Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
December 09, 2016, 05:15:45 am
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Election 2016 predictions are now open!.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Election Archive
| |-+  2012 Elections
| | |-+  does romney break 60% in alabama?
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Print
Poll
Question: ....
yes   -25 (50%)
no   -25 (50%)
Show Pie Chart
Total Voters: 50

Author Topic: does romney break 60% in alabama?  (Read 2794 times)
WalterMitty
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 21619


Political Matrix
E: 1.68, S: -2.26

View Profile
« on: March 21, 2012, 06:57:27 pm »
Ignore

close.

but i say yes.  in the end, alabamans are more distrustful of negros than mormons.
Logged

R2D2
20RP12
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 25625
United States


Political Matrix
E: -5.42, S: -6.61

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2012, 07:11:37 pm »
Ignore

Nah.
Logged

I'm JewCon in name only.
Klecly
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 920
United States


Political Matrix
E: 9.61, S: 6.52

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2012, 07:23:32 pm »
Ignore

63%, so yea
Logged

Eraserhead
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 42233
United States


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2012, 07:25:08 pm »
Ignore

Narrowly, I'd guess.
Logged

Update lives again on Atlas After Dark. PM me for info.
Lincoln Republican
Winfield
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13017


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2012, 07:39:32 pm »
Ignore

Indeed he does.

Alabaman's are concerned about the economy too.
Logged



WalterMitty
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 21619


Political Matrix
E: 1.68, S: -2.26

View Profile
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2012, 07:47:47 pm »
Ignore

Alabaman's are concerned about the economy too.

not true.

if alabamans voted their economic self interest, obama would win in a landslide.
Logged

Lincoln Republican
Winfield
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13017


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2012, 07:59:08 pm »
Ignore

Alabaman's are concerned about the economy too.

not true.

if alabamans voted their economic self interest, obama would win in a landslide.

Sorry, but with official unemployment at 8+%, and real terms unemployment maybe 17%, and 4$ - $5 per gallon gasoline, does not make for a good economy.
Logged



R2D2
20RP12
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 25625
United States


Political Matrix
E: -5.42, S: -6.61

View Profile
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2012, 08:21:11 pm »
Ignore

Alabaman's are concerned about the economy too.

not true.

if alabamans voted their economic self interest, obama would win in a landslide.

Sorry, but with official unemployment at 8+%, and real terms unemployment maybe 17%, and 4$ - $5 per gallon gasoline, does not make for a good economy.

I mean, it's no thanks to outrageous Defense spending as well as the spending to uphold corrupt bureaucracies like DHS...spending that has been constantly perpetrated by Republicans...
Logged

Lincoln Republican
Winfield
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13017


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2012, 08:27:55 pm »
Ignore

Obama is the President.  Those not happy with the economy will not be looking at GWB, they will be looking at BHO.
Logged



Scott
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 18367
United States
View Profile
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2012, 10:00:06 pm »
Ignore

He'll get pretty damn close to 60%, but he won't break it.
Logged


Gabriel Cáceres

"He who feeds you, controls you." -Thomas Sankara
PR
Progressive Realist
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7346
United States


View Profile
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2012, 03:05:01 pm »
Ignore

Alabaman's are concerned about the economy too.

not true.

if alabamans voted their economic self interest, obama would win in a landslide.

Which Alabamans you talkin' bout?
Logged
King
intermoderate
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 29611
United States


View Profile
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2012, 03:40:13 pm »
Ignore

Not unless he changes as a candidate. Whites won't vote Obama, of course, but if turnout is depressed then black Alabama will give him a low 40s showing.
Logged

tpfkaw
wormyguy
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9164
Liechtenstein


View Profile
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2012, 03:54:02 pm »
Ignore

Of course.  Who else are they going to vote for?  The Constitution Party candidate?
Logged
TCash101
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 6748


View Profile
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2012, 04:53:01 pm »
Ignore

I don't think so, but it'll be close
Logged

Renew our Democracy!
RJ
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 670
View Profile
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2012, 05:23:00 pm »
Ignore

I saiy no. McCain just barely hit 60% last time around, and I don't think Romney would outperform him in any southern state, except maybe North Carolina.
Logged

Economic Left/Right: -4.00
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -2.36
R2D2
20RP12
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 25625
United States


Political Matrix
E: -5.42, S: -6.61

View Profile
« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2012, 05:24:52 pm »
Ignore

Of course.  Who else are they going to vote for?  The Constitution Party candidate?

If it's this guy, then yes.
Logged

Indy Texas
independentTX
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7282


Political Matrix
E: 0.52, S: -3.48

View Profile
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2012, 08:38:06 pm »
Ignore

I think Republicans are going to get 60%+ of the vote in Alabama in every presidential election for at least the next couple of decades. The Yellow Dog Dems are dying off. Their grandchildren have grown up being told the Democratic Party is the party of welfare and abortion and sharia law.

In the long term, I think you're going to see the "central" South (Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee) trending more Republican. The "outer" South (Virginia, the Carolinas) will continue to trend Democratic.
Logged

Member of the proud Silent Majority of voters who did not vote for Donald Trump.
True Federalist
Ernest
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 32580
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2012, 11:57:03 pm »
Ignore

A tossup.  While it won't really matter, Alabama is likely to swing more than the national swing.  If Romney is close to a victory nationally, it'll energize the base vote to come out and vote against Obama so they can say they were a part of defeating him.  If Romney isn't close, the base in Alabama will find other things to do election day.
Logged

Quote from: Ignatius of Antioch
He that possesses the word of Jesus, is truly able to bear his very silence. — Epistle to the Ephesians 3:21a
The one thing everyone can agree on is that the media is biased against them.
My November Ballot
President: Clinton/Kaine D
US Senate: Thomas Dixon D
US House 2: Arik Bjorn D
SC Senate 20: Scott West G
Tender Branson
Mark Warner 08
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 41134
Austria


Political Matrix
E: -7.10, S: -6.09

View Profile
« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2012, 02:50:15 am »
Ignore

Probably not. 59% maybe, because many Republicans will stay home.
Logged
jmc247
Jr. Member
**
Posts: 81
View Profile
« Reply #19 on: April 01, 2012, 02:54:35 am »
Ignore

It depends in my view on if his VP can energize the base which is something Romney badly needs.
Logged
politicus
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10310
Denmark


View Profile
« Reply #20 on: April 01, 2012, 06:14:56 am »
Ignore

In the long term, I think you're going to see the "central" South (Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee) trending more Republican. The "outer" South (Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia) will continue to trend Democratic.
Fixed
Logged

Jante's Law Revivalist
Antonio V
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 42191
United States


Political Matrix
E: -6.45, S: -4.87

P P P

View Profile
« Reply #21 on: April 01, 2012, 06:26:24 am »
Ignore

Guys, this is Alabama. Don't hold any hopes.
Logged


"The major political task that we face in the next five months is to make certain that Donald [Drumpf] is defeated and defeated badly."

Bernie Sanders, 06/14/2016
minionofmidas - supplemental forum account
Lewis Trondheim
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 58620
India


View Profile
« Reply #22 on: April 01, 2012, 06:36:26 am »
Ignore

He can't even break 30%.
Logged

If I'm shown as having been active here recently it's either because I've been using the gallery, because I've been using the search engine looking up something from way back, or because I've been reading the most excellent UK by-elections thread again.
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines