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Presidential Election 2012 Predictions

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The Buzz Bissinger Show, with Steve Martorano spent the past couple of days polling the most intelligent political minds locally and nationally to see where they thought the Presidential Election might land on Wednesday morning. We asked them to put their affiliations and ideologies aside, and to give us an honest, intelligent answer – or just guess – but at least make it a smart, educated guess. What we ended up with was a cross-section of great political minds that ran the gamut of answer that impressed and depressed us.

Plus:

Buzz, Steve and Nikki give their predictions

MONDAY’S SHOW

Neil Oxman – Founder of the Campaign Group in Philadelphia

  • Obama wins
  • 290 Electoral votes
  • 1 pt. popular vote
  • 130 million turnout

 

Mark Harris – Partner at Cold Spark Media

  • Romney wins
  • 300 Electoral votes
  • 52/48

 

Mr. Mann – Local Bookmaker

  • Click the link to check his odds (they’re a secret)

 

Dick Polman – University of Pennsylvania

  • Obama wins
  • 300 Electoral votes
  • 2.5 pts.

 

Dick Jerardi – The Philadelphia Daily News

  • Obama wins
  • 303 Electoral vots
  • 52/48

 

Stephen Starr – Restauranteur

  • Obama wins
  • Predicts it will come down to a lawyer decision

 

David Cohen – Former Chief-of-Staff for Ed Rendell

  • Obama wins
  • 277-300 Electoral votes

 

TUESDAY’S SHOW – ELECTION DAY

Charles Kopp – Local Republican Fundraiser

  • Romney wins
  • 280 Electoral votes

 

Christopher Nicholas – Political Consultant for Eagle Consulting Group, Inc.

  • Romney wins

 

Ed Rendell – Former Governor of Pennsylvania

  • Obama wins
  • Wins Electoral vote
  • Loses Popular vote

 

Shaun Kenney – Blogger for ‘Bearing Drift: Virginia’s Conservative Voice’

  • Romney Wins
  • 270 Electoral vote

 

Senator Pat Toomey

  • Romney wins by 2 pts. in Pennsylvania
  • 300 Electoral votes

 

Susan Miller – AstrologyZone.com

  • Election will not be called for at least a week
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