If television networks and the AP are too cheap and too lazy to count the votes of 19 excluded states in the exit poll what does that mean? I think it's idiotic to just assume everyone in those states will vote for the candidate and not the President or vice versa. They figure they would pay more attention to what they consider to be the 'important' states.
"The states, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming are considered to be in the Republican camp, and it would give Mitt Romney a 138 to 19 lead in the electoral vote right at the start of election night."
What a crock. What if more Texans or residents from any other state than they believe would vote, turns around and votes for the opposite candidate? Their assumptions will be shot to hell. This process really bothers me. Is it really just a given that is how the vote will go?