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« on: March 04, 2008, 05:13:29 pm »
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Yes, I, Aizen, have created it this time


I know Vermont closes at 7.
Rhode Island closes at 9
Ohio til 7:30


Dunno about Texas, which one of you fine gents wants to tell me that nugget of info?
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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2008, 05:14:42 pm »
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Most of the state closes at 9, El Paso closes at 10. Caucuses start shortly thereafter.
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2008, 05:15:16 pm »
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Multiple time zones:  El Paso (roughly) is 9:00 PM EST.  Rest of Texas is 8:00 PM EST.
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2008, 05:15:34 pm »
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Is this supposed to be a results thread for both parties?  We've always had separate Dem. and GOP results threads in the past.
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2008, 05:16:27 pm »
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I think the GOP race is at the point where it's probably unnecessary to have another thread for it.
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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2008, 05:17:32 pm »
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Most of the state closes at 9, El Paso closes at 10. Caucuses start shortly thereafter.

Bro, it's either 7:00 PM CST or 7:00 PM MST.  I did live there for 23 years.  Tongue
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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2008, 05:28:06 pm »
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Most of the state closes at 9, El Paso closes at 10. Caucuses start shortly thereafter.

Bro, it's either 7:00 PM CST or 7:00 PM MST.  I did live there for 23 years.  Tongue
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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2008, 05:31:21 pm »
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Here's the line-up by eastern time:

7:00 Vermont polls close
7:30 Ohio polls close
8:00 Most of Texas polls close, probably no results until 9
8:15 Most of Texas caucuses start
9:00 Rest of Texas polls close, Rhode Island polls close
9:15 Rest of Texas caucuses start
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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2008, 05:35:52 pm »
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I don't have CNN or any news channel, so I'm going to have to wing it entirely through the Internet and what you guys tell me from the news sources.  This means I won't be able to watch all the analysis.  Could I ask a couple of you to watch CNN and a couple to tune to the other two stations, please?  I'll have CNN.com on, but that's about it.

BTW, we are just a little over 80 minutes from Vermont closing.
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2008, 05:39:55 pm »
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MSNBC just released some exit poll numbers. The economy was the top issue in all four states but the Iraq War nearly tied it in Vermont (40%-36%).
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« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2008, 05:41:11 pm »
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MSNBC just released some exit poll numbers. The economy was the top issue in all four states but the Iraq War nearly tied it in Vermont (40%-36%).

It looks like the whitest state in the union is going to go strong for the black man.
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« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2008, 05:43:08 pm »
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The economy went 61% in Ohio....48% in Texas.
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« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2008, 05:47:52 pm »
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The economy went 61% in Ohio....48% in Texas.

54% in Rhode Island.
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« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2008, 06:17:23 pm »
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MSNBC just released some exit poll numbers. The economy was the top issue in all four states but the Iraq War nearly tied it in Vermont (40%-36%).

Haha oh Vermont. Gotta love you.
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« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2008, 06:21:31 pm »
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Do you think Texas will officially be the state to give McCain the nomination (i.e. the 1191 needed delegates)?  According to CNN.com, he only needs 144 delegates to clinch it and there aren't enough in Ohio and Vermont to make that up, so it would have to be Texas, I guess.

It feels weird to have voted in the Oklahoma primary on February 5 and being down in Texas, though not voting, for their primary on March 4.
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« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2008, 06:39:39 pm »
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CNN now has interactive maps!  Yay!

http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/primaries/results/state/#TX

Scroll down a bit and enjoy.
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« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2008, 06:50:36 pm »
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10 minutes until Vermont Closes
40 minutes until Ohio Closes
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« Reply #17 on: March 04, 2008, 06:55:35 pm »
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I just got back from the polls and they were definitely crowded for my area.  Clermont County appears to be a probable Clinton area but I did manage to see three or four Obama signs outside of my polling place.  After putting my Victoria Wulsin for Congress sign back in my car, I went inside and cast my ballot for Barack Obama.  According to a poll worker, the Democratic ballots apparently outnumbered the GOP by a large margin.  Hopefully this bodes well for November...
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« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2008, 06:56:36 pm »
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The Democratic ballots apparently outnumbered the GOP by a large margin, according to a poll worker. 

In Clermont county? Haha, wow.
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« Reply #19 on: March 04, 2008, 06:57:43 pm »
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Most of the state closes at 9, El Paso closes at 10. Caucuses start shortly thereafter.

Bro, it's either 7:00 PM CST or 7:00 PM MST.  I did live there for 23 years.  Tongue

Bah, sorry, I got confused.
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« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2008, 07:00:05 pm »
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CNN projects Vermont for Obama and McCain
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« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2008, 07:00:31 pm »
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So they were talking on MSNBC about if she manages to win 3 of the 4 tonight, what is more important? The news headlines....or the actual mathematics of the situation that she is still behind in delegates. What do you think?

+no surprises for Vermont.
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« Reply #22 on: March 04, 2008, 07:01:38 pm »
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Vermont exit poll:

Obama 61.8%
Clinton 36.6%

More likely to win in November: 71% Obama, 26% Clinton
Most qualified commander in chief: 50% Obama, 43% Clinton
66% says Clinton has clear plan, 59% Obama

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« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2008, 07:02:17 pm »
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No surprises yet. Obama appears to have won all demographics in VT.
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« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2008, 07:02:31 pm »
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I wonder how well Huckabee will do in Vermont, just for interest on how many Hick Republicans vs Moderate/Mainstream Republicans live there.
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