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Here is my prediction for the Presidential election:
I made this a month ago, and it follows what I have been saying since the conventions. I haven't seen anything, with all the ups and downs of the campaign, to change the basic prediction of Obama in a landslide (yay). I actually think that the result might be even more in Obama's favor--I think the Senator from Illinois has a decent chance at winning Georgia and Montana, which would take his total to 393. To get over 400, he'd have to take Arizona or maybe North Dakota and West Virginia, which might be a bit of a stretch (but wouldn't shock me). I will be shocked if Obama wins with less than 300 electoral votes.
In the Senate, I think the Dems end up with 58 seats, including Elizabeth Dole's seat from North Carolina (which will serve her right for the slanderous ad she ran against her opponent). In the House, I expect the Dems to win a net of about 30 seats. Say hello to a one-party Washington.
Posted by Equality on November 03, 2008 at 03:09 PM in Politics | Permalink
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You only missed two states---well done.
You Enjoy MyZelph |
November 09, 2008 at 02:40 PM
Which two? I though I only missed one--Missouri.
November 10, 2008 at 01:05 PM
It looks like only state wrong plus the Omaha Elector. Extremely well done, sir.
John Hamer |
November 28, 2008 at 11:13 AM
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