Election 2012 Prediction Contest. Place your predictions in the comments below for this post. The winner of each category will win an I Hate the Media coffee cup or an I Hate the Media T-shirt (your choice).

1. Who’s going to get what percentage of the popular vote? Romney__._% : Obama__._% (Enter in 1/10 of a percent Example: 49.3%)

2. How many electoral votes do you predict they’ll get? Romney____ : Obama____

Rule 1. Ties will be awarded to the first correct entry based on time posted.
Rule 2. If Obama wins no prize will be awarded as we’ll have to pay more taxes.
Rule 3. Winner’s will be notified in the comments post-election. It’s up to you to contact us with the shipping information.

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ooddballz
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Not a statistician, don’t play one on T.V., and didn’t stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.
All I care about is an Obumma loss, by a great margin. Or at least great enough that the left has to admit defeat.

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GhostntheMachine
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Pop; R- 49.8% 0- 45. 7
EC; R-279 0-259

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Bonfire of the Absurdities
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I’ll go with what I computed back in September, Romney 54.5-45.5 https://www.ihatethemedia.com/do-the-math-rasmussen-party-affiliation-survey-bodes-well-for-romney

As for EVs, I’ll go with Bob Krumm’s scenario 5 which has Romney 377-161. I just love the idea of Romney winning NJ and half of our hack-pack Senators, Bob Menendez, finding a new line of work. http://www.bobkrumm.com/blog/?p=2494

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PsychoDad
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Ron Paul — 3.

No, not 3%. 3 votes.

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Karmaa
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Two of them from our resident loony! The 3rd from Ron Paul – Rand will vote Romney.

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FR in SC
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Romney 52.1% Obama 47.0%

Romney 304 Obama 234

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DefHarryMelon
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1. Who’s going to get what percentage of the popular vote? Romney 59.5% : Obama 39.5% (Enter in 1/10 of a percent Example: 49.3%)

2. How many electoral votes do you predict they’ll get? Romney_327 : Obama_211

Not exactly a landslide, but an undeniable victory and humiliating defeat. Then the riots begin.

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RobertW
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Then the riots begin.

and there was much rejoicing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=lZLP0siJI-8&NR=1

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RobertW
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52.6% O 46.4. 311 EC for R. 227 EC for O

*based on the Price is Right opening bid strategy. 😀

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vkjohnson
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R: 49.0% O: 48.7%
R: 271 O: 267

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sifi
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Romney 56% Obama 44%

Romney 340 Obama 198

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drb
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Who’s going to get what percentage of the popular vote? Romney 54.2% : Obama 45.8%

How many electoral votes do you predict they’ll get? Romney 295 : Obama 243

I’m being cautious on the EC

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Jim Stewart
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Romney 53% Obama 47%

Romney 300 Obama 238

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theBeachBumConservative
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theBeachBumConservative

R : 51.9 0: 47.3

R : 286 0: 251

Get out there and Vote, IHTM!!!

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Sidekick
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R 52.5% O 46.5. 310 EC for R. 228 EC for O

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rainmcmanis
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1. Who’s going to get what percentage of the popular vote? Romney 53.1% : Obama 46%

2. How many electoral votes do you predict they’ll get? Romney 337 : Obama 201

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