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    2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Tomorrow is the Big Day so let's hear the predictions;

    Who wins the Electoral College? Total Numbers?
    Who wins the Popular?
    Local House Race?
    Local Senate Race?
    Local Amendments?

    Get your official predictions in now, and let's say 10K ZB's to the zoner who gets closest on the EC prediction just to have fun with it?
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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by DraftBoy View Post
    Tomorrow is the Big Day so let's hear the predictions;

    Who wins the Electoral College? Total Numbers?
    Who wins the Popular?
    Local House Race?
    Local Senate Race?
    Local Amendments?

    Get your official predictions in now, and let's say 10K ZB's to the zoner who gets closest on the EC prediction just to have fun with it?



    Obama wins with 304
    Mitt wins the popular vote (low turnout in strong Dem states like NY, NJ, Ct)
    All NJ house races stay as is as does out lone senate race. Control of the house and senate is unchanged.

    We have 2 public questions, both fail because of low turnout and a distrust at bonding more money.

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Well....let's give it a shot...

    1 & 2. Obama takes the popular vote 51-48(1% for other candidates), and takes the Electoral College 308-230.

    3. Local House races(and I'll encompass all of WNY for this): Higgins goes back, as does Slaughter and Hochul(though those two races will be close ones, Collins-Hochul specifically). Reed(in the Southern Tier)gets re-elected too.

    4. Kirsten gets another 6 years in the Senate.

    5. The only amendment I'm aware of(where I live)is a proposal to bring my town's total number of councilmembers back to 4 from the current 3. Won't pass, IMO.
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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Neither Obama nor Romney becomes the 45th president of the U.S.

    Patti

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Extremely Optimistic
    331- 207 Mitt

    Realistic
    273- 265 Mitt

    Mitt wins the popular vote.

    Just so you know if Romney wins I'll be posting a gloating thread within minutes. If he loses I'll avoid this place for a few weeks.
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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Discotrish View Post
    Neither Obama nor Romney becomes the 45th president of the U.S.

    Patti
    LOL!

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Mindbender View Post
    Extremely Optimistic
    331- 207 Mitt

    Realistic
    273- 265 Mitt

    Mitt wins the popular vote.

    Just so you know if Romney wins I'll be posting a gloating thread within minutes. If he loses I'll avoid this place for a few weeks.
    Ain't no way Romney wins, unless they can pull off another 2000 style coup of the govt. And imho that's not beyond the real of plausibility.

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by denverboz View Post
    Ain't no way Romney wins, unless they can pull off another 2000 style coup of the govt. And imho that's not beyond the real of plausibility.
    Romney needs Va and Pa to pull it off imo and Im not sure he has enough time to pull off PA.

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Discotrish View Post
    Neither Obama nor Romney becomes the 45th president of the U.S.

    Patti
    So you are saying that Obama will still be the 44th President of the United States come Wednesday. Good call
    What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof ~ Christopher Hitchens

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    My Predictions:
    EC: Obama 303 Romney 235
    Popular: Romney Wins
    No Senate or Governor Races
    Tom Price will retain his House Seat unfortunately
    We have two local amendments the Charter School bill will be defeated and the new state law on leasing will pass

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Who wins the Electoral College? Obama
    Total Numbers? does it matter?
    Who wins the Popular? Obama
    Local House Race? incumbent
    Local Senate Race? incumbent
    Local Amendments? all defeated

    as a sidenote: all the republicans needed to run to beat Obama was a ham sandwich. I always felt that Mitt was a worse option then a Ham Sandwich... Tuesday will prove me right.
    Last edited by Ingtar33; 11-05-2012 at 01:11 PM.
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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Ingtar33 View Post
    Who wins the Electoral College? Obama
    Total Numbers? does it matter?
    Who wins the Popular? Obama
    Local House Race? incumbent
    Local Senate Race? incumbent
    Local Amendments? all defeated

    as a sidenote: all the republicans needed to run to beat Obama was a ham sandwich. I always felt that Mitt was a worse option then a Ham Sandwich... Tuesday will prove me right.
    The only primary candidate more than a ham sandwich was Huntsman and he never had a shot. The GOP brought this upon themselves.

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    BO wins by the same amount as he did in 2008
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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by dannyek71 View Post
    BO wins by the same amount as he did in 2008
    Wow! I never thought Id hear that from you Danny.






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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    EC: Obama wins with 290
    Popular: Obama 49.8% Romney 48.9%
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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    bill murray wins every electoral vote available. and because hes so awesome, they give him another 730.

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Who wins the Electoral College? Total Numbers? Obama 301, Romney 237
    Who wins the Popular? Obama
    Local House Race? Reed - they really re-drew the lines for WNY.
    Local Senate Race? Gillibrand

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Discotrish View Post
    Neither Obama nor Romney becomes the 45th president of the U.S.

    Patti
    That means Obama wins!

    Popular vote-Obama by a nose (I watch too many horse races)
    Electoral vote-Obama by 40. 289-249.
    Last edited by Albany,n.y.; 11-05-2012 at 04:21 PM.

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    Re: 2012 Election Prediction Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael82 View Post
    Wow! I never thought Id hear that from you Danny.
    I didn't say that is who I want to win, but who will actually win.

    Kind of like the Bills game yesterday. I wanted Buffalo to win, but I didn't think they had a great chance.

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