Impossible To Predict The Future
Most importantly it is impossible to predict the future. However the media insists on trying. Learn more in Dumbest-Question-In-Politics-Bob Davis Podcast 944.
Firstly on that day voters will be directly voting for congressmen, senators and a range of local officials.
Electoral College Chooses Our President
Secondly voters will cast a vote for the president but they won’t be directly voting for the president. That’s the job of the electoral college.
Who Chooses The President?
We hold individual state and territorial elections. Electors chosen in each state actually choose the president. Therefore we have a geographic component to our elections. That’s key.
Due to this unique feature of our presidential elections it comes down to so called ‘battleground’ or ‘swing’ states.
Answering The Dumbest Question In Politics Is Nearly Impossible
Therefore answering the dumbest question in politics is almost impossible. Details in Dumbest-Question-In-Politics-Bob Davis Podcast 944.
What Matters In Election Coverage
In short that is why I do these podcasts detailing the most recent polls from each election’s ‘battleground’ states. Because at the end of the day, these are the states that matter.
Up For Grabs
Even more this month’s round up again shows the 2020 election is up for grabs, not already decided.
Wild Predictions Waste Your Time
Above all the media’s penchant for answering the dumbest question in politics produces wild predictions about the outcomes. Basically if you want your guy to win, you’d better go to work because it’s far from decided.
In conclusion if you want a discussion of what the current polls show without allegiance to a candidate or cause, I am your guy.
That is to say things are still close in key states. To clarify, victories will probably be by pluralities rather than majorities.
No Matter What They Say…It’s Still Impossible To Predict
Finally that makes the election of 2020, if it is held at at all, impossible to predict.