Category Archives: 2012 Presidential Election

What Exactly Was the Popular Vote in 2012?

I was recently writing a post on how news organizations still haven’t updated their election results. As part of that post, of course, I tried to track down the “real” popular vote. That is, how many votes did President Barack … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Helped Obama, So Why Didn’t Hurricane Katrina Help George W. Bush?

A number of political analysts have labeled Hurricane Sandy as one of the factors that helped Barack Obama win re-election. Here, for instance, is a typical news analysis about it. Some conservatives have even gone so far as to say … Continue reading

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Media Sites Really Ought to Update Their Election Results

As millions (or tens of millions) of votes are counted, the media organizations show Obama and Romney’s numbers remaining millions of votes below where they actually are. Continue reading

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Let’s Wait Until All the Votes Are Counted Before Analyzing the Election

With the end of the 2012 presidential election, a number of analysts are busily analyzing Obama’s victory. There’s just one problem with all this: all the votes haven’t been counted yet. The nation is still counting millions of absentees and … Continue reading

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I’m Proud That Obama’s Campaign Never Attacked Romney’s Faith

there is one thing that I’m very proud that the Obama campaign did – or rather, that it didn’t do. Obama’s campaign never attacked Mitt Romney’s faith. Continue reading

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