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« on: October 01, 2008, 08:10:36 pm »

McCain 46%
Obama 45%

http://www.sbtinfo.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081001/NEWS07/810010116/1129/News



That Gov. poll is making me wonder about this one...
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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2008, 10:16:40 pm »

I still don't quite get how this state is competitive. Is it all because of the neighboring state advantage?
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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2008, 10:52:08 pm »

It will probably be a repeat of the Clinton-Obama results with a larger lead for McCain. I just can't see Indiana voting for a Democrat at least this year.

I would assume that the change in voting is due to voter interest (Indiana had one of the most apathetic voting pop. in the Midwest in 2004) and the economy.
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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2008, 10:57:05 pm »

Probably doesn't help that McCain is completely ignoring Indiana. What an imbecile.
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« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2008, 11:06:46 pm »

Probably doesn't help that McCain is completely ignoring Indiana. What an imbecile.


He's mainly been campaigning in PA, WI, and IA lately it seems. And he's been living in Ohio, a state he desperately needs.  He will eventually need to spend some time defending states like IN, NC, and FL.
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« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2008, 11:53:18 pm »

Probably doesn't help that McCain is completely ignoring Indiana. What an imbecile.

I'm finding it much easier to visualize a situation where extra time spent in Ohio or Virginia saves the day for McCain than to visualize one where extra effort on Indiana makes the difference in the final result. 
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« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2008, 12:17:55 am »

The crosstabs of this poll:

http://media.wsbt.com/documents/Indiana+Presidential+Race+Poll+Results+-+September+2008.doc

Interesting that 70% of Independents now think McCain is Bush Vol. 2 and even 40% of Republicans think so ...

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« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2008, 12:21:11 am »

Weeeee...

That's all that came to my mind, so don't bother me about it.  Just, shoo.
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« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2008, 12:22:48 am »

Probably doesn't help that McCain is completely ignoring Indiana. What an imbecile.


The "battleground" state of Iowa demands his full attention, Aizen.
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