did it ever change? It's always been too close to call.
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