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Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:17 PM

2020, like 2018 Will be about Turnout

This article from FiveThirtyEight is pretty good, IMHO. The take-away I got from the article is Turnout is Key! We saw this in AL in 2018, defeating Roy Moore. We must Get Out the Vote!

"There’s one last lesson that the 2019 results suggest about 2020, but it’s one that we already knew: Turnout is likely to be through the roof. In Kentucky, we estimate based on preliminary data that 43 percent of the voting-eligible population cast a ballot for governor; not only is that much, much higher than the 30 percent of the voting-eligible population that we estimate turned out in 2015, but it’s also higher than the 42 percent who voted in the Senate race in the regular 2010 midterm election. In Virginia, we already know that more people voted than in any state-legislative-only election since at least 1976 — and The Washington Post estimates that there could be thousands of votes left to count. If we see a corresponding spike in turnout between 2016 (already a pretty high-turnout election by recent standards) and 2020, polling places could be overwhelmed with voters. Americans are telling pollsters that their levels of interest in the upcoming election are at unprecedented highs — and according to one recent poll, they are already more excited about voting than they were on the eve of the 2016 and 2012 elections!"

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-virginia-mississippi-and-kentucky-can-tell-us-about-2020/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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Response to bitterross (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:20 PM

1. Vote in 2020 like your life depends on it because it does

Ask yourself as an American, Do we want a democracy for and by the people or an autocracy for and by the corporations with Hitler 2.0 and the Nazi party filled with hate?

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Response to bitterross (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:26 PM

2. It will need to be for Democrats to win.

In my opinion.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:37 PM

4. Not to worry... Bernie & Elizabeth will motivate voters to turn out like no other election ever!!


Bernie/Elizabeth or Elizabeth/Bernie 2020!!
Either way, they're stronger together!!
Welcome to the revolution!!!

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Response to bitterross (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:27 PM

3. GOTV is the most important strategy.

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Response to bitterross (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 03:46 PM

5. Our fate is in our own hands

It is up to Democrats to save Democracy- and The Planet ..This might sound a tad melodramatic but it is true ……...

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