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Now that I've updated by 2020 election, I thought I'd do a playthrough with all possible candidates turned on. Here are the results:

Beginning of July 2019

Republican Frontrunner: Trump 27% with Kasich at 7%

Democratic Frontrunner: Biden 9% with several other closing in at around 6 to 7%

Trump facing impeachment is hammered by both Democrats and Republicans. Trump tries to combat this through his usual rhetoric, which the populous is mostly getting tired of hearing. Trump tries a major staff shakeup, including firing Jeff Sessions. 

End of July position: 

Republican Frontrunner: Kasich 14%, followed closely by Pence 13%, Cruz 12% and Rubio 10%

Democratic Frontrunner: Biden 11% with several around 6 to 7%

 

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August 2019

Trump's impeachment process is still continuing, and Republican challengers to the left and right of Trump continue to pile on him. 

By the end of August:

Republican Frontrunner: Kasich 14%, followed by Trump 10%, Pence 10%, Cruz 9%, Rubio 9%

Democratic Frontrunner: Biden 7%, with KHarris, Cuomo, Schultz and Steyer less than a percent behind. 

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September 2019

Trump's impeachment process continues...

Republican Frontrunner: Kasich 12%, followed by Rubio 10%, Trump 10%, and Pence 10%

Democratic Frontrunner: Cuomo 7%, followed by Schultz 7%, and Biden 7%

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17 hours ago, Kingthero said:

Go Kasich!!!

He's definitely a worthy politician of the opposition. Can't say that for many of the Republicans of the 21st century, though. 

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October 2019

Trump impeachment process continues, as Trump gets more defiant. Ultimately, the Impeachment Committee recommends Impeachment for Perjury and Obstruction of Justice; although, few believe he will be removed from office. While his campaign is collapsing, Trump faces some opportunities, since he has cabinet openings (Sessions fired; Tillerson resigns) a new Supreme Court Justice to fill (Anthony retires). 

Susan Collins wins the first Republican Debate; While, Cory Booker wins the first Democratic Debate. 

Towards the end of the month President Trump is narrowly impeached for abuse of power. Republicans begin to tell Trump that he should not run for reelection, as Trump awaits conviction or acquittal. 

Republican Frontrunner: Kasich 12%, followed by Pence 11%, Rubio 10%, Cruz 9%. 

Democratic Frontrunner: Cuomo 7%, followed by Zuckerberg 7%, Biden 6%, Schultz 6%, Booker 6%

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8 minutes ago, vcczar said:

October 1919

Trump impeachment process continues, as Trump gets more defiant. Ultimately, the Impeachment Committee recommends Impeachment for Perjury and Obstruction of Justice; although, few believe he will be removed from office. While his campaign is collapsing, Trump faces some opportunities, since he has cabinet openings (Sessions fired; Tillerson resigns) a new Supreme Court Justice to fill (Anthony retires). 

Susan Collins wins the first Republican Debate; While, Cory Booker wins the first Democratic Debate. 

Towards the end of the month President Trump is narrowly impeached for abuse of power. Republicans begin to tell Trump that he should not run for reelection, as Trump awaits conviction or acquittal. 

Republican Frontrunner: Kasich 12%, followed by Pence 11%, Rubio 10%, Cruz 9%. 

Democratic Frontrunner: Cuomo 7%, followed by Zuckerberg 7%, Biden 6%, Schultz 6%, Booker 6%

I believe you mean to say that Warren Harding leads the field?:P

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November 2019

Trump is acquitted by the Senate by one vote, in a move similar to Andrew Johnson's historic impeachment. Every Democrat voted for conviction, as did very moderate and very conservative Republicans. However, Trump receives some good press as the Caliph of ISIS is mortally wounded and captured by US forces, a move which Trump touts as greater than when Bin Laden was killed during the Obama administration. Yet, Trump's mouth gets him in trouble when he takes the credit for the capture of the Caliph and forgets to mention the soldiers. Later, he receives more negative fallout when he declares the war with ISIS is over, when it is reported that a new Caliph has likely taken over. Ultimately, Trump gets angry with Mattis, who also admits that Trump's words weren't fair to the military and that the war with ISIS is not over. 

Rubio and Pence tie the 2nd Republican Debate. 

Mattis resigns days after Trump states that his administration has been the most harmonious in history. Trump now has three vacant cabinet positions. Meanwhile, Trump's trade restrictions and policy with China has officially developed into a trade war. Frontrunner John Kasich then calls for Trump removal from the GOP. 

At the 2nd Democratic Debate, Schultz has a meltdown as he is unable to respond to several questions. Joe Biden is considered the winner of a very competitive debate.

Trump's latest tirade is calling Fox News "Fake News," after Fox criticized Trump's statement that the war with ISIS was over. Lastly, the trade war with China is showing a strain on the economy.

Republican Frontrunner: Kasich 11%, followed by Pence 10%, Rubio 10%, Graham 9%

Democratic Frontrunner: Zuckerberg 7%, followed by Cuomo 7%, Schultz 7%, Biden 6%, KHarris 6%

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December 2019

Tension increases in this month as China and Russia strengthen their relationship. Trump then has a difficult time getting cabinet members confirmed after three officials tied to Steve Bannon are rejected. Republicans continue to distance themselves from Trump as the trade war with China progresses. 

Susan Collins wins the Republican debate. 

Joe Biden wins the Democratic debate. 

Trump retaliates against Republican opposition claiming that they are undermining GOP's success in 2020. Despite opposition, Trump is able to finally get cabinet confirmations at State and Defense with Gingrich and Bolton, respectively. He still cannot fill the Attorney General spot. In other bad news, China signs a trade deal with Mexico. Meanwhile, Democrat tension between Progressives and Establishment increases. A final topping of another bad month for Trump is that the Pope Francis negatively comments on him at X-Mas mass, which then is followed by Trump suggesting that the Pope is probably senile. 

Republican frontrunner: Kasich 11%, followed by Pence 9%, Rubio 8%, Graham 8%

Democratic frontrunner: KHarris 6%, followed by Schultz 6%, Cuomo 6%, Biden 6%

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On 9/18/2017 at 8:28 PM, vcczar said:

October 1919

 

9 hours ago, vcczar said:

November 1919

 

1 hour ago, vcczar said:

December 1919

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1 minute ago, President Garrett Walker said:

 

 

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The Millennial Computer Bug has hit with a delayed reaction. :P

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I'm pretty much exclusively reading and working on scenarios from the 1900s. 

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January 2020

Trump begins the new year by firing UN Amb. Nikki Haley, who had recently announced that she planned to resign over differences of opinion. New impeachment threats are thrown at Trump as he states that he will not fill the UN Ambassador position, basically taking the US out of UN decisions. Trump then brings his attack on to Congress, which he declares is "unpatriotic." 

Democratic Debate sees a meltdown performance by Julian Castro, who could not answer several questions. Bernie Sanders and Al Franken are seen as the winners of this debate. 

The State of the Union address becomes a farce, as Trump uses it to bash Congress repeatedly. Ultimately, most of the members of Congress walk out as Trump claims to be the only voice of the American people in the room. 

Republican frontrunner: Pence 9%, followed by Kasich 9%, Graham 9%, Rubio 8%, Huntsman 8%

Democratic frontrunner: Harris 7%, followed by Cuomo 6%, and Zuckerberg 6%

Iowa frontrunners: KHarris (D); Sasse (R)

New Hampshire frontrunners: O'Malley (D); Murkowski (R)

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Early Primaries February 2020

Despite Trump's historical low approval rating, it is only now that Democrats appear to be set for a landslide victory. The month starts with a report stating that the Trade War with China has left us with a Great Recession level economy. Trump then announces that he will visit China to "End the Trade War." Also, Congress approves of Giuliani as the new Attorney General. 

IOWA PRIMARY!!!!

Sherrod Brown wins Iowa! Brown narrowly defeats Gillibrand. Harris, who had been projected to win falls to 7th place. 

Lindsey Graham wins Iowa! Graham gets 23%, defeating Sasse who had been projected to win. Trump is last in Iowa. 

Trump is unfazed by the primary results, defiant that he will win a second term. Following the primaries, news is released that Russia has invaded Ukraine. Graham and the warhawks in Congress press Trump for immediate intervention, but Trump mostly ignores them. 

New Hampshire Primary!!!!

Susan Collins wins NH! Martinez and Murkowski come in 2nd and 3rd. 

Martin O'Malley wins NH! O'Malley narrowly defeats Gillibrand. 

Following the primaries, news is received that Saudi Arabia has signed a trade deal with China. 

Cruz wins the Republican debate. 

Biden wins the Democratic debate. 

Republican Frontrunner: Martinez 15%, followed by Collins, Graham, and Pence, all with 6%. Martinez would likely win the nomination if the Convention were held today. 

Democratic Frontrunner: Cuomo 6%, followed by Harris with 6% and many tied with 5%

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3 hours ago, MysteryKnight said:

When will this update be available for download? 

I'm not sure yet. I'm sort of playing through it to find bugs. There are also some events I have to move around. I might also add a few more candidates. In addition to updating this, I'm updating my historical scenarios and teaching at a University. So it might be a few weeks. 

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Late Primaries February 2020

As late February arrives, Democrats are looking at their greatest landslide victory since LBJ. Although, pundits believe Republicans can balance the election out if they select an anti-Trump Republican who has been consistently a voice against his administration. Meanwhile, Trump flies to Beijing to end the Trade War with China, but makes an immediate gaffe when he declares that his Great Wall--his border wall--will be bigger than their Great Wall. 

Ben Sasse wins South Carolina! Graham was narrowly defeated in the primary, which is a crushing blow for his campaign. 

Lincoln Chafee wins Nevada! Gillibrand is upset in her third straight narrow primary defeat. 

Pres. Trump threatens Saudi Arabia will visiting China, causing the more radical Christian supporters of Trump to call for a bombing of Saudi Arabia. Trump neither supports or condemns their behavior. 

Susan Collins wins Nevada! Rubio comes in at a close second. 

Meanwhile, Trump leaves China amid mystery. While Trump claims victory and that he has ended the Trade War, China is completely silent on the matter. However, polls show that many voters believe that Trump probably worked a deal to end the Trade War. 

John Bel Edwards wins South Carolina! Buttigieg and Clinton are at a close second. 

Republican Frontrunner: Martinez 12%, followed by Kasich and Trump, both at 8%. Trump is seeing a bounce with his announcement of the end of the Trade War

Democratic Frontrunner: Cuomo 7%, with Harris at 6%

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I'm curious as to how people would vote if Susana Martinez and Andrew Cuomo were the two nominees for president. 

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Super Tuesday March 2020

The big winners are Tom Cotton, Susan Collins and Mike Pence for the Republicans, while Democrats are so split as to not have a clear Super Tuesday winner.

Republican Results 

Tom Cotton wins Texas, upsetting Ted Cruz! Wins Alabama! Wins Colorado! 

Susan Collins wins Alaska, upsetting Murkowski! Wins Maine! Wins Vermont! Wins Virginia!

Mike Pence wins Arkansas, upsetting Cotton! Wins Georgia! Wins Kansas! Wins Oklahoma! 

Susana Martinez wins Kentucky, upsetting Rand Paul! Wins Minnesota! Wins Puerto RIco! 

Donald Trump wins Louisiana!

Jon Huntsman wins Massachusetts!

Jeff Flake wins Tennessee! 

Marco Rubio wins Wyoming! 

Democrat Results

Kamala Harris wins Alabama! Wins Vermont, upsetting Bernie Sanders!

Martin O'Malley wins Arkansas!

John Hickenlooper wins Colorado!

Sherrod Brown wins Kansas! Wins Tennessee! Wins Democrats Abroad!

Joe Biden wins Georgia! Wins Texas! 

John Bel Edwards wins Louisiana! Wins Oklahoma!

Mark Zuckerberg wins Maine! 

Elizabeth Warren wins Massachusetts! 

Amy Klobuchar wins Minnesota! 

Al Franken wins Nebraska! 

Terry McAuliffe wins Virginia! 

After Super Tuesday

Following Super Tuesday, Trump announces he will tax the rich as a remedy for the economic downturn. Ted Cruz in response now considered Trump to have abandoned the GOP. 

Republican Frontrunner: Martinez 12%, followed by Trump 9% and Kasich 8%. Cotton leads in delegates, followed by Pence. 

Democratic Frontrunner: Cuomo 7%, followed by Harris with 6%. Biden leads in delegates, followed by Brown. 

 

 

 

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The next week of March 2020

Ted Cruz wins Michigan!

John Kasich wins Hawaii!

Rand Paul wins Guam!

Tom Cotton wins Idaho!

Susan Collins wins Mississippi! Wins Washington DC!

Donald Trump wins US Virgin Islands

Seth Moulton wins Michigan!

Elizabeth Warren wins American Samoa! 

Martin Heinrich wins Mississippi!

Joe Biden wins Northern Mariana Islands!

Days after Donald Trump threatens to work with Democrats if GOP "continue to betray," Russian hackers release information that Trump told China to withhold information about their foreign trip until after Super Tuesday, so that Trump would get a poll boost from an apparent diplomatic success. Trump, meanwhile, sends John Kasich and Jon Huntsman to China. 

Lindsey Graham wins the Republican debate.

Sherrod Brown wins the Democratic debate

Republican Frontrunner: John Kasich surpasses Susana Martinez as frontrunner. 

Democratic Frontrunner: Andrew Cuomo barely holds his lead over Kamala Harris

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Another Week in March 2020

Despite March passing into the second half, not a single candidate for president has decided to drop out. Trump gets some good news as a tentative trade deal is reached with China; however, it is mostly the work of Jon Huntsman, a primary opponent of Trump's. Trump draws fire after taking all the credit for the China deal, without referencing Huntsman's work. 

Jon Huntsman wins Missouri! Wins American Samoa!

Marco Rubio wins Florida!

John Kasich wins Illinois! Wins North Carolina! Wins Northern Mariana Islands! Wins Ohio!

Gavin Newsom wins Florida!

Joe Biden wins Illinois! Wins North Carolina!

Tom Steyer wins Missouri! 

Sherrod Brown wins Ohio!

After these primaries, Ben Sasse drops out of the race, being the first to leave the race. 

Republican Frontrunner: John Kasich 13%, followed by Huntsman with 11%. Kasich leads in delegates. 

Democratic Frontrunner: Harris 6%, followed by Cuomo, Biden, and Brown, all with 6%. Biden leads in delegates. 

Does anyone read my playthroughs?

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6 minutes ago, Kingthero said:

I do, keeping up with my man Kasich

I got a feeling that either he or Huntsman will get the Republican nomination in this playthrough. The Democratic nomination is a complete tossup. 

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Aslong as Kamala "Kill the Babies, Invite the Illegals" Harris doesn't win.

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19 minutes ago, Kingthero said:

Aslong as Kamala "Kill the Babies, Invite the Illegals" Harris doesn't win.

Now, that's productive, well-worded dialogue and discourse that in no way descends to the mudslinging and low-grade schoolyard name-calling that has became one of the biggest banes across the board of modern politics and caused so many currently active politicians and political commentators to lack all respectability and dignity. Without a doubt. :S

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