Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 1 (2 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   6 comments
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds

Sanders can win with only 22% of the popular vote! Proof!

By       Message dale ruff       (Page 1 of 2 pages)     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 1   Well Said 1   Funny 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 95661
- Advertisement -

My series on Sanders has argued that if Trump keeps his word and drops out because "I will not run if I am losing in the polls(Trump)."

Or what happens if Trump surges to go ahead of Clinton or risk going ahead because "The chief thing is to defeat Trump and defeat him badly (Sanders)."

Sanders has kept his options open: he has not turned down the Stein offer, he is not campaigning for Clinton, and he has left the Democratic Party.

No-vote - Straight Talk Bahamas
No-vote - Straight Talk Bahamas
(Image by straighttalkbahamas.com)
  Permission   Details   DMCA
- Advertisement -

My other claim is that he could, in a coalition with Johnson on the Green/Lib ticket win with 35% which he already has, if you add Johnson's 15% support. And since all polls show him beating Trump in a landslide, we can assume that Sanders alone would get at least, very conservatively, up to 30% on his own. Add it up: 48% with Stein's supporters, but with no help at all, Sanders easily can get 35% based on polls.

I have claimed you can win with 35% in a 3 way, but I have found an article which proves how a candidate can win with 22%, if he wins the "right" states. The Electoral College is such a nightmare that it promotes the victory of minority candidates (Bush II comes to mind). It also allows an electoral success with only 22%.

- Advertisement -

The right to vote was not won without struggle and sacrifice
- Advertisement -

The right to vote was not won without struggle and sacrifice
(
- Advertisement -
Image
by
- Advertisement -
neh.gov
)
  
- Advertisement -
Permission
  
- Advertisement -
Details
  
- Advertisement -
DMCA

The right to vote did not come without struggle and sacrifice..................

Here is how it is done:

"The optimal solution happens to get exactly 270 electoral votes. In this solution, the winner takes DC, the 37 smallest states, the 39th smallest state, and the 40th smallest state. (The winner takes Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.)" source: click here

- Advertisement -

Winning with 35% would be much easier, as Clinton in 92 got 68% of electoral votes and 43% of popular vote.

The 22% scenario would work for a "conservative" since the smaller states are more rural and conservative, but at 35%, the big states, led by California, with 10% of the popular and electoral vote, NY with 7%, etc. could carry Bernie to the White House.

Bernie has exhibited political genius and those who denounce him are summer soldiers unaware of the long plan, and I am sure he knows exactly which states he would have to win to be victorious in a 3 way race with less than 50%.

Next Page  1  |  2

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   Well Said 1   Funny 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

retired, working radical egalitarian/libertarian socialist old school independent, vegan, survivor

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact EditorContact Editor
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Trump Leading 67% to Hillary's 19% in National Poll of 50,000

How Sanders/Stein can win the Presidency: and it's incubating now!

Women's March costs Soros (or is it the CIA?) over half a billion today alone!

The Trump Secret to Wealth: slave labor/ no taxes/ propaganda.

The Enemy IS the People: Critics should shut up and be fired

Trump violates "the supreme law of the land" in first week: Jihadists Praise Trump's ban