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Romney’s polling day technology meltdown: Orca

The usual post-electoral defeat search for explanations and people to blame has an added edge for the Republicans after Mitt Romney’s defeat earlier this month. Not only did Romney lose, he lost in all the states that were picked as being in serious contention, the Republicans actually lost ground in the Senate (when they had hopes of making gains) and the initial voting analysis shows the Republicans with a big problem: the parts of the electorate that are growing are the parts which vote against them the most heavily.

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  • User AvatarChris Manners 21st Dec - 2:56pm
    Not convinced by this at all. To have the income at a liveable level, it'll cost a lot more than £4bn extra. And that (presumably)...
  • User AvatarPBBrown 21st Dec - 2:41pm
    Yes, some evidence to back it up would be useful. Or is it a sort of IDS 'I believe' thing ? You can't really extrapolate...
  • User AvatarPaul Pettinger 21st Dec - 2:18pm
    The Govt's economic policy has failed Tim - the challenge following a credit bubble bursting is to maintain investment to drive future growth, rather than...
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    Couple of things: you do not mention the local election results where in scores of contests we only poll 1 - 5% identifying that we...
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    Stephen Donnelly 21st Dec '14 - 1:02pm "Actually that is exactly what we intend to do, and we are rather good at it. " I...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 21st Dec - 1:12pm
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