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marmar

(76,880 posts)
Wed Oct 29, 2014, 09:49 AM Oct 2014

Canvassing for Schauer/Peters for the last few weeks I've determined 4 things:


1) Schauer has a very good chance of winning.

2) Disgust with both major parties and the political system in general is widespread.

3) There's a depressing amount of ignorance/cognitive dissonance/stupidity among a significant portion of the voting population. (e.g., voters who complain about issues directly linked to Snyder but then plan to vote for him anyway)

4) Terri Lynn Land is only slightly more well-liked than Ebola


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Canvassing for Schauer/Peters for the last few weeks I've determined 4 things: (Original Post) marmar Oct 2014 OP
I am going to take issues with number 4 etherealtruth Oct 2014 #1
Yes. I'm speaking from a Metro Detroit perspective. marmar Oct 2014 #2
If Schauer does well in..... LovingA2andMI Nov 2014 #5
good news--except for the moron vote Demeter Oct 2014 #3
I hope we can make headway in the legislature. JNelson6563 Oct 2014 #4

etherealtruth

(22,165 posts)
1. I am going to take issues with number 4
Wed Oct 29, 2014, 09:58 AM
Oct 2014

Most (thinking voters) would prefer to take their chances with ebola.

Where are you canvassing? I believe Schauer has a very good chance in metro Detroit ... from the outside it appears Snyder has massive support outside the major urban areas (typical in Michigan).

I have had medical issues this fall (will be fine, on the road to complete recovery and being "better than ever&quot and my largest regret was that I could not volunteer for Schauer; therefore, my observations are from the outside.

I hope you are correct and remain optimistic!

marmar

(76,880 posts)
2. Yes. I'm speaking from a Metro Detroit perspective.
Wed Oct 29, 2014, 10:01 AM
Oct 2014

His support is overwhelming in Wayne and Washtenaw, very strong in Oakland County, and he's ahead in Macomb. We need a good SE Michigan turnout.

Glad you're recovering well and LOL on the Terri Lynn Land quip.





LovingA2andMI

(7,006 posts)
5. If Schauer does well in.....
Mon Nov 3, 2014, 12:38 AM
Nov 2014

Washtenaw (however not just Washtenaw ---- as Washtenaw County where Rick Snyder lives DID NOT VOTE him in the last time. He lost his county by 6 points), Oakland. Macomb and Wayne county fall in Schauer's camp -- it will be good looking election night of unseating our first Michigan governor in the past 20 years plus, in-between terms.

Let's HOPE and GOTV!

 

Demeter

(85,373 posts)
3. good news--except for the moron vote
Wed Oct 29, 2014, 06:16 PM
Oct 2014

I don't know of a cure for that...perhaps the death of the generation. It made a big difference when Reagan's fan boyz died out.

JNelson6563

(28,151 posts)
4. I hope we can make headway in the legislature.
Thu Oct 30, 2014, 12:12 PM
Oct 2014

And we REALLY need to get rid of Schuette. Bastard.

Julie

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