Nevada and the the 2012 Election
Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including… read more
Karoun Demirjian talked about Nevada’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 election and the dominant issues, including immigration, housing ,and the economy. She also shared what she had heard from candidates visiting the state and local voters, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Bobbi Jackson read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part two of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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