Obama’s Electoral College Math

Figures on percentage support of each candidate by state taken from FiveThirtyEight blog. Solid Obama (90%+ support) 19 states (incl. DC) 237 Electoral College votes CA, CT, DC, DE, HI, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA Likely Obama (between 75% and 90% support) 2 states 16 Electoral … Continue reading Obama’s Electoral College Math

Keep Calm and Read FiveThirtyEight

Four years ago, amidst all the hope and change hoopla, the selection of Sarah Palin for the vice presidential slot on the GOP ticket created some media coverage, a jolt of enthusiasm (and some nasty racist bloviating at rallies) and a small blip upward in the polls for John McCain. The folks on the blue … Continue reading Keep Calm and Read FiveThirtyEight