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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 10/12 (afternoon edition) (141 comments)

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  •  Ohio didn't diverge that much from the natl' vote (0+ / 0-)

    In Ohio it was Bush over Kerry, 50.8 - 48.7.

    Nationally, it was Bush over Kerry, 50.7 - 48.3.

    Moreover, Bush's final margin - 2.4 - was slightly more than the averages indicated. RCP had it at Bush +1.5.

    •  given Ohio's PVI at the time (1+ / 0-)
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      that was quite a divergence.  Gore lost Ohio by 4 points while winning the popular vote.

      ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

      by James Allen on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 05:50:23 PM PDT

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