The electoral votes were counted in a joint session of Congress on January 6, At the party convention and in his acceptance speech, he did try to rouse Democrats by pointing to party differences--and the effort brought him a fleeting lead in opinion polls.
This "gap" between the sexes was the largest difference in the twenty years since it first became apparent. Still, 24 percent of voters say they made their choice in the last month. New York Times, 18 August The institutional effect was to decrease the significance of the president, the principal officer of foreign policy.
Different balloting methods were examined and called into question, including one done by punching perforated holes out of ballot cards. Bear in mind that there have been five elections since the last Electoral College misfire in that tiny shifts in the vote, sometimes just a few hundred people in a handful of states, could have delivered the presidency to the candidate finishing second in the popular vote.
Also at issue was the so-called butterfly ballot design used in Palm Beach county, which caused confusion among some Gore voters—prompting them to inadvertently cast their votes for third-party candidate Pat Buchananwho received some 3, some 20 percent of his total votes statewide.
The standard deviation of the Democratic vote was 9. Forty-four percent of Trump voters say their financial situation is worse than it was four years ago; 47 percent of Clinton voters say their finances have improved. The simplest reason would be issues with particular impact on one sex or another, with abortion the most obvious possibility.
He received 5 percent or more in the national exit poll only among year-old white men, non-churchgoers, white liberal Independents, and former Perot voters. Gary Bauer dropped out. The major controversies between the parties centered on the role of the national government, particularly its distribution of taxes and benefits--such as jobs, Social Security, and health care--among different groups.
That can be compared to 28 percent of those who live in the suburbs and 36 percent who live in rural areas. On the economic dimension, no longer opposed to all government programs, the party under Governor Bush proposed new policies to improve education, expand health care, and add funds and programs to Social Security and Medicare.
Retrieved September 28, Not surprisingly, Clinton and Trump voters differ widely on these immigration policy issues. The Republicans had won control, however narrow, of all branches of the government. In theoretical terms, the vice president turned the election away from an advantageous retrospective evaluation of the past eight years to an uncertain prospective choice based on future expectations.
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