Skip to comments.Obama Won Ohio in 2012 With Fewer Votes Than McCain Received in 2008
Posted on 11/07/2012 11:17:25 AM PST by Arthurio
Obama Won Ohio in 2012 With Fewer Votes Than McCain Received in 2008
Ohio 2008: John McCain 2,677,820 votes (46.8%)
Ohio 2012: Barack Obama 2,672,302 (50.1%)
Source for 2008 Results: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election_in_Ohio,_2008
Source for 2012 Results: http://www.google.com/elections/ed/us/results
Romney doing worse than McCain (nationwide) was noted on some other threads, but some have cautioned that many votes still remain to be counted. But Ohio is 100% in, so we can make a very easy and stark comparison.
Mitt= Bob Dole...Sarah 2016
McCain > Romney? bad > worse? Ouch.
The media and all the anti-Romney spammers here can be happy now that conservative voter turnout was depressed
I’m sticking with the Mormon theory. Ohio has enough conservative Christians for it to make a difference. Same with FL and VA and NC.
Palin was on ticket last time
Was conservative turnout depressed or is the total pool of Republican voters just shrinking? I wonder if someone has the answer. If turnout was the problem, that can be fixed. If it’s a shrinking pool, we have a significant problem to fix.
McCain > Romney + “not again”.
the pool of Republican voters was pretty large in 2010....
I’d campaign hard for her.
Just another totally implausible fact coming out of this very strange election.
That is the weirdest thing I have seen so far. How is that possible? McCain was just awful. Mormon thing? Best explanation I have seen at this early juncture.
I think you are correct. There is quite a bit of anti-Mormon stuff here on the religion forum and much of the right is evangelical.
So the evangelicals didn’t show up either?
Yes, but where are we now? What is the total number of registered republicans in 2012 What is the percentage of them that voted in 2012? Likewise, what is the total number of registered dems and what percentage voted in 2012. If we met or exceeded them on a percentage basis, then we have too small of a current pool. We would need to bring more into our tent. If our percentage is lower than the dems, but the totals are relatively the same, then we just need to improve GOTV efforts.
Me too- If she ran I’d be on the streets campaigning for her— She would win!!!!!!.. I think Sarah knew in her gut to stay out of this one- It’ll be differ in 2016 when everyone is eating out of dumpsters..
I don’t know to what extent, but I’m sure some fraud went on.
So lets see just how smart Ohioans are: The auto workers think Obama bail out nation is better for them than R/R energy nation.
And the Ohio evangelicals are more obsessed with Mormonism than they are Socialist Black LIberation Theology. How is that Biblical in any way, shape or form?
The state has rebublican govenor and congress. Makes no sense. Also didn’t OH vote down Obamacare? What also doesn’t make sense is the ralley’s for Romney in OH were reported to be much larger, early voting was said to be up among Republicans, and there were tons of tweets of increased turnout in Republican counties
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