Posts Tagged ‘Swing state’

From gop.com:

Obama No Longer Competitive In Century-Long Bellwether State

Today, Vice President Biden Will Attend A Fundraiser For Sen. Claire McCaskill’s (D-MO) Re-Election Bid. “The vice president will attend a fundraiser July 9 in Kansas City, Mo., McCaskill’s campaign announced. It will be Biden’s first trip to the state as vice president.”(Justin Sink, “Biden To Campaign With McCaskill In Missouri,” The Hill’s Ballot Box, 6/29/12)

AFTER A RAZOR-THIN LOSS IN 2008, OBAMA IS NO LONGER COMPETITIVE IN THE SHOW ME STATE

“Missouri Has Been A Bellwether State For More Than 100 Years, With Presidential Candidates Lavishing Attention On Show-Me State Voters And Spending Millions On Field Operations, Glossy Campaign Mailers, And TV Ads.”(Deirdre Shesgreen, “Missouri Slips From Political Bellwether Status This Fall,” USA Today, 6/24/12) (more…)

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By 31% to 23%, Romney’s swing-state voters are more highly enthusiastic than Obama’s

Voters in this year’s key election battleground states are similar to registered voters nationally in the enthusiasm they express about voting in the 2012 presidential election. Just under half of swing-state voters, 46%, as well as 43% of national voters, report feeling extremely or very enthusiastic about voting.

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