Skip to comments.Santorum "very confident" despite exit polling: 9 PM
Posted on 11/07/2006 6:16:25 PM PST by PghBaldy
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I don't really think so. Those are more media driven issues and I don't think many people changed their minds because of those things. I think Santorum supporting Specter against Toomey alienated many pro-life conservatives, some of whom would vote for Casey. Casey had the name and the ability to steal some of Santorum's social conservative mojo. Combine those factors with Iraq, and there you have it.
No, you're a little late.
14% of the vote is in and Casey has nearly twice the votes Santorum has.
64% to 36%.
It's a blow-out.
Well, they failed us on leadership. Immigration? Close the borders, yes! But deport the people here? It simply is unworkable. The pubbies side stepped leadership on everything accept the War. And that is a tough position. I have qualms about the war, yes, I see the point for being there. But, and this is the gut wrenching truth, on an emotional level, I have a hard time seeing those nuts over there and supporting one American youth dying in order to be in their nutty presence. Order instilled there? It seems an obscure possibility. V's wife.
I wasn't going by the exit polls--listening to conservative radio, but I agree the media are trigger happy when it comes to calling these things.
Kicking out Santorum is just as bad a reelecting Ted F'n Kennedy.
Don't worry...if Casey wins, he'll be a one termer. He is an empty suit with nothing upstairs. He only survives because of his deceased DAddy
Well polls showed Santorum's positions were very unpopular, just like the polls showed him trailing the entire campaign, just like the polls now show he out of the Senate.
I don't think it's all a coincidence.
You're correct about radio talk and Rush, their era has reached a nadir and Limbaugh has caused more harm to the party than his gigantic ego will ever accept. Poor fellow.
At 9:45 P.M.
Tuesday, November 07, 2006
*** 575 out of 9,278 Districts (6.20%) Reporting Statewide ***
I'm thinking you are delusional. Santorum has lost. Its over. Stick a fork in him, he's done.
The cities always report first. We just took our tallies to the court house and we were one of the first precincts there.
Santorum may lose but it will be much closer.
Your on the wrong forum .
Santorum's been declared the loser.
Your sources are way behind on this.
Is that a Chicago Bears jersey on the kid with the machine gun?
Check this out by county..and then say WTF
Ok...fine. Then the entire state of PA is wrong.
Here's where I got the info -
c-span just said santorum is going to come to the podium to speak.
We do. Very often, when Drudge has a bizarre news story, I say to myself, "please, I hope it's not Pittsburgh." It often is, or nearby. Philly has some "winners" too ...
The final numbers aren't in yet...and there is no way to know for sure if the Dem cowards will have the votes to hand terrorists a victory in Iraq.
Some of these numbers are very strange.
Several counties were still voting at 9 pm. You're awfully *ahem* "turgid" about Santorum losing so early in the count, considering FOX has pulled their exit polls due to bias. Don't let your anti-Santorum bias and disgruntledness get the better of you.
Those are upstate too
I would expect those numbers closer to Philly but not up there
what gives with those high numbers
not surprising if you consider one of their flunkies having called Pelosi Madame Speaker "just" a few hours ago.
Santorum is hopelessly behind. HE LOST.
CASEY, BOB JR (DEM) 211,219 69.1%
SANTORUM, RICK (REP) 94,581 30.9%
The results are not all in yet.
We won't know everything until tomorrow.
I'm still optimistic that the damage will be minimal.
IF control of both houses is lost, its because Bush and the Republican majority failed to deliver on their promises, and the administration converted what should have been a massive search and destroy operation into what Bush promised he never would do - nation build.
Its because Bush failed to come down hard on mavericks like McCain, and because of his incredibly obtuise posture on illegal aliens.
But, like I said, it still isn't over yet.
What happens in Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts is irrelevant - they were never Bush states anyway.
As for DeWine, Chaffee and Kean, they were or would have been, mere chess pieces to maintain control of the Senate Committees. Hopefully their losses will be replaced by more worthy candidates.
As for Santorum, a lot rides on local issues and my guess is there is more that meets the eye here than party affiliation which conmttributed to his defeat - IF defeated he is.
I was stuck in WV before and they have real "winners" also.. LOL
Rick's polling is better than anything the MSM has. This sounds good.
Yes, I did. We must being seeing the same thing differently.
Time will tell. If you're right, too bad for PA.
Only 24% reporting
He just conceded
Don't be stupid. I voted for Santorum as I have ALWAYS voted for him.
I'm just more in touch with reality than you are.
He is behind 60% to 30%.
When are you going to face the facts.
Santorum giving concession speech on MSNBC. His poor little girl is really taking it hard.
He just gave his concession speech.
OMGoodness--Chris Matthews just got nasty towards poor Santorum's little girl. Saying there's a lot more horror going on in the world than polticis--a lot of little kids have lost parents in Iraq. This election is about Iraq. He's pathetic.
How can that be? Santorum's winning!
You must be a MSM liberal troll!
Did I just hear one of the commentators going on about Santorum's kids crying??? What the hell does that have to do with anything? So what if they are crying. This political coverage is idiotic (I know, what's new).
Oh my. Just when I think Chrissie can't get any more disgusting...he does.
No. But I was watching him concede live on CNN (Fox wasn't showing it)
What happens if someone concedes and the final vote numbers end up in their favor?
I'd be willing to bet that conceding defeat has no legal bearing on the outcome of an election.
Skyscraper in 80s built in Pittsburgh. Had light at top which shown in sky. Light illuminated cloud, people saw the glowing cloud, thought it was aliens, called police.
Don't you know you can't believe anything on CNN?
Just ask all the posters who attacked me for being a troll when I said Santorum would lose.
They know everything!
Oh no, they're saying Sestak won 9against Weldon). That is a rotten deal.
LOL! Thats not as dumb as voted out Santorum!(Who is one of the best bar none) :D
You do know I was kidding?