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Romney tops 50 percent, Gingrich edges out Paul for second in final Nevada tally
Fox News ^ | February 6, 2012 | AP

Posted on 02/06/2012 2:14:12 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

LAS VEGAS – Nevada Republicans early Monday released the final results of their Saturday morning caucuses.

As projected, Mitt Romney easily won for a second time after his 2008 victory in the state. Romney finished with 50 percent.

Newt Gingrich came in second with 21.1 percent, edging out Ron Paul who had 18.7 percent. Paul won second place in Nevada in 2008. Rick Santorum finished last with 9.9 percent.

The results came nearly two days after voters began casting ballots Saturday morning.

GOP officials blamed the delay on voting discrepancies and the old-fashioned voting method of handwritten ballots.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gopprimary; nevadacaucus
It took a couple of days to give Mitt that 50%.
1 posted on 02/06/2012 2:14:20 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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32,963 voted in 2012.

44,000 voted in 2008.

Hopefully, those voters moved to Texas and found work.


2 posted on 02/06/2012 2:21:10 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Pretty pathetic that only 32K bothered to vote.


3 posted on 02/06/2012 2:36:12 AM PST by fso301
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To: fso301

.......”A lot of the Clark County voters are angry because of work and other commitments because of what they say happened at various caucus locations throughout the valley.

Some voters who showed up to Shadow Ridge, Mojave and Green Valley High Schools to caucus claim they were given unofficial ballots.

Tempers also flared during the evening caucus session at the Adeleson Education Campus.

Organizers said the sundown caucus was only open to Orthodox Jews and others who’s religions prohibited them from attending a daytime caucus.

Others who missed the early caucus because of work or other commitments were turned away from the evening session unable to vote.

The Clark County Republican Party says it plans to look into all complaints and will review the entire caucus process.”

http://www.ktnv.com/news/local/138767379.html


4 posted on 02/06/2012 2:40:32 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: fso301
"Pretty pathetic that only 32K bothered to vote."

Not when you consider what we have to choose from. . . . . . . AGAIN.

5 posted on 02/06/2012 2:42:47 AM PST by DeaconRed (Cold War Veteran. . . . US Army Security Agency 1964-1968)
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To: fso301

It wasn’t that. It was because the republican party did absolutely nothing to let the voters know where the caucuses would be or when. Supposedly the problem was a lack of money but I can’t help but wonder a little if this was deliberate.


6 posted on 02/06/2012 2:47:59 AM PST by erkelly (Never underestimate the stupidity of the stupid party!)
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To: erkelly

Apparently, they had many problems in 2008 and were going to fix them.....


7 posted on 02/06/2012 2:58:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I thought Bishop Romney would have been above 50% in Nevada. Hmmmm, maybe the Mormons labor unions in Vegas aren't all that happy with swapping Brother Harry for Bishop Romney.
8 posted on 02/06/2012 3:06:20 AM PST by Rashputin (Obama stark, raving, mad, and even his security people know it.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Since 2008 was such a debacle....people assumed the same thing this year when no one was given information on when and where the caucus was in their towns. If they DID find out it was 9AM on a Sat..... many people with kids couldn't make it as well as many casino workers were left not knowing anything or unable to take part...and hence why any local media caucus footage I saw here in Reno... 90% of the participators were over age 60!

A close friend is a Rep Party volunteer and said flat out that it seemed to her that 'some' people of certain candidates were told places and times and other people for other candidates did not get the information until the last minute....leaving her to think the Rep Party wanted to skew the votes a particular way. She said there was a lot of things done behind close doors...whereas it wasnt done like that in the past....

Its interesting too that state officials came out blantantly saying that the state was 'too cheap' to pay for a primary so we get a crappy caucus instead..... Democracy at its finest.....

9 posted on 02/06/2012 3:32:55 AM PST by BossLady (Where There's A Shill...There's A Pay.......)
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To: BossLady

Results for Nevada Republican Caucus (U.S. Presidential Primary)
Feb 04, 2012 (71% of precincts reporting)

Mitt Romney 11,822 47.6%
Newt Gingrich 5,623 22.7%
Ron Paul 4,619 18.6%
Rick Santorum 2,749 11.1%
Other 0 0%

Just because 12,000 or so mormon cultists in Nevada voted for their high priest doesn’t mean he is the nominee.

This is a WAR, and will be fought one battle at a time.

Bishop Romney is running out of mormon states.


10 posted on 02/06/2012 3:38:01 AM PST by Rome2000
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To: BossLady

“Its interesting too that state officials came out blantantly saying that the state was ‘too cheap’ to pay for a primary so we get a crappy caucus instead..... Democracy at its finest.....”

Good. Why should the taxpayers get stuck paying for what is an internal party function?


11 posted on 02/06/2012 3:38:20 AM PST by RKBA Democrat (Rand Paul for President 2016 (FR still rocks!!))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I just saw an article in the MSM about how in a head to head, Romney probably won’t beat Obama.

Now that they have him installed, they know that Obama can beat him. Every four years the republican electorate falls for this - putting in the candidate the elite RINOs anoint, because “a real conservative can’t possibly win” - and then watching in confusion while these inadequates can’t seem to beat the most flawed Dems.

Ford Ran as RINO Loss
Reagan Ran as Strong Conservative Landslide
Reagan Ran as Strong Conservative Landslide
Bush Sr Ran as Conservative Win
Bush Sr Ran as RINO (raised taxes) Loss
Dole Ran as RINO Loss
Bush Jr Ran as Conservative Bare Win
Bush Jr Ran as Conservative Win
McCain Ran as RINO Loss

It’s just so clear. Now they are saddling us with another milquetoast, spit em out RINO. I remember Crist. I remember what he did. Crist’s people are running Mitt’s campaign, by the way. Not at all sure I can even vote for him.


12 posted on 02/06/2012 3:49:34 AM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

The point is....the caucus was run inappropriately (twice in a row) hence no oversight. They are still counting ballots in Clark County because of irregularities. Not sure what the answer here is...but this certainly is not working out too well.


13 posted on 02/06/2012 3:49:54 AM PST by BossLady (Where There's A Shill...There's A Pay.......)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Apparently, the distribution of delegates is determined later (?).

I found this at Wikipedia (there are no working links in the chart). "Projected delegate" numbers are from various media networks.

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"The results, announced by the Nevada Republican Party Monday Feb. 6th, shortly after 4am EST, on its website and also on Twitter (@NVVoteCount), prior to certification were as follows:"

Nevada Republican caucuses, February 4, 2012
Candidate Votes Percentage Projected delegate count
AP
[14]
CNN
[15]
MSNBC
[16]
Fox News
[17]
America Symbol.svg Mitt Romney 16,486 50.0% 12 13 10
Newt Gingrich 6,956 21.1% 4 5 4
Ron Paul 6,175 18.7% 4 5 3
Rick Santorum 3,277 9.9% 2 2 2
No Preference 69 0.2%
Other
Unprojected delegates: 0 6 3 9
Total: 32,963 100.0% 28 28 28 28

14 posted on 02/06/2012 3:50:17 AM PST by deks ("...the battle of our time is the battle of liberty against the overreach of the federal government")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

in 2012 he received 6163 votes less than he received in 2008. His popularity seems to have waned in Nevada. McCain came in third in 2008 and got the nomination anyways btw so this victory is pretty meaningless although Fox news and Mitt Romney would like to have us all believe otherwise. Go Newt!


15 posted on 02/06/2012 4:49:32 AM PST by RC one (the majority of republicans agree, anyone but Romney.)
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To: BossLady

How did your close friend find out about caucus places and times?


16 posted on 02/06/2012 4:56:45 AM PST by ngat
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To: deks
This is the latest update from Green Papers.
17 posted on 02/06/2012 4:57:22 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: RC one
.....so this victory is pretty meaningless although Fox news and Mitt Romney would like to have us all believe otherwise.

The "Big Win" meme seems to be the headline of choice. Followed by all their "Newt's toast" talking points.

18 posted on 02/06/2012 5:00:40 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: I still care

“It’s just so clear.”

Do you think if Romney loses to Obama, that will be enough to convince conservatives they must get involved in the political system?


19 posted on 02/06/2012 5:00:40 AM PST by ngat
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To: BossLady

There is no excuse for such disarray.


20 posted on 02/06/2012 5:04:13 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thanks for the post and like we all knew, Mitt was going to hit the 50% mark one way or the other.


21 posted on 02/06/2012 5:23:04 AM PST by LuvFreeRepublic ( (#withNewt))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

After NV tally would be approximately
Romney 51 Newt 45
when FL vote divided per RNC rules!

Pass the word!


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CONTACT FOR RNC: website@nrcc.org

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Washington DC 20003

Encourage them to do the RIGHT thing, end the FL fiasco NOW, Play by the rules!

22 posted on 02/06/2012 5:25:55 AM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: fso301

When activists and the party join together to leave our current four running as the best they feel we should choose from it shouldn’t be a surprise many people would rather stay home. I’m not voting for any of these guys and skipping the election this year.


23 posted on 02/06/2012 5:51:54 AM PST by Soul Seeker (I will work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your lives as I can - Perry)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I wonder if they think we believe them. It's likely they don't care whether we do or not. They may even enjoy sticking it to us.

I remember reading somewhere that when the USSR rolled into conquered countries with their tanks, the first group killed was local prominent communists. I didn't use to understand that, but I think I'm starting to get it.

If we are forced into CWII or RWII, IMO the ones we should fear most and never trust are our own self appointed “elite”.

I hate to use the word “elite” for these corrupt, dishonest sell outs because most of the people I know are better than they are in every category that matters except for money and power. Of course, they think that's all that matters.

24 posted on 02/06/2012 6:43:07 AM PST by Sal (Soros owns ALL the 'Rats and the GO PEE (self appointed Establishment Elite)
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To: Rome2000
Just because 12,000 or so mormon cultists in Nevada voted for their high priest doesn’t mean he is the nominee.

President Obama and his mainstream media enablers gleefully approves of your attitude.

As long as there can be fighting among conservatives, his hate America church and Marxist agenda can continue their advance with little challenge.

25 posted on 02/06/2012 7:17:08 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Sal

I’m not sure I can really take seriously ANY election in which it takes 2 days to count the votes.

We live in an age where numbers can be counted instantaneously. What is the DEAL with these elections? Stop with the handwritten votes. Utilize a simple computer program of SOME KIND to obtain and tally the votes.

There is no end to the chicanery that can take place with paper ballots and 2 days to count them.


26 posted on 02/06/2012 7:20:34 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Rashputin

I think the field has more conservatives in it at this point than 2008, thus Romney recieved less votes as Santorum and Newt were options.

As far as LDS voting for Reid, Lincoln county is 70% LDS and only 23% of the voters in Lincoln voted for Reid over Angle, who got 67% of the vote. If Reid would have had an R after his name he might have got 90% +.

Freegards


27 posted on 02/06/2012 8:20:39 AM PST by Ransomed
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To: LibsRJerks
There is no end to the chicanery that can take place with paper ballots and 2 days to count them.

But you can check back on those paper ballots (they can be, and usually are, stored indefinitely), so the chicanery can be found out — by ordinary people, at that.

Whereas, in a computer program, the chicanery can be hidden from everybody, especially non-initiates.

28 posted on 02/06/2012 8:52:34 AM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: ngat

She has volunteered for Dean Heller since 2007.


29 posted on 02/06/2012 1:59:00 PM PST by BossLady (Where There's A Shill...There's A Pay.......)
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To: BossLady

Guess that means Heller is a Romney supporter. So that’s how she found out.


30 posted on 02/06/2012 3:14:49 PM PST by ngat
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To: ngat

Heller has a small area in the Reno Rep Party office...which is a small space in a local almost totally abandonded strip mall. Any other questions?


31 posted on 02/07/2012 2:47:08 PM PST by BossLady (Where There's A Shill...There's A Pay.......)
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