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donkeyotay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 12:13 PM
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144. Yes, folks. Look at these numbers closely.
According to this CNN screen capture, at 12:21 am, Kerry led by these statistics. Just looking at the male vote:

Of 1,963 respondents, 40% of them were white men and they voted 51% for Kerry. That gives 400 votes for Kerry. Six percent were black men who voted 75% for Kerry, so that gives another 88 votes for Kerry, bringing the total male vote to 488 for Kerry.

A little more than an hour later, at 1:41 am, we have this result for men: Total respondents are 2020. The white male vote was still 40%, but with only 43% of them voting for Kerry. Thats 347 white, male votes for Kerry. Seven percent was black male voting 73% for Kerry. That give Kerry an additional 103 for a male total of 450.

So, even though the vote had increased from 1963 to 2020, an increase of 57 votes, Kerry actually LOST 38 votes during this time.


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