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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 3:58 am

luckyone wrote:
PixelPilot wrote:
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Yup. He's writing his ticket on the speech and book circuit. Should he lose I expect he'll be a regular on a few of his favorite talk shows "When I was POTUS we did it this way," or "This wouldn't have happened if I were still POTUS." And it wouldn't surprise me were he to become an expert on election fraud.


Who knows, maybe he'll join CNN as political commentator :lol: ?

That'll teach Fox News for calling Arizona too soon. Or they'll just pay him more. Who knows.


He definitely needs an income stream either way for that $420 million coming due.
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:03 am

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Newest data from Google/AP shows that the gap between Trump and Biden is 2,447,224 - 2,445,321 = 1902 votes
We're gonna have a second Florida?

Hopefully not, assuming NV and AZ stay blue Biden will have reached 270 so Georgia would be nice to have, but ultimately not consequential to the election results.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:03 am

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He's writing his ticket on the speech and book circuit. Should he lose I expect he'll be a regular on a few of his favorite talk shows "When I was POTUS we did it this way," or "This wouldn't have happened if I were still POTUS." And it wouldn't surprise me were he to become an expert on election fraud.


Watching his performances on TV deteriorate between even 2016 and 2020, I think most networks would realize he does nothing but embarrass himself - and his enablers, which would be the media, in this case - increasingly, every time he opens his mouth. Like a once-respected great uncle who is slowly degenerating into total dementia, we try to humor him but look the other way when he babbles incessantly, continually spouting nonsense.
Just like that near-yet-distant relative, nobody will really want to take the responsibility for him - let alone any reputable network. His best chance will be some overly-wealthy admirer (Sheldon Adelson was my first thought, but I think not; he wants his money to bring benefits to him; he is not generous for charitable reasons) who will underwrite a Trump-fronted network - whether out of sympathy, charity, or seeking connections.

Like O.J. still looking for the "real" murderer, Trump will spend the rest of his life trying to find how his "rightful" spot in the White House was stolen from him - a lonely, sad shell of a man who tried to be king.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:20 am

Lol. Georgia could go down to a few hundred votes or less... 14,000 ballots remaining, most from blue counties.
Clayton county alone could tip the balance.
It's amazing. I fully expect a recount, given the tension that surrounds this election.
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:29 am

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If Biden win PA it is over. Biden can still win if he does not win PA, he would need to win AZ and NV.

Georgia alone would do it, too, as far as I've understood: Trump needs both PA and GA to still win!

No it doesn't. GA alone means 269 and a tie.


717atOGG wrote:
Antaras wrote:
Newest data from Google/AP shows that the gap between Trump and Biden is 2,447,224 - 2,445,321 = 1902 votes
We're gonna have a second Florida?

Hopefully not, assuming NV and AZ stay blue Biden will have reached 270 so Georgia would be nice to have, but ultimately not consequential to the election results.


Nevada is done and dusted. Full stop, making GA enough to end this regardless of what happens in AZ/PA. However, given intricacies that need to happen with both PA and GA counting that could run into the weekend (aside from being in recount territory for GA), it seems likely that it's actually the calling of NV and AZ tomorrow that might be what ends this first and render what happens in AZ/PA irrelevant.
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:29 am

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dragon-wings wrote:

If Biden win PA it is over. Biden can still win if he does not win PA, he would need to win AZ and NV.

Georgia alone would do it, too, as far as I've understood: Trump needs both PA and GA to still win!

No it doesn't. GA alone means 269 and a tie.



Depends on the news outlet.

If Fox or AP called GA for Biden, they would have to call the election for Biden or retract the Arizona Call. Most other news organizations have not called Arizona, so by calling GA they would be saying Trump could not win the Electoral College.
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:32 am

The difference in GA is now 1775 votes
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:37 am

Meanwhile in controversial Arizona:
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https://www.foxnews.com/elections/2020/general-results

The gap is 42,257 (~1.6%) votes.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:47 am

what a plot twist! Now Pennsylvania and Georgia about to turn blue! I think nobody expected that, how many votes are needed in both states?
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:53 am

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what a plot twist! Now Pennsylvania and Georgia about to turn blue! I think nobody expected that, how many votes are needed in both states?

Ironically, more than a few polls suggested such a flip.
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:14 am

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RainerBoeing777 wrote:
what a plot twist! Now Pennsylvania and Georgia about to turn blue! I think nobody expected that, how many votes are needed in both states?

Ironically, more than a few polls suggested such a flip.


Pennsylvania was certainly widely expected to go blue, and I think when everything is counted Biden will have won PA by between 60K and 100K votes. Georgia, next to Arizona, is one of the few electoral flip surprises of this election should it happen and be final.
 
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:49 am

Many many sites predicted this would happen. Red shift, blue mirage. Many states count in-person votes first, then absentee/mail-in. One party said to vote in person. The other said mail your ballot in. Initial results skewed toward one party. A full count swings it the other way. Especially when the top of the line candidate is an incredibly sour person.

If it's this close, Georgia law mandates a recount. I suspect many states will do recounts.

All this chaos in NV, AZ, PA, and GA and NC is staying completely silent like a nuclear submarine lol. Regardless of outcome I don't see much national healing coming up. We thought 9/11 Truthers, Birthers, and QAnon were bad but we ain't seen nothing yet!
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:06 am

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Many many sites predicted this would happen. Red shift, blue mirage. Many states count in-person votes first, then absentee/mail-in. One party said to vote in person. The other said mail your ballot in. Initial results skewed toward one party. A full count swings it the other way. Especially when the top of the line candidate is an incredibly sour person.

If it's this close, Georgia law mandates a recount. I suspect many states will do recounts.

All this chaos in NV, AZ, PA, and GA and NC is staying completely silent like a nuclear submarine lol. Regardless of outcome I don't see much national healing coming up. We thought 9/11 Truthers, Birthers, and QAnon were bad but we ain't seen nothing yet!


Sensible people in GOP leadership are assailing the administration's response. Gov. Hogan of MD, Rep. Kinzinger of IL and Rep. Riggleman of VA all strongly rebuked Trump tonight.

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/5 ... oter-fraud

On the other hand, the Trump family and sycophantic fans are running full speed toward the cliffs of insanity.

Philly police were tipped off about some folks plotting to attack their election workers:

https://thehill.com/homenews/news/52475 ... ion-center

The Nevada GOP is chasing after fraud that may not be fraud at all:

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/5 ... -thousands

The more disinformations spreads online and in right wing radio, the more of this nonsense there will be.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:10 am

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I don't know what she's on, but is it available over the counter?


She's religious. Fearing, worshipping and talking to an imaginary being: Textbook paranoid schitzophrenia to me. So if she's not on anything yet she certainly should be, right after being admitted to a closed psychiatric ward - as should all seriously religious people.
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:23 am

Wow, Trump junior is now asking for a „total war“? For someone from Europe and/or for people who lost relatives in WW2, this is extremely disturbing, watch at 1:40:
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:26 am

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/sta ... 1466173440
Trump explained what he want the court to decide: That votes accepted while (their observers not being allowed?) shall be determined as "illegal votes"
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:50 am

Biden only around 600 votes behind Trump in GA now.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-e ... tion_usmap
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:52 am

Down to 665 in Georgia, with more than enough left it to flip it. There are still military votes to be counted, but after what Trump has said about the military, should anyone expect them to go Trump?

Arizona is tightening; I don't understand, given that these are postal votes and Dems favour postal votes much more than Republicans, why Trump is closing the ground in AZ.

Still waiting for NV, but really, even if this stays with Joe, GA and PA is where it's happening.

Trump is going down. It must be kind of like Chinese water torture for him; he is watching - and apart from throwing his toys out of his cot and crying foul and threatening legal action, there is nothing he can do. Watching him last night was just painful.
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:56 am

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Down to 665 in Georgia, with more than enough left it to flip it. There are still military votes to be counted, but after what Trump has said about the military, should anyone expect them to go Trump?

Arizona is tightening; I don't understand, given that these are postal votes and Dems favour postal votes much more than Republicans, why Trump is closing the ground in AZ.

Still waiting for NV, but really, even if this stays with Joe, GA and PA is where it's happening.

Trump is going down. It must be kind of like Chinese water torture for him; he is watching - and apart from throwing his toys out of his cot and crying foul and threatening legal action, there is nothing he can do. Watching him last night was just painful.

Wasn't postal votes counted first in Arizona instead of now? Or was I misunderstanding the situation?
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:59 am

kaitak wrote:
Down to 665 in Georgia, with more than enough left it to flip it. There are still military votes to be counted, but after what Trump has said about the military, should anyone expect them to go Trump?

Arizona is tightening; I don't understand, given that these are postal votes and Dems favour postal votes much more than Republicans, why Trump is closing the ground in AZ.

Still waiting for NV, but really, even if this stays with Joe, GA and PA is where it's happening.

Trump is going down. It must be kind of like Chinese water torture for him; he is watching - and apart from throwing his toys out of his cot and crying foul and threatening legal action, there is nothing he can do. Watching him last night was just painful.


I don't know either but both AP and Fox News have called AZ to Biden while CNN and NBC still says it too close to call.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... on-results
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... -for-biden
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:00 am

So almost done? The secret service is on its way to Biden, apparently.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:12 am

So this police captain doesn't seems to be the brightest bulb around, threatening to shoot Biden supporters.

Scott Walden—a police captain in the town of Flomaton, Alabama—has been placed on administrative leave and is under investigation after making an inflammatory social media post.

In the post, Walden said that people who voted for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden need "a bullet in their skull for treason."


https://www.newsweek.com/alabama-police ... rs-1545338
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:12 am

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So almost done? The secret service is on its way to Biden, apparently.


Source?
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:21 am

c933103 wrote:
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1324613181466173440
Trump explained what he want the court to decide: That votes accepted while (their observers not being allowed?) shall be determined as "illegal votes"


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Unless we don´t like what State Law does with voting....

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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:27 am

So...
























...who won?
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:28 am

Thunderboltdrgn wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
So almost done? The secret service is on its way to Biden, apparently.


Source?


https://www.washingtonpost.com/elections/2020/11/05/trump-biden-election-live-updates/#link-VESNLGD4VFBFPIS6A646O7XFT4
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:42 am

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So this police captain doesn't seems to be the brightest bulb around, threatening to shoot Biden supporters.

Scott Walden—a police captain in the town of Flomaton, Alabama—has been placed on administrative leave and is under investigation after making an inflammatory social media post.

In the post, Walden said that people who voted for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden need "a bullet in their skull for treason."


https://www.newsweek.com/alabama-police ... rs-1545338


Unbelievable - I'm sure there will be an excuse for it from the right.

I heard Bannon also got himself in huge trouble too - one of his podcasts on Twitter had some firebrand comments. I only caught a small part of that story.
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:45 am

Thunderboltdrgn wrote:
So this police captain doesn't seems to be the brightest bulb around, threatening to shoot Biden supporters.

Scott Walden—a police captain in the town of Flomaton, Alabama—has been placed on administrative leave and is under investigation after making an inflammatory social media post.

In the post, Walden said that people who voted for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden need "a bullet in their skull for treason."


https://www.newsweek.com/alabama-police ... rs-1545338


Of wow. That is quite ridiculous and very dangerous for a man in his position, was that an elected police official?
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:46 am

I thought the secret service protected candidates since months before the election ?
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:47 am

400 votes difference in GA now. https://edition.cnn.com/election/2020/r ... /president

Trump's lead shrinks to 463, as Clayton County, part of John Lewis' home district, hopes to put Georgia over the top for Biden

A little after 10:30 p.m. Thursday, with 14,097 votes left to count in Georgia President Trump's lead over Joe Biden had evaporated to a mere 1,775 votes, and that the Democrat would surpass him seemed inevitable.

The two counties with the largest number of ballots left to count were Gwinnett, with 4,800 ballots and Clayton, with 4,355. By 2 a.m. some counties had ceased counting for the night — but not Clayton County, part of the home district of the late John Lewis, where Biden is winning roughly 85% of the vote to Mr. Trump's 14%. With 95% of its vote in, Clayton County was still turning in batches of votes, a couple hundred at a time and some people, including former senator Claire McCaskill, seemed pleased by the idea that it was a county represented by the late civil rights icon that just might put Biden over the top in Georgia.


https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/ge ... e-fdf1a84c
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:59 am

To come back to the outstanding ballots from the military - wasn't the military traditionally very much leaning towards the Republicans?
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:59 am

I'm very relieved that Biden is inching closer and closer to victory.

The most incredible thing is that Trump expanded his voter base among all the racial minorities of the US. In percentages, he *lost* votes among whites.

While Trump at least promises improvements, Dems even fail to do that, and put "remove Trump" in the forefront.

Do you remember how Hitler won?

Though the core of the Nazi ideology was fascism, antisemitism, a leader cult and the desctruction of the rule of law, he won over most citizen by promising better livelihoods, more jobs... things that mattered in the everyday life of the common German citizen.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:05 am

While bad for the country, it does seem like poetic justice that Trump is being tortured out of office in such small, excruciating increments, and there is nothing he can do about it. Drip drip drip, for 96 hours. Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy...
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:08 am

Zeppi

There are a lot of seriously religious people.

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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:12 am

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Do you remember how Hitler won?

Though the core of the Nazi ideology was fascism, antisemitism, a leader cult and the desctruction of the rule of law, he won over most citizen by promising better livelihoods, more jobs... things that mattered in the everyday life of the common German citizen.

As Clinton says, " It's the economy, stupid! "

I learnt in school that people were frustrated over Versailles...
Hitler's election results in the 1920s rubbishes this teaching. However I never learned in school about Gottfried Feder.

Even before the Great Recession Gottfried Feder, economic expert of the party, demanded to dismiss the gold standard, deficit spending and zero interest for people who build their house. In short, today's policy. Antisemitism was widespread at the time, not only in Germany. Who knew how serious to take it?
I believe voting for Hitler was a reasonable thing to do for an unemployed family man.

By the way:
At the core of Nazi ideology was socialism. Hitler the traitor had to get rid of Roehm and his men to get support from the ruling classes. I still wonder that nobody within the party killed Hitler for his betrayal.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:12 am

Can someone tell me if Georgia requires winning presidential candidates to receive over 50% of the votes cast in order to be selected? I have read that there would be a re-run of the election featuring the top 2 candidates in January if neither received more than 50% of the votes cast in the Nov 3rd election.

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/03/poli ... index.html

As an extra,would there be a second election arranged if one of the 2 candidates had already secured 270 or more electoral college votes?
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:23 am

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Can someone tell me if Georgia requires winning presidential candidates to receive over 50% of the votes cast in order to be selected? I have read that there would be a re-run of the election featuring the top 2 candidates in January if neither received more than 50% of the votes cast in the Nov 3rd election.

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/03/poli ... index.html

As an extra,would there be a second election arranged if one of the 2 candidates had already secured 270 or more electoral college votes?


I believe that rule only applies to senatorial candidates.
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:25 am

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Can someone tell me if Georgia requires winning presidential candidates to receive over 50% of the votes cast in order to be selected? I have read that there would be a re-run of the election featuring the top 2 candidates in January if neither received more than 50% of the votes cast in the Nov 3rd election.

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/03/poli ... index.html

As an extra,would there be a second election arranged if one of the 2 candidates had already secured 270 or more electoral college votes?


If you read your linked article again it specifically says that " It does not apply to presidential races."
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:26 am

I wonder what charges Trump may face for trying to block the voting system.
I heard that he's goal may be to block the electoral college to avoid the formal election, so he would have one vote per state, and would win. I would call that a coup.
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:26 am

art wrote:
Can someone tell me if Georgia requires winning presidential candidates to receive over 50% of the votes cast in order to be selected? I have read that there would be a re-run of the election featuring the top 2 candidates in January if neither received more than 50% of the votes cast in the Nov 3rd election.

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/03/poli ... index.html

As an extra,would there be a second election arranged if one of the 2 candidates had already secured 270 or more electoral college votes?



Your link literally says it does not.

Quote: "This requirement also applies to the special Senate election, which is being run as an open election with all candidates on the same ballot, regardless of party. It does not apply to presidential races."
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:28 am

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To come back to the outstanding ballots from the military - wasn't the military traditionally very much leaning towards the Republicans?


I believe you missed my previous reply to you, pasted here:

Not necessarily. According to MilitaryTimes polling, Trump only has a clear majority favorable rating in the USMC. In the other three branches his unpopularity is significant and mirrors the country as a whole.

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pent ... for-biden/

Compare to 2018:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pent ... oll-shows/
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:35 am

Thank you Aaron. CNN now reports Biden has taken the lead in Georgia...
 
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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:42 am

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Thank you Aaron. CNN now reports Biden has taken the lead in Georgia...


So it is. Tough luck Donny.

Joe Biden 2,449,371 49.4%

Donald Trump 2,448,454 49.4%


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Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:52 am

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TheSonntag wrote:
To come back to the outstanding ballots from the military - wasn't the military traditionally very much leaning towards the Republicans?


I believe you missed my previous reply to you, pasted here:

Not necessarily. According to MilitaryTimes polling, Trump only has a clear majority favorable rating in the USMC. In the other three branches his unpopularity is significant and mirrors the country as a whole.

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pent ... for-biden/

Compare to 2018:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pent ... oll-shows/


To put it in perspective we're talking about 8,800 overseas military votes (according to a press conference yesterday by the election committee of Georgia). Let's take a conservative stand here; 50-50.

There are also around 7,500-8,000 overseas (students, expats), they tend to be overwhelmingly Democratic.

Takeaway point here; overseas ballots will not help Trump, I expect no major network to call Georgia (margins are too tin) but this state will be blue.
 
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:53 am

Thunderboltdrgn wrote:
TheSonntag wrote:
Thank you Aaron. CNN now reports Biden has taken the lead in Georgia...


So it is. Tough luck Donny.

Joe Biden 2,449,371 49.4%

Donald Trump 2,448,454 49.4%


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/liv ... 8732a6458b

The only two remaining counties are Clayton and Gwinnett very close to Atlanta...
 
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:57 am

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/electio ... 0-54786937

Just been reading this, especially 7:25 and 8:56.

The contrast could not be greater.
 
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:03 am

Thank you for the perspective. I am honestly surprised by the huge difference between mail ballots and on site votes. It is easily understood since Trump urged to boycott mail ballots, but nevertheless this is something which is completely different in Germany. Here, the "Briefwahl" is usually having rather similar results to the rest of the voting.
 
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:03 am

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I still wonder that nobody within the party killed Hitler for his betrayal.
Probably for the same reason only a handful of republicans stood up against Trump. Hitler/Trump delivered them the Reichstag/White House.

Assuming Trump looses, which seems likely at this point, I guarantee you that within the year most republicans will tell everyone “I never truly supported Trump”.

Heck, to some degree this has already been happening. Though at the moment from voters only, not so much from the republican leadership... yet.
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:10 am

I guess the show will not be over for a few days, what with

(a) any automatic recounts
(b) any law suits (along the lines of "All votes that were not for me were in some way illegal")
(c) any direct action by groups like the 'Stop the Steal' faction
(d) any responses to (c)
 
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Re: Official Election thread

Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:34 am

petertenthije wrote:
Sokes wrote:
I still wonder that nobody within the party killed Hitler for his betrayal.
Probably for the same reason only a handful of republicans stood up against Trump. Hitler/Trump delivered them the Reichstag/White House.

Assuming Trump looses, which seems likely at this point, I guarantee you that within the year most republicans will tell everyone “I never truly supported Trump”.

Heck, to some degree this has already been happening. Though at the moment from voters only, not so much from the republican leadership... yet.


Yep, they'll drop him like a dirty tissue. He was always just a means to an end for the GOP, a useful idiot that gained them plenty of votes. Once he's of no use to them anymore, he might find himself quite lonely.
Such is the way in the mafia-like World he thrives in. This might happen soon.

As for the election, I wonder why some outlets are calling AZ for *Biden... It seems way too early.
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