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January 22, 2021, 11:42:57 PM

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  Nixon 1972 vs. Reagan 1984 by state (search mode)
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« on: November 19, 2019, 12:35:29 PM »

It can be even argued that McGovern slightly over performed on election day, especially popular vote wise. I think in some polls Nixon was beating McGovern by nearly 30 points. In comparison, Mondale underperformed on election day. Reagan was consistently well ahead, but usually by 10-15 points with some polls having it around an 18 point lead, which was right on the money. I remember the pundits saying that Reagan did a little better than expected on election day, especially coming so close to a 50 state sweep.
  To the underperformance point: Was Mondale expected to win any states besides Minnesota? Iím sure pundits may have thought Massachusetts was going to McGovern?-
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