Skip to comments.96% of Florida does NOT choose Mitt Romney!
Posted on 02/01/2012 2:01:22 AM PST by Dan.israel.2011
Florida population of 19,000,000 and Mitt gets a whopping 4% to turn out and vote for him!
774,000 votes out of 4,000,000 registered Republican voters! How many of those 774,000 votes were from liberals who changed party to vote for mittens?
You are not alone on that
"Mitt Romneys across-the-board victory in the Florida Republican presidential primary on Tuesday night serves as a direct rebuttal to the criticism that he simply isnt conservative enough to be the partys nominee and leaves his remaining rivals with few obvious next steps as the nomination fight moves to Nevada next month."
WRONG! It shows me that Mitt is liberal enough for a minority of GOP Florida voters and the GOP Establishment.
Conservative has NOTHING to do with Romney!
A *sweep* would be over 50%!!! 46% is more like a sloppy moppy.
I went to three polling places last night. I was the only person in all of them.
Sounds like someone, someone whose favorite NASCAR driver, oops, I mean favorite boxing champ, oh darn, I’ll get it right, someone whose favorite Presidential hopefull is named after a baby amphibian, is trying to put lipstick on a pig.
How many of those 96% want better candidates? How many of them are planning to vote for Obama?
I guess I was more angry with myself for not disussing the primary with them. I figured they have been registered republicans their whiole life for sure they would be voting. I found out the day before when I called them to see who they were going to through their vote behind. I was bummed.
I thought about re-registering as an independent when Lou Dobbs was pushing it but I figured it would be a bad move because I lived in a closed primary state.
In closed primary states the independents have no choice but to accept whoever the nominees are. In our two party system it seems like being an independent actually helps the establishments in Washington.
turnout was down 17% vs. 2008 primary (McCain vs. Romney).
I can’t help but remember what Noah Webster wrote in the preface to his translation of the Bible ,1833 about many must be controlled either by God -or by the Government. Sentiment
reflected in a speech in Mass. by Robert Charles Winthrop a
politician (when they were more apt to be practicing Christians ) titled the bible or the Bayonet. I agree with both men . and for this reason I cannot vote for Romney.And the only one in the race I can see is Rick Santorum (who consistently fits what Webster said ought be our qualifications for politicians.)
IA NH restrict D’s from voting as R.
But let’s not ruin it for people with the facts.
I was the only person in my polling place yesterday at 10am and I just talked to my friend who said he was the only one in his polling place at 2pm.
I'm not sure that Lou Dobbs' suggestion is a good one in closed primary states, because as you say, it prevents those voters from voting in the primaries unless they do what we do. Registering and re-registering requires that the voters know the Caucus deadlines (the dates by which you have to be a party member in order to qualify to vote), and to be able to commit to doing it on time every time.
Not everyone lives and breathes politics the way I do :)
This is why we have crap. If people only realized their real power.
NH permits people who are “undeclared” to register Republican on the day of the primary. That means it is far from a closed primary.
IA caucus delegates are not yet selected, and are free from any commitments that might be implied by the caucus vote.
Thanks for the correction. I was guilty of reading a pundit imprecisely. I did a bit more research thanks to your correction.
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