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« Reply #50 on: October 19, 2011, 06:03:04 pm »
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Hoover (1928) vs. Johnson (1964)?

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LBJ 293-238 in 1928 numbers
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« Reply #51 on: October 20, 2011, 11:23:07 pm »
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Lincoln (1860) vs Kennedy?
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« Reply #52 on: October 21, 2011, 02:41:14 pm »
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Lincoln v. Kennedy:

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« Reply #53 on: October 21, 2011, 04:46:31 pm »
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84 vs 08
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« Reply #54 on: October 21, 2011, 07:00:58 pm »
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And LBJ vs. Nixon '72:



Finally, Truman vs. Clinton '96:



Truman (red) wins in a squeaker.
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« Reply #55 on: October 21, 2011, 07:20:57 pm »
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Carter 1976 vs. Clinton 1996



Carter (red) wins 303-235 using today's numbers.
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« Reply #56 on: October 24, 2011, 07:54:32 pm »
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Kennedy (red) vs. Carter (green):



Jimmy wins by a single electoral vote in 1960.

Hoover (blue) vs. Reagan (green):



Reagan wins rather comfortably in 1928 numbers.

Coolidge (blue) vs. Obama (red):



Based on 1924, Obama wins in a squeaker.



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« Reply #57 on: October 24, 2011, 08:17:16 pm »
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Hold on sec... Barack Obama sweeps the Deep South?  In 1924???
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« Reply #58 on: October 25, 2011, 08:49:55 am »
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Hold on sec... Barack Obama sweeps the Deep South?  In 1924???

This reflects Coolidge's bad performance being weaker than Obama's bad performance. Obviously, if Obama was somehow nominated in 1924 he'd lose by comical margins there.
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« Reply #59 on: October 25, 2011, 11:52:27 am »
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Oh, I didn't realize these were based on actual numbers.  I figured it was all just speculative.
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« Reply #60 on: October 25, 2011, 02:14:52 pm »
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Oh, I didn't realize these were based on actual numbers.  I figured it was all just speculative.

Yup. Basically, you take whoever got a larger percentage of the vote in the state.
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« Reply #61 on: October 27, 2011, 10:26:05 am »
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Oh, I didn't realize these were based on actual numbers.  I figured it was all just speculative.

If it was, I'd have moved it to the What-ifs? section. Smiley
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« Reply #62 on: October 27, 2011, 05:59:44 pm »
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Kerry vs. Gore.  Interesting that all the Gore territory is contiguous.
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« Reply #63 on: November 25, 2011, 11:07:05 am »
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Reagan 1980 vs. Bush 2004



Reagan is green. Bush is blue. Using 1990's numbers.

Reagan-323
Bush-215
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« Reply #64 on: November 25, 2011, 04:17:46 pm »
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Reagan 1980 vs. Bush 2004



Reagan is green. Bush is blue. Using 1990's numbers.

Reagan-323
Bush-215

DC would go for a write-in candidate before it goes for any Republican.
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« Reply #65 on: January 01, 2012, 01:20:20 am »
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Harding vs. Hoover (1928):



Harding wins 282-249, using 1928 numbers.

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Now here's Eisenhower (1952) thrown into the mix:



256-180-95, using 1952 numbers. Harding's just shy of a majority.

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And here's who places second in the above election:

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« Reply #66 on: January 01, 2012, 03:21:23 am »
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Dukakis (D) vs. Willkie (R)-Using 1940 Map :



Dukakis: 386 EV's

Willkie: 145 EV's
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« Reply #67 on: January 01, 2012, 05:56:49 am »
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Harding vs. Hoover (1928):



Harding wins 282-249, using 1928 numbers.

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Now here's Eisenhower (1952) thrown into the mix:



256-180-95, using 1952 numbers. Harding's just shy of a majority.

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And here's who places second in the above election:



I like the idea of three (or more) candidate races. I think an interesting twist would be a landslide candidate versus two or more candidates who won smaller victories (or losses), to see how much it takes for a landslide candidate to be denied an EC majority.
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« Reply #68 on: January 01, 2012, 04:02:29 pm »
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Mondale vs. Dewey (1948) with 1948 Map:



Dewey=368

Mondale=163
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« Reply #69 on: January 06, 2012, 07:41:01 pm »
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The Battle of the Progressives: Roosevelt VS. LaFollete



Roosevelt:470 EV's, 27.40%
Lafollette: 61 EV's, 16.61%

Roosevelt wins with no major challenge

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« Reply #70 on: February 07, 2012, 08:15:22 pm »
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« Reply #71 on: February 08, 2012, 02:22:09 pm »
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This is a great thread.

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« Reply #72 on: February 08, 2012, 07:53:25 pm »
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Kerry vs. Dole



Kerry-366
Dole 172


Truman vs. Ford (This is one I would have loved to have seen, even though this is a fantasy):



Ford-304
Truman-227
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« Reply #73 on: April 05, 2012, 07:05:14 am »
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Anderson 1980 vs. Wallace 1968 with 2008 Electoral Votes



George Wallace - 358 EV's
John Anderson - 180 EV's
Note: Neraska goes to Wallace but the claculator didn't give me the option to make Nebraska yellow

Wallace 1948 vs. Nader 2000



Ralph Nader - 377 EV's
Henry Wallace - 161 EV's

Teddy Roosevelt 1904 vs Franklin Roosevelt 1936 vs Ronald Reagan 1984 with 2008 EV's



Franklin Roosevelt - 298 EV's
Teddy Roosevelt - 143 EV's
Ronald Reagan - 97 EV's

Teddy Roosevelt 1904 vs Taft 1908 vs Wilson 1916



Teddy Roosevelt - 274 EV's
Woodrow Wilson - 216 EV's
William Howard Taft - 38 EV's
Unpledged Electors - 10 EV's
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« Reply #74 on: April 05, 2012, 09:15:49 pm »
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Edwards vs Bush 2004
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