Florida

Obama a Socialist? Guilty by Association, Says Romney Ad
November 02, 2012

Mitt Romney has long avoided explicitly calling President Obama a socialist, but desperate times call for desperate measures—and that includes another dubious ad, this one linking Obama with a triumvirate of famous socialists. "Who supports Barack Obama?" asks the Spanish-language released this week in Florida. The question is followed by clips of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez saying he’d vote for Obama if he lived in the U.S. and of Mariela Castro, Fidel Castro’s niece, saying she would vote for Obama, too.

On Voting Worries, Sweat The Small Stuff
November 02, 2012

Liberals worry a lot about rigged voting machines. They should probably worry more about more mundane ways to skew the election outcome.

Team Romney Thought Obama’s Strategy Was Flawed; It Wasn’t
November 02, 2012

Obama's attacks on Romney worked in Ohio even after they stopped working elsewhere.

Romney Enters Pennsylvania, But Team Obama Shows Confidence
November 02, 2012

Team Romney is spending almost a tenth of its ad money on Pennsylvania. Is it enough?

“Don't Touch My Junk” Sneaks Into the Supreme Court
November 01, 2012

A case about dog-sniffing could have a huge impact on the use of privacy-invading technologies.

Daily Breakdown: Obama Enters November With The Advantage
November 01, 2012

Wednesday's polls showed Obama well-positioned across the battleground states.

Sandy’s Lesson for the Voters: Government Matters
October 30, 2012

Sandy should remind us why we need a big, strong federal government

Why Florida Remains So Close
October 29, 2012

Romney can't make outsized gains in a state where McCain did relatively well, allowing demographic changes to keep Obama in the game.

Florida 2012
October 29, 2012

2008 results:    Electionate coverage: Romney's Florida Lead Hinges On Hispanics | 10/28/12 No, Obama Shouldn't Concede Florida | 10/22/12 Romney Takes The Lead In Florida | 10/16/12 Will the Conventions Move Florida or North Carolina? | 9/7/12  BREAKING: Florida is Not Actually a Giant Retirement Community | 8/14/12  Does Romney Have a Florida Problem? | 7/5/12   View Nate Cohn’s most recent posts, or return to Electionate’s Electoral Map.

The Latest Campaign Spending Increases and What They Mean for the Race
October 29, 2012

Romney is pouring money into Iowa and Wisconsin—and Obama isn't matching him.

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