July 28, 2017

Inside look at the 2012 Election – Week of Feb 6th

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Welcome to My Election Helper’s new Inside Edition, a weekly special where we examine the latest news on the campaign trail and election front.  As we recall, on January 31st, we had results in Florida where Mitt Romney walked away with a decisive victory. Results for Florida Republican Primary (U.S. Presidential Primary) Jan 31, 2012 (100% of precincts reporting)… [Continue Reading]

Why do Iowa and New Hampshire Get to Go First?

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Two of the best covered events in the race for the presidential nomination are the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary. Even though both are relatively small states, as the first elections of their type in the country, and can have a great deal of impact on the nominating process. The primary reasons that… [Continue Reading]

Could Obama Have a Democratic Challenger?

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Although most of the media’s attention has been focused on the Republican fight for the 2012 presidential nomination, the Democratic Party also needs to choose its nominee. Given the current political landscape, there have been some rumblings about a potential challenger to President Obama. While a challenger within his own party is extremely unlikely, there… [Continue Reading]

Who Actually Elects the President?

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Your vote does not elect the president. In fact, history is filled with instances where the legitimate winner of the popular vote actually lost to his opponent in a presidential race. Citizens actually vote for electors for their state who, in turn, vote for the president. Our constitution set up a system where each state… [Continue Reading]

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