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Schedule:
10.31.2012 =: US Senate Overview
11.01.2012 1: US House Overview 1 (Northeast, New England, Midwest)
11.01.2012 2: US House Overview 2 (West, Southwest, Texas, South, Florida)
11.02.2012 1: IN-Sen (Donnelly v. Mourdock)
11.02.2012 2: WI-01 (Zerban v. Ryan)
11.02.2012 3: WI-Sen (Baldwin v. Thompson)

11.03.2012 1: MO-Gov (Nixon v. Spence), MO-Lt. Gov, Mo-SoS, MO-AG, MO-Treasurer
11.03.2012 2: MO-Sen (McCaskill v. Akin)
11.04.2012 1: IL-10 (Schneider v. Dold)
11.04.2012 2: IL-08 (Duckworth v. Walsh)
11.04.2012 3: IL-11 (Foster v. Biggert)
11.05.2012 1: IL-17 (Bustos v. Schilling)
11.05.2012 2: IL-13 (Gill v. Davis v. Hartman)
11.05.2012 3: IL-12 (My home district, Enyart v. Plummer)
11.06.2012 1: POTUS/VPOTUS (Obama/Biden v. Romney/Ryan v. Stein/Honkala v. Johnson v. Gray), GOTV/Election Day diary

1 = Morning
2 = Afternoon/Early Evening
3 = Evening/Overnight

The finale of my 2012 Election preview diary series: The Presidential horse race between incumbent Barack Obama (D) and Mitt Romney (R). Also running for Presidency: Jill Stein (G), Gary Johnson (L), Virgil Goode (C), Rocky Anderson (JP), and a slew of other minor-tier third parties.

My final projected map:
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Birth State, Home State, if different from Birth State

Safe Obama/Biden (242):
California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia (Washington DC), Hawaii, Illinois, Maine (2 Senate + ME-01), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington

Likely Obama/Biden (42):
Colorado, Maine (ME-02), Ohio, New Hampshire, Wisconsin

Lean Obama/Biden (19):
Iowa, Virginia

Tossup (44):
Florida (Tossup/Tilt D), North Carolina (Pure Tossup)

Lean Romney/Ryan (0):
none

Likely Romney/Ryan (33):
Arizona, Indiana, Missouri, Nebraska (NE-02)

Safe Romney/Ryan (158):
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska (2 Senate + NE-01 + NE-03), North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming

McCain/Palin 2008 State(s) That Could Flip To Obama: Arizona.
Obama/Biden 2008 State(s) That Could Flip To Romney: Florida, Indiana (very likely), North Carolina

Total: 303-191-44, Obama.

Remember to GOTV and vote for the Democratic Party all the way down the ballot from Presidency to your Senator(s) to your local Congresscritter to your local offices!

The candidates running:
Barack Obama/Joe Biden (D, incumbent):
Home State: Illinois (Obama), Delaware (Biden)
Birth State: Hawaii (Obama), Pennsylvania (Biden)
Issues

Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (R):
Home State: Massachusetts (Romney), Wisconsin (Ryan)
Birth State: Michigan (Romney), Wisconsin (Ryan)
Issues

Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala (G):
Home State: Massachusetts (Stein), Pennsylvania (Honkala)
Birth State: Illinois (Stein), Minnesota (Honkala)
Fun fact: All-female ticket. The 1st all-female ticket in US history was in 1884, with the Belva Ann Lockwood/Marietta Stow ticket representing the now-defunct National Equal Rights Party. The 1st post-19th Amendment all-female ticket in US history was in 1980 with Maureen Smith/Elizabeth Cervantes Barron on the Peace and Freedom Party ticket and Deirdre Griswold/Gavrielle Holmes ticket on the Workers World Party.
Issues

Gary Johnson/James Gray (L):
Home State: New Mexico (Johnson), California (Gray)
Birth State: North Dakota (Johnson), District of Columbia (Gray)
Fun Fact: Johnson was a former Republican until sometime after he dropped out in the 2012 GOP Primaries and former Governor of New Mexico.
Issues

Virgil Goode/Jim Clymer (C):
Home State: Virginia (Goode), Pennsylvania (Clymer)
Birth State: Virginia (Goode), Pennsylvania (Clymer)
Fun Fact: Goode has switched from Democratic to Independent to Republican to his current home, the ultra-far-right paleocon Constitution Party.
Issues

Rocky Anderson/Luis J. Rodriguez (JP):
Home State: Utah (Anderson), California (Rodriguez)
Birth State: Utah (Anderson), Texas (Rodriguez)
Fun Fact: Anderson was a former mayor of Salt Lake City and a former Democrat.
Issues

Poll

Which Ticket will win the Presidency?

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  •  Chuck Todd just said (0+ / 0-)

    Wisconsin could be a tossup. I AM DONE with him.

    "I don't want a line in the Sand lines can be moved. They can be blown away. I want a six foot trench carved into granite."

    by theone718 on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 05:12:36 AM PST

    •  Over 3 Million voters expected in WI (0+ / 0-)

      I don't think there are enough voters that would even consider voting for a Republican presidential candidate in Wisconsin to give Romney Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, even with Paul Ryan as the Republican vice-presidential nominee.

      Committed to making sure that Mark Kirk and Ron Johnson are shown the door in 2016!

      by DownstateDemocrat on Tue Nov 06, 2012 at 09:09:38 AM PST

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