New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2012
FacultyRow Super Professor - David Schultz predicted today that President Obama will win a re-election by securing between 272 to 300 electoral votes. (He needs 270 to win). Schultz places the odds of a President Obama re-election at 55%.
Professor Schultz is known during election time for his expertise in U.S. elections. Currently a professor at Hamline University, Schultz has accurately predicted U.S. Presidents for the past 5 elections. Super Professor Schultz has also authored "Politainment: The Ten Rules of Contemporary Politics: A citizens' guide to understanding campaigns and elections."
According to Schultz, the presidential race comes down to three simple numbers: “10, 10, 270. The presidential race is essentially over in 40 states, with the race for the presidency to be determined by the swing voters in ten states. In those ten states, ten percent of the voters are undecided and they will determine who wins the presidency with 270 electoral votes. Thus, ten percent of the voters in these ten states will determine who gets 270 electoral votes.”
Schultz says Barack Obama is currently holding on to slight but steady leads in many of the swing states, doing a better job than Mitt Romney in convincing swing voters to support him. Based on Schultz’s analysis, Obama will win this November unless: 1) The U.S. economy really collapses; or 2) "Swing Voters" are so disgusted with the status quo that they simply opt to throw Obama out and take a chance with a challenger, much like in 1980 when Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmy Carter. Otherwise, right now, Schultz sees Obama winning.
David Schultz is Hamline University professor at the School of Business in St. Paul, Minnesota and is the author of more than 25 books and 90 articles on various aspects of American politics, media and politics, campaigns and elections, and election law. Combining more than 25 years of teaching with experiences working in government and on numerous political campaigns, David Schultz is a nationally and internationally recognized and respected political analyst whose comments have appeared in places including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News, Cox News Service, Time, Newsweek, Radio Free Europe, National Journal, Congressional Quarterly, National Public Radio, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, Houston Post, Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Light, San Antonio Express News, Channel One, People Magazine, and Money.
Professor Schultz is a member of FacultyRow and has received the honor of being an Official Super Professor for 2012. FacultyRow is considered the leading professional and social network for academics throughout America. A subsidiary of FacultyRow, Super Professors, are a peer reviewed group of academics that consistently demonstrate excellence, passion, and clarity, throughout their academic careers.