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  •  What I noted was that turnout in the (3+ / 0-)
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    DuzT, Dirtandiron, ScottyUrb

    Midwest states of OH, MI, and PA was down about 5% in each of the states (although MI is the only one of the 3 to finish counting) from 2008.

    Any idea why this significant drop?

    "Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates.” Simone Weil

    by chuco35 on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 09:40:15 PM PST

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    •  Not sure if this answers it. (3+ / 0-)
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      Dirtandiron, ScottyUrb, CwV

      But Michigan's population has decreased across the board.
      I think this trend will start to reverse however as water resources become more scarce in the sunbelt states.

      I can see Canada from my house. No, really, I can.

      by DuzT on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 05:32:06 AM PST

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