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National student election picks Obama as next president


An online poll taken by millions of American students that has picked four presidential elections correctly says Barack Obama will defeat Mitt Romney on Election Day, the National Constitution Center reports. OneVote project is maintained by Channel One, the education media service, and its polls in 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2008 correctly picked each election’s winner. Channel One tells us that President Obama won the matchup with Romney by a 50 percent to 44 percent margin. In terms of electoral votes, Obama received an equivalent of 412 votes to 124 votes for Romney, with two votes in Maine tied. Romney only took Virginia among the nine swing states tracked by election watchers. Middle- and high-school students across the country filled out ballots last week, which were inspected in the classroom by their teachers. The final results are listed at onevote.channelone.com

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