Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Scott Brown vs. Barack Obama, in Massachusetts.

Before we close the books once and for all on the Massachusetts Senate race, it is imperative we grasp the complete nature of winning such an important election in Massachusetts of all places. This election represents a political turnaround of epic proportions, as one of the strongest states for Barack Obama during his Presidential bid in 2008, in which all fourteen counties supported his campaign, has just elected a "Obama agenda busting" Senator to represent their interests in Washington.

Barnstable County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 56.11% of the vote, John McCain received 42.08% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 1.81%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 57.4% of the vote, Martha Coakley received 41.7% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 0.9% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 15.32% more of the vote during the Senate election, while the Democratic ticket lost 14.59% of their previous vote, and the "Other" vote lost 0.91%.

Berkshire County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 74.94% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 22.50% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.56%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 68.5% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 30.8% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.0% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 8.00% more of the vote during the Senate election, while the Democratic ticket lost 6.44% of their previous vote, and the "Other" vote lost 1.56%.

Bristol County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 60.41% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 37.24% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.35%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 56% of the vote, Martha Coakley (D) received 42.8% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.2% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 18.76% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 17.61% of their previous vote, and the "Other" vote lost 1.15%.

Dukes County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 74.98% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 23.14% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 1.88%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 64.3% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 34.5% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.88% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 11.36% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 10.58% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 0.68%.

Essex County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 59.12% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 38.80% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.08%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 56.5 of the vote, Martha Coakley (D) received 42.6% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 0.9% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 17.70% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 16.52% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.18%.

Franklin County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 72.46% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 24.77% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.77%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 62.7% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 35.7% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.6% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 10.93% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 9.76% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.17%.

Hempden County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 61.43% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 36.09% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.48%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 54.5% of the vote, Martha Coakley (D) received 44.0% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.5% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 18.41% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 17.43% less of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 0.98%.

Hampshire County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 71.47% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 25.91% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.62%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 61.4% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 37.3% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.3% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 11.39% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 10.07% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.32%.

Middlesex County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 63.98% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 33.85% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.17%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 51.7% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 47.4% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 0.8% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 13.55% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticker lost 12.28% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.37%.

Nantucket County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 67.30% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 30.78% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 1.92%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 50.6% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 48.0% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.4% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 17.22% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic vote lost 16.70% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.52%.

Norfolk County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 58.18% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 39.67% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.15%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 55.5% of the vote, Martha Coakley (D) received 43.6% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 0.8% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 15.83% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 14.58% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.35%.

Plymouth County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 52.77% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 45.19% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.04%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 62.8% of the vote, Martha Coakley (D) received 36.4% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 0.8% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 18.61% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticket lost 16.37% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.24%.

Suffolk County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 76.94% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 21.24% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 1.82%.

2010 Senatorial election

Martha Coakley (D) - 66.2% of the vote, Scott Brown (R) received 32.8% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.00% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 11.56% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticker lost 10.74% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.82%.

Worcester County

2008 Presidential election

Barack Obama (D) - 55.59% of the vote, John McCain (R) received 41.83% of the vote, Other candidates received a combined vote of 2.58%.

2010 Senatorial election

Scott Brown (R) - 60.9% of the vote, Martha Coakley (D) received 37.9% of the vote, Joe Kennedy received 1.2% of the vote.

Turnaround

The Republican ticket received 19.07% more of the vote during the Senate election, the Democratic ticker lost 17.69% of their previous vote, and the "Other" candidate lost 1.38%.

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2 comments:

Michael Avitabile said...

Wow, nice article.

marion said...

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