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The 537 blog says the FL has a 60% chance of winning

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/governors-forecasts-a-lot-of-close-races/

It looks neck and neck but he uses other information.

I pray that he is right

What does it mean to say 51% of exchange veterans don't plan to return for round two?

On the other hand, a slight majority of the exchange veterans (51 percent) say they don't plan to return for round two, which begins Nov. 15.

Do people have to sign up every year?????? And That does sound like a high number but at the link to bankrate they say it is kind of normal.

Read more: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/insurance/health-insurance-poll-0914.aspx#ixzz3I4WjWYeo


It started with this story on Yahoo finance:

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/obamacare-could-face-large-numbers-101500195.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory

"More than half the people who enrolled in Obamacare last year don’t plan to sign up again—and that’s bad news for the president’s health care law.

A new Bankrate survey reveals that 53 percent of current Obamacare enrollees who signed up through the exchanges said they would not be enrolling for 2015. Their reason--“much higher prices for health plans.”

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So I went to bankrate and found this:

"Obamacare users wary of new enrollment season
By Jay MacDonald • Bankrate.com

Those who experienced the rocky rollout of the Obamacare health exchanges firsthand are feeling nervous about prices and wary of technical glitches on the eve of the second open enrollment period, according to the latest Bankrate Health Insurance Pulse survey. All of the survey respondents were from households that used the exchanges during the initial open enrollment last fall and winter.

Within that group of respondents, a slight majority -- 52 percent -- report they had a positive experience, and 53 percent feel confident that the online health insurance marketplace will operate smoothly this time around. In an earlier Bankrate survey, only 39 percent of the general population expressed confidence that the exchanges will work well during the new signup season.

On the other hand, a slight majority of the exchange veterans (51 percent) say they don't plan to return for round two, which begins Nov. 15.


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