New Hampshire and the 2012 Election
Neil Levesque talked about New Hampshire’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to… read more
Neil Levesque talked about New Hampshire’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the top 2012 campaign issues in the state, the state’s political history and demographics, and the gubernatorial race between Maggie Hassan (D) and Ovide Lamontagne (R).
“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 eight 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.
Nancy Calo read the latest headline news from C-SPAN Radio. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Levesque, Neil Executive Director New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Political Library
More Videos From
- New Hampshire and the 2012 Election
- Democratic Strategy in New Hampshire
- Republican Party Strategy in New Hampshire
Republican Party Strategy in New Hampshire
Jim Merrill talked about Republican Party efforts to win New Hampshire for Mitt Romney, along with the gubernatorial…
Democratic Strategy in New Hampshire
Kathy Sullivan talked about Democratic efforts to win New Hampshire for President Obama, along with the gubernatorial…
Republican Presidential Candidates and the New Hampshire Primary
Neil Levesque talked about the latest Republican presidential candidates' poll data in New Hampshire, and he responded…
New Hampshire Senate Race
James Pindell talked by phone about former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown’s declaration that we would run for…