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Republican Hard and Soft Count Delegate Summary
Green Papers ^ | March 7, 2012

Posted on 03/07/2012 10:32:50 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Republican Hard and Soft Count Delegate Summary

Total Delegates: 2,286 (1144 needed to win) 2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions Chronologically

This is a good chart to study to get a feel for the delegate "count" jungle.

And think about this when you hear a candidate or their PAC "demand" another candidate withdraw. (Newt and Rick are very close in the count -- actually Newt looks potentially stronger).

The candidates know these numbers and they play the MSM and the MSM plays us.

Stay informed.


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: delegates; gopprimary; hardcount; softcount
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1 posted on 03/07/2012 10:32:57 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So, Romney is ahead of all the other candidates combined?


2 posted on 03/07/2012 10:38:06 AM PST by marron
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And if Newt successfully contests Florida’s delegate allocation, he could take a significant chunk of Romney’s 50 delegates.


3 posted on 03/07/2012 10:43:07 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It just baffles me how two people can look at the same information, and come away with two diametrically opposed views.

Newt has now won his past home state and a neighbor state.

Santorum has won a number of states, and has nearly 50% more delegates.

Santorum just won three of ten states, none of which were his home state.

Newt just won one of ten states, that WAS his old home state.

How does this translate to Newt actually being in a better position going down the road? What has he won recently that wasn’t his home state?

All this spin is going to accomplish, is Newt’s supporters viewing him in an unrealistic light, and keeping him in just long enough to ensure Romney the nomination.

Newt IS NOT playing the role of a statesman here. He is now playing the role of an egotistical spoiler that will sell out Conservatism in the end.

Nobody but Romney will win, if Newt persists. It is crystal clear he has failed. I can’t change that. You can’t change that. Only the voters can change that, and Newt isn’t winning them over.

Super Tuesday is over. The voters have had their say.

Newt..., please come to your senses.


4 posted on 03/07/2012 10:51:05 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: DoughtyOne

If it means a brokered convention, so be it.

I’d rather have romney ANY DAY over Father Rick. So, if Newt does drop out, I’m in Mitts camp.

I think a lot of people feel the same. So, how does Newt’s dropping out help Rick?


5 posted on 03/07/2012 10:58:10 AM PST by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: DoughtyOne

Newt is the only candidate that can successfully take on the MSM and BO.

Heaven help us if Santorum is the nominee, as he will turn into the human pretzel when responding to the MSM onslaughts.


6 posted on 03/07/2012 10:58:47 AM PST by IWONDR
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To: BuckeyeTexan
And if Newt successfully contests Florida’s delegate allocation, .....

We've been told this will be considered at the Convention in Tampa. I think they'll be waiting to see if they need to forgive the FL GOP their primary transgressions and award all 99 FL delegates to Mitt if it will help him to 1144 delegates and the nomination -- or if they can do the right thing and give Newt his share (those delegates where to be awarded proportionally if the contest was held before March 1 -- and FL moved their primary to Jan 31). They accepted being docked to 50 delegates but awarded them all to Mitt, even though Newt won close to 32% of the popular vote -- to Mitt's 46%. And Newt won the majority of Congressional districts).

7 posted on 03/07/2012 11:01:40 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: marron

By hook and by crook — Mitt’s ahead.


8 posted on 03/07/2012 11:05:57 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: DoughtyOne
Come On FReepers & Other Conservatives -

If you REALLY WANT TO STOP Myth-Rom - Let's make a deal NOW - In the Primary:

Gingrich and Santorum are killing each other. - by xzins (Since 1998)

Rick and Newt need to get together and cream Romney. - by Linda Frances

* Rick as temp Placekeeper Nominee *

The FR Golden Gate Plan! => Post 55 "GOP Brokered Primary Now!" thread

Quinn: “If you want to know what the democrats are up to, look at what they are accusing the Republicans of.”

- Quinn & Rose - warroom.com

9 posted on 03/07/2012 11:06:45 AM PST by Golden Gate
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To: DoughtyOne

Did you look over the chart I linked to as the basis for this thread? Or are you just using the MSM “count?”


10 posted on 03/07/2012 11:08:45 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: DoughtyOne
Look this over, it's less cluttered. Though the one above gives more information.
11 posted on 03/07/2012 11:13:14 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: DoughtyOne
Super Tuesday gains in delegates:

12 posted on 03/07/2012 11:13:24 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Reagan69

“I’m in Mitts camp.
I think a lot of people feel the same.”

Uh, not around here, Reagan69.
You lost me on that one.


13 posted on 03/07/2012 11:15:02 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: DoughtyOne

Look, pledged delegates do the nominating. Not the unpledged. It is the arithmetic now, and Newt’s got the arithmetic margin lead in pledged delegates against Romney.

Read em and weep. Santorum simply won the wrong states. He won states with fewer delegates in the first place. He won caucus states and not primary states in the second place. Until last night he had not won a single primary state.

He is stuck with UNPLEDGED delegates. Horse race continues.


14 posted on 03/07/2012 11:16:41 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Mark for later. Good post.


15 posted on 03/07/2012 11:17:08 AM PST by Ms. AntiFeminazi
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To: Reagan69
If it means a brokered convention, so be it.

Mitt only needs about 75 more delegates and he's half way to the nomination.

Okay, so he winds up at the convention with roughly 1050 delegates.  Santorum shows up with 700, Newt shows up with 550.  It is honestly your judgment that the delegates vote Gingrich over either other guy?  Why would these folks be loyal to Newt?  Their constitutents wouldn't have supported him.

I’d rather have romney ANY DAY over Father Rick. So, if Newt does drop out, I’m in Mitts camp.

Okay, then you're on the record of supporting Mr. Government Healthcare and friend of abortion over a man who is neither.  If that makes sense to you, so be it.  It doesn't to me.

I am also curious why you would try to slam a guy by refering to him as Father anything.  Don't your morals, our Founding Documents, our guaranteed rights owe their very adoption in their present format to the reality that men based their beliefs on a Judao Christian God?

We have expressed the desire to see our government draw more nearer to our Founding Ideals based on Judao Christian beliefs, here we have a guy who agrees, and you're all fired up to vote for a man who is closer to Ted Kennedy than our Founders.

Say what?


I think a lot of people feel the same.

A lot of people give this stuff very little thought.  They see Republican leaders supporting Mitt Romney, and that's all they need to know.  Off to the races to vote for Mitt.  That's why many of us are sick and tired of the Republican Party leadership.  They can't even find a reason to stand up to Obama as of this date.  Here you are expressing agreement with those sorts of people.

Why would you want to vote for Obama lite to represent us this fall.  Anyone even tempted to vote for that guy as an Independent or a Democrat, would merely vote for the real thing.  Why waste a vote on a pretender?

So, how does Newt’s dropping out help Rick?


Newt would drop out and pledge as many of his delegates as he could, to Rick Santorum.  Then Santorum could enter the future races with Newt's old support.

Rick Santorum could have won Ohio with the voters who voted for Perry and Huntsman.  They stood on principle and gave Romney the win.  How screwed up is that?

I know you mean well, but I think you've bought off on way too much of the anti-Santorum propaganda.

We could have develped much the same type of list about Newt, but we didn't want to operate that way.  Besides, it was the forum policy not to.

16 posted on 03/07/2012 11:21:47 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Mountain Mary

I agree!

NO MORE RINOS!

Rick and Newt will take each other on for delegates. Period.

Newt, on a shoe string against all odds, worked the tactical wins. Rick thought this race was about popular wins.

Hillary thought that too.

Newt rocks in the brains catagory and the media knows it. That is exactly why the delegate count is in the freezer.


17 posted on 03/07/2012 11:25:04 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I repeat. Hillary made the same mistake Santorum has made.


18 posted on 03/07/2012 11:26:44 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Brown Deer

Newt’s margin of gain was mostly related to two things. He was trailing in previous delegate counts, and he was a shoe-in in his old state, one that assigned delegates in a block.

He is not projected to be winning any other states at this point. Because of proportionality he will gain more delegates, but you have to win states to gain on the others.

I may be wrong, but I’ll be quite surprised to see Newt win another state. Yesterday he won one state, his old home state.

He failed to win one other one.


19 posted on 03/07/2012 11:28:46 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Do you honestly see Newt winning states going forward?

I do not. I think he has won his last state primary.

So far he has won his old home state and a neighbor state to his old home state.

I do not think Santorum has won his last one.

First it was Perry. Now it’s Newt. Sorry Cincinatus’ Wife, I’m not buying pre-packed knockwurst here.

Quit trying to sell it to me.


20 posted on 03/07/2012 11:37:53 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: DoughtyOne

“Mitt only needs about 75 more delegates and he’s half way to the nomination.”

Please recheck your math Mittens is just over 400 delegates half of 1144 is 572.

There is also part of the Problem, Mittens has 80 Delegates that at least half belong to Newt and Santorum. Now whether the Convention adjust to the correct formula remains to be seen.

So it is between 170-220 for Mittens to reach half way point. And there is a ton of delegate states coming up that does not favor Mittens.


21 posted on 03/07/2012 11:45:47 AM PST by Bailee (Vote Newt the Pitt bull we need. Energy Independence and we bow to NO foreign dictator.)
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To: RitaOK; Cincinatus' Wife

You folks can comfort yourselves with these sorts of things as long as you want to. The hard reality is that Rick has entered more contests, and has won more of them.

For your hard delegate idea to work, Newt has to start winning big. He isn’t even projected to start winning little.

If you think it is reasoned to give a guy credit for not entering races, then give him big mounds of praise because he won his old home state, then run with it all you like.

Except for Newt’s die-hard supporters, nobody is giving Newt props for his big one out of ten state win yesterday.

He cannot win this. He’s not winning states. Other people are.

I appreciate what you are trying to say, but I don’t believe in casting a lot of people’s choices to the wind. These contests are all a part of the selection process, and they should be honored as such.

If Newt wins the nomination, you two can come back and remind me you told me so. As of now, unless Newt backs out, Romney is the nominee.

That’s my call. We know what yours is. We’ll see.


22 posted on 03/07/2012 11:51:42 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Reagan69

I think Rick would be a total failure as president and that’s the best case scenario. I too will vote for Mitt if Newt drops out. I concede that Rick is more conservative than Mitt, but that does not mean he would make a better president. And even Mitt would not nominate another Sotomayor or Kagan to the court, so the choice between Obama and anyone else is a foregone conclusion.


23 posted on 03/07/2012 12:02:30 PM PST by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)
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To: Reagan69

Since many in the Santorum camp would never support Newt, after the derogatory nature of their treatment by his supporters, Santorum dropping out will not help Newt either. What I suspect is about to happen, and I believe I am seeing begin in the polls, is for the support to wither away from two of the four. That appears to be the two polling the smallest numbers. It will take time to tell.

I suppose it comes down to this: during Santorum’s plummet in the polls, why did Gingrich only gain a single point? The camps are so divided that many would rather see Romney than the other.


24 posted on 03/07/2012 12:03:51 PM PST by Ingtar
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To: Bailee
Mitt only needs about 75 more delegates and he’s half way to the nomination.

Please recheck your math Mittens is just over 400 delegates half of 1144 is 572.

Okay, that's fine.  It was my belief that he now had 500 delegates.  If it's only 400, and even some of those are questionable, it's proper of you to point it out.  Sorry for the mistaken premise on my part.

There is also part of the Problem, Mittens has 80 Delegates that at least half belong to Newt and Santorum. Now whether the Convention adjust to the correct formula remains to be seen.

I was unaware that there were that many delegats in question.

So it is between 170-220 for Mittens to reach half way point. And there is a ton of delegate states coming up that does not favor Mittens.


Okay great.  Consider me glad to hear it.

I appreciate the post.


25 posted on 03/07/2012 12:04:53 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Ingtar

“Since many in the Santorum camp would never support Newt, after the derogatory nature of their treatment by his supporters”

You have it completely backwards, not to mention you just destroyed the effectiveness of the “we would have supported Newt” mantra.

Go Newt!


26 posted on 03/07/2012 12:08:55 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The popular vote of Rick + Newt now equals 3,784,760 compared to Romney’s 3,194,834. I would assume Ron Paul’s 900,099 would split evenly between conservatives and liberals. So even though us conservatives are the majority of voters, the elites want us to “come around” to Romney. Yeah, right.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/republican_vote_count.html

Below shows how the rest of the states give Romney a much less favorable map than he’s had so far. The states are ranked according to Gallup polling from most conservative to least. Almost half the remaining delegates come from the conservative states. Romney only won two of those so far, both caucuses, but only Missouri and Kansas remain of those that are caucuses. He will win Utah, but I don’t know about any others. North Carolina and Pennsylvania from the moderate states should be competitive for Santorum/Gingrich. So there are about 757 delegates to go from states that I think should favor them (although I’m not clear which of the conservative states are Romney-favorable Mormonland).

Romney’s got a good shot at the remaining 659 delegates from other moderate and liberal states and Utah, but even if he got all of them, those alone wouldn’t get him a majority of delegates. So it all comes down to the margin of victory and delegate allocation rules. It doesn’t look like Romney has an easy path to getting a majority of delegates. And there only 3 or 4 caucus states left, which hurts Ron Paul’s ability to get more delegates.

Alabama is WTA, so if Newt takes it, its 50 WTA delegates cancel out Romney’s from Florida. Romney’s next biggest delegate win was Virginia which of course cannot be repeated. Massachusetts was the next biggest for him although WTA Utah will beat that with 40. He’ll also pocket about 86 in DE, NJ and D.C. which are all WTA so that’s a strong spot for Romney. I’d like to see an analysis of who is likely to win these remaining states.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/152459/Mississippi-Conservative-State-Liberal.aspx

TOTAL DELEGATES BY STATE (1144 needed to win):
CON 909 (670 to go)
MOD 661 (278 to go)
LIB 605 (468 to go)
??? 32

CON Mississippi (primary) - 40
CON Utah (primary) - 40 (WTA)
*VOTED* CON Wyoming (caucus) - 29 [ROMNEY]
CON Alabama (primary) - 50 (WTA)
CON Louisiana (primary) - 46
CON Arkansas (primary) - 36
*VOTED* CON Oklahoma (primary) - 43 (WTA) [SANTORUM]
CON Nebraska (primary) - 35
*VOTED* CON Idaho (caucus) - 32 [ROMNEY]
*VOTED* CON Tennessee (primary) - 58 (WTA) [SANTORUM]
*VOTED* CON South Carolina (primary) – 25 [GINGRICH]
*VOTED* CON North Dakota (caucus) - 28 [SANTORUM]
CON South Dakota (primary) - 28
CON Kansas (caucus) - 40
CON Texas (primary) - 155
*VOTED* CON Georgia (primary) - 76 [GINGRICH]
CON Indiana (primary) - 46
CON West Virginia (primary) - 31
CON Montana (primary) - 26
CON Missouri (caucus) – 52
CON Kentucky (primary) - 45
MOD North Carolina (primary) - 55
*VOTED* MOD Ohio (primary) - 66 [ROMNEY]
*VOTED* MOD Virginia (primary) - 49 [ROMNEY]
*VOTED* MOD Arizona (primary) - 29 (WTA) [ROMNEY]
*VOTED* MOD Florida (primary) - 50 (WTA) [ROMNEY]
*VOTED* MOD Iowa (caucus) – 28 [SANTORUM]
*VOTED* MOD Michigan (primary) - 30 [ROMNEY]
MOD New Mexico (primary) - 23
MOD Pennsylvania (primary) - 72
MOD Wisconsin (primary) - 42
*VOTED* MOD Colorado (caucus) - 36 [SANTORUM]
*VOTED* MOD Minnesota (caucus) - 40 [SANTORUM]
MOD Delaware (primary) - 17 (WTA)
*VOTED* MOD Nevada (caucus) - 28 [ROMNEY]
MOD Illinois (primary) - 69
*VOTED* MOD Alaska (caucus) - 27 [ROMNEY]
LIB Maryland (primary) - 37
*VOTED* LIB Maine (caucus) - 24 [ROMNEY]
*VOTED* LIB Vermont (primary) - 17 [ROMNEY]
LIB Connecticut (primary) - 28
*VOTED* LIB New Hampshire (primary) – 12 [ROMNEY]
LIB Rhode Island (primary) - 19
LIB New Jersey (primary) - 50 (WTA)
LIB California (primary) - 172
LIB Hawaii (caucus) - 20
LIB New York (primary) - 95
*VOTED* LIB Washington (caucus) - 43 [ROMNEY]
LIB Oregon (primary) - 28
*VOTED* LIB Massachusetts (primary) - 41 [ROMNEY]
LIB District of Columbia (primary) - 19 (WTA)
??? U.S. Virgin Islands (caucus) - 9
??? Puerto Rico (primary) - 23


27 posted on 03/07/2012 12:12:21 PM PST by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: DoughtyOne
one that assigned delegates in a block.

Georgia assigns delegates the same way as most other primaries.

He is not projected to be winning any other states at this point.

He will win Alabama and Mississippi next week.

I may be wrong, but I’ll be quite surprised to see Newt win another state.



He failed to win one other one.

He wasn't planning on it. He got about the same number of delegates as Santorum.
28 posted on 03/07/2012 12:14:01 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: DoughtyOne
No Problem.

The 50 FL delegates should have been awarded proportional.
Mittens got the majority of Voters but Newt won the Majority of the CDs. Should have been near a 50/50 split.

The 29 AZ delegates should have been awarded proportional.
Santorum should have picked up a portion.

The 01 MI that Should have went to Santorum.

Course the GOP-E gonna do their Damnedest to Hand it to Mittens.

29 posted on 03/07/2012 12:17:18 PM PST by Bailee (Vote Newt the Pitt bull we need. Energy Independence and we bow to NO foreign dictator.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

“Father Rick” “Ricky” “Little Ricky” just to name a few. My point is that there are significant numbers in both camps who will not support the other. The solution is no longer getting one to drop out, if it ever was. It would create even more hard feelings. The trouble is, the delegate landscape favors Romney because of proportional votes where he is weakest and winner take all where he is strongest. Short of combining the two into one campaign, I am not yet seeing a good answer. Do you?


30 posted on 03/07/2012 12:17:48 PM PST by Ingtar
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To: DoughtyOne
The hard reality is that Rick has entered more contests, and has won more of them.

Who gives a crap? He can win half the states in the country, but if he doesn't have the delegates, then he's done! and you need to face the reality that he won't be getting a thousand delegates!
31 posted on 03/07/2012 12:20:53 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: DoughtyOne

Newt’s got 1,827,245 votes compared to Rick’s 1,957,515. There isn’t much space between them, about a 5% difference.


32 posted on 03/07/2012 12:25:47 PM PST by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: DoughtyOne

The only poll I can find on Alabama shows Mr. Gingrich in third. Granted, the poll source is questionable, but it might not be wise to count on that boost.


33 posted on 03/07/2012 12:31:07 PM PST by Ingtar
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To: DoughtyOne

Got to give Mitt credit for at least one thing. He showed what winning your home state SHOULD look like with his 72% win in MA. I guess that means MA, not MI, is really his home state, the state that best reflects for what he stands. Although he may not want to admit it outside of Red Sox nation. By comparison Newt’s 47% plurality in GA. ‘Southerners’ couldn’t garner a majority in the deep South?! Nope, not unless you counted Paul as one and add in his votes.


34 posted on 03/07/2012 12:34:15 PM PST by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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To: Ingtar

“Father Rick” “Ricky” “Little Ricky” just to name a few.

I have never referred to Rick that way, but have been told that I “hate Rick”, “want Romney to win, and am “being paid by the Romney camp” by Santorum supporters. There have also been implications that I am immoral, and not Christian enough.

The situation is dire. I largely agree with your strategy. Both should try to deny Romney delegates where they can in proportional contests. However, I have a problem regarding the winner take all states. Rick could have thrown his support behind Newt in Florida. Instead he echoed Romney’s lies about Newt in the media, and many of his supporters (at least many the here) refused to back Newt because he had been divorced and because of baloney “ethics charges”. The problem with strategic voting is that it has never been reciprocal. Romney could have been dealt a death blow early on if Santorum and his supporters backed Newt in Florida.


35 posted on 03/07/2012 12:36:05 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: JediJones
Just counting total votes cast for candidates aren't a good marker in the primary any more than they are in the general. States choose to do things differently, sometimes a little bit so, sometimes a lot so. Their right to do so should be respected in accordance with the spirit of the electoral college and the Tenth Amendment and thus the Constitution itself. And history proves that is a good and essential thing! Just counting popular votes is not only not good, it is unamerican and was loathed by the Framers. Just counting the popular vote is a dream of the left designed to give their mob control over our individuals. All the while touting their self proclaimed 'moral' high ground in what modern libs would call Peace Square. The Framers remembered that square well, only in another language, as "Place de la Concorde." Where the guillotine sat. Where folks like the Framers, and the Freepers, would surely end up if folks like Obama ever gained total power.

So don't add apples ('votes' in states with primaries) with oranges ('votes' in states with caucuses) and claim that their total means anything. Remember that those who stayed home on primary or caucus day also 'voted,' but weren't counted. They passively voted to accept the choices of their neighbors and if there aren't a lot of similar 'passive votes' cast in November history says we're in trouble. So long as we're free country you retain the right to proclaim apples or oranges are superior and others retain the right to disagree. But you dang well better endorse the rights of other states to do things differently than yours, within fairly broad parameters, or we'll lose this Republic.

36 posted on 03/07/2012 1:18:29 PM PST by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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To: Ingtar

“The camps are so divided that many would rather see Romney than the other.”

I think that is an accurate analysis.

The only way, at this point, that I can see either Gingrich or Santorum beating Romney for the nomination, is for them to make a deal where one of the two drops out and is then announced as the VP choice for the other.

And that seems unlikely, as neither wants to be number two all that much. But it could happen if they both come to the same conclusion that it’s their only chance, and if they can find a mutually agreeable way to settle who would be the top of that ticket.


37 posted on 03/07/2012 2:29:11 PM PST by Stat Man
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To: Brown Deer
One that assigned delegates in a block.

Georgia assigns delegates the same way as most other primaries. 

The word you were looking for was proportional.  No problem.



Here's that fitting self-portrait of yours right back at you.

He is not projected to be winning any other states at this point.

He will win Alabama and Mississippi next week.

We'll see how that goes.

I may be wrong, but I’ll be quite surprised to see Newt win another state.


He failed to win one other one.

He wasn't planning on it. He got about the same number of delegates as Santorum.


Yeah, who would want to win more than one state out of ten?

Here's your self portrait again.



You're a cut little fellow.

38 posted on 03/07/2012 6:41:18 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Bailee

Yes I agree with your take on that. The GOPe isn’t worth the powder to blow them to hell.


39 posted on 03/07/2012 6:42:22 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Brown Deer
The hard reality is that Rick has entered more contests, and has won more of them.

Who gives a crap?

Well this tiger sure doesn't.  You've made that quite clear.



You sure look sweet here.  I don't think it's a particularly good idea to post your own picture on the forum, but it's your choice.

 He can win half the states in the country, but if he doesn't have the delegates, then he's done...

Yep, you can run like a yellow dog if you like, but Santorum doesn't.  He enters the races whether he thinks he can win or not.  Glad we agree on that.

...and you need to face the reality that he won't be getting a thousand delegates!


LOL, like you won't have to.  Pathetic...

40 posted on 03/07/2012 6:49:34 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: JediJones

How many states can caucuses has Newt won anyway?

Do you know?


41 posted on 03/07/2012 6:51:25 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Ingtar

It was my perception that I had heard that Newt was not showing well in upcoming states. If that bears out not to be true, then I deserve to be taken to task over it.


42 posted on 03/07/2012 6:52:51 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: JohnBovenmyer

Whew 72%? Whew 47%. LOL

If 47% buys you the big MO, then 72% must buy you big MO plus a bonus life or two.

Thanks for the info and the additional comments.


43 posted on 03/07/2012 6:54:55 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: DoughtyOne
How many states can caucuses has Newt won anyway?

Care to try that again? Sounds like you've been taking diction lessons from Stuttering Saintorum.

44 posted on 03/07/2012 7:18:53 PM PST by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: JediJones

Yes, I made a mistake that I didn’t catch before I hit post. Your understanding was much appreciated.


45 posted on 03/08/2012 12:47:46 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: DoughtyOne
The word you were looking for was proportional.

I certainly wasn't looking for any words.

Here's that fitting self-portrait of yours right back at you.

You got that wrong Troll, because I'm not surprised at all.


46 posted on 03/08/2012 5:54:25 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: DoughtyOne

Keep showing your ignorance moron.


47 posted on 03/08/2012 5:55:45 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer
Ah yes, Brown Deer, the person who like to post personal family pictures on the forum.

I'm a troll, but the person who behaves as you do is a credit to the forum. Nice try child.

48 posted on 03/08/2012 7:21:07 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Brown Deer

Why Brown Deer, I’m just doing my best to live down to your eight year old level of discussion.

When you reach the thirteen to fourteen year old level, you’ll realize that adults can actually talk about their differences without being a petulant child.

Come on back when you reach that level of understanding.


49 posted on 03/08/2012 7:23:22 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: DoughtyOne

LMAO at the moron!


50 posted on 03/08/2012 7:27:42 AM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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