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Friday, October 29, 2004

Battleground States

Several states are very close in the polls, and although the Dog thinks that the polls are critically flawed, it is worth looking at these states. According to polls from October 28, these states show the candidates within 2 percentage points of each other.

If the election were to turn on the economy, John Kerry would take most of the battleground states except for Florida and Hawaii (losing 31 electoral votes) while picking up 105 electoral votes in the suffering states.

Thanks to the maps and data from