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Betting thread on this election

Do you think Hillary will win (win margin as a percentage of the national popular vote)

- landslide: more than 7.0 % difference
- yuuuuge: 5 to 7%
- solid ++: 3 to 5%
- limited = 0 to 2%

Republicans who dump Trump: a Who's Who

The list from a NYT article http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/29/us/politics/at-least-110-republican-leaders-wont-vote-for-donald-trump-heres-when-they-reached-their-breaking-point.html

Republicans who bailed out after the groping tape:

- Jason Chaffetz, Representative of Utah
- Barbara Comstock, Representative of Virginia
- Mike Crapo, Senator of Idaho
- Gary Herbert, Governor of Utah
- Mike Lee, Senator of Utah
- George E. Pataki, Former governor New York
- Kelly Ayotte, Senator of New Hampshire
- Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama
- Bradley Byrne, Representative of Alabama
- Mike Coffman, Representative of Colorado
- Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota
- Rodney Davis, Representative of Illinois
- Cory Gardner, Senator of Colorado
- Scott Garrett, Representative of New Jersey
- Cresent Hardy, Representative of Nevada
- Joe Heck, Representative of Nevada, running for Senate
- Jon M. Huntsman Jr., Former governor of Utah
- Carly Fiorina, Former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard and candidate for G.O.P. nomination
- Deb Fischer, Senator of Nebraska
- Jeff Flake, Senator of Arizona
- Jeff Fortenberry, Representative of Nebraska
- John Kasich, Governor of Ohio
- Steve Knight, Representative of California
- Frank LoBiondo, Representative of New Jersey
- Mia Love, Representative of Utah
- Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico
- John McCain, Senator of Arizona
- Lisa Murkowski, Senator of Alaska
- Erik Paulsen, Representative of Minnesota
- Tim Pawlenty, Former governor of Minnesota
- Rob Portman, Senator of Ohio
- Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of State under George W. Bush
- Martha Roby, Represenative of Alabama
- Tom Rooney, Representative of Florida
- Brian Sandoval, Governor of Nevada
- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former governor of California
- Chris Stewart, Representative of Utah
- Dan Sullivan, Senator of Alaska
- John Thune, Senator of South Dakota and chairman of the Republican Conference
- Fred Upton, Representative of Michigan
- Ann Wagner, Representative of Missouri
Oct. 7, 2016
- Jason Chaffetz Representative of Utah
- Barbara Comstock Representative of Virginia
- Mike Crapo Senator of Idaho
- Gary Herbert Governor of Utah
- Mike Lee Senator of Utah
- George E. Pataki Former governor New York
Oct. 8, 2016
- Kelly Ayotte Senator of New Hampshire
- Robert Bentley Governor of Alabama
- Bradley Byrne Representative of Alabama
- Mike Coffman Representative of Colorado
- Dennis Daugaard Governor of South Dakota
- Rodney Davis Representative of Illinois
- Cory Gardner Senator of Colorado
- Scott Garrett Representative of New Jersey
- Cresent Hardy Representative of Nevada
- Joe Heck Representative of Nevada, running for Senate
- Jon M. Huntsman Jr. Former governor of Utah
- Carly Fiorina Former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard and candidate for G.O.P. nomination
- Deb Fischer Senator of Nebraska
- Jeff Flake Senator of Arizona
- Jeff Fortenberry Representative of Nebraska
- John Kasich Governor of Ohio
- John Katko Representative of New York
- Steve Knight Representative of California
- Frank LoBiondo Representative of New Jersey
- Mia Love Representative of Utah
- Susana Martinez Governor of New Mexico
- John McCain Senator of Arizona
- Lisa Murkowski Senator of Alaska
- Erik Paulsen Representative of Minnesota
- Tim Pawlenty Former governor of Minnesota
- Rob Portman Senator of Ohio
- Condoleezza Rice Former Secretary of State under George W. Bush
- Martha Roby Representative of Alabama
- Tom Rooney Representative of Florida
- Brian Sandoval Governor of Nevada
- Arnold Schwarzenegger Former governor of California
- Chris Stewart Representative of Utah
- Dan Sullivan Senator of Alaska
- John Thune Senator of South Dakota and chairman of the Republican Conference
- Fred Upton Representative of Michigan
- Ann Wagner Representative of Missouri

Republicans who bailed out earlier

Dec. 11, 2015 : Representative Reid Ribble of Wisconsin says he will not support Mr. Trump if he is the Republican nominee.
Dec. 18, 2015 : Christine Todd Whitman - Former governor of New Jersey -
Dec. 22, 2015 : Robert J. Dold - Representative of Illinois
Jan. 14, 2016 : Peter Wehner, Former official in the Reagan and both Bush administrations
Jan. 22, 2016 : National Review, a conservative magazine founded by William F. Buckley, publishes a series of essays by 22 prominent conservatives, including the radio hosts Glenn Beck and Erick Erickson, denouncing Mr. Trump's candidacy.
Feb. 23, 2016 : Carlos Curbelo - Representative of Florida
Feb. 25, 2016 : Justin Amash - Representative of Michigan
Feb. 29, 2016 : Ben Sasse - Senator of Nebraska
- Paul D. Wolfowitz - Former deputy defense secretary
- Ken Mehlman - Former White House political director and Republican National Committee chairman
Mel Martinez - Former Florida senator and R.N.C. chairman
March 1, 2016 : Scott Rigell - Representative of Virginia
March 2, 2016 : Charlie Baker - Governor of Massachusetts
March 2, 2016 : More than 100 Republican national security leaders, many of them former Republican administration officials, sign a letter stating they are “unable to support a party ticket with Mr. Trump at its head.”
- Robert D. Blackwill Former top Iraq adviser on the National Security Council
- Eliot A. Cohen Former State Department counselor
- Michael Chertoff Former secretary of Homeland Security
- Patrick M. Cronin Former assistant administrator of the Agency for International Development
- Eric S. Edelman Former national security adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney
- Jim Kolbe Former representative of Arizona
- Gus Coldebella Former acting general counsel at the Department of Homeland Security
- Chester A. Crocker Assistant secretary of state for African affairs in the Reagan administration
- Richard A. Falkenrath Former deputy homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush
- Peter Feaver National security official in the George W. Bush administration
- Richard Fontaine Former State Department and National Security Council official
- Myriah Jordan Former special assistant to President George W. Bush
- Frances Townsend Former deputy national security adviser under President George W. Bush
- Francis Q. Hoang Former associate counsel to President George W. Bush
- Aaron Friedberg Former deputy national security adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney
- Kenneth Adelman Former director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
- Frank Lavin Under secretary of commerce for President George W. Bush; political director in the Reagan White House
- Mary Beth Long Former assistant secretary of defense
- James K. Glassman Former under secretary of state
- Richard Miles Former director for North America, National Security Council
- Andrew S. Natsios Former administrator of the Agency for International Development
- Nicholas Rostow Former legal adviser to the National Security Council
- Kori Schake Former director of defense strategy at the National Security Council
- Kristen Silverberg Former assistant secretary of state
- William H. Tobey Former deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration
- Dov S. Zakheim Former under secretary of defense
- Robert B. Zoellick Former United States trade representative
- Philip D. Zelikow Former counselor of the State Department
- David Gordon Former director of policy planning at the State Department
- Paul Haenle Former director for China and Taiwan, National Security Council
- William Inboden Former strategic adviser at the National Security Council
- David Kramer Former assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor
- Robert G. Joseph Former under secretary of state for arms control and international security affairs
- Scott W. Muller Former C.I.A. general counsel
- Stephen D. Krasner Former policy planning director at the State Department
- Roger F. Noriega Former assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs
- Roger Zakheim Former deputy assistant secretary of defense
- Paul D. Miller Former director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, National Security Council
March 3, 2016
- Mitt Romney Republican presidential nominee in 2012 and a former governor of Massachusetts
- Norm Coleman Former senator of Minnesota
March 9, 2016
- Richard Hanna Representative of New York
March 15, 2016
- Mickey Edwards Former representative of Oklahoma
March 16, 2016
- Rudy Fernandez Former special assistant to President George W. Bush
March 24, 2016
- Larry Hogan Governor of Maryland
May 6, 2016
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Representative of Florida
- Jeb Bush Former presidential candidate and governor of Florida
- Lindsey Graham Senator of South Carolina
May 10, 2016
- Bob Inglis Former representative of South Carolina
- Rosario Marin U.S. Treasurer under George W. Bush
May 17, 2016
- Tom Ridge Former secretary of Homeland Security and governor of Pennsylvania
June 7, 2016
- Mark S. Kirk Senator of Illinois
- Christopher Shays Former representative of Connecticut
June 8, 2016
- Tom Campbell Former representative of California
June 15, 2016
- Arne Carlson Former governor of Minnesota
June 16, 2016
- Richard L. Armitage Former deputy secretary of state
June 22, 2016
- Brent Scowcroft National security adviser to Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George Bush
June 24, 2016
“The G.O.P., in putting Trump at the top of the ticket, is endorsing a brand of populism rooted in ignorance, prejudice, fear and isolationism.”
Henry M. Paulson Jr. Treasury secretary under President George W. Bush
July 1, 2016
- Marc F. Racicot -Former governor of Montana and R.N.C. chairman
Aug. 2, 2016
Charlie Dent Representative of Pennsylvania
Aug. 3, 2016
“Donald Trump is beginning to cross a lot of red lines of the unforgivable in politics.”
- Adam Kinzinger Representative of Illinois
- Vin Weber Former representative of Minnesota
Aug. 4, 2016
“I am ever more confirmed in my belief that Trump is a sociopath, without a conscience or feelings of guilt, shame or remorse.”
Gordon J. Humphrey Former senator of New Hampshire
Aug. 8, 2016
- Susan Collins Senator of Maine
- Lezlee Westine Former director of the White House public liaison office under President George W. Bush
- William G. Milliken Former governor of Michigan
Aug. 8, 2016
Fifty senior national security officials from Republican administrations, many who served under President George W. Bush, sign a letter declaring that Mr. Trump would put the country’s security at risk. Many also signed the March letter.
- John D. Negroponte Former director of national intelligence
- Donald B. Ayer Former deputy attorney general
- John B. Bellinger III Former legal adviser to State Department and National Security Council
- Gary Edson Former deputy national security adviser
- Jendayi Frazer Former special assistant to the president
- Michael J. Green Former special assistant to the president for national security affairs
- Brian Gunderson Former State Department chief of staff
- Michael V. Hayden Former C.I.A. director
- Carla A. Hills Former United States trade representative
- John Hillen Former assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs
- Reuben Jeffery III Former under secretary of state
- James Jeffrey Former deputy national security adviser
- Ted Kassinger Former deputy secretary of commerce
- James Langdon Former chairman, Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
- Peter Lichtenbaum Former assistant secretary of commerce
- Clay Lowery Former assistant secretary of the Treasury
- Robert McCallum Former associate attorney general
- Meghan O'Sullivan Former deputy national security adviser
- Dan Price Former deputy national security adviser
- Stephen Slick Former senior director for intelligence programs
- Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli Former special assistant to the president
- William H. Taft IV Former deputy secretary of defense and ambassador to NATO
- Larry D. Thompson Former deputy attorney general
- John Veroneau Former deputy United States trade representative
- Kenneth Wainstein Former assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism
- Matthew Waxman Former deputy assistant secretary of defense
Aug. 9, 2016
- William D. Ruckelshaus Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator
- William K. Reilly Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator
Aug. 10, 2016
- Connie Morella Former representative of Maryland
- Fred T. Goldberg Jr. I.R.S. commissioner under President George Bush
- David Durenberger Former senator of Minnesota
Aug. 12, 2016
- Robert Tuttle Former ambassador to Britain under George W. Bush
Aug. 14, 2016
- Carlos M. Gutierrez President George W. Bush’s commerce secretary
“I haven’t heard an economic concept come out of Trump’s mouth except for protectionism and lower taxes.
If you put those two together, that is a recipe for disaster.”
Aug. 16, 2016
- Tom Coleman Former representative of Missouri
Sept. 2, 2016
- Charles Fried Solicitor general under President Ronald Reagan
- Stuart Bernstein Ambassador to Denmark under President George W. Bush
Sept. 28, 2016
- John Warner Former senator of Virginia
Sept. 29, 2016
- Sherwood Boehlert Former representative of New York
- Claudine Schneider Former representative of Rhode Island
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