Skip to comments.Romney tops 50 percent, Gingrich edges out Paul for second in final Nevada tally
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.
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32,963 voted in 2012.
44,000 voted in 2008.
Hopefully, those voters moved to Texas and found work.
Pretty pathetic that only 32K bothered to vote.
.......”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.”
Not when you consider what we have to choose from. . . . . . . AGAIN.
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.
Apparently, they had many problems in 2008 and were going to fix them.....
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.....
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 doesnt 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.
“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?
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.
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.
I found this at Wikipedia (there are no working links in the chart). "Projected delegate" numbers are from various media networks.
"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|
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!
How did your close friend find out about caucus places and times?
The "Big Win" meme seems to be the headline of choice. Followed by all their "Newt's toast" talking points.
“Its 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?
There is no excuse for such disarray.
Thanks for the post and like we all knew, Mitt was going to hit the 50% mark one way or the other.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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% +.
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.
She has volunteered for Dean Heller since 2007.
Guess that means Heller is a Romney supporter. So that’s how she found out.
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?