Skip to comments.Mitt Romney has fewer votes than John McCain received in 2008! Republicans stayed home
Posted on 11/07/2012 1:14:10 AM PST by Arthurio
Mitt Romney has fewer votes than John McCain received in 2008! Republicans stayed home!
As of right now, Romney has close to 56,000,000 votes nationwide. In 2008, John McCain had nearly 60,000,000 votes. (Per Wikipedia)
It looks like if all the people who voted for McCain turned out again and voted for Romney, we would have been rid of the Kenyan once and for all.
People stayed home.
It looks like all the Freepers who said they'd never vote for Mitt were not making idle threats
I didn’t vote for Mittens.
Some conservatives did but I couldn’t stand his liberal views and I felt one way or another nothing much would change if he won.
So we are back to square one.
America is facing the death faced by all democracies. We aren't in a republic now, The Constitution is dead.
“Why would so many who should vote Republican in this case not vote?”
Because there were two leftists at the top of the ticket?
Republican turnout was record high.
When I started traveling around the world after the 2000 election, I was surprised how much many Europeans disapproved of the election of GWB. They are probably very happy now:
In 50 or 100 years will the people of this new nation celebrate November 6, 2012 the way we once celebrated July 4?
Arthur Wildfire! March on another thread: “Were Christians divided over the Mormon faith? “
Well some conservatives must have sat out. Many since Romney did much better among indies (right?).
Whether it was because of his liberalism or religion I don’t know.
If it’s his religion that pisses me off. That’s would be retarded. Please let it be his boring establishment liberalism or something.
Hurricanes and he’s a Mormon. Really? Can this really be the reason? New Jersey and New York, Obama did better than in 2008 in terms of percentage.
Anyone who voted for Obama cause there was a hurricane and Christie kissed his foot is too dumb to live.
Anyone who stayed home rather than vote for a Mormon when they would vote for a “Christian” RINO like McCain is as well.
My public school teracher sister said last week, “Sandy is helping Obama.” She was right. Women saw that sh*t and lapped it up.
Christie is a traitor, period. May he lose reelection in an embarrassing manner.
Democracy is the theory that the people know what they want,
and should get it good and hard.
I would maybe vote for black democrat Cory Booker (his likley opponent) just to beat him if I lived in NJ.
I hate to say it. I was never in loooooove with him like many idiots but I defended his fat ass many times. WHOOPSIE. My bad everyone who said from the start he was a RINO. You was right, I were wrong.
Jersey GOP are slime. We should primary him but he will win the primary.
BRET Schundler, that was a conservative man who was elected mayor of a mostly Black and Hispanic city by a landslide 2 or 3 times. Sounds like Presidential timber right? Who better to run against Obama in 2008?
Well he could not win The NJ Governorship over that Queero McSkeevy in 2001 after the Jersey GOP kneecapped him.
See Jersey City which is heavilly democrat elected him several times but he was too conservative for Jersey Republicans!
Interesting numbers I’m seeing this morning. Obama got 10K less votes than in 2008 and Romney got 3K less than McCain did. I think if R. had just gotten all the votes McC. did he would have prevailed.
It’s just a very disappointing outcome all around.
“I would maybe vote for black democrat Cory Booker (his likley opponent) just to beat him if I lived in NJ.”
Yeah...or just don’t vote. By the time the next elections come around, gas should be, oh $6/gallon. Save a few cents.
Politico said the day after the election in 2008 that 130 million voted. Wikipedia says the final result was about 131 million. So these numbers probably won’t go up.
Have we seen numbers to show the base stayed home? It’s possible that Obama’s negative campaign drove down turnout of independents who disliked Obama but thought Romney was an unacceptable alternative.
Some of the negative campaigning was trumped-up garbage like the war on women. But some of it was extremely predictable and was used against Romney in the primaries, like his flip-flopping (Romnesia) and his record on Bain Capital, easily spun as someone who lays off workers, as shown by the ads Newt used in South Carolina.
My polling place is half a block from my house.
If it wasn’t, I might never vote again.
Obama went down 10 million votes from 2008, Romney went down 3 million from McCain. If this was a war, you’d have to say conservatives have gained ground since 2008. Obama suffered over 3 times as many casualties as we did. It just wasn’t enough to best his huge base of support as an American Idol, celebrity president and a clean, articulate candidate of color that gives a lot of emotion-based voters a tingle up their leg.
” MASSIVE fraud, for starters, there were multiple reports in multiple states of electronic voting machines repeatedly registering a Romney vote as an Obama vote. “
Obama and his Marxist cohorts perfected the art of vote fraud. Don’t forget that Obama spent the past month begging for the illegal immigrant vote as well, and apparently, he got a few million of them.
Maybe Kevin Madden shouldn’t have dissed Sarah a few days before the 2008 election and suggested that McCain should have picked someone to be VP “who has been a governor for a long time”. Sarah’s support probably could have put Mitt over the top.
” I think it’s open borders. “
2) Left wing press. The truth never got out.
3) Romney never fought as a street fighter. Obama did.
I saw that too...Fox was calling states with only 1% of the vote in - 1%!! - for FuBO early on.
I’m having a difficult time reconciling Michael Barone, Gallup, Rasmussen, and other polls having Romney ahead with this outcome. Doesn’t make sense.
I still have a hard time digesting these numbers this morning.... less votes than McCain is impossible for me to swallow. I know Obama voters in 08 that voted for Romney.
There are numerous factors that influence the race, but if the numbers from last night are correct, there is one major cause that we will not overcome.
The takers outnumber the makers.