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June 20, 2012

#AOSHQDD : Interim Presidential Race Forecast, Part One

Post-Wisconsin I've been working with JohnE on expanding the Decision Desk to 50-state coverage. In the meantime, I've kept my eye on polling data and will begin to reveal the current projection of the Presidential race.
Kicking that off is a map showing the "solid" states, those which even in a landslide election will stay loyal to the designated party.

In this category, Romney leads 160 to Obama's 131 electoral votes, a total of 291 EV's not contested in the race in any conceivable scenario. How do the remaining states fall? I'll roll those subsequent maps out in coming threads.

Map below the fold.


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Also, if you are available to cover on election night in November (as part of an expanded project a la what we did with Wisconsin), contact me via twitter. Mention your state. Might as well recruit more help since a few dozen states is a bit bigger than 81 counties in a cheesy one. I will focus more on the swing states for that but depending on the base of volunteers who knows?

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posted by CAC at 10:23 PM

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