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  1964: Romney is nomiated (search mode)
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« on: February 15, 2010, 11:03:50 pm »



281-199-57

With exception of the presence of a "states rights" 3rd party nominee, election is close to results of 1960. Romney makes gains over Nixon in Upper Midwest, while LBJ wins CA and Appalachia.
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shua
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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2010, 11:57:06 pm »



281-199-57

With exception of the presence of a "states rights" 3rd party nominee, election is close to results of 1960. Romney makes gains over Nixon in Upper Midwest, while LBJ wins CA and Appalachia.

No way the election is that narrow. On Election Day 1964, LBJ had about a 65% approval rating. That translates to an LBJ landslide, at least in terms of the EV.

Okay, a good approval rating overall, but where is it located? I may have given Romey a couple too many states, but still there's the Southern problem after the Civil Rights Act of 64.
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shua
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2010, 04:31:14 pm »

some good points here about Johnson approval, Kennedy sympathy, etc

here's another possibility, more generous to Johnson than my last.





 
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