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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:31 PM

62,065,873!!! Obama Passes Bush's 2004 Total Vote

Bush received 62,040,610 votes TOTAL in 2004.

At present, Obama is at...

62,065,873

His lead over Romney also far outpaces Bush's victory margin over Kerry.

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Reply 62,065,873!!! Obama Passes Bush's 2004 Total Vote (Original post)
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 OP
democrattotheend Nov 2012 #1
democrattotheend Nov 2012 #2
CakeGrrl Nov 2012 #3
Tx4obama Nov 2012 #4
Sekhmets Daughter Nov 2012 #7
Tx4obama Nov 2012 #11
NMDemDist2 Nov 2012 #5
alcibiades_mystery Nov 2012 #14
Nerdette Nov 2012 #6
LA Kings Fan Nov 2012 #8
Tx4obama Nov 2012 #10
Aristus Nov 2012 #9
eyewall Nov 2012 #12
mountain grammy Nov 2012 #13
demmis19566ie Nov 2012 #15
ProSense Nov 2012 #16
Scurrilous Nov 2012 #17
Phentex Nov 2012 #18
mzmolly Nov 2012 #19

Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:31 PM

1. Sadly, the percentages stayed the same

Really hoping Romney gets down to 47.49%.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:35 PM

2. I just realized that Obama's 2008 vote total was the highest ever

Probably due mostly to population growth, but still, that's cool. He's the only presidential candidate to ever get above 65 million. I read somewhere that he is projected to end up with about 67 million this time, about 2.5 million short of 2008 but still the second highest in history.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:46 PM

3. Excellent!

Achieved, of course, by earning them rather than stealing them.

Consider it karma, GOPers.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:01 PM

4. Obama's up to 62,088,847 now :)


Now we need to get Romney down under 45.5% so that it will be rounded down to 47%



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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:15 PM

7. Where are you finding the newest numbers? Please :-)

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:02 PM

5. how many for Rmoney?

what's the link?

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Response to NMDemDist2 (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 11:17 PM

14. Currently?

58,783,137.

That's about 240,000 less than Kerry.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:08 PM

6. Awesome!

GOP go to hell!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:40 PM

8. Where are you finding the newest numbers? ... ANSWER ...

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:46 PM

9. And he didn't even have to start a war in order to get them.

No aircraft carrier, no codpiece, no creepy "Our Leader" billboards, no "who cares what you think?", no "First Amendment Zones", etc...

Just good leadership and solid character.

Are you paying attention, republicans?...

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 10:27 PM

12. It's frightening to think that 62,040,610 people voted for Bush.

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Response to eyewall (Reply #12)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 11:03 PM

13. To me, it's even more frightening that 59 million would vote for Rmoney

especially considering the consequences of the 8 years of Bush. I am constantly astounded by people who were crushed by the 2008 crash and the collapse of the housing market, or have seen the results of the wars, and somehow don't blame Republican policies.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 11:18 PM

15. outstanding

 

way to go, Mr. Obama!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 07:59 AM

16. Kerry ran the race the media pretended Romney was running.

Think about it. Kerry narrowed the popular vote margin to 2.4. Romney will likely be down more than 3 points when all the votes are counted.

Kerry's popular vote margin was .1 percent less than Gore's, but Kerry got 8 million more votes. In 2004, Kerry got more than 59 million votes, currently more than Romney.

Unlike Romney, Kerry ran a smart race focusing on an electoral path to victory, and came within one state of winning: Ohio.

Bush got 286 to Kerry's 251. Flip Ohio and Kerry wins 271 to 266. That was a close race.

Romney had no chance. Even if he took Florida, he lost Ohio by nearly 2 points, Virginia by 3 points and Colorado by 5 points. He lost NH by nearly 6 points, and all the rest was simply MSM noise.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:05 AM

17. K & R

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:07 AM

18. This

just keeps getting better and better!

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:03 PM

19. Now, President Obama has only been beaten by his previous popular vote

record.

Barack Obama received the most popular votes, over 65 million, in 2008. The previous record for most popular votes was held by George W. Bush, who received over 62 million votes in 2004. Prior to that the record was Ronald Reagan's 54 million in 1984.

Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_US_President_has_received_the_most_electoral_or_popular_votes_in_any_election#ixzz2C3IwW0Pb

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