Henry Louis Gomez at Babalu Blog crunches the numbers behind Obama’s win in Miami:
I was looking at some of the elections data for my ongoing series about the shift and found that John McCain only garnered 544 fewer votes in Miami-Dade County than George W. Bush did in 2004.
It wasn’t so much that people shifted to the Democrat, it’s that the Democrats recruited a bunch of new voters. We knew this already but not the extent of it. Obama garnered 90,099 more votes than Kerry did.
Look for the Dems to spend the next four years telling you that this past election was a definitive sea change.