Skip to comments.Live Thread Iowa Caucuses - Starting
Posted on 01/03/2012 5:21:18 PM PST by Red_Devil 232
Lets see what happens
ok, I am in.
2012 Iowa Caucus Live Thread
It should not take long, hopefully!
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Sorry for the duplicate thread.
I wonder if the people caucusing in Iowa realize that the rest of the country is watching them on TV.
Good evening from the People’s Republic of Vermont!
I think they are.
I hope not. One of the two ricks better get first place.
Not my hope, simply a prediction.
I’ll take that if you switch 1 & 2.
Watching Fox... They’ve written Newt off as an also ran...
Here’s the botton line...
Romney got 25% of the vote in 2008..in a tough field..He’ll be lucky to get more than 23% now.
Santorum is a nice guy... that’s it. Don’t waste money on the idea of him having any guts...on any issue... He’s another weak Lily..
Perry...could have been, may be still, but he’s not looking good.
Newt... is still in my mind poised to win everything. REagan lost Iowa....
I see Newt coming on strong in NH... NOt winning, but cutting into Romney’s lead... then taking SC and FL...
And good evening to you and yours from the People’s Repub of Cali..run by Chairman Jerry Brown. :(
Delusional. Paul will take it using Dems crossovers.
His FB page has been infiltrated by some of the most ignorant dumba$$e$ i’ve seen in a long time. Check it out. Unreal.
Bingo, Nikos! : )
There is already one in the Breaking News sidebar. It’s been there all day.
Howdy from the Right Bank of the Connecticut River.
I would too, but Romney has a strong organization and their selling point at the caucus will be that he can beat Obama.
And we don’t quite know how bad Newt is bleeding support.
Finally, we have no idea how the Paul people will show up and many of those are actually Democrats.
The Duggar family is at my caucus spporting Santorum
Go Santorum 24%+!!! Good for 1st
Go Newt 14%+!!! Good enough for 4th
Perry 9% and Michele 6% drop out Wednesday :(
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Their family alone should be enough votes to carry the day! LOL
From one caucus in Clinton Iowa:
Romney 51 votes
Santorum 33 votes
Paul 33 votes
Perry 12 votes
I suspect this will be close to the final numbers relatively speaking.... Romney’s negative ads did a job on Newt for sure...
Early polls results indicate the Santorum surge is for real, as well as the Gingrich collapse. The others are about the same as several weeks ago.
Damn! They will be enough to skew the results :P
Looks like Santorum picked up Freddie Newt’s voters after
The Grinch collapsed in Iowa.
You are the delusional one. There’s no dem crossover in iowa. Only independents can choose either party.
Who did Kristin Powers have to strap to get the job? My 90 year old grandma can give better opinion....
Perry and Bachman would be smart to drop off... or go deep into debt...
Gingrich is the real winner here...
Ron Paul takes Iowa?
I think that tells us what it means right?
If my memory severs me well, Reagan didn’t finish 4th.
You got three slots, Win, Place or Show.
If Gingrich comes in 4th, it will prove his collapse in Iowa.
Just a few weeks ago he was 1st. Exposing his boat load of baggage appears to have changed minds in Iowa.
Since Iowa seems to be the kiss of death for candidates, I was hoping that Newt would not win there. He can do pretty good in N.H. The firing squad will be turned on Rick Santorum now and that will give Newt a chance to regain his standing. He’s been busy trying to come up with a strategy to foil all the negative campaign against him. He’s smart. He will do it, especially if there are more debates.
If Gingrich comes in 4th tonight, as it appears he will, I will have to say that Newt is pretty much finished. Looks like Santorum is going to be our best hope to prevent Romney's nomination.
Thanks for the history lesson. I knew Reagan did not finish 1st, but did not know where he finished. Santorum may end up being the Anti-Romulus.
“Watching Fox... Theyve written Newt off as an also ran...”
Is that what they said about Reagan after the Iowa caucus - when he came in 4th? - Indeed, Iowa is more of a reverse barometer - most candidates who WIN Iowa, do NOT go
on to win the primaries -
If Newt comes in fourth, same as Reagan did - I’m comfortable with that. (Romney came in first in Iowa before - didn’t do him much good. Also - out in the ‘real’ world, it’s just a fact that many will not vote for Romney because he’s a Mormon - and insult to injury, even Mormons don’t like him. He’ never been able to get above his average mid 20% - when the field gets watered down, others will leave him behind...I’m going to enjoy the results in SC - and watch Nikki realize she made a deal with the devil, and lost.)
BTW, is FOX and the other media deliberately reporting on precincts they know Newt is weak in? They’re reporting with just a few hundred votes counted?
I hope you’re right about Newt. Rick Santorum is a good man, but he will be destroyed, Palinized completely.
I like your projections... you better be right.
Paul,Mitt and Santorum all tied at 23% for 1st.
One thing is for sure.
So far about 50% of Iowa is nuts
This is something you don't hear ANYONE comment on - the fact that democrats can vote in the republican caucuses in Iowa.
Is this the reason the Iowa winner RARELY goes on to win the primaries?
Who are the demRats going to vote for? The best candidate or the one they figure their candidate - in this case, obummer, can easier beat...
Which is why Iowa is such a joke.
As another good poster educated me, Reagan came in 2nd, not 4th. Only a point or two seperated them.
Your posts always put me in a better mood. ;>)
GO NEWT GO.........
Surprised Newt is not doing better but the guy has little infrastructure... Paul has it, Romney has it and santorum seems to be the new guy on top..... we all know where that ends up! Bachmann is done if she can only muster single digits in this state.....
“Who did Kristin Powers have to strap to get the job? My 90 year old grandma can give better opinion....”
She met Roger Ailes in a bar in DC and the rest is history.
Kristen was just a dumb as a box o’rocks wanna be commentator/journalist before Ailes got drunk with her and hired her on the spot.
They’re reporting on the breakdown percentages of votes from Independents, conservatives, etc - but no one mentions that democrats can vote it our Iowa caucuses to - which is probably why the winner there is rarely the one who goes on to win in the end. -
48% of the Independents are going for PAUL - how many of those do you think just might be demRats?
Ya think maybe because the demRats are voting for the one they think obama can more easily beat - duh.
Reagan came in 4th in Iowa -
That explains a lot of the regulars on Fox now .
Reagan did not come in 4th. He came in 2nd.
Do your research!