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Kalimantan
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« on: November 04, 2008, 05:15:00 am »
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Final 5 polls

Zogby49-49
PPP49-49
SUSA48-48
Rasmussen49-49
ARG48-48

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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2008, 05:21:11 am »
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What would happen if the actual votes resulted in a tie?


Like 1 million and 1 Obama vs. 1 million and 1 McCain?
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2008, 05:41:43 am »
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Gotta love Missouri, right.

Seriously though, Missouri is almost always like this...basically a turnout game between St. Louis/Kansas City and the rest.

I think St. Louis will win this year...Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2008, 05:52:06 am »
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What would happen if the actual votes resulted in a tie?


Like 1 million and 1 Obama vs. 1 million and 1 McCain?

I guess there must be a provision in each state's constitution for this - perhaps the Governor gets a deciding vote, or the state's legislature, or they split the electors?
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2008, 06:52:53 am »
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What would happen if the actual votes resulted in a tie?


Like 1 million and 1 Obama vs. 1 million and 1 McCain?

In some states, they cast lots.

It usually isn't in the Constitution but in statute.  NV uses draw poker along with other random methods.
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2008, 07:55:02 am »
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What would happen if the actual votes resulted in a tie?


Like 1 million and 1 Obama vs. 1 million and 1 McCain?

 NV uses draw poker along with other random methods.

You mean they head down the casino's in Vegas? Man that would be good!
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« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2008, 09:39:15 am »
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It's still my pick for the closest state.
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« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2008, 09:40:05 am »
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I know for downballot offices, some states have methods as rudimentary as drawing lots, as JJ alluded to.  if this happened on a presidential level, who knows.  
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« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2008, 12:32:10 pm »
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...or they could have a duel.
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