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I am cautiously optimistic, but know that what happened in 2016 could happen again. The combination of factors that produced a "perfect storm" for Trump are still looming on the horizon. And note this: if Trump wins Dutch's state of Florida (likely now), then he only needs to win one of the rust belt states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin to win a second term, assuming he holds all other states he won in 2016. Those other factors...a 3rd party candidate like Jill Stein, Russian bots spreading misinformation, and the Bernie die hard supporters learning to "hate" a Democratic establishment candidate so much during the campaign that they cannot vote for him/her or worse yet vote for Trump like they did in 2016. Oh and voter suppression.
That doesn't even get into election fraud...ancient voting machines that are easily hacked. "The Associated Press reports that the “vast majority” of the nation’s 10,000 election jurisdictions use Windows 7 or older operating systems to create ballots, program voting machines, tally votes, and report counts. Microsoft plans to stop supporting Windows 7 on Jan. 14, ten months before the 2020 election."
For some an 11 year old child could hack the machine and change results:
11-year-old shows it’s child’s play to mess with elections
"11-year-old Emmett Brewer is too young to vote, but it turned out that he’s not too young to learn how to change election results on a replica of Florida’s state website… in under 10 minutes, mind you, as the Voting Village announced on Friday."
Note my bolding of "Florida"...Dutch.
So as long as Moscow Mitch is blocking legislation and funds for enhanced voting security, we can expect really anomalous results in some districts, which may not be revealed or even challenged until too late. Trump will already be sworn in.
That's the nightmare scenario...I remain cautiously optimistic. A winner will emerge out of the Democratic debates, but the general election could produce defeat again unless Dems get their act together. Go Joe!