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  Puerto Rico Status Plebiscite - Status Referendum Part II
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Parents > United States > Puerto Rico > Referenda > Puerto Rican Political Status
OfficeReferendum
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline January 01, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00am
Term End December 31, 9999 - 12:00am
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedTX DEM December 20, 2012 11:38am
Data Sources[Link]
Description If Part I of the status referendum ends in a 'no' vote, Part II will become significant. If a choice receives a majority, the Puerto Rican government will attempt to act on it.

Part I can be found here: [Link]

Statehood signifies a desire to become the 51st state of the United States of America.

Independence signifies a desire for full independence similar to Cuba or the Philippines.

Free Association signifies a desire for independence with close military, postal, and migration relations with the United States similar to the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Palau.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won12/13/1998
Name None of the Above Votes787,900 (50.30%)
Term12/14/1998 - 01/03/2013 Margin59,743 (+3.81%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
MAP
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/01/2008 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Statehood 6 3 ----
Free Association 3 1 1 1
Leaning Call: Statehood (50.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/27/2012 03/27/2012

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Statehood Free Association Independence  
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan  
Website  
Uncertified Votes824,195 (61.11%) 449,679 (33.34%) 74,812 (5.55%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -374,516 (-27.77%) -749,383 (-55.56%)  
Predict Avg.32.00% 42.00% 3.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg32.00%-- 42.00%-- 3.00%--  
El Nuevo Día 
03/27/12-03/27/12
32.00% -- 42.00% -- 3.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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LBT Smart
FL Silver Dime
R Republitarian
P karin1492
D Homegrown Democrat
D Forwardista
AENM Angry Russian
D Labour Dem
D TEXAN FOR HILLARY
IndP 6921
I Takahe
D 6 KM
D Jason
MFL The Oncoming Storm
R Imperator
D John
D Sarnstrom
R the wanderer
J Dr. Cynic
RC Zeus the Moose
R Scott³
D Andy
IS Sesel
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
NPA James Crews
BTP Darryl W. Perry
D Bob
D Some say...
SWP Otis Gough
I TX_Progressive
RC Zeus the Moose
I NCModerate
BTP Maditude
Veg Thomas Walker
Laf-W Craverguy
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 06, 2012 03:00pm News Puerto Rico Makes History at the Polls  Article Jason 
Feb 22, 2012 11:00am Editorial The 51st state is closer than you think.  Article TX DEM 
Feb 18, 2012 01:00pm News Puerto Rico Status Referendum is Historic  Article TX DEM 
Oct 18, 2011 02:00am News Puerto Rico residents to vote again on island's political status  Article Jason 
Mar 16, 2011 04:00pm News Task force favors 2-vote process for Puerto Rico  Article RP 
Apr 29, 2010 10:15pm News House Approves Puerto Rico Statehood Measure  Not Available TX DEM 

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