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Reports from Citizen Journalists: GOP Surge
Brietbart: Big Government ^ | 11/6/2012 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 11/06/2012 1:08:40 PM PST by SeattleBruce

The following reports were received via the Breitbart News ELECTION TIP LINE (noreply@breitbart.com) between 8:20 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. EST, Election Day, November 6. We have been overwhelmed by your response--there are literally hundreds more reports--we are trying to post as many as possible. The overall feeling is that Republicans are turning out in force--and voters feel like they are part of something big, something historic and wonderful:

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; election; gop; romney
Something Hugh and Series is going on today! Enjoy.
1 posted on 11/06/2012 1:08:44 PM PST by SeattleBruce
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To: SeattleBruce

“7 year old asked yesterday “Dad, did the President forget to put his signs out like Mr. Romney?”


2 posted on 11/06/2012 1:11:51 PM PST by SeattleBruce (Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14! Tea Party like it's 1773! Repeal the Federal Reserve Act of 1913!)
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To: SeattleBruce

this is the Chik Fil A election


3 posted on 11/06/2012 1:13:39 PM PST by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: SeattleBruce

“I just voted in Northampton County on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This area has a high percentage of black voters and corresponding typical high democratic vote. This morning my polling place was very busy but not with black turn out which was only about 10%. It was more like the atmosphere at Fourth of July, lots of retirees and veterans, proudly wearing service hats, as well as people heading off to work. Plenty of poll workers being respectful and professionally checking IDs against the approved voter list. There were several local high school students passing out “I voted” stickers. I’ll be taking my parents, who can no longer drive, this afternoon to vote.”


4 posted on 11/06/2012 1:14:32 PM PST by SeattleBruce (Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14! Tea Party like it's 1773! Repeal the Federal Reserve Act of 1913!)
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To: SeattleBruce
Reports seem to be everywhere of the Chick Filet voter turnout. Long lines in Republican strongholds. This night may be huge!

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5 posted on 11/06/2012 1:15:30 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: SeattleBruce

Just got back from a dental visit. The hygenist, a black lady, was talking about having voted for Romney because she has a job, works hard, and does not wish to support the bums who vote to just get more goodies, from her! So, while democrat voters may be voting, the key question is whom are they voting for!!! BTW, she said she was a dem by registration.


6 posted on 11/06/2012 1:20:59 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: kingattax

You, my friend may have the post of the day.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 1:29:55 PM PST by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: SeattleBruce

We voted this morning and the line was out the door and around the building. I’ve never seen that before.

Just drove back by there at about 3:00 and the line is still out the door with many people just now showing up.

This is not the norm. This is Chick-Fil-A.


8 posted on 11/06/2012 1:30:05 PM PST by davetex (Sick of moochers)
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To: SeattleBruce

So how is this different than 2008? Did we feel then that many just stayed home?


9 posted on 11/06/2012 1:37:11 PM PST by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Mouton

“BTW, she said she was a dem by registration.”

Love it! Freedom, plain and simple!!


10 posted on 11/06/2012 1:43:07 PM PST by SeattleBruce (Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14! Tea Party like it's 1773! Repeal the Federal Reserve Act of 1913!)
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To: Sam Gamgee
So how is this different than 2008? Did we feel then that many just stayed home?

Even the Republican voters who showed up did so grudgingly.

There was no enthusiasm for McCain. Except, perhaps, among his immediate family. And, consequently, millions stayed home -- to the surprise of nobody.

So, yes, this is different. Way different.

11 posted on 11/06/2012 1:44:22 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Sam Gamgee

“So how is this different than 2008?”

Many stayed home, many did not give as much. Romney has $5M to spend in PA at the end of the cycle, to $650K for the billion dollar perma-campaigner (blah) - giving him a great shot there, and helping to bolster his efforts in other Rust belt states (imho.)

Difference - just general enthusiasm for the Romney/Ryan ticket and disdain for the other guy (what’s his name again??!!)


12 posted on 11/06/2012 1:45:53 PM PST by SeattleBruce (Pray 2 Chronicles 7:14! Tea Party like it's 1773! Repeal the Federal Reserve Act of 1913!)
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To: kingattax
this is the Chik Fil A election

My thoughts exactly. When I saw that Chik Fil A Appreciation Day turnout it made me think "hmmmmm, this election could turn out WAY better than the 'experts' will predict". Still worry about the margin of fraud in key states, admittedly.
13 posted on 11/06/2012 1:49:57 PM PST by rockvillem
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To: SeattleBruce

Maybe the one poll that counts won’t end up +11 for Democrats.


14 posted on 11/06/2012 1:51:19 PM PST by stevem
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To: SeattleBruce
Would it be premature to start printing up the new bumper stickers?

RYAN 2020


15 posted on 11/06/2012 1:51:26 PM PST by JediJones (Vote NO on Proposition Zero! Tuesday, November 6th!)
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To: SeattleBruce

Update from Minnesota:

BIG turnout in Farmington, Mn. a strong (R) city.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 1:56:36 PM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (My Birthday is on Election Day. Wish me a VERY Happy Birthday!)
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To: Mouton

This is a great story. That’s all there is to it. Do you work hard? WOuld you vote for him if he were white?


17 posted on 11/06/2012 2:02:21 PM PST by merry10
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To: kingattax
this is the Chik Fil A election

if only my polling place had waffle fries...


18 posted on 11/06/2012 2:03:26 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: okie01
Even the Republican voters who showed up did so grudgingly.

You got that right. I voted for Palin. Millions did stay home and Lord knows we've paid for it. Hopefully this long hard ride is over tonight.

19 posted on 11/06/2012 2:07:14 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: merry10

Forgot to mention she is also a big supporter of the Wounded Warrior Program and Vets in general.


20 posted on 11/06/2012 2:09:20 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: SeattleBruce

This may not matter much because I live in Illinois, but...

Poll watched in a heavily Republican precinct this morning. Lines weren’t out the door, but turnout was heavy (one election judge said a record might be set) and some people were filling their ballots out in the open at tables in the room because the wait for a booth was so long.

During my poll flushing calls so far, I’m getting two results:

1. Voice mail.
2. “The reason we didn’t vote today was that we early voted.”

GOP turnout may just be huge here in the Northwest corner of Illinois. If that’s the case, Schilling should make it back to Congress.


21 posted on 11/06/2012 2:12:44 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Cheers, Buck !


22 posted on 11/06/2012 2:21:51 PM PST by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: Sam Gamgee

“So how is this different than 2008?”

Where I vote the Democrat to Republican advantage is somewhere between 3:1 and 5:1. It has changed over the years. In 2008 it took almost two hours to vote and I was nearly deaf from all the gabbling and hooting from Obama voters.

This year there were about 10 - 15% as many people there, and half of them were elderly typical white persons. Lightworker Hussein has lost his base. Bishop Willard will win this easily.


23 posted on 11/06/2012 2:29:25 PM PST by Psalm 144 ( The hologram will beat the dung heap.)
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To: Mr. Silverback

Good and I think Illinois has a chance in the coming years to turn our way. A few years back I was out to lunch with a black southside alderman. He startled me in being so pro-gun. Last night I was out to dinner with a long time Democrat operative. He was drinking whiskey and perhaps that influenced him, but he said, “I’ve always voted Democrat, but this time...” He just stared out into space.


24 posted on 11/06/2012 3:49:53 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks SeattleBruce.


25 posted on 11/06/2012 4:49:31 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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