Skip to comments.Super Tuesday Thread (First Polls Closing at 7 p.m. Eastern Time)
Posted on 03/06/2012 3:54:46 PM PST by Vigilanteman
Here's tonight's schedule. Results will update at the link:
Alaska: Caucuses begin at 8 PM ET
Georgia: Polls close at 7 PM ET
Idaho: Caucuses begin at 9 PM ET
Massachusetts: Polls close at 8 PM ET
North Dakota: Caucuses begin at 6:30 PM ET
Ohio: Polls close at 7:30 PM ET
Oklahoma: Polls close at 8 PM ET
Tennessee: Polls close at 8 PM ET
Vermont: Polls close at 7 PM ET
Virginia: Polls close at 7 PM ET
Wyoming: Caucuses begin at 7 PM ET
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Rove last seen driving white panel van at 80 mph toward Cleveland ballot counting center.
Well, I guess he gets his delegates whether he “wins” or not. That must count for something. Right? :)
Dem machine playbook by Ohio GOP-E- Hold back the votes, til they find out what their guy needs.
Settle down, now.
Yeah... the Illuminati is in charge of vote counting...
Wow... just wow.
An unmarked white van :-)
So is Utah. Both have large Mormon populations.
I can't blame Mormons for voting for Romney; he'll help the credibility of their religion tremendously if elected, and I suppose if I were a Mormon I'd consider that to be more important than his flip-flops on various political issues.
Well, large heavily populated counties have had their counting finished well after low population rural counties ever since, oh, I don't know, the beginning of time?
I get so tired of these elections where the crook “gets” his/her much-needed votes at the 11th hour. Oh miracle of miracles!
Destroys any hope I have that we’re still a free country.
NO! That can’t be true!!!!!
We all know that 300,000 votes are much quicker to count than 3,000.
ITS A CONSPIRACY I TELL YOU!
I love you Newt. I love you I love you I love you!!!!
Endorse Rick. Take one for the country!
I don’t care who you support. There has to be a better way to pick a nominee than this current system.
I personally favor a natl primary. Every state. 1 day, 1 time. No early voting.
But there has to be a better way than this staggered system. Some states winner take all, some proportional, some a hybrid of the two. Some primaries, some caucuses, some beauty contest primaries. Some caucuses with bound delegates, some with unbound delegates. States vote over a 6 month period. The whole thing needs to be revamped.
The fact that Ohio was even this close is a win for him.
The fact that he hadn’t qualified in 9counties, means even if he won, he lost.
Now he’s in a lose-lose position.
Romney has just taken the lead in Ohio.
Makes one wonder why liberals don’t celebrate the Reagan legacy
Idaho is Mormon
bishop Romney will get Utah too
He won Utah with with 90+% in 2008..
No bigotry there
do I really need the handy dandy /s ???
Mittens registered correctly in all districts. Santorum and Gingrich did not. OH is one of THOSE states. Mittens gets the delegates and loses the people on the ground.
This isn’t going to play well in Zanesville, Mittens. And Steubenville isn’t going to be any too happy with Santo, either.
I agree. I could listen to newt speak every day. But I do wish he’d endorse Rick too. I’d love him in the admin too.
Iowa, maine, Mich and now Ohio— they do it every time.
Here’s an interesting tidbit from tonight.
Obama got just 55% in the Oklahoma Dem primary!
Santorum did not even begin to spend the kind of money Romney did in Ohio. I would say Santorum is doing great when you look at the small amt. of money he is spending to almost trounce Romney.
How is Romney going to get blamed for something that is entirely Santorum’s fault?
I suppose in your mind Newt winning one state is better than Santorum winning 3 and taking a close 2nd in Ohio, right?
Surely if this is the case, you will be able to explain this in cogent terms, right?
Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur are having a primary battle there between two hardcore, long time Rat stars there. The Democrats must be slowing down the vote to maximize their competitive cheating. The good news is that means Rats in those precincts aren’t free to cross over and vote Mitt. Still it does look like too few Newt fans cast useful anti-Mitt votes in a state, again.
VP Newt! Newt on the stage with Rick Perry, Bachmann, and Santorum. Mano-a-mano!
Mittens spent twelve million to register correctly. Big difference...
I would normally agree, but with so many states “having problems: that favor Milt, my radar is up anymore. We can thank the head of the GOP in IA for my paranoia.
Romney still in the lead in OH
You forgot about open versus closed primaries. We need closed primaries. I am tired of dems helping to decide our nominee.
CNN more honest discussion. Not liking it but they are more straightforward.
Trouble in Toledo: Wrong ballots distributed...
Santorum was outspent 20 to 1 plus the media had all-out war on him. He couldn’t have an interview without having to be on the defensive the entire time.
When’s the last time we saw Romney under the gun like that?
Amen to closed primaries!
I am sad about Ohio. Conservatives will never have a chance as long as they split the vote. Willard hasn’t won big, but it is still a win and the media will make it a mandate.
Wrong ballots?? Whom does that favor??
If Crazy Uncle wins Alaska, there’s something for everyone tonight.
I totally agree. Think what Santorum has accomplished in the face of that. As for Newt, the whole world is against him. I am surprised he is still standing.
What wrong ballots?
Krauthammer said it best just now. Outside of his home state, Gingrich went 0 for 9 tonight.
On the other hand, the Santorum/Gingrich vote combined won five states, GA, OH, ND, TN, and OK, and would probably win Alaska as well.
Put simply, either Gingrich or Santorum need to drop out and let the conservative tide wash Romney out to sea. Otherwise, we risk getting a nominee who can’t even get 50% of the Republican vote in most states.
I was for Gingrich (reluctantly) until he bombed in Florida. Then Santorum came on hard with MO, NV and MN, and now tonight hes’ doing way better than Gingrich in every state but GA, Gingrich’s home state. I honestly don’t see how Gingrich can justify staying in this, when doing so is clearly helping Romney.
And I’d say the same about Santorum, if the tables were reversed.
Ruh-roh....Romney country or Santorum territory?
He won TN but had no slate of delegates so there are probably other problems going forward.
RNC: If you can't win, cheat!
I do not know. Just happened to see it on Drudge. Have not heard any more on the news about it.
Santorum is on a Shoe string budget. Not much better state for Newt.
My money is Santorum & Newt have an agreement for a brokered convention. I think it is the best chance either of them have at denying Mitten 1144.
Yes, I just saw that! She said she voted for the cheerful one, the one who could blast through the Obama rhetoric and who had the best ideas.
Neil Cavuto was a little amazed.
Exactly, and Mittens has known this all along. The conservatives are too divided to win.
Oh my God! These primaries are quite a joke. I was just getting upset seeing Romney going to first place in Ohio. When I saw you post, I thought you were being funny. I went to Drudge and it is there too. Now what on Earth are they going to do about that? Of course Fox News is not saying a word about it.