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Chuck Todd: Both sides now expect Romney to win Florida

posted at 8:53 pm on November 6, 2012 by

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thebrokenrattle on November 6, 2012 at 8:56 PM

VA is looking better… think Romney will take it by 35000 votes.

Norwegian on November 6, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Panhandle VOTE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lance Murdock on November 6, 2012 at 8:58 PM

970WFLA’s coverage on radio makes it seem like Obama will win it.

The -extremely- libertarian radio host said he wouldn’t be surprised.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 8:59 PM

Hillsborough county is roughly +5 Obama with 85% counted; and it went +3 Obama in 2008.

This is a terrible, but not fatal, sign. My hope is that the Dem GOTV was inordinately successful in this county.

Also, perhaps the final 15% precincts are conservative. (who knows)

G. Charles on November 6, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Would be sweet poetic justice if Obama lost FL — and the presidency — due to alienating hardcore Dem Jewish voters.

jwolf on November 6, 2012 at 9:05 PM

poetic justice indeed.
Hillsborough is not proving to be the bellwether it has been. Vote exactly tied for all Florida at 9:13. About 64% reporting.

G. Charles on November 6, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Yep, If Romney could keep the Jewish vote below 70% then he would win the state. 66% would be a serious under performance by Obama.

Daemonocracy on November 6, 2012 at 9:30 PM

What about Ohio?

steebo77 on November 6, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Wow, Chuck Todd’s a freaking moron. There’s literally only one Republican county left with any noteworthy number of votes to report and it’ll narrow Romney at best around 50,000, bringing the race to a “Tie” with a significant portion of Miami-Dade left to report. Romney’s not getting any votes from there, it’ll be close and go into a recount but Obama will finish tonight with a minimum of a 10,000 vote lead.

Typhonsentra on November 6, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Both sides agree to be wrong and fly into the side of the mountain.

forest on November 6, 2012 at 10:53 PM

What about Ohio?

steebo77 on November 6, 2012 at 9:51 PM

That’s a different thread. This one is Florida. Use the clicky thing under your hand.

Buck Turgidson on November 6, 2012 at 10:56 PM