Skip to comments.Tea party's Yoho on verge of upset in Florida (Yoho vs 12-term Stearns)
Posted on 08/15/2012 5:42:19 AM PDT by Kolath
While two veteran Republicans, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson and Rep. John Mica of Florida, survived conservative challenges in Tuesday's primaries, a veterinarian and political novice named Ted Yoho stole much of the spotlight.
Florida tea party challenger Yoho was on the verge of a major upset against 12-term GOP Rep. Cliff Stearns as four states held primaries, including Connecticut and Minnesota. Yoho was ahead of Stearns by less than 900 votes, complete but unofficial primary results showed.
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The Tea Party is alive and well in Florida!
Yoho ahead by 0.2%
take a win where you can get it
I noticed that the GOP voter turnout was significantly higher in almost every race. That is good news.
Just posted that on Twitter via #tcot :)
Media spin: “Lead attacker on Solyndra and Planned Parenthood loses primary!”
Our media always tries to keep their dumb sluts happy...
Great ad, every challenger should have run it!
After reading up on Stearns I’m a little confused and a little suspicious about this. He didn’t seem to be a RINO at all based on what his House policies were. For example, he was the one who led the investigation of Planned Parenthood and Solyndra, and had an A from the National Taxpayers Union.
On top of that it looks like he was under a bribery charge brought THIS YEAR (Mark Foley anyone?) that didn’t seem to have ANY real evidence by his first primary challenger. Sounds to me like the Obama-ites took their revenge.
Ted Yoho had better win this race in November or we Tea Party backers will need to take a look in the mirror on this one.
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