270 to win

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First Read via Political Wire takes another look at the presidential battleground: There are 70 scenarios how Obama could reach 270 electoral votes or higher, 55 scenarios how the GOP nominee could get to 270 and above, and 13 different ways we could see a 269-269 tie.

“Digest that last fact a minute: 13 different scenarios for a 269-269 tie. Cue the screams from electoral college reformers.”

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.