The Incumbent Rule: 80% of Late Undecideds Vote for the Challenger

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    Incumbent Rule


    These polls that show large undecided vote and the President at less than 50% are bad news for Obama. If the poll shows 47% Obama and 45% Romney, that means Romney picks up 6% of the undecideds for the 51% win.
     
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    Yeah, and it'll be the same in 2016 if Romney wins. His failed policies will do him in!
     
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    That combined with his lies and duplicity are going to pile on on top of that.

    Maybe we will get a real President that isnt bought and paid for by Wall Street bankers one day.
     
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    So, on this date in 2004, Bush was leading Kerry 46.3 to 44.8,

    leaving 9% undecided.

    Then the challenger Kerry got 80% of the undecided,

    and Kerry won,

    52 to 48.

    LOLOL, you people will believe anything.
     
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    I really wasnt expecting the jack asses to understand it.

    The only surprise in your response is that you didnt accuse me of being a racist for what I posted, lol.
     
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    Had this been true in 2004, Kerry would have defeated Bush.
     
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    So he's a jackass because he called you on your bullshit theory? It didn't hold true in 2004; that's a fact.
     
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    "This article appeared in the February 27, 1989, edition of The Polling Report."
     
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    That article is from 1989. The world is a vastly different place now, when it comes to politics. We live in a much more information-filled world now.
     

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