A comprehensive preview of the 2012 electoral map

in Uncategorized by

If the 2012 presidential election were held today, President Barack Obama would be in an extremely tight race.

Of course, this assessment comes on the heels of a Republican wave in the 2010 midterms. With a better political climate and a relatively weak opponent, Obama could well win reelection by as strong a margin as he did in 2008, when he won the electoral college by a 365-173 vote.

His chances today, however, hinge on 104 electoral votes, or the 10 states rated tossups by

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.