Skip to comments.WI Recall Election Thread (LIVE THREAD)
Posted on 06/05/2012 6:38:19 AM PDT by MNlurker
Didn't see an actual thread we could use for a central point for election information today.
Lets do this Wisconsin!!!
Can/will they wait until after Dane and Milwaukee report?
W.H. on WI: "a race where one side is outspending the other by a ratio of at least 8 to 1 probably won't tell us much about a future race."
Axlerod's been counting votes, and is running, running, away from the Wisconsin results. Have no fear, FRiends: if the libs are spinning this so hard this early, you know Walker wins easily.
With all our prayers and the hard work of all the good people in Wisconsin, God is surely with Governor Walker and patriots today.
:: Can/will they wait until after Dane and Milwaukee report? ::
Doesn’t matter. There is no requirement to publicly report any “preliminary” totals. The totals must be reported (which is usually done on paper) for certification within (I think) a week.
The reported totals we are used to seeing are courtesy totals for the press.
What TIME do the polls close??
Those exit polls are from 2010; the author already clarified that and apologized for the misunderstanding.
They won’t release exit poll results from today until the polls close.
May God bestow quantum reverse time casualty on your words, so that you are actually saying these because it did happen on a reversed time direction. ;)
“They HAVE to have 2008 numbers out of Dane Co”
I would not assume that high numbers out of Dane actually mean much higher Dem votes.
I live in Dane County - Verona, suburb of Madistan.
Dane County is full of libs for sure - and it is very active politically - meaning their numbers always turnout. My thought is any increased turn out is 50/50 split vote, if not worse.
I also know 3 people who voted Barrett in 2010 who are switching (I know ancedotal) but it seems everyone I’m talking to at work also know 2-3 people of the same mind.
The reasoning is “this recall business is total B.S. and embarrassing”
I will be very interested to watch the Dane Co. numbers come in tonight.
My two pennies....
jsonline reporting Ozaukee co on pace for 82% turnout.
Waukesha County likely to surpass Presidential election of 2008.
They’re doing their part!
That's prolly what happened.
“Have no fear, FRiends: if the libs are spinning this so hard this early, you know Walker wins easily.”
Yep the Dems are spinning like a Maytag on crack!
Does that mean Dane and Milwaukee counties have an additional seven days to manufacture votes before they need to submit the official tally for certification?
who’s been outspending who in Wisconsin???
Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)
LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)
Thanks for update!
And I think your point is the undercurrent of what this tsunami will look like. Its going to be the anti recall Dems that really kills them in areas they figured would be huge.
I’m really afraid the Rats are gonna win with MASSIVE vote fraud!
Let's treat voters like the TSA treats airline passengers. Election outcomes can be MORE deadly to our country than a terrorist on a plane.
They were at 66% in 2010.
The WOW squard is doing everything we needed and more via turnout as far as I can tell.
Have no fear. Walker is certain to win; the only question that remains is the size of his margin of victory (and I say it will be ginormous).
I feel the same way.
Dane is on pace for 75% turnout, up from 66% in 2010, but the rest of the state is up more on aveage Dane’s 9% jump. It was 50% in 2010 state wide and looks like it will be between 60-65% statewide.
Politico predicting a total of around 60-65% turnout.
Below 2008 (almost 70%) but 15 points higher than 2010.
Bodes very well for our side I believe.
Possibly, but if they don’t know how many to manufacture, what do they do? Too big a number and it’s obvious.
They need to get a difference within 0.5 percent (best case) or within 2% (worst case).
Prosser’s election saw Brookfield withhold reporting (I think) 14,000 votes. That’s a lot...
And if Waukesha County hits 75% (maybe even 80%) turnout, it will negate the Dane County tallies, leaving the rest of the state to surpass Milwaukee. I think that's about how it will play out, and though they won't, AP would be able to call the race by 10:00pm.
“Im really afraid the Rats are gonna win with MASSIVE vote fraud!”
As much screaming as people here seem to do regarding this, there should be a huge list of reports.
How many we have today?
One call to a radio talk show from a guy from who knows where.
One cheesy piece of fiction posted on FR.
And everyone claiming to see tour buses full of union goons, and “OMG my border town is full of voters, and they must be from another state” posts.
If the conservatives in that state are really seeing any of this, then they certainly aren’t taking photos/video, calling it in, and then telling us they did.
Good lock Wisconsin!
From a Florida Redneck.
I spent allot of time in the Baraboo - Dells area back in the 80’s
I am praying for a Walker landslide, to stop any funny-business if it a close one.
FYI- the Bucs are going to put Paul Gruber on their ring of honor this season.
How ya been LP? I’m still willing to sous for ya!
Good to run into you again.
Heads up, ALL. Good eats for everyone!
Reminds me of a cartoon that came out right after 2008's Super Tuesday, as Obambi and Billary were duking it out for the Dem Nom. Note that the caroonist Gary McCoy witnessed the incident and drew himself into the cartoon ---
I am in Caledonia Wisconsin on a camping trip. We drove around today shopping and saw pro Walker signs all over the place. I think this is Racine county but not sure because I’m from that God Forsaken state called Illinois.
“Thanks for the update”
I also was trying to convey that Dane Co. is its’ own little political ecosystem. Not trying to say that there is a “silent majority” in Dane by any means.
But I do know there are a lot more people of a conservative mind than past elections results show. Many don’t vote because they have that permanent minority mindset thing going on - things are changing.
Dems had 72.8% of the vote in Dane
Rep had 25.82% pretty overwhelming right?
Dems had 67.96%
Reps had 30.97%
This year I am looking for 35% for Reps - and am not putting 40% out of bounds with this high turnout. People are just sprung - that’s the only way I can explain it - we’ll see how the numbers turn out later tonight.
Also, I’m sure the inverse is not true in WOW (Washington, Ozaukee, Waukesha Counties) Higher turnout there indicates larger Rep votes - there just isn’t any more people of a Lib mindset in those areas that don’t vote already.
Hope this makes sense - I should probably eat some lunch - so nervous I forgot to eat (getting lightheaded) :-)
Thanks! All the posts about massive vote fraud are freaking me out.
Short video of the original Maytag....(making the noise the dims are now making)
AFL-CIO Deploys Dozens of Jesse Jackson GOTV Vans in #WIRECALL
This morning AFL-CIO Wisconsin President Phil Neuenfeldt kicked off this rolling GOTV effort at the Machinist Union in Racine, WI, according the AFL-CIO member driving this truck.
I caught up with the driver (a Milwaukee resident) of this mobile unit at a meeting point where he will rendezvous with another larger 12x12 vehicle to patrol the area neighborhoods. The driver told me, the AFL-CIO has deployed 30-40 of these vehicles in the 7-county area here on the eastern side of the state. He told me they have been roving the streets all week.
I asked if there were any specific routes they are on, or if they are on a random uncharted path, and he told me they are specifically targeting poor, and middle-lower class neighborhoods to strictly get out the vote.
The vehicles are plastered with AFL-CIO Reclaim Wisconsin placards and each one is also equipped with a sound system composed of a portable CD player connected speakers or megaphones. The vehicles will drive through the communities playing a message from Reverend Jesse Jackson and several locally elected officials encouraging residents to vote for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Professional Fire Fighters Union President Mahlon Mitchell in the countrys third ever gubernatorial recall election.
Lots of posters on that thread calling BS. I personally added 'satire' to the keywords.
Being from Wisconsin and knowing the lay of the land very well, I agree with and understand your post perfectly.
Now, get a sandwich! It will help if you should happen to imbibe some celebratory spirits later!
The difference is, November is a national election. Lot’s of unionista’s were shipped in from out of state. That won’t happen in November.
this email just came from the Tea Party Express:
“The polls close in Wisconsin in just 5 hours, and after surveying turnout in precincts thus far, we’ve come to the conclusion that we need to boost conservative/Republican turnout by 3%-4%.
So we need your help. This is urgent. We need to ask you to please support the Phone From Home program that our friends at the Tea Party Express are running.
Here are the details on how you can make a few calls, from the comfort of your own home, to targeted Wisconsin voters:”
Thanks for the great analysis, acw. And try not to celebrate our impending victory too much until you get that sandwich in you, if you know what I mean.
I’ve been standing on yahooNews and BingNews searching for “wisconsin voter fraud”.
Relax...there is absolutley nothing out there that has been substantiated.
BREITBART: GOP Poll Watcher Thrown Out of Madison Precinct
In the video below a GOP election observer, i.e. poll watcher, explains how she was ejected from a precinct in Madison, WI this afternoon. The local precinct official wanted the observer to move far away from the table where voters check in to receive a ballot. When the observer noted that she would be unable to fulfill her duties so far away, she was ejected from the precinct.
The official stated off camera that the GOP observer was “looking at voters and taking notes. That’s intimidation.” Actually, that’s what we call poll-watching. The “notes” was likely ticking off the names of voters as they received a ballot. Poll watchers from both parties generally have a list of registered voters and track who requests a ballot to ensure that only registered voters can vote.
The Democrats need an overwhelming turnout in Madison to have any hope of winning. Ejecting a GOP poll watcher, who had only been at the precinct for about 20 minutes, raises suspicions that they may just do whatever it takes to get that turnout.
Madison City Clerk says turnout might reach 110% of registered voters.