Presidential Election http://wfae.org en Electoral College Goes To Work http://wfae.org/post/electoral-college-goes-work <p>We had a brutal presidential election that most Americans believe ended late on the evening of November 6<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; But did it really?</p><p>A little known gathering of individuals across the country will take place this month, on the Monday following the second Wednesday in December. This group, known as the electors, will cast their votes for the president and vice president of the United States.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:53:12 +0000 Michael Bitzer 17404 at http://wfae.org Electoral College Goes To Work A Look At North Carolina's Changing Numbers, 2000-2012 http://wfae.org/post/look-north-carolinas-changing-numbers-2000-2012 <p>In a previous <a href="https://wfae.org/post/democrats-have-upper-hand-electoral-college-strategy">post</a>, I noted that the United States is seeing a pattern of “regionalism” when it comes to presidential elections.&nbsp; Since 2000, both parties have dominated in two sets of regions, while one region consistently plays the “battleground” status to determining who wins the White House.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 20:41:31 +0000 Michael Bitzer 15995 at http://wfae.org A Look At North Carolina's Changing Numbers, 2000-2012 Romney Counting Chickens Before They Hatch? http://wfae.org/post/romney-counting-chickens-they-hatch <p>With the word last week that the Romney campaign was <a href="http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/romney_campaign_begins_moving_staff_out_of_nc_confident_of_victory">feeling</a> “confident enough about North Carolina … to shift staff out of the state” on the same day as in-person early voting started, it might be wise for them to consider some past history and the first couple of days worth of early voting.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:41:47 +0000 Michael Bitzer 14420 at http://wfae.org Romney Counting Chickens Before They Hatch?