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Un:9757BrentinCO ( 3579.92 points)April 13, 2021 05:54pm
Sorry Alabama.

ID:8766Pennsylvanian ( 245.18 points)April 14, 2021 06:31pm
Have to say, I'm pleased to see PA made #17 on the list. Though it immediately gives me cause to question the veracity of the poll -- considering that I've never known PA to perform particularly well in these things. Better than Ohio, though, and that's what counts.

I'd be interested to see the head-to-heads.

Un:9757BrentinCO ( 3579.92 points)April 14, 2021 07:14pm
Yeh....i'm disappointed that didn't include the data.

At the same time they polled Republicans and Democrats (Americans above). Interesting to note the differences.



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