Electoral Vote Calculator

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  1. AequitasVeritas
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    I predict:

    Bush: 352
    Kerry: 186 (CA, CT, DC, DE, HI, MA, MD, ME, MI, NJ, NY, OR, RI, VT, WA)
     
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    I Predict:

    Bush:477
    Kerry:61

    Thats the best i think he will do. I think he could do worse.
     
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    Just as a reminder maps of the electoral college for the past 8 cycles.
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    Wow I wasn't aware of the '72 election results by state.
     
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    What if Kerry gets 269 and Bush gets 269?
     
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    US Constitution:

    Article. II.
    Section. 1.
    Clause 1: The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice President, chosen for the same Term, be elected, as follows

    Clause 2: Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector.

    Clause 3: The Electors shall meet in their respective States, and vote by Ballot for two Persons, of whom one at least shall not be an Inhabitant of the same State with themselves. And they shall make a List of all the Persons voted for, and of the Number of Votes for each; which List they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the Seat of the Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate. The President of the Senate shall, in the Presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the Certificates, and the Votes shall then be counted. The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed; and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of Votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President; and if no Person have a Majority, then from the five highest on the List the said House shall in like Manner chuse the President. But in chusing the President, the Votes shall be taken by States, the Representation from each State having one Vote; A quorum for this Purpose shall consist of a Member or Members from two thirds of the States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice. In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal Votes, the Senate shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice President.

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    I still think it will be close as far as the electoral.

    Bush 285
    Kerry 253

    I think most states Kerry wins will be close, while most states Bush wins will be by a landslide, so Bush wins the popular vote by a good bit. Pity forthe Dems. They won't have that to bitch and moan about this time around.
     
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    Im suprised to see that its only been since 92 that liberals have seized California.
     

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