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What determines a "landslide victory"?

Asked by kelly (1905points) November 4th, 2008

is it the popular vote or electoral vote and what percentage is the landslide description applied

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Bluefreedom's avatar

The current electoral vote numbers, 338 for Obama and 155 for McCain defines a landslide victory, in my humble opinion.

El_Cadejo's avatar

yea when you have more than double the electoral votes than your opponent, id call that a landslide

Magnus's avatar

These days? The current one defines it.

squirbel's avatar

‘round these here parts we call that’n a skunkin’

marinelife's avatar

It was a solid mandate with gains in all parts of the country.

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