The St. Petersburg Times today has a story about the effects of Florida Democratic Delegate Conundrum on the electoral college map in the fall. Adam Smith’s conclusion: Democrats don’t need Florida to win the White House.
Of course, avid State of Sunshine readers will recall my post on the electoral map from last July, where I came to the same conclusion. Although my rationale for the GOP winning Florida was different (I thought Crist’s popularity would be holding strong through next year — and it still may).
Here is my map from back in July:
I built it on the website 270towin.com. Give it a try yourself. (And fellow bloggers – post your images on your blog, and comment here with a link!)