Monthly Archives: March 2016

Math of the Western State March 26 Democratic Caucuses

Math of the Western State March 26 Democratic Caucuses On March 26, three states had Democratic caucuses: Washington with 118 delegates, Alaska with … Delegates, and Hawaii with … Delegates. Since the caucus rules for delegates are complicated, we will … Continue reading

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Republican Delegates Left and Winner-Take-All and Winner-Take-Most States

Republican Delegates Left and Winner-Take-All and Winner-Take-Most-States Today is March 23, and there are 848 Republican delegates yet to be chosen. Donald Trump has 739 delegates, but 1237 is needed to win the primary. So Trump is short by 498 … Continue reading

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Western State Primaries and Caucuses on March 22

Western Vacation State Primaries and Caucuses – March 22 Arizona and Utah are my favorite summer vacation states, along with Hawaii, Alaska, and of course, California. Republican Primaries Republicans have primaries in Arizona with 58 delegates and in Utah with … Continue reading

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In Politics, The Media IS The Message

In Politics, The Media IS The Message Since the popularization of television, the media presence of candidates has been a key way that the public makes their evaluation of candidates. The rise and dominance of Donald Trump started with his … Continue reading

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Climate Change Consequences in the Republican Presidential Candidates’ States

  I did a few articles on the complete dominance of Congressional Science Committees by Republicans who are climate deniers, and to the climate problems in their states. Now, it is time to turn to the Republican Presidential Candidates. It … Continue reading

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The Republican Winner-Take-District and Winner-Take-All States Left

  The Republican Winner-Take-District and Winner-Take-All States Left I had originally listed the nine winner-take-all (WTA) remaining states in the Republican primary list. They have 534 or half of the remaining available 1,061 delegates. Since studying the Missouri and California … Continue reading

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Winner-take-all States Have 50% of the Republican Delegates Left

Half of the Republican delegates left to be chosen are in winner-take-all (WTA) states.  There are 534 WTA delegates in 9 WTA states left.  Of the 1061 delegates left, the WTA delegates are 50.3% or half! Of the WTA delegates, 252 are … Continue reading

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California’s Republican Winner-Take-District Primary

Although California’s Republican primary is listed as a winner-take-all (WTA) primary, it is primarily a winner-take-district primary.   The primary has 172 delegates, but only 13 are at-large WTA.  California has 53 congressional districts that are each given 3 delegates … Continue reading

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The Day After Super Tuesday II or 3

What a difference a day makes!!! President Obama was waiting to keep his Supreme Court nomination out of the delegate rich Super Tuesday II (or 3 as CNN calls it. No wonder we can’t all get along.)  He did nominate … Continue reading

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Super Tuesday 3 Results

  Republican Primaries The Big Stories tonight on the Republican side are, first, that Sen. Marco Rubio lost his home state of Florida, and suspended his campaign. The second is that since Florida is a Winner-Take-All (WTA) state, Trump won … Continue reading

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