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« on: November 16, 2017, 04:41:20 pm »

...what would they say the national map will look like?

I'd vouch for this:


Someone from 1996 would probably say that the Democrats become more Southern, while the Republicans become more Northern/Midwestern.
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2017, 05:06:37 pm »

Before or after the 1996 election?
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2017, 05:44:07 pm »

Before or after the 1996 election?

I'd say after the 1996 election (hence why I made AZ a tossup).
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2017, 02:53:32 pm »

No takers?
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2017, 05:00:27 pm »

No takers?
Your map would basically be what I'd imagine if someone had told me in 1996 that West Virginia would be Solid R and Virginia would be Lean D, ignoring the fact that I was 2 years old in 1996, of course.
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