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Wild Electoral College Scenarios

Larry Sabato takes a fun look at various Electoral College scenarios that might occur in a close 2012 presidential election -- including the dreaded 269 to 269 tie.
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The Electoral College Is Brilliant, And We Would Be Insane To Abolish It

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

No matter who is running, each presidential election comes with a de facto bogeyman already picked — the election process itself. The electoral college is loathed, depending on the election, by Democrats (2000), Republicans (2012), ... Read Post

The 12 Battleground States That Will Decide The Presidential Election

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

Next year's presidential election is set to be a close one by all indicators — including the all-important electoral college map. President Barack Obama was swept into office in 2008 with 365 electoral votes, having won several trad... Read Post

SABATO: Here Are The 12 Big Things We Learned From A Wild 2012 Election

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

(Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball website.) So what can we glean from last week’s election? Plenty. Here are 12 takeaways from the 2012 election, presented in bite-sized pieces. One note: a... Read Post


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