Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Statements about Elections

Half-True

More than 20 percent of residents -- not voters -- are Hispanic in Florida

Pants on Fire!

The quote came from an adviser to Gov. Rick Scott

False

1st rule of data: Garbage in, garbage out

Mostly True

UPDATED: New Mexico is the exception

 Occupy Democrats

Occupy Democrats

"Nine out of the 10 poorest states are Red states."

— Rhode Island

Mostly False

Health care wackiness: prices ≠ costs

Half-True

Millennials lean Democratic when they vote

True

Yes, but it's not a top priority

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel

"The majority support (raising) the minimum wage."

— PunditFact

Half-True

The numbers on but intent is off

 National Republican Congressional Committee

National Republican Congressional Committee

Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."

— National

Full Flop

UPDATED “Unequivocally” flopped

Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick

On repealing the 17th Amendment

— Texas

Full Flop

UPDATED: Flopperooni, Kemosabe

David Dewhurst

David Dewhurst

On repealing the 17th Amendment

— Texas

False

Through two general elections isn't life