The W
Views: 99930400
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
22.10.07 2000
The 7 - Current Events & Politics - Alright, predictions
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1988 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (13 total)
MoeGates
Andouille
Level: 88

Posts: 720/2108
EXP: 6615401
For next: 35289

Since: 6.1.02
From: Brooklyn, NY

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 19 hours
#1 Posted on 3.11.02 1327.26
Reposted on: 3.11.09 1329.02
OK, since I came up with thread first, here's the rules:
Predict total number of Senate, House, and Gov's for each party after the elections (this is after all is said and done for this cycle). Add up each person's total number off for each, and lowest wins. Tiebreaker: predict the closest Senate or Governor race in terms of VOTES (not percentage of vote). Double tiebreaker: predict the number of votes separating the closest Senate or Governor's race this cycle.

Here's mine:

Senate: 53-47 Dem, after all is said and done.

House: 222-213 GOP (counting Bernie Sanders as a Dem).

Gov's. 26-24 Dem.

Closest race: S.D. Senate

Number of votes separating closest race: 114.
Promote this thread!
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 141

Posts: 165/6335
EXP: 33454257
For next: 665841

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 2 days
#2 Posted on 3.11.02 1409.47
Reposted on: 3.11.09 1422.04
I have a prediction, I predict I wont really give a rat's ass about any of this. Wont get me a pay raise either way, wont make my off time from work more enjoyable, wont effect my day to day existance. So, all this is really not that important to me.
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 794/7534
EXP: 43737865
For next: 563897

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 478 days
Last activity: 478 days
#3 Posted on 3.11.02 1654.52
Reposted on: 3.11.09 1657.20
That governors total might have to be flip-flopped, because at least 2 races in the northeast that have been projected Democrat will, absent total collapse, go Republican (Massachusetts and Rhode Island). So 26-24 Republican for Governors.
Senate goes 50-49-1 Republican.
House Republicans pick up 2 seats.
Closest Race, in a race that will lead to lawsuits for the next ten years, Republicans win Minnesota Senate race by 486 votes.
Grimis
Scrapple
Level: 124

Posts: 541/4700
EXP: 21582371
For next: 254291

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

Since last post: 1269 days
Last activity: 1065 days
#4 Posted on 3.11.02 1750.22
Reposted on: 3.11.09 1754.33
Senate: 52-47-1 Republican(pickups in South Dakota, Missouri and Minesota)

House: 224-212-1 GOP

Gov's. 27-23 Republican

Closest race: Minnesota Governor's race(there are three serious candidates splitting the vote three ways)

Number of votes separating closest race: 315.
bash91
Merguez
Level: 55

Posts: 81/711
EXP: 1296468
For next: 17730

Since: 2.1.02
From: Plain Dealing, LA

Since last post: 798 days
Last activity: 13 hours
#5 Posted on 4.11.02 1410.59
Reposted on: 4.11.09 1414.19
Senate: 49-49-2 Republicans pick up South Dakota which leads to Lincoln Chafee bolting the party to join Jim Jeffords in the I'm an unprincipled scumball independent section of the Senate.

House: 224-210-1

Gov's: 26-24 Democrat

Closest race: LA Senate runoff in December decided by a 5-4 vote of the US Supreme Court.

Tim
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 805/7534
EXP: 43737865
For next: 563897

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 478 days
Last activity: 478 days
#6 Posted on 4.11.02 1415.54
Reposted on: 4.11.09 1417.06

    Originally posted by bash91
    Senate: 49-49-2 Republicans pick up South Dakota which leads to Lincoln Chafee bolting the party to join Jim Jeffords in the I'm an unprincipled scumball independent section of the Senate.

    House: 224-210-1

    Gov's: 26-24 Democrat

    Closest race: LA Senate runoff in December decided by a 5-4 vote of the US Supreme Court.

    Tim





I have no love for Linc, but I doubt he bolts. As long as he stays a Republican in RI, he never has to worry about a primary. If he bolts Democratic, Patches Kennedy might one day think he's a big boy now, and try to knock off Chafee in a primary. Chafee will vote Democratic most of the time, but for personal reasons he'll stay Republican.
Grimis
Scrapple
Level: 124

Posts: 545/4700
EXP: 21582371
For next: 254291

Since: 11.7.02
From: MD

Since last post: 1269 days
Last activity: 1065 days
#7 Posted on 4.11.02 1425.53
Reposted on: 4.11.09 1429.04
I higly doubt Louisiana goes to court. It's a straight up and down process; if nobody gets 50 tomorrow, we dod it all again with the top two in December in what would be the last race before the unconstitutional unprincipled disgraceful anit-first amendment end of soft money.
Fletch
Cotechino
Level: 22

Posts: 81/89
EXP: 56201
For next: 2150

Since: 17.7.02
From: Columbus, Ohio

Since last post: 4366 days
Last activity: 4363 days
#8 Posted on 4.11.02 1516.59
Reposted on: 4.11.09 1521.22

    Originally posted by Grimis
    Senate: 52-47-1 Republican(pickups in South Dakota, Missouri and Minesota)

    House: 224-212-1 GOP

    Gov's. 27-23 Republican

    Closest race: Minnesota Governor's race(there are three serious candidates splitting the vote three ways)

    Number of votes separating closest race: 315.



I'm going to have to agree with Grimis here on almost everything.

However, I think the GOP will see a loss in Minnesota.
Pool-Boy
Lap cheong
Level: 81

Posts: 322/1759
EXP: 4929619
For next: 63251

Since: 1.8.02
From: Huntington Beach, CA

Since last post: 1315 days
Last activity: 81 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#9 Posted on 4.11.02 1556.20
Reposted on: 4.11.09 1559.04
A loss in Minnesota would not surprise me... especially since people seem to think they still have a dead guy as an option to vote!
Well, then again, Mondale is PRACTICALLY a dead guy...
As far as predictions go, I will only predict that no matter WHAT the result, you will see lawsuits all over the place after the election.
ScreamingHeadGuy
Frankfurter
Level: 56

Posts: 68/743
EXP: 1380476
For next: 17709

Since: 1.2.02
From: Appleton, WI

Since last post: 748 days
Last activity: 748 days
#10 Posted on 4.11.02 1646.05
Reposted on: 4.11.09 1646.05
Senate: 51-49 Republican

House: 222-213 Republican

Governer: 26-24 Republican

Closest Race: Minnesota Senator

Number of votes: 417

Hey, gotta hope.
evilwaldo
Lap cheong
Level: 78

Posts: 812/1597
EXP: 4347499
For next: 34746

Since: 7.2.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 3407 days
Last activity: 3187 days
AIM:  
#11 Posted on 5.11.02 1011.13
Reposted on: 5.11.09 1012.15
Senate: +1 Republican (although I think it could also end up +1 Democrat, too close to call)

House: +3 Republican (more related to redistricting than an endorsement for Bush)
Swordsman Yen
Frankfurter
Level: 56

Posts: 377/745
EXP: 1383790
For next: 14395

Since: 16.2.02
From: Shaolin

Since last post: 3936 days
Last activity: 3920 days
#12 Posted on 5.11.02 1237.14
Reposted on: 5.11.09 1239.09
Senate: 50-49-1 Republican
House: 225-210 Republican
Governor: 27-23 Republican
Closest Race: Florida Governor (I'm not convinced the voting problems are over)
Number of Votes: 547

Bonus Prediction
----------------
Upset Special: Bill Simon defeats Gray Davis in the CA governor race.

Now your turn...

Edit: A place to compare your predictions


(edited by Swordsman Yen on 5.11.02 1050)
Downtown Bookie
Morcilla
Level: 53

Posts: 107/647
EXP: 1113875
For next: 43251

Since: 7.4.02
From: The Inner City, Now Living In The Country

Since last post: 133 days
Last activity: 28 days
#13 Posted on 5.11.02 1445.43
Reposted on: 5.11.09 1459.03
Since I hate to pass up an opportunity to demonstrate how little I truly know, here are my predictions:

US Senate: 54 - 45 - 1 Republican

House: 220 - 214 - 1 Republican

Governors: 26 - 23 - 1 Republican

Closest race:Hawaii Governor

Number of votes seperating closest race: 179

To quote Swordsman Yen: Now your turn....
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Fun Miami Voting
Next thread: Remember to Vote tomorrow
Previous thread: That's our Jesse
(1988 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Current Events & Politics - Alright, predictionsRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.195 seconds.