Will Sandy's aftermath impact the election?
Change in voter turnout, sentiment?
- Duration 3:44
- Date Nov 2, 2012
Change in voter turnout, sentiment?
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All right back to the economy now why don't we heard earlier from both the presidential nominees and today's jobs report thank -- took about twelve minutes of a speech from.
From President Obama and then about twelve minutes of the speech from candidate running.
The last of the jobs report before we had to the polls is now out voters say the economy is the greatest issue by far this election.
But at this at this stage in the game how much really does today's report -- shake up the race if at all.
Let's bring in AB Stoddard she's an associate editor and columnist for the -- Newspaper in Washington and as it turns out she's going to be on our panel on election night on the Fox Broadcast network and fired up about that -- thank you.
-- is that these last minute numbers what how they play.
I don't think it's a big deal -- it's gonna shake things up this number really allows.
Both candidates to continue their talking points Romney saying this isn't strong enough recovery.
The President Obama is incapable of fixing the economy and that he is and it's time for change.
President Obama saying we're looking a steady job growth not job loss were heading in the right direction.
And I think people really -- our starting at two in these jobs reports out there didn't really affect the polls in September and they in effect and in October yet.
I was wondering if maybe if that was somebody was gonna drive you would have driven you a long time ago.
And now if you're about jobs it's about how you feel about jobs do have a job where I think I'm upwardly mobile do I think my kid does or my neighbor does.
Is it more like that.
I do think so and I think if you have decided that president Obama's stewardship of the economy.
Is a failure and you're gonna vote for Mitt Romney decided that a while ago I think if you're supporting President Obama.
Maybe even -- grudgingly you're looking at a new -- -- the economy if President Obama wakes up on Wednesday morning he's the president still.
He has defied history Shep as you know with the highest unemployment since FDR and he.
Will -- will he will have successfully made the case that this is a new kind of growth -- slow and steady out of a bubble and burst economy.
A new normal and I don't know -- that's gonna happen for him but that would be via the argument that bit did succeeded over Romney if he actually -- on.
What now for Mitt Romney to be in the game on that day he has to win Virginia -- Ohio most would agree with that.
It to do that your ground game has to be really good you gotta get your voters to the polls and on that front how does he look.
Well Mitt Romney has the advantage -- with intensity I just think people who want to vote republic excuse -- President Obama out of office.
And want to vote Republican don't even.
Really care how they feel about that Romney they're getting -- -- that car and they're really they're really energized so.
I think that he's not got a problem turning as voters out I think this is looking more and more like a base election.
I don't think at this point anyone really has momentum -- anyone swing undecideds I think is all about turning your voters.
And I think the President Obama the storm actually you know threatens to sort of dampen that that -- country's upsets.
People are concerned about what they're seeing out of new York and New Jersey and it -- suffering there and it's it's going to be -- -- -- to get your supporters and turn them into voters got what.
Heard about that at one thing I've observed over hurricanes over the years is.
By about day five sometimes basics everybody picks somebody to be mad -- sometimes a manager locals sometimes manager Borough sometimes you -- president.
-- now and all the heart strings that that were polled by then that governor in Jersey and the president coming together and everyone.
Donate in the Red Cross turns into -- bitterness as you said I mean watching people not able to get food or gasoline.
Yet not able to get to work I mean it's really it starts to really.
-- would upset people -- like you said five days and by Tuesday morning.
The nation could feel differently about this than they did on Thursday we shall see -- they -- seem to go fast -- I'll see you on Tuesday night if not before power forward to a thanked me too.