Dean Ferguson, Executive Director, Democratic Party of Wyoming

The guest is Dean Ferguson, Executive Director, Democratic Party of Wyoming.  Former Executive Director, Idaho Democratic Party. 

In this episode, Roger and Dean discuss how few votes it takes to win a Senate election in Wyoming and the low cost to run a campaign there; the issues Democrats can run on in Wyoming to attract Republican votes; what happened when Obama held a rally in Boise, Idaho; how a fringe movement of people moving to Idaho helped Republicans, and more.

Matthew Dowd was Chief Strategist for the Bush-Cheney 2004 election campaign and held that same role for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006.  He is now Chief Political Analyst for ABC News.

In this episode, Roger & Matthew discuss why he parted ways with Bush and supported Obama; strategies for Democrats/progressives to win in red states; Can Texas become a blue state; what campaigns would be like if the electoral college was abolished and we moved to a popular vote system…and more.