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In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites [2012 Election Analysis]
AP ^ | 4/28/13 | Hope Yen

Posted on 04/28/2013 7:53:03 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

America's blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.

Had people voted last November at the same rates they did in 2004, when black turnout was below its current historic levels, Republican Mitt Romney would have won narrowly, according to an analysis conducted for The Associated Press.

Census data and exit polling show that whites and blacks will remain the two largest racial groups of eligible voters for the next decade. Last year's heavy black turnout came despite concerns about the effect of new voter-identification laws on minority voting, outweighed by the desire to re-elect the first black president.

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionanalysis; race; voters; whiteturnout
Hoo boy. And whites are accused of being racist.

I am certain most FREEPers are white, but among the black conservatives we have here...what CAN be done to turn this tide? My heart breaks knowing that most blacks are voting for a party and a candidate that wants to enslave them to dependence on government.

1 posted on 04/28/2013 7:53:03 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

This demonstrates why the GOP-e’s strategy of trying to get the votes of liberal minorities by alienating white conservatives is doomed to failure.


2 posted on 04/28/2013 7:59:07 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Instead of looking at this racially, let’s look at it philosophically.

This is what happens when you have a Marxist and a liberal as your two major party candidates for President. I didn’t stay home but I can understand why some people did.

Romney hurt the Republican Party all over the ticket, as some of us here predicted he would. Yes, black turnout was high but an energized conservative base with a conservative candidate would have been preferred.


3 posted on 04/28/2013 8:02:15 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah but - who’s winning American Idolatry and Danzing with the Starz in between commercials for Viagra, Depends, and Sleeping pills this week?

That’s what the McSheeple think is really important.

“Whooooa Duuudes! Where’s the Republic?”


4 posted on 04/28/2013 8:02:33 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Blacks in this country make up about 13% of the population, but, now have the highest rate of voters than any other ethnic population? Sounds like a whole lot of voter fraud going on out there!

But, that would be racist to think blacks would commit voter fraud to get one of theirs elected to office/sarc off!

100% turn out in districts voting for Obama mama? 110% turn out for Obama mama in some districts where blacks only make up 9% of the population?

5 posted on 04/28/2013 8:03:45 AM PDT by PotatoChop (Respect is earned, not demanded by this out of control socialist government!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
The whites were counted and some were not counted..The blacks voted about ten times each..That how the fool got back in the white house

Yes, I voted twice,” Richardson told WCPO-TV. “I, after registering thousands of people, certainly wanted my vote to count, so I voted. I voted at the polls.”

Authorities also are investigating if she voted in the names of four other people, too, for a total of six votes in the 2012 presidential election.

“I'll fight it for Mr. Obama and for Mr. Obama’s right to sit as president of the United States,” Richardson vowed when asked about the voter fraud investigation that is now under way.

Richardson is one of 19 people suspected of illegal voting by the Hamilton County Board of Elections in the last election.

“I'm outraged, and every voter, regardless of their political affiliation, should be outraged,” said Hamilton County Board of Elections member Alex Triantafilou, who is also chairman of the county Republican Party. “It causes folks to have real doubts about the fabric of our very democratic process, and it's dangerous. It is disconcerting that someone would be so bold as to admit their conduct in such a fashion ... We fully intend to prosecute these cases.”

Richardson claimed she had submitted an absentee ballot, but was afraid her vote would not count so she also voted in person. She also said she voted in the name of her granddaughter and yet another person.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/02/19/ohio-poll-worker-obama-supporter-investigated-for-potentially-voting-six-times/#ixzz2RlqMJ0qf

6 posted on 04/28/2013 8:04:56 AM PDT by PLD
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To: SoFloFreeper
....reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.

Translation: reflecting that blacks are racists.

7 posted on 04/28/2013 8:05:09 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

But how many ACTUALLY VOTED, rather than have the poll workers do it for them, as the Congressman’s son (Moran, I think) gave EXPLICIT instructions on how to do.

I don’t think that REAL black turnout will exceed white turnout for a long time, but “apparent turnout”, due to their methods of “counting the vote” (i.e., “100% plus” turnouts in inner-city precincts) will make it certainly appear that way.


8 posted on 04/28/2013 8:05:16 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: SoFloFreeper
This demonstrates that there was widespread voter fraud. Once you break out the fraudulent voter totals all kinds of anomalies show up. Democrat areas have turnouts of up to 200% of actual registered voters. Voting areas which traditionally have high turnouts show great decreases in voter participation. Voters complain that the voting machine registered a vote for Obama even though the voter didn't vote for Obama. There are several other examples.
9 posted on 04/28/2013 8:06:12 AM PDT by detective
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well, when an unsupervised election judge simply lines up the registration number with the number voted and it all goes to Obama, magic happens.


10 posted on 04/28/2013 8:11:41 AM PDT by struggle
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To: Colonel_Flagg
Just my opinion. I think some on the GOP side would be less than enthusiastic about voting no matter whether it was a liberal, moderate or conservative candidate as the nominee. I personally vote no matter the candidate because I feel the need to replace the Democratic candidate is of greater importance.
11 posted on 04/28/2013 8:13:13 AM PDT by deport
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To: SoFloFreeper

How much of the black turnout was fraud?


12 posted on 04/28/2013 8:13:32 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: SoFloFreeper

How many of them got to vote 72 times in the same election?


13 posted on 04/28/2013 8:17:36 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Voting is so passe. Getting ready for the melt down is more fashionable.


14 posted on 04/28/2013 8:18:32 AM PDT by ryan71 (The republican party is dead to me. Dead. Don't bother trying to revive it.)
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To: PotatoChop

This is the Asspress after all, the fountainhead of all lies and propaganda.


15 posted on 04/28/2013 8:21:24 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: SoFloFreeper
alive AND Dead...
16 posted on 04/28/2013 8:21:56 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s at least partially thanks to the “Romney’s a Commie atheist” crowd right here on FR.Refusal to vote for the lesser of two evils (and Romney was,and is,*far* less evil than Osama Obama) got us not the *greater* of *two*...but the *GREATEST* of *all*....evils.


17 posted on 04/28/2013 8:22:11 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Not only that, but we have a poll worker here in Cincinnati who voted six times in 2012 and openly admits it. They are thinking about prosecuting her. In Lake County, IN, a number of them voted multiple times. What makes this particularly interesting is they are all dead. If the federal gov't doesn't start prosecuting these infractions to the fullest extent of the law, this Republic is doomed.
18 posted on 04/28/2013 8:22:56 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Maybe it's because they all voted multiple times. Just saying. Amen
19 posted on 04/28/2013 8:24:06 AM PDT by gakrak (“If you put the Fed Gov in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.”)
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To: SoFloFreeper
i can't believe we even brought up communist ideas in the comments.
20 posted on 04/28/2013 8:24:25 AM PDT by Drawn7979
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To: SoFloFreeper

“...what CAN be done to turn this tide?...”

Nothing; it’s too late and will only get worse.

http://www.freerepublic.com/~carriagehill/


21 posted on 04/28/2013 8:34:55 AM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

“This demonstrates why the GOP-e’s strategy of trying to get the votes of liberal minorities by alienating white conservatives is doomed to failure.”

And at the same time demonstrates how white “conservatives” gave Obama 4 more years.

Given every conservative knows the media is in the tank for Obama it is truly a wonder that folks actually thought Obama in office would be better than Romney.

And given that on any day of week any GOP-e would be no worse and most probably better than Obama.

But the dems are much better lying and posing as conservatives to convince people that staying home is vote for their conscious (to teach the GOP a lesson) and not a vote for Obama.. woohoo that’ll show em.

Why in the heck would the GOP change when their voter base doesn’t even show up?


22 posted on 04/28/2013 8:37:49 AM PDT by mike_9958
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To: SoFloFreeper

And the percentage of those votes that were fraudulently cast?


23 posted on 04/28/2013 8:39:08 AM PDT by G Larry (Darkness Hates the Light)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Of course it’s fraud. And if this is how the game is played - play it. We need to be the people counting the votes. And if we need more votes, we pull them out of a bank of boxes and car trunks.

If we are unwilling fix the fraud or too good to do it, then we lose.


24 posted on 04/28/2013 8:39:14 AM PDT by mom.mom
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To: SoFloFreeper
From the article:

"I got the feeling Mitt Romney couldn't care less about me and my fellow African-Americans. A white Mormon swimming in money with offshore accounts buying up companies and laying off their employees just doesn't quite fit my idea of a president," she said. "Bottom line, Romney was not someone I was willing to trust with my future."

27-year-old Lauren Howie of Cleveland, an administrative assistant at Case Western Reserve University's medical school who is paying off college debt.

25 posted on 04/28/2013 8:47:48 AM PDT by magellan
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To: SoFloFreeper

What can be done to turn the tide?

You need to prove to the black voters that the Democrat party is the party of eugenics, immorality, and anti-Christendom.

How you do that is through education via the local churches.

Unfortunately, our fascist Government has every church afraid of losing their tax exempt status if they talk politics. (I know this through personal experience—I was once an assistant pastor at a black church in Oakland, CA).

So, step one is to strike down the laws which tax the churches if they talk politics. It can be done via civil disobedience followed by litigation through the courts in which it is stressed that the prohibition against talking politics in church violates an individual’s Right to Free Speech.

Concomitantly, ALL churches need to begin educating and sheepskinning (diploma-ing) a new breed of educators which will fan out across the nation and replace the retiring Marxist school teachers in Middle-schools and High-schools where the majority of Liberal and Leftist indoctrination occurs. The Elementary schools can come later—no need wasting limited resources in the opening gambit.

Anyway, that’s the way to do it if you want long term, lasting payoffs. All else is just short-lived rewards with only temporary victories.

It’s a long, winding road, so don’t expect an immediate payoff. After all, it took the Proggies over a hundred years to get a full-blown commie into the White House.

Cheers!


26 posted on 04/28/2013 8:49:46 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: mom.mom
"We need to be the people counting the votes."

If I am not mistaken, the Secretary of State in Ohio, Jon Husted, the person who oversees elections, was a Republican in 2012. Yet Ohio probably endured the most voter fraud in the nation.

27 posted on 04/28/2013 8:52:33 AM PDT by buckalfa (Tilting at Windmills)
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To: struggle

Precinct chairs should be made up only of Grand Jury members, who work until 3 hours after poll closing time. Wouldn’t be
hard to make law if Grand Juries, on average, mirror the white/minority make-up of the precinct or county.


28 posted on 04/28/2013 8:56:24 AM PDT by txhurl
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t believe this for one minute. It’s only true if people names were written in or made up.


29 posted on 04/28/2013 9:01:39 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I gar-on-tee that most of those black voters voted by proxy. Obama’s myrmidons in the “community” industry took care of the actual ballot submission.


30 posted on 04/28/2013 9:22:26 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Black turnout was in excess of 250% - a new record


31 posted on 04/28/2013 9:22:41 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: SoFloFreeper

LOL!
But what percentage of them were actual living people?
And how many “white” votes were selectively “vanished” in small, unnoticeable chunks (percentages)?


32 posted on 04/28/2013 9:25:41 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why don’t people understand that we are seeing MASSIVE vote fraud at work?

Romney and the establishment pubbies got rolled because they are innocents who want to ignore the obvious.

We need street fightin’ pols who will not take this crime lying down.


33 posted on 04/28/2013 9:34:21 AM PDT by darth
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To: SoFloFreeper
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by their character.

We're still waiting.

34 posted on 04/28/2013 9:38:58 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The first thing is to ban all Republican candidates from using the services, or accepting money, from Karl Rove and his organization. Either they agree to this, or from the very start the Tea Party and other conservative organizations should make it clear that no matter how much money they get from the big money men, that Republicans are not going to vote for them, so they might as well run as Democrats or independents.


35 posted on 04/28/2013 9:46:39 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

In some black areas, over 100% of the population voted.


36 posted on 04/28/2013 9:47:37 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’m calling total Bull! Voter fraud on a scale never seen before and no one in government has the stones to look into it.


37 posted on 04/28/2013 9:50:16 AM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Mind!)
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To: deport

Down ticket is where races are won and future policy is created. Romney was a pathetic candidate from a conservative’s point of view and he was a bridge too far for me and may others here, but you’re quite right to note that replacing Democrats is the key.

I just prefer not to do it with other Democrats.


38 posted on 04/28/2013 9:55:43 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Down ticket is where races are won and future policy is created.

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Correct you are. But if people are disheartened to the point of not bothering to get out and vote because of the top of the ticket then the impact if felt down ticket as well.

I still don’t understand the loss by Allen West in Florida’s 18th. Romney pulled something over 6,000 more votes than did West in the 18th. Had West got 1/2 of those votes he’d have won without a problem. Boggles the mind sometimes.


39 posted on 04/28/2013 10:09:10 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport

We agree. :)

And yes, West is a mystery. In a race as vicious as that one was, though, I can’t discount cheating. It appears to have been a widespread, and naturally unreported, problem.


40 posted on 04/28/2013 10:11:24 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

reading the article, these guys must be working with the climate change scientists’ data models.


41 posted on 04/28/2013 10:15:39 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama = Fredo smart)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Vote early! Vote often!


42 posted on 04/28/2013 10:20:03 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Naturally not reported? I guess you mean that since the MSM is totally leftist and corrupt it is natural for it to lie and to censure information.


43 posted on 04/28/2013 11:36:22 AM PDT by RHS Jr (Pity the banksters when Jesus comes)
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To: carriage_hill
The question will be can the progressive communists tip toe the line, make things bad but not bad enough to case an all out collapse? If they can do that they will maintain power. If they cannot and there is a collapse then there is a chance for followers of the US Constitution to rise up and reestablish the republic.
44 posted on 04/28/2013 11:39:24 AM PDT by ryan71 (The republican party is dead to me. Dead. Don't bother trying to revive it.)
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To: BobL

Yes, it was not actual black voter turnout, but poll workers voting for black people who failed to turn out.

Voter fraud was MASSIVE last election. The swing states were stolen.


45 posted on 04/28/2013 12:05:14 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Free goodies for all -- Freedom for none.)
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To: ryan71

I wish I could believe that scenario.

At the present, or even slightly decreased rate, the US will - not might - collapse, SHTF, and we will cease to exist as certain foreign powers take-over our worldwide interests, our allies collapse and possibly even wreak irreversible havoc (massive ‘soft target’ terrorism, Aztlan invasion chaos, EMPs etc) on us, here.

The carnage will be so far beyond massive as to be unbelievable.

What’s left will be the size of Texas or a few scattered states trying to reunite. Perhaps we can pull parts of it back together; at 63, and as well-prepared and well-armed as I am, I hope to be around to get in on it.

Personally, I’d rather it didn’t happen, but the true facts indicate otherwise.


46 posted on 04/28/2013 1:11:54 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Easy when they vote 50 times!


47 posted on 04/28/2013 2:21:20 PM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: PotatoChop
now have the highest rate of voters than any other ethnic population? Sounds like a whole lot of voter fraud going on out there!

Bingo! All those wards in Philly and Chicago where the turnout exceeds registration will have affected the statistics.

48 posted on 04/28/2013 3:02:56 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Don't try to explain yourself to liberals; you're not the jackass-whisperer.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg
This is what happens when you have a Marxist and a liberal as your two major party candidates for President.

Bingo, Colonel. That is the irreducible equation that explains the last election to a T.

49 posted on 04/28/2013 8:37:35 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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