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Hillary 6 out of 6 coin tosses won in Iowa… and now Clinton wins precinct with lucky ace in Nevada — It’s all legit, right?

Posted 02/20/2016 4:27 pm by with 8 comments

She has won 7 games of chance in a row officiated by the democratic party. It’s all legit, right?


 

As Hillary Clinton battles Bernie Sanders in Saturday’s Nevada Democratic caucuses, she got help from an unlikely source: a lucky ace.

 

In Las Vegas fashion, ties among caucusgoers are settled by pulling from a deck of cards. The higher number wins, and card ties are broken by suit.

 

In Precinct 10, Clinton drew an ace while Sanders drew a six, according to a tweet from a Wall Street Journal reporter. That, the paper reported, gave Clinton three delegates to Sanders’s two from that precinct.

 

The tie-breaking procedure was used at least twice in 2008, the first year the state Democratic Party switched to the caucus process.

 



The rules are similar to the controversial coin flips that decided several precincts in Iowa.

 

 


 

Ok, she won all six of the coin tosses. The odds against winning six out of six coin flips are 64-to-1 against, or 1.56 percent. If we add a random draw of the cards into this, how EXTREMELY unlucky is Bernie Sanders?

 

Post in comments if you have some numbers!

 
 
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8 responses to Hillary 6 out of 6 coin tosses won in Iowa… and now Clinton wins precinct with lucky ace in Nevada — It’s all legit, right?

  1. Nobodys fool....... February 20th, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    The Democratic machine is solidly behind Hillarity……….its hilarious really…Im gonna lose $10 on this deal……..very happy to be an ex-pat……….never happier in fact……as the plot sickens

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  2. Grim Fandango February 20th, 2016 at 9:14 pm

    When it comes to Stalin-in-a-Pantsuit, Aces are low

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  3. Jolly Roger February 20th, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    I think the odds against flipping six heads or six tails in a row are 720 – 1

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  4. sam February 20th, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    1 in 25.75 times the 1 in 64 totals 1 in 1643 ,,,ouch

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  5. PJ London February 21st, 2016 at 3:38 am

    The odds on ‘six in a row’ are 1/2 to the power 6 or 1 in 64. The odds on drawing a high card, when one participant has to win (cannot be a draw when the rank of suits are included) is 1 in 2.
    Therefore her odds of winning 7 times in a row are 1 in 128.
    Clinton is renowned for her honesty and “Fairness”, no-one could accuse her of cheating.
    But if I were Bernie, I would stay well away from Alabama State Troopers, Washington Parks and small planes.

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    • PJ London February 21st, 2016 at 3:44 am

      Oops, Arkansas not Alabama, but watching Youtube I guess all state Troopers should be avioded.

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  6. Gerry February 21st, 2016 at 3:49 am

    The odds of drawing an ace in the top suit are 52to one add that to six coin tosses She is one very lucky person!!!.

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  7. hp February 21st, 2016 at 7:53 am

    “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble.”

    Long Live the Wicked Witch! “So say we all”

    signed,
    DNC

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