Skip to comments.332,754 Votes Would Have Secured a Romney Victory
Posted on 11/08/2012 1:59:35 PM PST by CreviceTool
Ran across this on Quora: What is the minimum number of people who would have had to change their vote for Romney to have won?
Richard Tabassi, Renaissance Ape, Occasionally Witty Biped
Around 1/3 of a million in the right states. [1,2,3,4] EC 18:Ohio Romney needed 103,520 people to win EC 29:Florida Romney needed 50,869 people to win EC 13: Virginia Romney Needed 111,985 people to win EC 6: Nevada Romney Needed: 66,380 to win
Total: 332,754 to win Electoral College
There might be a combination that get him there in a shorter amount that I am not seeing yet, will update when I have time to crunch more numbers.
Election results (huffingtonpost.com) Ohio Election results (huffingtonpost.com) Florida Election results (huffingtonpost.com) Virginia Election results (huffingtonpost.com) Nevada
448,875 in Michigan.
Easily all covered by small amounts of election fraud / fake people voting here and there. Imagine that?
Thug Dems usually can’t win an election on their own merrits.
GOP candidates need to go for the jugular - bring that Gun to the Knife Fight! We once again were too nice. My 2 cents.
The reason Romney lost was RUSH announced that he’d win by a landlslide, so the “evangelicals” decided since it was in the bag, they didn’t need to vote.
RUSH was WRONG. He needs to take ownership of his part in the failed election. He blames you all.
Here in MN 80% of us vote, why didn’t you vote????
All around weird numbers in Michigan. It sucks to be stuck with stupidcow again I do think its funny that she got 171,091 more votes than Obama.
Another oddity is the fact that the union is patting themselves on the back for re-electing Obama but they apparently voted against their own constitutional amendments. Prop 2 would have given them the power to veto the state legislature and prop 4 would have allowed them to seize union dues from people not represented by the union.
I knew Hoekstra was going to lose (likely something Hoekstra already knew) when I received an Election Day invite his Victory Party at Peppino’s Restaurant in Grand Rapids. Hardly the venue for a successful Senate campaign.
So the thugdems didn’t need to steal a huge number, then.
“Actually Rush warned way back in December that nominating moderate Mitt would lose the election.”
bull. On Monday 11/5 and Tuesday 11/6 Rush announded that Romney would win by a landslide.
What he said directly before the election mattered.
RUSH BLEW IT. and the lazy “evangelicals’ listened to him.
We can use this in four years.
Hoekstra ran an awfully bland nearly invisible campaign. Its too bad because he would have been a great asset on the defense and security front. In the 7th district, Walberg ran a surprisingly aggressive against an invisible democrat.
It seems to confirm what I said all along. The democrats didn’t try to make gains in Michigan but played pure defense.
The “lazy evangelicals” do their own thinking.
Rush was pushing Romney just like I was and I could never stand Romney.
Using the NY Times vote totals, I get an even smaller number:
Romney needed 51, 940 votes to win Floridas 29 electoral college votes; he needed 103,520 people to win Ohios 18 electoral votes; he needed 115,911 people to win Virginias 13 electoral votes; he needed 40,660 to win New Hampshires 4 EVs.
Total: 312,041 to win the Electoral College
This amounts to 0.263 percent of all votes cast for Obama and Romney. Does an election in which the result could have been reversed by roughly 1/4 of 1 percent of the electorate voting differently sound like a “mandate” to you? It’s comical to see progressives leap to assure us Obama has a mandate to raise taxes, implement Obamacare etc. based on such weak election results.
There you go...an even smaller number. Might even be smaller when all votes are tallied in the states over the next 30 days.
WE NEED GET THIS INFORMATION INTO THE CONSERVATIVE ECHO CHAMBER!
Ohio, Florida, VA yeah...but finding another 66,000 votes in Nevada would have been very difficult...minus the Mormon church driving people to the polls the way black churches drive their members to the polls...(Nevada is 8% Lds & has some broader connections via the Boy Scouts)
If you take the vote difference in these states, divide each by half, and subtract one from Obama and add one vote to Romney in each state, it only takes the following number to put Romney at 272 Electoral votes.
I failed one adjustment, so the number would be 179,938 not 179,934.
I also heard Rush emphasize how important turnout was going to be with this particular election. Guess they had turned off their radio by then?
Anyone who chose to not vote in THIS election because of something they heard on the radio cannot blame anyone but themselves.
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