Key areas in Obama's re-election victory
Joe Trippi breaks down the electoral map
- Duration 5:39
- Date Nov 7, 2012
Joe Trippi breaks down the electoral map
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Here in New York welcome back here our friend Joseph Trippi stops by right now -- you doing Joan -- here what I get to the map in a moment here because you pick up three parts of the country I think that are very telling them to get to that.
But about 2 o'clock in the morning last night.
This is how Brit Hume analyze the second term for President Obama went all these issues that were there before remains.
The burden of debt and then spend.
And the weakness in the economy remain and the president starts out again now not with a great new mandate that no big broad mandate that he claimed -- Won by less than they did the first time.
He has a difficult road ahead I think Mitt Romney's -- to.
Crate form and lot of prayers today for everybody -- the hotel at the you have zeroed in on three parts of the country this is an area that talked a lot about.
You make a comment about Nevada Colorado and New Mexico -- -- look I think.
Where you look at that block the toll got taken off the map I mean for.
From Romney and I think primarily because of the the huge divide that Obama was able rack up with Latino Hispanics.
That that that it took New Mexico off the map real early Fisher and -- -- -- -- Canada New Mexico was not really in the game I mean this was a ten point victory.
I mean did you did you think that that was that was a state that Mitt Romney.
Had a shot at winning no but he he had that we in Colorado or Nevada had to and I think they mandate they early part of this regional -- early voting in Nevada favored the president has at least that's what was reported and that's what that's what was born out now in Colorado this could be a bit of -- surprise when you lose by four point oh in the present in the Romney people had a better.
Early vote oh lead in the early -- right about Colorado side that's the very surprising to and I think though.
Because of these -- both Hispanic and women.
-- that the Obama people were able able to create there.
And nationwide help them and kind of blue counties to around Denver to that is pretty significant too when you're absolutely -- that state.
Second part of the country you're going to Wisconsin Michigan.
And Ohio all three states or blue would you say it's -- now that was the big part of the blocking strategy of eight and I think part of there I mean.
With Ryan being picked from Wisconsin you had to pick up either Wisconsin or Ohio.
And I think.
I think both of these are.
I have little surprising that he didn't win one that bond you out when you look nice that you lose by seven in Wisconsin.
-- many folks were.
Were predicting that was -- but the firewall was really Ohio Wisconsin Iowa.
In the event that Mitt Romney does very well here on the East Coast right -- first I think the auto bail out.
And the divide there helped in Ohio but the real surprise still may be Florida I don't think it.
Not in -- that I.
Had -- Obama winning 303 electoral votes -- final map.
I don't know -- meaning that 330.
To which would include Florida Florida has been college's -- and I are you suggesting that this will lead holds up for the president -- you're 29 electoral vote yes I do I have I believe it's gonna hold up up any gain if it does it becomes the guy for -- -- and and Hispanics that you don't apply Cuban Americans went for Mitt Romney.
The president's big.
-- and over on our exit polling Hispanics were 10% of the electorate.
Yet -- that -- and it will -- -- well it's again the changing demographics of the country changing demographics of Florida.
In Virginia at the same thing I mean big demographic changes in the northern part of his -- promised immigration reform.
And it did not happen.
And he got a larger percentage of Hispanic vote in 2012.
In 2000 -- what explains that I think what explains is Romney's decision in the primaries to move further to the right to most of the Republican Party and again because to win his primary battle he moved off to the right.
Had he picked rubio for instance in rubio had a very similar immigration.
For -- and ready.
That is very close to the president's.
If had that been sort of the pro active.
Case made by Romney with the rubio maybe that wouldn't change a little bit and now we're in -- and yeah yeah I guess over the hindsight it.
But it bureaucratic out of special report later tonight it's -- -- Virginia only because we have another moment here to defend here -- a three -- winner for the president.
And you know what Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan did what they went up and down the western side of the state.
That is coal country and they did very well.
I mean we look at this red Republican blue is Democrat from 2008.
How little changes in this map.
You see how subtle that is absolutely Emery county that's the only -- that Barack Obama won in that region 2008.
In 2012 it flips to read and yet -- it -- to the northern for.
And it's just your vote that's where -- in -- that's what's changing the northern Northern Virginia is changing.
No Virginia had not been won by -- Democrat since 1964.
Lyndon Baines Johnson.
Obama wins it in 2008.
This is significant that it again for two years in a row now and two cycles in -- -- has gone for Democrat that just tells you that Virginia is not the southern.
You you know that -- -- -- the southern strategy.
In sixteen again or was -- yeah so it's really amazing what's what's happened demographically at Ysidro could be made a trip here with us here aboard the billboard death.
Finally I finally made it to the film world but if it does that -- timed -- yeah.