Posts Tagged ‘ 2012 election ’

Identity Politics: Good, Bad or Inevitable?

January 8, 2013
Identity Politics: Good, Bad or Inevitable?

In the 2012 election, 78% of Mormons voted for Romney (fewer than the 80% who voted for Bush in 2004), but 93% of blacks voted for Obama (down from 95% in 2008).  71% of hispanics backed Obama.  Whites voted for Romney more than Obama by 20% (more than the 12% disparity when McCain opposed Obama […]

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Election Predictions, the Electoral College & Lessons from Abroad

November 6, 2012
Election Predictions, the Electoral College & Lessons from Abroad

The blessed day has finally arrived!  The long awaited day after which we can stop caring about the election because it will be over, one way or another.  Which is eerily similar to what we thought in 2000 . . . Living abroad, I have been exposed to other countries’ voting practices.  In both Australia […]

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Rock the Vote! Weekend Poll

November 3, 2012
Rock the Vote! Weekend Poll

The US presidential election is imminent. What outcome do you predict? Discuss.

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Iowa, Cradle of the Restoration (plus poll)

January 4, 2012
Iowa, Cradle of the Restoration (plus poll)

Eight votes.  That’s the narrow margin by which Romney won the Iowa caucus.  In essence, it was a 3 way tie between Romney, Paul and Santorum, each with 7 delegates.  Here is what Mitt had to say about it on his FB feed:  “Thank you, Iowa!  What better place than the heartland of America to […]

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