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Ferraro-Kennedy 1984

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On ‎2017‎-‎12‎-‎27 at 10:44 AM, michaelsdiamonds said:

What if Ferraro had run instead of Mondale? This was quite the nail-biter, as it was tied at best, and the last day of the campaign showed me getting 230 electoral votes. I used @vcczar's 1984 scenario (but I changed Ferraro's portrait).

Ferraro 1984.png

 

26 minutes ago, LokiLoki22 said:

How?

Reagan's "old age and experience" didn't prevail this time... :P

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On 3/6/2018 at 10:14 PM, LokiLoki22 said:

How?

It was TOUGH. After the primaries, I was down to basically what actually happened in 84. My method was to balance positive campaigning and negative in states where Ferraro's platform was closest. Kennedy seemed to give the best bonuses for this tactic. I would save up a few scandals and drop them at once, and then run newspaper ads in the closest states (literally had practically no money). I really had fun playing this campaign.

But, also this:

On 3/6/2018 at 10:41 PM, Patine said:

 

Reagan's "old age and experience" didn't prevail this time... :P

 

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