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GOP Rout In Pennsylvania Absentee Ballot Returns

Posted on 10/30/2012 5:30:50 AM PDT by Perdogg

This morning President Obama’s campaign indicated they are going on the air in Pennsylvania and sending Joe Biden to the state trying to protect a state that just one week ago was considered to be safe ground. One possible reason? The enormous GOP edge in absentee ballot returns in the state, creating an enormous and unexpected hole for the President’s campaign to dig out of.

In 2008 the GOP edged the Democrats by just 2% in absentee returns. As of today the GOP’s lead is 18.8% — a 16.9% bump in a state Obama won by 10% in 2008. Republicans have turned in 55.2% of the absentee ballots to date while the Democrats have returned just 36.4%.

The Romney Victory team has been on the ground in Pennsylvania for months with over 60 staff and dozens of offices. We have made over 5 million volunteer voter contacts including over 1 million volunteer door knocks across Pennsylvania. That voter contact is paying off in the absentee ballot returns and clearly the President’s campaign sees it in their numbers. That’s why they are playing defense in the Keystone state as Governor Romney’s momentum allows us to expand the map.

PENNSYLVANIA AB RETURNS

PENNSYLVANIA AB RETURNS

Party

2008 AB Votes Cast

2012 AB Votes Cast

Change

DEM

132,170

44.70%

42,013

36.42%

-8.28%

REP

137,850

46.62%

63,717

55.24%

+8.62%

TOTAL

295,659

+1.92%

115,346

+18.82%

+16.90%

 


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; pa2012; vanity
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1 posted on 10/30/2012 5:30:54 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: SeekAndFind; LS; Perdogg; napscoordinator; God luvs America; nutmeg; SoFloFreeper; Ravi; ...

http://www.gop.com/news/gop-blog/gop-rout-in-pennsylvania-absentee-ballot-returns/


2 posted on 10/30/2012 5:32:01 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Perdogg

Gee, I’m starting to wonder if these +9 Dem models may not be correct? How can that be?

Pray for America


3 posted on 10/30/2012 5:33:31 AM PDT by bray (Nov 6, tell Obama to Stand Down!)
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To: Perdogg

Great news! Romney is going to carry the Keystone State. His campaign has done a tremendous GOTV job!

This will also help Tom Smith get over the finish line vs. Casey.

I like the way things are looking up!


4 posted on 10/30/2012 5:34:38 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: bray

Do they really think plugs Biden is going to help?


5 posted on 10/30/2012 5:35:29 AM PDT by Roklok
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To: Perdogg

Wow, that’s great.


6 posted on 10/30/2012 5:35:52 AM PDT by conservativepoet
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To: Perdogg

If elections are delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, will this help or hurt Obama?


7 posted on 10/30/2012 5:36:45 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: Roklok

They really need very massive numbers of PHL and PTB to offset the wide GOP lead in AB and early voting ballots.

I don’t see that happening this year.


8 posted on 10/30/2012 5:37:06 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Roklok

Happily for us, they actually do think sending Joe will help them. Go, Joe, Go.


9 posted on 10/30/2012 5:38:14 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: tbw2

Don’t be silly! The election will take place as scheduled.


10 posted on 10/30/2012 5:38:38 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: tbw2
If elections are delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, will this help or hurt Obama?

Not that it matters to Barry-O, but there's no constitutional reason for delaying elections, is there?

Besides, the way things are going, Barry wants them held last month.

11 posted on 10/30/2012 5:40:20 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Perdogg

Do they open the absentee ballots before election day?


12 posted on 10/30/2012 5:40:20 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: tbw2

Let’s see... the last time elections were delayed was...

oh, yeah, never.


13 posted on 10/30/2012 5:40:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Perdogg

surprising numbers and good to hear and maybe this storm might keep some in instead of voting.

no worries the Philly area will just produce more votes which are frauds, need another 100,000 votes , well there you go , these found in a car .

PA will be good for us but I will not hold my breath due to the voter fraud which is rife there.


14 posted on 10/30/2012 5:40:59 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: WashingtonSource

If they have send Slow Joe to PA in the twilight hours of October, the Obama Campaign is in a deep hole.

One I don’t think they can dig themselves out of. They’re getting buried underneath a GOP avalanche!


15 posted on 10/30/2012 5:41:13 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

Yep, it will be held and it will be a landslide for Romney.


16 posted on 10/30/2012 5:42:13 AM PDT by DownInFlames (NNs)
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To: ilovesarah2012

AFAIK, the absentees are like the provisionals,

only counted if the margin is less than the number of absentees/provisionals.


17 posted on 10/30/2012 5:42:13 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Perdogg

I don’t understand how they know if a ballot is Republican or Democrat without counting the votes and reporting the total. How do they know?


18 posted on 10/30/2012 5:43:32 AM PDT by SW6906 (6 things you can't have too much of: sex, money, firewood, horsepower, guns and ammunition.)
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To: tbw2

they will not be delayed.


19 posted on 10/30/2012 5:43:36 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Perdogg

20 posted on 10/30/2012 5:46:13 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: MrB

So they just assume if they receive a dem ballot, it was a vote for Obama and a republican ballot is a vote for Romney?


21 posted on 10/30/2012 5:49:29 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: SW6906

Party registration?


22 posted on 10/30/2012 5:50:08 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Not necessarily. A lot of conservative Reagan Democrats won’t vote for Obama.


23 posted on 10/30/2012 5:51:15 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: tbw2
If elections are delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, will this help or hurt Obama?

I don't think you're going to see many concerns about delaying the elections.

However, what you probably WILL see is Obama being decked out in a flak jacket being air dropped into disaster areas in a desperate attempt to look like a leader.

This should knock Benghazi out of the news for the rest of the election period, and for that, I believe the O campaign will be grateful for the destruction.
24 posted on 10/30/2012 5:51:26 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: goldstategop

How is that silly for someone to think it might be delayed. If there is no power (for machines) and people are still evacuated (can’t get to their precinct), how can the election be held?


25 posted on 10/30/2012 5:53:04 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: mmichaels1970
This storm will be off the front page in a day or so. And stunts like the one you describe will be more than offset by Romney/Ryan campaign activity to provide help with volunteers and contributions.

26 posted on 10/30/2012 5:54:22 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: goldstategop

I am registered as a dem (from 2008 to vote for Hillary to keep Obama out) and never changed back. I have sent in my absentee ballot, so when they see it, will they assume it’s a vote for Obama, cause it sure as h*ll isn’t!


27 posted on 10/30/2012 5:55:42 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: autumnraine

The ballots can be counted by hand. It will just take longer.

We held elections during the Civil War and both World Wars. A hurricane is not going to prevent the election from taking place next week!


28 posted on 10/30/2012 5:56:24 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ilovesarah2012
So they just assume if they receive a dem ballot, it was a vote for Obama and a republican ballot is a vote for Romney?

I believe they do...and that may turn out to be a huge error for them.

If we consider the small percentage of folks who vote for the opposite party, I believe that percentage is larger this cycle for the dems that the reps.

I'm no poll expert. However if we hypothetically say that 5% of reps will vote Obama and 8% of dems will vote Romney (just pulling the numbers out of thin air), it seems to me it would blow these early voting tabulations out of the sky.

In my hypothetical, Romney would be a few points higher than being reported.

I wonder if anybody knows what the current poll numbers are on people who are voting against their party?
29 posted on 10/30/2012 5:56:39 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Perdogg

It might help if Biden remembers what state he’s in.


30 posted on 10/30/2012 5:57:52 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: goldstategop; autumnraine

No polling place will be without power, at least generator power.


31 posted on 10/30/2012 5:58:07 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Do they open the absentee ballots before election day?

Not in PA if there is a poll watcher on site.

If no one is watching, those demonRAT liars, cheaters and thieves will not only open them, but they will destroy any pubbie ballots and re-vote them as demonRAT. It is crucial to have poll watchers in any demonRAT strong hold.

I go into the belly of the beast, can't say where because I have my little friend with me and I don't want any upfront grief.

The place where I spend the day isn't safe, even if you have a friend with you and they wish I wasn't there but I'm too stubborn to die and let them have their way {at least for this election}. demonRATs are not real Americans, they are communists and when Romney/Ryan win, there will be a reaction unlike anything we have ever experienced over a political election.

32 posted on 10/30/2012 5:59:08 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: mmichaels1970

That is why I believe relying too much on these absentee ballots if foolish. I think quite a few dems will vote for Romney and can’t imagine many republicans voting for Dumbo.


33 posted on 10/30/2012 5:59:25 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Perdogg

Please send Biden. Biden needs to travel every county in PA and campaign. The Obama campaign needs to run videos of Biden’s debate performance. We need Biden 24/7 until Election Day.


34 posted on 10/30/2012 5:59:51 AM PDT by ConservativeInPA (In a previous life I was ...)
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If PA goes to the GOP this cycle, I will personally drive to Cranberry Township (suburban Pittsburgh) and drink some of that swill they call Pennsylvania beer.


35 posted on 10/30/2012 6:00:41 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Apple Blossom

PING


36 posted on 10/30/2012 6:00:41 AM PDT by bmwcyle (45% to 47% of American voters are stupid)
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To: tbw2

If elections are delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, ...It’s a WEEK away. We’ll have sunny skies and Sandy will be considered the media hyped joke it was.


37 posted on 10/30/2012 6:01:25 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: WashingtonSource

Happily for us, they actually do think sending Joe will help them. ....We need a laugh here. You know,like ol’ plugs did all night during the debate, HAHAHA.


38 posted on 10/30/2012 6:03:57 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: goldstategop
And people thought when we pointed this out in OH that it was just a clever diversion. We saw something here that is being manifest in Colorado, North Carolina, Florida, and now Pennsylvania.

And remember, the "indies" are a strong subgroup and if they are---as all surveys indicate---going to Romney by even a few percent, it's going to be a very long election night for the "mmmm mmmm mmm" crowd.

39 posted on 10/30/2012 6:04:29 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: tbw2
If elections are delayed due to Hurricane Sandy, will this help or hurt Obama?

The elections are not going to be delayed. Already the sun is coming out in New England and everybody's headed back to work. NY/NJ were hardest hit but they should be getting back to normal over the next day or so.

40 posted on 10/30/2012 6:05:04 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: USS Alaska

I will not be surprised at a lot of vote fraud by the dems. It sickens me to think our election can be stolen. Chavez would be proud.


41 posted on 10/30/2012 6:05:55 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: mmichaels1970

drink some of that swill they call Pennsylvania beer....Although I applaud your reasons, KMA. Get some Vitamin I. I do everytime I go near Picksburgh (with an H).


42 posted on 10/30/2012 6:10:40 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Perdogg
The one thing about the projections based on the number of early voters and absentee that has me shaking my head, is the fact that they assume the voters will support the candidate of their party.

After reading Goodwins column about how he is voting for Romney, I got a feeling a lot of D voters will be going for Romney

43 posted on 10/30/2012 6:12:17 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: goldstategop
Don’t be silly! The election will take place as scheduled.

No Obama through his covert squadron of black helicopters and army of black panthers will force through illegal executive orders, the SOSs of Ohio, Fla, Va to postpone the elections. See that will give them time to redo the programming to the Soros funded voting machines and use the secret powers of Satan to change existing votes all to Obama. We need to be leading by at least 10% on election day to withstand the all powerful election fraud machine. We all know the left has such an insurmountable intellectual edge, they toy with us like cat does with a ball of string. They know they have it in the bag, see that is why they hand selected through the aforementioned voting machines to pick a patsy like Romney to act as though he wants to be President but all the time it's some grand ruse. Its over, the USA as we know it, they are coming for your guns, your bibles and your white women. Its hopeless,...All you base belong to us.

44 posted on 10/30/2012 6:12:29 AM PDT by pburgh01
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If you see posts of interest to Pennsylvanians, please ping me.

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45 posted on 10/30/2012 6:13:00 AM PDT by randita
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To: Perdogg

Great news. Perhaps this margin for R&R will be Dumbocrat-fraud proof.


46 posted on 10/30/2012 6:13:22 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: Roklok; All
“Do they really think plugs Biden is going to help?”

“With your help and hard work, we can win here in Oregon, ..er...I meant Alaska. - Slo Joe Biteme.”

As his PA Dem sheep say...Huh?

47 posted on 10/30/2012 6:14:27 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: manc

The rats can steal a close election but I do not see how they can steal 100,000 votes. That is just too obvious.


48 posted on 10/30/2012 6:15:11 AM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: Perdogg

If this holds true through the election then the man whose name must not be mentioned here (hint - U*******n) would have been proven right again; the WHI predicted a few months back about a state that reports early showing a surprising Romney advantage . . .


49 posted on 10/30/2012 6:15:32 AM PDT by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: Perdogg

Don’t forget that while I don’t believe there is a single Republican voting for Obama, I saw a picture of Romney at a East Coast rally with “Democrats for Romney” T-Shirt wearers in the crowd.


50 posted on 10/30/2012 6:19:27 AM PDT by sportutegrl (Anyone remember the "Reagan Democrats?")
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