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Calling It Like He Sees It
John Lapinski shares his insider view on the Republican presidential nomination race.
February 29, 2012
Ever wonder how news networks are able to call elections so early on? Sometimes before even one percent of precincts have reported? It’s not a gamble says John Lapinski, Associate Professor of Political Science and senior analyst at the MSNBC decision desk—it’s a science.
In this Q and A, he takes us behind the scenes of election calling, offers his take on the race so far, and explains which future competitions might make or break candidacies.
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