Talk:2000 U.S. presidential election

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Please for to change the colors as now my eyes are bleeding. Thank you. ~~ C®acker 20:12, 3 June 2007 (CDT)

"#FF999c" and "#999CFF" are a reasonable 'red' and 'blue' background, respectively. --jtltalk 20:23, 3 June 2007 (CDT)

Typo: PresIdential MiddleMan 20:22, 3 June 2007 (CDT)

Well im not known for my spelling =/, I'll move it when im done. Ill try those colors jtl, thanks. -ĬŴΣĐĝё 20:35, 3 June 2007 (CDT)

There is a margin, but it doesn't seem earthshattering to me, then again the red bachelors could be all lawyers (no offense Ames), economists, etc... while the blue ones could be all doctors and scientists. MiddleMan 20:53, 3 June 2007 (CDT)

I am moving this to a correctly spelled, and location specific, 2000 U.S. Presidential Election humanbe in 12:51, 4 June 2007 (CDT)


Yes, typical of Americans to get the colours arse about face. Ever wonder why the Soviet Union and China didn't have a blue flags? (No offense meant) Jollyfish.gifGenghisIs the Pope a Catholic? 15:02, 5 May 2008 (EDT)

Who knows how it happened, but those are the colors the nets use to report on the quadrennial voting. And, yes, some of us think it's weird that the right-wing party is colored red. humanUser talk:Human 15:29, 5 May 2008 (EDT)
You're no fun human :P --Eira omtg! The Goat be praised. 14:28, 6 May 2008 (EDT)
I always figured they were red because they were so angry all the time. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:37, 6 May 2008 (EDT)
Utterly irrelevant, I don't give a damn about what the official colors of the parties are. If anything I support the current arrangement because it separates the Democratic Party from the far left and prevents the Republicans from having an allergic reaction to the color red. Alsto003 (talk) 07:27, 23 October 2014 (UTC) Alex

% w/Bachelor Degrees[edit]

West Virginia is 51st out of 50 states. Heh. That's not because WV folks ain't edjucatid, it's because those with college degrees (excepting degrees in Mining Engineering) wind up having to leave teh state to get teh good jobs. "Open for business" my eye. But see also the 1988 election results, and try that same correlation of votes with college degrees, wherein WV went for Dukakis which is more than can be said for those supposedly true-blue states of California, Vermont, New Jersey, Maryland, or Illinois. Yeah, 1988 baby! Mountaineers may be unejicatid but they ain't stupid. Secret Squirrel 18:38, 6 May 2008 (EDT)

Ayup, gotcha raht thear, mistah Skwirrel with mah 22 long rifle! humanUser talk:Human 21:50, 6 May 2008 (EDT)
Yer 22 long rifle is insignificant next to teh power of The Force. Doesn't work on squirlz anyhow. Secret Squirrel 22:00, 6 May 2008 (EDT)

Degree figures[edit]

In my own sad and pedantic way I noticed that the figures were from 2003 not 2000, and I did a version with the 200 figures (which isn't really very different to be honest) - worth updating? Might try and improve the article generally as Worm (t | c) 19:39, 22 January 2009 (EST)


Those bastards stole their power From the victims of the Us v. Them years, Wrecking all that's virtuous and true, Undermining social democratic Downhill slide into absymbal, Lost lamb off the precipice into the trickle-down runoff pool

Cookie to anyone who gets the reference

Voter Breakdown Table[edit]

I'm not sure how to edit the table, but it appears to be missing an entry for Arkansas. Could someone who is more knowledgeable than me fix it please? JHadenfe (talk) 03:43, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

No racism intended[edit]

I mentioned Jewish people because that was part of the reason it got so much attention; an unusually large number of people in West Palm Beach, an area with a very high Jewish population, accidentally voted for Buchanan, a known anti-Semite. That said, I prefer the wording as it is now, apologies for the misunderstanding. (talk) 00:59, 27 January 2015 (UTC)

Can it be more racist??[edit]

" As if that weren't bad enough in and of itself, Palm Beach county also happens to have one of the highest concentrations of Jewish people in the country" ?! - especially when the jews vote mostly for the Democratic party.

That was part of why it became such a huge story; a place with a large Jewish population had one of the highest concentrations of votes for an anti-Semitic loon. It's not an attempt to rip on Jewish people, it's an important part of why this got so much attention. The Blade of the Northern Lights (話して下さい) 01:46, 9 May 2015 (UTC)