Tag Archives: 2012 Presidential election

Gary Johnson: Cry Me A River

Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for President in 2012, just published an op-ed in the Washington Times in which he griped about not having been given enough free air time in the 2012 Presidential elections.  (A rather interesting complaint from a supposed libertarian.) I was immediately suspicious.  Is it possible Gary Johnson really has a contribution […]

2012 vs. 2008 turnout (estimate)

Did Romney lose on turnout? And other 2012 inside the numbers questions

I made a comment in my previous post that it was hard to imagine the 2012 turnout was much less than the 2008 turnout.  Votes are still being counted, but at this point it looks as though the turnout was lower than in 2008 by about 8 or 8.5%, which is pretty substantial.  Columnists are […]

Don’t trust polls – but based on the polls, I’m picking…

I presume today will be a day for bloggers everywhere to announce their election predictions.  I also presume that virtually no one will bother to read all of these election predictions.  At least I find the most boring thing in my Saturday paper to be the local sports guy’s picks for the Sunday NFL games.  […]