Describe a Goldwater-Carter 1980 voter
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« on: November 17, 2021, 06:59:14 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2021, 07:35:11 PM »

Many in the south
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2021, 07:48:55 PM »
« Edited: November 17, 2021, 07:57:46 PM by UNBEATABLE TITAN GLENN YOUNGKIN »

Racist Georgia Democrat
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2021, 07:54:50 PM »


Yellow Dogs, by definition, voted for Johnson over Goldwater.
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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2021, 02:12:57 PM »

The real challenge on this one would be finding one outside the South.
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« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2021, 03:23:47 AM »

Rural and conservative white Democrats throughout the South, but particularly in the Deep South states (Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina) won by both Goldwater and Carter.
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2021, 07:49:28 PM »

The real challenge on this one would be finding one outside the South.

An Arizonan who really wanted to see an Arizonan in the White House but someone who was otherwise a liberal.
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« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2021, 09:21:48 PM »

A moderate Northeast Republican who opposed the Religious Right.
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2022, 11:25:02 AM »

A lot of rural Georgia voters. Goldwater won GA, but even in 1980, Carter won it by a 15-pt margin - in fact, Georgia was Carter's biggest non-DC win in both his elections, for reasons too obvious to mention.
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« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2022, 03:43:36 PM »

Doesn't the question mean a voter in Arizona who voted for Carter on top of the ballot and Goldwater for senate?
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« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2022, 03:45:18 PM »

A moderate Northeast Republican who opposed the Religious Right.

Hard to see given how badly Goldwater did in the north east


Doesn't the question mean a voter in Arizona who voted for Carter on top of the ballot and Goldwater for senate?

Would be hard to see given how Reagan won Arizona by 32 while Goldwater was barley re-elected
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« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2022, 03:45:30 PM »

Someone from the rural south
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« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2022, 03:51:41 PM »

A moderate Northeast Republican who opposed the Religious Right.

Hard to see given how badly Goldwater did in the north east


Doesn't the question mean a voter in Arizona who voted for Carter on top of the ballot and Goldwater for senate?

Would be hard to see given how Reagan won Arizona by 32 while Goldwater was barley re-elected

Maybe somebody with little political beliefs who thought Reagan was too dangerous but liked Goldwater as Arizona's favorite son.
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« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2022, 03:52:40 PM »

A segregationist who disapproves of divorce.
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« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2022, 07:16:41 PM »

Doesn't the question mean a voter in Arizona who voted for Carter on top of the ballot and Goldwater for senate?
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« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2022, 10:14:01 PM »

A significant number of rural and working-class white voters in the South, particularly in the Deep South (Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina), as well as in the Florida Panhandle.
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« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2022, 07:38:07 PM »

Outside of the south they would likely be young adults who were raised in conservatives households but became leftists or turned more leftwards throughout the late 60s onwards(could be hippies or moved out of their parents house for university,workforce etc) an example of this type of voter would be Hillary Clinton
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