Did the GOP Really “Lose” the Election?

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    Some interesting results from the 2012 elections that have some people scratching their heads.

    The Democrats won the White House and the US Senate.

    But, what happened at the state level?

    30 of 50 governors = Republicans
    28 state senates = Republicans
    28 state houses = Republicans

    Go to State legislative elections results, 2012 - Ballotpedia to see results – with a number pending that won't change the initial results.

    What does this say about the hundreds of millions of $ spent at the national level?
    It appears to this non-professional that efforts at the grass roots levels were far more effective for the GOP than the national media cares to tell us.

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    Well Obama has won and that means Americans want higher taxes...
    That's the message from the Obama press corps.
    The former American Press Corp.
    Which is now just an an extension of the WH Press office.
     
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    Before you get too ecstatic with joy, these are mostly low wage third world red states like Kentucky and Mississipi, south carolina, Georgia I'll bet. So who really cares since they want to secede anyway
     
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    Yes you lost.
     
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    Yes, bigtime.
     
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    Far from bigtime. But yes they lost.
     
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    :lol: :D Uh huh, they lost the elections, especially hard hit were the presidential and senatorial. The Democrats even picked up seats in the House.

    You seem so pathetic taking this so hard...
     
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    Republicans should be very worried. They held control of the House, but Democrats received more votes for House candidates than Republicans did. The biggest reason that Republicans didn't lose control of the House is that they controlled many state legislatures and were in charge of redistricting after the last census. They made certain Republican candidates had the biggest advantage in the most Congressional districts. Of course, this is how redistricting works. Had the Dems had control of more state legislatures, things would be different. If the Dems take back control of the House in 2014, it would be a sign that the Republicans are in major trouble.
     
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    Obama smacked Romney like a red-headed stepchild.
     

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