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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 05:20 AM

I am 2-0 in presidential elections.

Beat that!

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Reply I am 2-0 in presidential elections. (Original post)
Drunken Irishman Dec 2012 OP
MrSlayer Dec 2012 #1
graham4anything Dec 2012 #2
catbyte Dec 2012 #3
Jeff In Milwaukee Dec 2012 #5
catbyte Dec 2012 #9
SWTORFanatic Dec 2012 #4
Jamaal510 Dec 2012 #6
Drunken Irishman Dec 2012 #8
democrattotheend Dec 2012 #7
Third Doctor Dec 2012 #10
muriel_volestrangler Dec 2012 #11
union_maid Dec 2012 #12
WI_DEM Dec 2012 #13
BillStein Dec 2012 #14
wyldwolf Dec 2012 #15
Sunlei Dec 2012 #16

Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 05:32 AM

1. I'm 4-3.

 

First Presidential was in '88.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 06:10 AM

2. I have been right in every election but 2000 and 2004 going back to the 60s

 

now, I didn't vote for the winner, obviously many times over

like say

1968, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1988, 2000, 2004
because all those elections were fractures

what could have been without the fractures in those years(being that 2000 and 2004 was in direct response caused by the both are alike meme shouted out by Nader and his ites.)
And the others all were winnable had there not been division

united we stand
divided we fall
sitting at home is a losing cause

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:58 AM

3. I' 5-5.

Been voting since 1976. Hope your average is better the longer you vote!

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Response to catbyte (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:40 PM

5. I'm 4-5*

4-4 if we disregard the 2000 election for record-keeping purposes!

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Response to Jeff In Milwaukee (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 05:45 PM

9. Touche. You are correct of course. 2004 was also skeevy.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:31 PM

4. 1-1... figure that one out

Didn't vote in 2000 (first year I could have)

Did vote in 2004 for Kerry

Didn't vote in 2008 - I knew Obama would win in a landslide

Voted Obama in 2012

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 03:08 PM

6. Ditto.

2-0 in presidential elections, 4-0 in congressional elections, 1-0 in gubernatorial elections, and 0-1 in mayoral elections.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 04:41 PM

8. My record isn't as good outside presidential...

I am undefeated in congressional races, since my rep is a Democrat and has won every election I've been eligible. But every gubernatorial candidate I've voted for has lost and so has every senatorial candidate. Fortunately, I'm undefeated in mayoral elections - as my mayor is a liberal Democrat.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 03:17 PM

7. I'm either 3-0 or 2-1 depending on how you look at it

2004 was my first presidential vote, and I voted in New Jersey. Kerry lost the election but he won New Jersey, so technically, I have voted for the winning slate of electors all three times. I'm especially proud of 2008, when my vote helped turn Virginia blue.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 07:10 PM

10. I was wrong about 2004.

But I'm not completely convinced Ohio's secretary of state at the time didn't help things along a bit for Bush. Something about Blackwell rubs me the wrong way besides just being a republican. Since I live in a red state I'm mostly on the losing side locally.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 08:42 AM

11. Ah, so your screen name is finally explained:



The session must have gone on longer than we realised ...

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 08:51 AM

12. OMG, you made me count

And I've been eligible to vote in 10 presidential elections. How is that freaking possible? Anyway, I'm 5-5, since I'm only counting the wins when the guy I voted for actually got to serve. I knew, however, that McGovern didn't have a prayer, and that Reagan would win both times. I held onto hope until the last minute, but I knew. Bush, not so much.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:29 AM

13. My record is 5 wins (including Gore) & 3 losses

first presidential election 1984--voted Mondale--Lost
1988--voted Dukakis--Lost
1992--voted Clinton--Won
1996--voted Clinton --Won
2000--voted Gore--Won & then stolen
2004--Voted Kerry--Lost
2008--voted Obama--Won
2012--Voted Obama--Won

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 10:09 AM

14. 5-5

If I count my vote in 2004 as a loss- considering that the scotus overruled my vote- then I'm actually even!

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 12:22 PM

15. Hmm...

...ok, just on presidential winning picks (not necessarily supported the winner)

1980 - Carter (L)
1984 - Reagan (W)
1988 - HW Bush (W)
1992 - Clinton (W)
1996 - Clinton (W)
2000 - Gore (W?)
2004 - Kerry (L)
2008 - Obama (W)
2012 - Obama (W)

6-2-1 (I'm listing 2000 as a tie - not sure what else to do with it.)

On edit: The first presidential election I could vote in was '88. But I followed closely for a couple of cycles before then.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 12:47 PM

16. was for Democrats and liked Mrs. Clinton. Then GOP moved in Palin and tore-up Hillary so much they-

changed the primary results. Mr. Obama rose to the top in the primary, he was always good..however the demonising republicans did to Mrs Clinton hurt her in her primary.Republicans may have even wanted Mr. Obama to win because they though they would have a better chance against Obama. Obama won the primary. Have to say I didn't know much about him and started to really listen to him. It's like he was destined to be President one day with his lifes history. The more you know him, the more you loved him. A good, honest person.

Even with the billions republicans threw at that loser and the nutty media campaigns. I agree with what Elie Wiesel said before this past election. Not exact quote, "Obama has to win again, he is our last chance"

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