So that's quite a lot of votes that went to Walker that are presumptive Obama voters in the fall.
Tim Geithner, the presumptive Secretary of the Treasury, is all of a regulator, an academic and a civil servant.
Act One: Obama wins reelection, thus earning the presumptive right to name to high office pretty much whomever he wants.
"speculative," mid-15c., from French présomptif (15c.), from Medieval Latin presumptivus, from Late Latin praesumptivus, from Latin praesumpt- past participle stem of praesumere (see presume). The heir presumptive (1620s) is "presumed" to be the heir if the heir apparent is unavailable. Related: Presumptively.