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« Reply #75 on: February 04, 2017, 04:44:43 pm »

Mildly unpopular Southern Republican.

Michigan
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« Reply #76 on: February 05, 2017, 10:36:04 pm »

Terrible trade deals plague the state under previous Democratic presidency.

Iowa.
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« Reply #77 on: February 07, 2017, 01:11:27 pm »

A Republican candidate who completely fails at exciting either Evangelicals or Working Class Whites.

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« Reply #78 on: February 12, 2017, 06:35:36 pm »

The Democratic candidate makes many highly controversial statements that alienate both working class whites and black voters.

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« Reply #79 on: February 12, 2017, 07:03:24 pm »

Either a solid national win, or the Republicans aim for retaining the South/Arizona and take the upper midwest for granted.

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« Reply #80 on: February 12, 2017, 08:54:23 pm »

The incumbent President is an unpopular Democrat, Michigan is stagnating/declining economically, and you run as a Republican using libertarian arguments against NAFTA.

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« Reply #81 on: February 12, 2017, 08:55:28 pm »

Run as a Democrat. Tongue

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« Reply #82 on: February 12, 2017, 08:56:44 pm »

For Goldwater: As a fiscally moderate, pro-innovation, socially insanely liberal candidate against someone like Tulsi Gabbard, attacking her on her past statements about LGBT people and on her foreign policy.

For Peebs: run as a Republican... Tongue

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« Reply #83 on: February 12, 2017, 09:25:31 pm »

Avoid saying something too controversial like supporting the transgender bathroom law and don't forget about working class whites of North Carolina and you should pull it off.

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« Reply #84 on: February 12, 2017, 09:57:27 pm »

Pick John Bel Edwards as your running mate and inspire unprecedented African-American turnout following a highly unpopular Republican president.

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« Reply #85 on: February 13, 2017, 12:01:40 am »

Run against some uninspiring GOP candidate like John McCain.

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« Reply #86 on: February 13, 2017, 07:50:31 am »

Run against some uninspiring Dem candidate like Hillary Clinton. Tongue

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« Reply #87 on: February 13, 2017, 09:38:36 am »

Run against trump in 2020.
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« Reply #88 on: February 13, 2017, 09:44:50 am »

She didn't give a state, so GOP implosion is blanket answer.

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« Reply #89 on: February 13, 2017, 09:48:53 am »

Wait 12 years then landslide  the youth vote

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« Reply #90 on: February 13, 2017, 01:10:05 pm »

Republicans nominate a religious right extremist, Scarlet takes a relatively pro-gun stance and with a home-state advantage, narrowly wins Arizona.

New Hampshire.
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« Reply #91 on: February 13, 2017, 02:57:53 pm »

Insert sex change to appeal to angry women joke here

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« Reply #92 on: February 14, 2017, 01:23:42 pm »

Insert sex change to appeal to angry women joke here

Utah

Donald Trump runs for reelection and has been a foul-mouthed disaster as President, and is threatening the religious liberty of Muslims.  An unsealed deposition comes out that reveals that he pressured a mistress to get two abortions.  He was also caught on a hot mic disparaging a popular mormon legislator for his "kooky religion."  McMullin runs and splits the already depressed Republican-leaning vote in Utah, giving the EC votes to Peebs.

In the caucus:  Runs a populist, enthusiastic, youth-driven rural campaign running one v one against a Booker type.

For me:  North Carolina
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« Reply #93 on: February 14, 2017, 02:27:42 pm »

Gaffe prone opponent

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« Reply #94 on: February 14, 2017, 02:31:21 pm »

Gaffe prone opponent

Colorado

Buyer's remorse from elevated hospital visits, car accidents, etc. for legal weed after revenue collapses because more states legalize. Social conservative reaction.

Florida.
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« Reply #95 on: February 14, 2017, 09:33:33 pm »

you win an election by -2 points

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« Reply #96 on: February 16, 2017, 11:42:39 am »

In the national polls, you take a very large lead over the other candidate, and a combination of the neighboring state factor and surprisingly large turnouts from Omaha and Lincoln push you just over the edge.

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