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LIVE THREAD NH Election results starting to come in (1% of the vote as of 3:41pm)
Townhall ^ | 1-10-12

Posted on 01/10/2012 1:00:04 PM PST by Maceman

Results as of 3:42pm.

ROMNEY: 37%
PAUL: 26%
HUNTSMAN: 21%
GINGRICH: 11%
PERRY: 9%
BACHMAN: 0%
SANTORUM: 0%


TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: 2012; crossbordervoting; livenhprimary; masscarsinnh; newhampshire; nh; primary; randpaul2016
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Sure hope it doesn't stay this way. :-(
1 posted on 01/10/2012 1:00:08 PM PST by Maceman
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To: Maceman

It’s close to what I hope, and that is Romney winning by less than 10%. If so, that would be the second race where he failed to live up to expectations.


2 posted on 01/10/2012 1:05:58 PM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Maceman

Only 20 percent of NH is conservative; sounds about right, Pat Buchanan got, I beleive, 26 percent in 1996. I would expect Perry to finish last.


3 posted on 01/10/2012 1:07:34 PM PST by Theodore R. (I'll still vote for the Right Rick --Santorum-- if he is on the April 3 ballot.)
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To: Maceman

In a weird way, I’m rooting for Paul or Huntsman...just so Romney doesn’t win big.


4 posted on 01/10/2012 1:07:51 PM PST by Rick_Michael ( 'REAL' Conservatives who witch hunt their own, are no better than Obama.)
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To: Maceman

Reverse Santorum and Perry’s..and it looks correct up in LIBERAL Hampshire.

Btw, just out:

2012 Republican Presidential Nomination Reuters/Ipsos

Romney 30, GINGRICH 20, Santorum 13, Ron Paul 16, Spoiler Perry 7, Hunts 3


5 posted on 01/10/2012 1:08:07 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative

Perry had his run, I think he should leave now and help the conservative movement.


6 posted on 01/10/2012 1:09:31 PM PST by Rick_Michael ( 'REAL' Conservatives who witch hunt their own, are no better than Obama.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Before this thread gets rolling; take a look at the actual vote totals at the link...


7 posted on 01/10/2012 1:09:49 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Maceman

I would prefer Huntsman to Romney. If Huntsman were to win, Romney would be done. Then Newt would probably win SC and Florida.


8 posted on 01/10/2012 1:10:05 PM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: CainConservative

Looks like nice polling results. Hope the real vote pans out that way.

BTW, the results posted so far consist of only 19 votes cast. So, nothing to read into too deeply IMO.


9 posted on 01/10/2012 1:10:15 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: Maceman
Oh, Jeez.

Romney has 7 votes and Paul 5. These are hardly "election results".

10 posted on 01/10/2012 1:11:05 PM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: Maceman

whoop de doo....all of 19 votes counted so far....


11 posted on 01/10/2012 1:11:14 PM PST by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: Maceman

Precincts are already reporting while polls are open? Doesn’t that seem a bit unusual?


12 posted on 01/10/2012 1:11:22 PM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.)
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To: Utmost Certainty

Exactly...this is NOT 1% of the vote...these are probably the combined vote totals from Dixville Notch and Hart’s Location from very early this morning...


13 posted on 01/10/2012 1:12:34 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: ScottinVA
Precincts are already reporting while polls are open?

Sounds like it's the now-closed precincts from early AM.

14 posted on 01/10/2012 1:13:59 PM PST by C210N (Dems: "We must tax you so that we can buy your votes")
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To: who knows what evil?
these are probably the combined vote totals from Dixville Notch and Hart’s Location from very early this morning...

Ah, that's right... they have some tradition of early reporting.

15 posted on 01/10/2012 1:14:22 PM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.)
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Let’s hope Huntsman does well tonight and stays in to be to Willard what Perry is to Newt. A spoiler.

Also just in:

General Election: Romney vs. Obama Reuters/Ipsos

Obama 48, Romney 43 Obama +5


16 posted on 01/10/2012 1:14:39 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: Maceman

I hope Paul wins it, and I’m not for Paul.

I read on the internet they are actually getting significant numbers of people writing in “obama” in NH.


17 posted on 01/10/2012 1:15:52 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: Retired Greyhound

It would be ironic if Huntsman, of all people, broke out of the pack and won.


18 posted on 01/10/2012 1:19:49 PM PST by Brookhaven (Mitt Romney has been consistent since he changed his mind.)
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To: CainConservative

Huntsman is really coming on. I hope he passes Paul and takes second with like 25% and Willard gets 30% or less. I hope Paul falls off the face of the earth, cause it looks like Newt and Santorum might tie for fourth in the low teens.


19 posted on 01/10/2012 1:23:50 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Maceman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiLL8ZAXGys


20 posted on 01/10/2012 1:24:24 PM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: mamelukesabre

I don’t think anyone is ‘writing in’ Obama...Democrats have a primary today, as well. 75,000 are expected to cast a vote for Obama in Red Hampshire today...


21 posted on 01/10/2012 1:25:25 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Maceman
ROMNEY: 37%

PAUL: 26%

HUNTSMAN: 21%

GINGRICH: 11%

PERRY: 9%

BACHMAN: 0%

SANTORUM: 0%

Sad, the top three vote getter's are a 2 RINO's and a KOOK. Only 11 percent of voters so far voted for anybody resembling a conservative.

22 posted on 01/10/2012 1:26:25 PM PST by apillar
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To: Red Badger

Who’s he talking about? McGovern?


23 posted on 01/10/2012 1:26:49 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: who knows what evil?

What I read this morning said they were getting obama votes in the republican primary.


24 posted on 01/10/2012 1:28:59 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: Maceman

Those results above show 104%. I think they are wrong.


25 posted on 01/10/2012 1:30:03 PM PST by political1 (Love your neighbors)
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To: Rick_Michael

I had a couple of NH family members break for Huntsman today.


26 posted on 01/10/2012 1:32:53 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: political1

You’re right. New Hampshire folks always give 110%!


27 posted on 01/10/2012 1:39:07 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: who knows what evil?

Population acc to Wikipedia

Dixville Notch: 75

Hart’s Location: 41

How many are of voting age, how many voted...nowhere near 1 per cent.


28 posted on 01/10/2012 1:41:44 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: mamelukesabre
What I read this morning said they were getting obama votes in the republican primary.

Really? Nothing surprises me with the shenanigans around here...guess we'll know for sure in a few hours.

29 posted on 01/10/2012 1:45:37 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Maceman

I hope Santorum stays at zero, then maybe he will drop out and we can stop Romney in South Carolina without a divided conservative base.


30 posted on 01/10/2012 1:50:18 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Maceman

Dunno why an old song is running through my head today

A month of nights, a year of days,
Fifteen debates as my eyes glaze;
I get depressed as the polls come in
And I just cast my vote to the wind.

Mitt shifts his course along the breeze;
He hopes for faulty memories.
The empty mind is his best friend,
And I just cast my vote to the wind...


31 posted on 01/10/2012 1:53:33 PM PST by Dick Holmes
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To: Maceman

Something to ponder.
There are over 300 million people in America.
It is possible that in 2012 out of all those people the choice that American may have to be their President could end up being Barack Obama or Ron Paul.
That thought should scare any sane person shitless!


32 posted on 01/10/2012 2:01:52 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Rick_Michael
Huntsman and Romney are 3rd cousins...


Parley Pratt was shot and stabbed to death in Arkansas by the legal husband of Pratt's 12th wife.
1 Parley Parker PRATT b: 12 APR 1807 d: 13 MAY 1857
..+ Mary WOOD b: 18 JUN 1818 d: 5 MAR 1898
....2 Helaman PRATT b: 31 MAY 1846 d: 26 NOV 1909
......+ Anna Dorothea Johanna WILCKEN b: 25 JUL 1854 d: 22 JUN 1929
........3 Anna Amelia PRATT b: 6 MAY 1876 d: 4 FEB 1926
..........+ Gaskell ROMNEY b: 22 SEP 1871 d: 9 MAR 1955
............4 George Wilcken ROMNEY b: 8 JUL 1907 d: 26 JUL 1995
..............+ Lenore Emily LAFOUNT b: 9 NOV 1908 d: 7 JUL 1998
................5 Willard Mitt ROMNEY b: 12 MAR 1947
..+ Belinda MARDEN b: 24 DEC 1820 d: 19 FEB 1894
....2 Isabella Eleanor Marden PRATT b: 1 SEP 1854 d: 23 APR 1912
......+ Franklin Alonzo ROBISON b: 19 JUL 1851 d: 17 OCT 1936
........3 Joseph Alfred ROBISON b: 1 NOV 1876 d: 23 JUN 1950
..........+ Mary Elizabeth KEITH b: 17 AUG 1875 d: 7 MAR 1925
............4 Sarah Kathleen ROBISON b: 4 DEC 1910 d: 8 APR 1969
..............+ Alonzo Blaine HUNTSMAN b: 5 OCT 1910 d: 23 JUN 1990
................5 Jon Meade HUNTSMAN b: 1937
..................+ Karen Christina HAIGHT b: 24 MAR 1938
....................6 Jon Meade HUNTSMAN, Jr, b: 26 MAR 1960

33 posted on 01/10/2012 2:02:41 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: raccoonradio

The polls are still open. Except for the odd little places that vote, and report results, early in the day, NO votes have been tallied.

The 1% of precincts is clearly a numerical error; if the results are from 2 little towns, the real number of precincts is less than 1%. Some software in the mix is incapable of expressing numbers between 0% and 1%.

When I voted today, there were 30 names on the Republican ballot. That’s more than the number of voters in Dixville Notch. If nobody voted for candidate #23 in Dixville Notch, it tells us NOTHING about the number of votes he’ll get statewide.

In short, this data is meaninless for now.


34 posted on 01/10/2012 2:03:47 PM PST by Jordo
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To: Maceman

Go Newt


35 posted on 01/10/2012 2:05:48 PM PST by Skeez (O)
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To: Maceman

This was expected, don’t be too glum.


36 posted on 01/10/2012 2:08:16 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Dick Holmes

I wonder if you and I are the only two people on this site who know this song.


37 posted on 01/10/2012 2:11:18 PM PST by Maceman (Obama: As American as nasei goreng)
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To: Maceman
This is the combined totals of Hart's Location and Dixville Notch which both locations voted and results tabulated shortly after midnight: Hart's Location; In Hart's Location, New Hampshire, voters cast ballots in the state's primary election just after midnight on Tuesday.
          Hart's Location   Dixville Notch:

Romney          5                 2
Paul            4                 2 
Huntsman        2                 1
Perry           1                 0
Gingrich        1                 1

Obama                             3 
 

38 posted on 01/10/2012 2:12:45 PM PST by deport
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To: Dick Holmes

Brilliant.


39 posted on 01/10/2012 2:14:01 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Maceman

Listening to the local call in shows this morning, I heard a lot of folks calling in saying they voted for Ron Paul as a protest against the poor field of candidates and because they wanted radical change.

Ron Paul has a lot of supporters out this morning, a lot of signs, a lot of advertising.

For what it’s worth, I did not vote for Paul or Romney.


40 posted on 01/10/2012 2:14:33 PM PST by AlmaKing
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Santorum ain’t dropping out until after Florida.

He won Iowa.

If Newt wants to be the ‘conservative’ nominee, he’s going to have to earn it.


41 posted on 01/10/2012 2:17:14 PM PST by BenKenobi
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To: Maceman
First off, the pollsters have and always will suck. Every election, they slant left by 8 to 10%. In recent years, they have tricked the public by swinging to the middle in the last minute. Iowa polls were horribly off until the Sunday before the election when the undecideds were finally mentioned. Santorum & Paul probably would have done a lot better if the Iowa polls had been more honest.

Second, New Hampshire is a blue state in a blue region of the country, with only 4 electoral votes. Notice the above mentioned pollsters never ask how a primary vote effects their vote.

Third, any pundit who has a candidate is finished is a liar. Santorum was able tie with Romney after being outspent nearly 7:1. Even though the media claims they don't matter. Paul's army of volunteers was able to put him in double digits in Iowa and will make him competitive for some time.

The media will cheerlead for whoever they think will buy the most ads. Most of them will also cheerlead for who they think Obama can beat. We have to use the internet, door to door, radio, and kitchen table discussions to bypass the lying media.

42 posted on 01/10/2012 2:20:02 PM PST by pulaskibush (Thou shalt tax/steal from Peter to help Paul/Pablo is not in the Bible!)
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To: CainConservative

Seriously N00B you need a new handle. Cain quit remember ?


43 posted on 01/10/2012 2:23:46 PM PST by simplesimon (" God doesn't call the qualifed,He qualifes the CALLED! "..TomasUSMC...GO PERRY GO NEWT GO SANTORUM)
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To: Maceman

Yeah, because NH voters speak for me... um no. This whole early primary process is beginning to reek of special interests groups. Where in the constitution does any one state get to pick Presidents? Just another money grabbing, socialist scheme invented by folks who act like first graders. Some of the Iowa snobbery, demanding attention, getting upset when they didn’t get their way. Either it should rotate on a set schedule or be scrapped as an interference in the process. What a buncha demanding first graders. /rant.


44 posted on 01/10/2012 2:23:58 PM PST by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: momincombatboots

ditto to your rant!


45 posted on 01/10/2012 2:27:37 PM PST by goodnesswins (Adversity makes us bitter or better.)
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To: Maceman

This is nothing to this point. It’s based on 19 votes total.

Maybe later on tonight it will have more meaning...and I am sure Santorum and Newt will gain...and at least Paul will fall off some if not Huntsman and Romney too.


46 posted on 01/10/2012 2:28:21 PM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: BenKenobi

Santorum ain’t dropping out until after Florida.

He won Iowa.


I’ve heard rumors to that effect, could you give a link showing that Santorum has officially won Iowa? I have asked you this once before, within the past hour or so and I really don’t want to look like I am stalking you from thread to thread saying the same thing but to be fair, you didn’t answer me the first time.

Please tell me upon what you are basing this “Santorum won Iowa” point please.


47 posted on 01/10/2012 2:37:35 PM PST by Grunthor (At least he is better than Obama! Is NOT a rallying cry!)
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To: Grunthor

Well, last I’ve checked the certified results haven’t been released yet.

I’ve seen reports of discreprencies about 2x the size of Mitt’s 8 vote ‘victory’ in the primary.

And no, I wouldn’t accuse you of stalking. It’s an honest question.

Santorum won Iowa. He defeated Newt and tied with Mitt. That’s enough to carry him through to Florida. Newt has to win in SC.


48 posted on 01/10/2012 2:45:48 PM PST by BenKenobi
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To: BenKenobi

I’ve been supportive of Santorum and I hope he does win Iowa.


49 posted on 01/10/2012 2:49:42 PM PST by Grunthor (At least he is better than Obama! Is NOT a rallying cry!)
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To: Grunthor

If Romney were the winner, they would have released the votes already.

That they’ve waited until AFTER NH, is evidence to me that Santorum won.

We’ll find out on page 52 though.


50 posted on 01/10/2012 2:52:00 PM PST by BenKenobi
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