Once again, Vermont
was the first state that was declared as a victory for President Obama when he was
re-elected Tuesday. In addition, Vermont
gave the President one his most lopsided victories, second only to Hawaii.
political science professors Matt Dickinson and Bert Johnson – known as the
Professor Pundits – discuss some of the key factors in the presidential race,
the future of the Electoral College and the influence of money on our political
It’s all about the data. Wrapping up their year-long series of
commentaries about the presidential election, Middlebury’s Professor
Pundits Matt Dickinson and Bert Johnson note that scientific forecasting
models really do work to predict election results. Hear what the
pundits have to say in their final commentary on the 2012 election.