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To: Yashcheritsiy

Here are the numbers for Arkansas.
Romney got a bigger %age of the GOP primary vote than Obama got of the Democrats, even though there is only a felon on the ballot vs Obama.

Percent Votes
John Wolfe (DEM)
41.62% 67,594
Barack Obama (DEM)
58.38% 94,808
162,402
U.S. President - REP
Contest Detail Map
73 of 75 Counties Reporting
Percent Votes
Newt Gingrich (REP)
4.92% 7,453
Mitt Romney (REP)
68.36% 103,523
Rick Santorum (REP)
13.32% 20,175
Ron Paul (REP)
13.40% 20,290
151,441


23 posted on 05/23/2012 5:18:41 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: WOSG

Nobody has said that Romney didn’t get a larger share in his primary than Obama did in his.

Instead, we’re pointing out that even though he supposedly has it in the bag, he’s still having trouble getting 70% of Republicans to vote for him. That much is mathematical fact, however you’d like to try to spin it. Fact is - a large chunk of the GOP electorate still isn’t reconciling themselves to him, despite all the “Anybody but Obama/You have to vote for Romney or else you’re voting for Obama” scaremongering.


25 posted on 05/23/2012 7:10:42 PM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (A conservative voting for Romney is like a chicken voting for Col. Sanders)
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