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Democrat Mayor: Obama Losing Early Voting in Wisconsin
breitbart.com ^ | 10//31/12

Posted on 10/31/2012 3:10:57 PM PDT by Justaham

Denver, Colorado, Mayor Michael Hancock went off-script at a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, rally yesterday when he told a crowd of Obama supporters, "If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early."

Of course, when pressed on it, Hancock took it back and said, “We expect clearly that President Obama will win the state of Wisconsin.” The Obama campaign disputed Hancock's statement outright, "[T]he numbers we are seeing do not back up his assessment that our base is not turning out.”

When you're talking about Obama's base, you're talking about the liberal stronghold of Madison and the City of Milwaukee -- which has a large black population. As of October 30, with the shortened early voting window, early voting in Milwaukee was about half of where it was in 2008:

According to City of Milwaukee election officials, 16,449 early votes have been cast in-person as of Sunday night. Government Accountability Board data shows that the City of Milwaukee had 31,974 early votes cast in-person for the 2008 cycle. During the recall election earlier this year, when political energy was arguably even higher than it is now (Wisconsin is suffering from election fatigue), early voting was most intense in the first few days of the early voting period, tailing off to a reduced but steady stream days before the period ended.

Neil Albrecht, executive director of the City of Milwaukee Election Commission, predicted to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that in-person early voting would exceed 2008 levels if the current rate keeps up.

Albrecht's prediction rings a little hollow with only a few days left that don't include a weekend, but you never know.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: election; obama; wisconsin

1 posted on 10/31/2012 3:10:57 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Looking good!!!!!


2 posted on 10/31/2012 3:12:00 PM PDT by conservativepoet
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To: Justaham

Pray.


3 posted on 10/31/2012 3:12:55 PM PDT by Tigercap
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To: Justaham

Based on what I have been following Romney will win WI, OH, PA, VA, FL, VA, MI. There I said it.


4 posted on 10/31/2012 3:25:58 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: Justaham

Its interesting.

The Dims motivate their base by saying their guy is losing...the GOP motivates its base by saying their guy is going to win in a landslide.


5 posted on 10/31/2012 3:31:50 PM PDT by montanajoe (Blamed Flamed Shamed didn't vote for R/R or O/B)
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To: TheRhinelander

You forgot IA, NH and CO


6 posted on 10/31/2012 3:32:37 PM PDT by BRL
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To: BRL

Yes, I did. Correction wonderfully noted.


7 posted on 10/31/2012 3:33:21 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: Justaham

Did we think at this point that Wisconsin would be in play for our side, and PA and possibly MI?? If they’re in play, OH is definitely going our way - but Romney is making sure in the last few days that it doesn’t slip away. Smart.


8 posted on 10/31/2012 3:33:53 PM PDT by plushaye (Election 2012 Prayer Force)
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To: TheRhinelander

There I said it.

You are listening to Mark Levin right now aren’t you?


9 posted on 10/31/2012 3:36:05 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Justaham

no problem they just have to recalibrate the voting machines like they did in NC and Ohio Press mitt get the Obama clown.


10 posted on 10/31/2012 3:37:00 PM PDT by bikerman (How will Democrats stand up to terrorism when they can’t even face Fox News?”)
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To: BRL

You guys also forgot AK, MT, ND, SD, WY, NE, TX, OK, MS, LA, AL, GA, SC, TN, KY, WV and I’m sure I left a few out. It’s going to be a rout.


11 posted on 10/31/2012 3:37:12 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Justaham

Shouldn’t this mayor be keeping his trap shut about early-voting results?


12 posted on 10/31/2012 3:43:46 PM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: Justaham

“If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early...DOH!!!!”


13 posted on 10/31/2012 3:46:58 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Justaham.


14 posted on 10/31/2012 3:51:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: GraceG

Actually no. Did I channel him? LOL.

I’m sitting in my recording studio fussing watching Fox News.


15 posted on 10/31/2012 3:53:26 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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16 posted on 10/31/2012 3:53:40 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: GraceG

hold on now


17 posted on 10/31/2012 3:55:23 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Justaham; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Early vote lagging in Milwaukee

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


18 posted on 10/31/2012 4:08:01 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Justaham

The mayor of Denver CO is named Hickenlooper.

This is the second time the name has been wrong. Or is it the city they have wrong?


19 posted on 10/31/2012 4:10:05 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Gee... do you think the Milwaukee paper refusing to endorse anyone else (because they can't bring themselves to endore Obama again) has something to do with it?

-PJ

20 posted on 10/31/2012 4:11:32 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Justaham

I hope this is true.


21 posted on 10/31/2012 4:11:46 PM PDT by alexredmonjr
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To: SamAdams76

Arkansas is a landslide for Romney ;)


22 posted on 10/31/2012 4:14:39 PM PDT by razorbak
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To: Balding_Eagle

Hickenlooper is now the governor.

Denver sure likes its oddly named mayors.


23 posted on 10/31/2012 4:16:36 PM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: Justaham

Theology Question:

Is Schadenfreude a SIN?
>:-D


24 posted on 10/31/2012 7:07:01 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Justaham

So what is the story on who is more likely to turn up on actual election day ? In 2008, did Obama or McCain get more votes on actual election day ?

And also, what is the probability that the Republicans can win enough Senate seats in WI, the Midwest in general and the Northeast to secure a Senate majority ? I feel at the very least, Republicans will still have the House after this election, what about the Senate ?


25 posted on 10/31/2012 7:54:44 PM PDT by emax
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To: Justaham

Rasmussen 5 days ago

Wisconsin: Romney 49%, Kenyan 49%

Ninety-six percent (96%) of Badger State voters say they are sure to vote in this election. Romney leads 51% to 47% among these voters.


26 posted on 10/31/2012 8:09:24 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: NeoCaveman

You’re right. I’d forgotten.


27 posted on 10/31/2012 9:10:24 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Liberals, at their core, are aggressive & dangerous to everyone around them,)
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To: TheRhinelander

That’s awesome he’s going to win Virginia twice!


28 posted on 11/01/2012 6:18:33 AM PDT by green iguana
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To: TheRhinelander

I have high hopes but I don’t really think Romney can win twice in Virginia.


29 posted on 11/01/2012 6:25:00 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: TheRhinelander

I have high hopes but I don’t really think Romney can win twice in Virginia.


30 posted on 11/01/2012 6:26:08 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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