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  • Poll: Trump holds double-digit lead in Oregon

    04/28/2016 2:09:49 PM PDT · by maggief · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 28, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump holds a double-digit lead over his competitors in Oregon, according to a new poll by Portland-based Hoffman Research Group. Trump has 43 percent support in the poll, followed by Ted Cruz with 26 percent and John Kasich with just 17 percent support. Cruz and Kasich announced last weekend a joint effort to deny Trump the nomination. As part of the strategy, Kasich would clear a path for Cruz in the Indiana primary and Cruz would back down in Oregon and New Mexico. But both candidates have walked away from the arrangement since their campaigns' announcement....
  • Carly Fiorina emerges as GOP candidate to watch. (Older article w good info)

    04/28/2016 11:52:51 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 26 replies
    The Mercury News Health ^ | Aug 7,2015 | Tracy Seipel
    Hardly anybody was watching what Carly Fiorina did Thursday, but just about everybody was talking about it Friday morning: The former Hewlett-Packard executive crushed her six male counterparts in the JV debate of Republican presidential hopefuls. Her sharp command of everything from foreign policy to cybersecurity issues and her presidential poise had Rush Limbaugh and MSNBC's liberal pundits gushing about her performance, virtually guaranteeing her highly improbable campaign a big-time bump and a spot in the varsity lineup... ...Limbaugh replayed her closing statement: "Hillary Clinton lies about Benghazi. She lies about emails. She is still defending Planned Parenthood.... 2016 is...
  • Official Certified List of Candidates [California]

    04/28/2016 10:18:01 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 1 replies
    California Secretary of State ^ | 4/1/16 | Alex Padilla
    (Certify letter is an image) Presidential Primary Election - June 7, 2016 Official Certified List of Candidates
  • Ted Cruz to Make "Major" Announcment at 4pm EST?

    04/27/2016 7:22:08 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 148 replies
    Fox News ^ | 27 Apr 16 | Fox News Staff
    Just heard on Fox....breaking. No further details yet as to what announcement is.
  • Maryland Republican Primary

    04/27/2016 5:04:52 AM PDT · by detective · 4 replies
    Percent In: 87% Delegates at Stake: 38 Status: Win Trump
  • Levin: The Real Race Begins After Tonight

    04/26/2016 6:09:50 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 327 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 26 Apr 16 | Mark Levin
    "We all know that Trump will do very well tonight" in the northeastern liberal states, Mark Levin explains to his listeners, but that's "already taken into account in the projections." Levin reassures conservatives that, in fact, the real race begins after tonight. Despite all of the pundits declaring Trump the nominee following tonight's results, he will face a much tougher road ahead than they want to admit.
  • Trump wins in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Connecticut; Clinton takes Md.

    04/26/2016 5:36:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Apr. 26, 2016 | David A. Fahrenthold
    Donald Trump has been projected as the winner of the Republican presidential primaries in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, victories that continued the New York real estate mogul’s dominance in contests along the East Coast. Those projections were made by Edison Research as polls closed at 8 p.m., and they relied on exit polls. In Maryland, the Associated Press projected Trump and Hillary Clinton as winners, even though a few polling places in West Baltimore will remain open until 9 p.m.
  • New Web Ad: "Convention"

    04/26/2016 10:07:05 AM PDT · by LesDowrey · 10 replies
    New Day for America YouTube Channel ^ | April 26, 2016 | New Day For America
    This is the single most delusional thing you will ever see. Doesn't matter if you're for Trump or Cruz. Atleast you're not for Kasich.
  • ** Live Tuesday 4/26 Election Thread (PA, CT, RI, MD, and DE) **

    04/26/2016 8:30:26 AM PDT · by tatown · 369 replies
    tatown | 4/26/16 | tatown
    Connecticut 28 (P) Closed Delaware 16 (WTA) Closed Maryland 38 (WTA) Closed Pennsylvania 71 (P) Closed Rhode Island 19 (P) Mixed (P) = Proportional, (WTA) = Winner Take All
  • Are the GOP rules really rigged against Donald Trump?

    04/26/2016 2:24:16 AM PDT · by CutePuppy · 102 replies
    CNBC ^ | 2016 April 25 | Bruce Abramson and Jeff Ballabon
    "It's not fair!" may be the most pitiful lament in the English language, but Donald Trump seems intent upon adopting it as his battle cry heading into this summer's Republican convention. The GOP's poorly designed nominating process includes more than its share of problems, but is it really unfair to Trump? ..... < snip > ..... open primaries invite abuse from voters whose goals may not involve selecting the party's strongest representative. Those with deep ties to the party deserve greater input than those with tenuous or nonexistent connections. Yet Democrats and Republicans alike have chosen to pretend otherwise. ........
  • April 26 GOP Primary Primer (CT, DE, MD, PA, RI) - Closing Times, Polling Data, Delegate Formulas

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016172 of 2,472 delegates(118 bound)
  • Kasich on his Indiana supporters: ‘They ought to vote for me’

    04/25/2016 3:13:29 PM PDT · by Hugin · 65 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/25/2016 | David Weigel
    The marriage of political convenience between Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was tested less than 12 hours into the honeymoon, as Kasich told reporters that he still wanted votes from his supporters in Indiana. "I’ve never told 'em not to vote for me," Kasich told reporters at a campaign stop in Philadelphia. "They ought to vote for me. But I'm not over there campaigning and spending resources."
  • Donald J. Trump Response to Cruz and Kasich Campaigns

    04/24/2016 10:13:51 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 212 replies
    Donald J. Trump ^ | 4-24-2016 | Donald J. Trump
    <p>Senator Cruz has done very poorly and after his New York performance, which was a total disaster, he is in free fall and as everyone has seen, he does not react well under pressure. Also, approximately 80% of the Republican Party is against him. Governor Kasich, who has only won 1 state out of 41, in other words, he is 1 for 41 and he is not even doing as well as other candidates who could have stubbornly stayed in the race like him but chose not to do so. Marco Rubio, as an example, has more delegates than Kasich and yet suspended his campaign one month ago. Others, likewise, have done much better than Kasich, who would get slaughtered by Hillary Clinton once the negative ads against him begin. 85% of Republican voters are against Kasich.</p>
  • Ted Cruz UNLOADS ON MEDIA After He’s Told He’s Been Mathematically Eliminated (VIDEO)

    04/20/2016 3:23:39 PM PDT · by Steven Tyler · 150 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 20, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Reporter: The fact that he still has a path to the nomination and you don’t how does this impact your ability to win states in May and continue to win delegates… Ted Cruz: I’m curious, did you ask the same question two days ago, with Donald two weeks in a row of crushing landslide defeats, “How does this impact your ability to go forward?” Notice how Ted Cruz would not answer the question and instead rattled off one of his not-so-honest talking points?
  • Wyoming voters choose Trump (65%) when they are allowed a vote; Cruz17%;Kasich17%. 4,083 total votes

    04/20/2016 12:55:28 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 35 replies
    Elections Board Results (NYS) | April 20, 2016 | Self-
    Wyoming County is picturesque rolling hills country dotted with apple orchards and maple groves located in the western part of the state. Both the state of Wyoming and Wyoming County are predominantly white 92% with similar per capita income. Where they differ significantly is in their ability to vote within a Republican Primary Election. Although the State of Wyoming has a population 10 times the size of Wyoming County, only a fraction of a percentage of Wyoming republicans are chosen to vote for the delegates that pick the presidential nominee. Wyoming County, NY had a 40% voter turnout in 2016....
  • Voting in Pennsylvania [Delegate Pledge List]

    04/20/2016 11:24:38 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 21 replies
    vote-pa ^ | 4/20/16 | Andrew Shecktor
    All 2016 Republican presidential delegate candidates and who they support Sources: Newspaper, social media, phone calls, emails, snail mail, inside sources - You should always check candidates social media and personal contacts. There are a great number of "shills" who are actually supporting a different candidate. This list should be reasonably accurate and has been checked and is updated. This list will be updated as candidates are contacted.
  • NY primary Kasich results [vanity]

    04/20/2016 7:34:33 AM PDT · by taxcontrol · 26 replies
    None ^ | 4/20/2016 | Self
    Question for discussion as a thought exercise. Kasich was already eleminated from the 1,237 delegates needed for a first round nomination. Most voters already knew this. So why did 25% of NY vote for him?
  • Donald Trump Wins New York GOP Primary

    04/19/2016 6:03:27 PM PDT · by NRx · 250 replies
    CNN ^ | 04-19-2016 | CNN
    For the record...
  • New York City Comptroller To Audit Primary Election Results

    04/19/2016 5:05:35 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 12 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has declared that he will conduct an official audit of the New York City Board of Elections in response to many claims of polling irregularities and errors throughout the city’s primary voting system Tuesday.
  • ‘Corruption In Full Force’: Voter Claims There Were No GOP Ballots In Harlem

    04/19/2016 1:47:42 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 30 replies
    CBS New York ^ | April 19, 2016 | CBS Staff
    It’s primary day in New York and as many voters scramble to cast their ballots before, during, and after work, some are also running into unfortunate circumstances. It’s not often that New Yorkers’ votes are pivotal in a presidential primary and many at polling places across the state are determined to make their’s count.... At one polling site at Carlton Avenue and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, the site coordinator didn’t even bother to show up and it took about an hour-and-a-half to find a replacement so the poll could open. Television and radio contributor John Burnett took to Twitter to...
  • Sanders comforts supporter who can’t vote in NY Dem primary

    04/19/2016 10:54:28 AM PDT · by alancarp · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | Mark Hensch
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday comforted an independent voter who can't cast a ballot in New York's Democratic primary. “Right now I’m doing everything I can to get my vote casted for him,” the man told ABC News upon encountering Sanders in New York City’s Times Square. I can sign a court order, an affidavit, whatever I need to do, and I’m going to do that. But it shouldn’t be this hard to vote.” Sanders then patted his supporter’s shoulder before agreeing that the Empire State’s primary rules are shutting out voters. “Today, three million people in the state...
  • Trump vs Priebus, or biting the hand that might feed you

    04/19/2016 6:48:39 AM PDT · by norwaypinesavage · 55 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4/19/16 | Ed Morrissey
    “I don’t know,” Donald Trump told the Washington Post about whether he’d try to push Reince Priebus out at the convention, “I haven’t made that determination.” .....It goes right to the heart of the role of any party chair, this one in particular, and the way in which Priebus just might be the key in any scenario that produces a Trump general-election victory.
  • Trump candidacy: Where some fear to tread others see a path to victory

    04/19/2016 6:26:18 AM PDT · by CapitalistCrusader · 6 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/19/2016 | James Oliphant
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - He’s a successful businessman making his first foray into politics. He wants to secure the southern border with Mexico and dump global trade deals. And like Donald Trump, he wants to be the Republican establishment's worst nightmare. He’s Paul Nehlen, who has emerged as a Republican rival to Paul Ryan, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, in his home district in Wisconsin. Ryan, the most powerful elected Republican in the country, is the epitome of that establishment.
  • Ithaca and the Presidency: We were once a swing town in a swing state

    04/19/2016 3:09:43 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 7 replies
    Ithaca Times ^ | April 11, 2016 | Charlie Githier
    It is a presidential election year, but do not expect that candidates will come a-wooing to Ithaca this fall. For decades, ours has been a reliably Democratic city in a reliably Democratic state.... The joke has always been that Ithaca is “centrally isolated.” We are not really on the way to anywhere else, and candidates in the heat of battle put their time and money into swing communities in swing counties in swing states. It was not always so, though, and Ithaca has seen its share of supplicants over the years. Presidential election campaigning—as we have known it since the...
  • [From April 11, 2016] EXCLUSIVE: Paul Ryan to Attend Secret Donor Meeting Next Week in Manhattan (De

    04/18/2016 12:34:07 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 28 replies
    The Observer ^ | April 11, 2016 | Ken Kurson
    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has spent a lot of time denying any interest in the presidency. Out out a 43-second video, the Drudge Report tweeted an all-caps siren reading “Paul Ryan launches first campaign ad?” Despite the video so resembling a campaign ad that even NPR’s Steve Inskeep joked this morning that he got choked up by the swelling music, Mr. Ryan’s people have aggressively swatted down speculation that the Congressman and unsuccessful 2012 vice presidential candidate was indeed waiting in the wings to be drafted should a consensus not be reached on any of the candidates who have...
  • Once Again, Pundits Are Undervaluing The Trump Campaign

    04/18/2016 1:09:40 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 15, 2016 | Stewart Lawrence
    Have you heard the rumors? Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is collapsing, and Ted Cruz is failing to garner significant support from the party establishment. Therefore, it’s virtually certain that neither man will become the GOP nominee. Instead, expect John Kasich and Marco Rubio to ride to the rescue, form a center-right “unity” ticket, and salvage the GOP’s hopes of beating Hillary Clinton in November. That’s the news from some quarters of the GOP who still can’t stand the thought that Trump or Cruz is the likely Republican nominee. But now even the left-wing Huffington Post is joining the Trump-is-Dead chorus....
  • The Freedom Choking Smog of Colorado’s Primary Scandal

    04/16/2016 11:16:02 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 31 replies
    Free Republic ^ | April 16, 2016 | Randall Stevens
    Imagine, if you will, that your house is on fire. The conflagration has spread from the kitchen downstairs to engulf the hallway outside your bedroom upstairs. So you remain in your room, with a window open and a damp cloth over your mouth, under your bed. As you lay there terrified, eyes and throat burning from noxious fumes, a fireman bursts through the door. He sees you under the bed, a look of frenzied hope in your eyes that help has finally arrived. The fireman walks over to the window, shuts it, and then exits the room closing the door...
  • 2016 Republican Delegate Allocation: WYOMING/ 66% less voted than 2012!

    04/16/2016 10:20:05 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 16 replies
    FHQ Frontloading Headquarters blogspot ^ | December 27, 2015 | Josh Putnam U. of GA professor
    This is #16 in a series that examines the Republican delegate allocation rules by state. The main goal is to assess the rules for 2016 -- relative to 2012 -- in order to gauge the potential impact the changes to the rules along the W-T-A/proportionality spectrum... The RNC recalibrated its rules, cutting the proportionality window in half, but tightening proportionality rules. Those alterations will trigger subtle reactions, other rules changes, particularly the new binding requirement, will be more noticeable.... ...Changes since 2012: As FHQ argued at the outset of the... plan to allocate delegates for 2016, there are only so...
  • Ted Cruz’s New York Values

    04/15/2016 8:40:44 AM PDT · by statestreet · 17 replies
    The New York Sun ^ | April 15, 2016 | New York Sun Editorial
    In the Republican presidential primary in New York, the Sun urges a vote for Senator Ted Cruz. It hasn’t been our normal practice to endorse in the primaries, but this year the vote, set for Tuesday, will take on outsized importance as we career toward a contested convention. The junior senator from Texas has emerged from a crowded field by dint of his fidelity to principles — limited, constitutional government, sound money, free markets, and a strong foreign policy — that couldn’t be at higher premium. They are the true New York Values.
  • Donald Trump Still Enjoying Majority Support In New York

    04/11/2016 5:16:43 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 11, 2016 | Mike Flynn
    New York, the home state of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, is the next state on the Republican primary calendar. According to a round of recent polls, Trump is on the verge of doing something he hasn’t yet accomplished this primary campaign; win an outright majority of the votes cast in the Republican nomination.
  • Team Trump Preparing “Political Punch to the Face” Against Cruz Campaign?

    04/10/2016 10:52:56 AM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 255 replies
    Will these whispers turn to shouts? The word behind the word is that Paul Manafort is already earning his keep BIG TIME as he moves to deliver a stunning blow to the Cruz campaign a source describes as a potential “punch to the face” that involves the number 172. Here is a brief summary of what will simply be called the “172 Plan” : **Talks are ongoing and more numerous between Team Trump and a second party over the last 48-hours. **If these talks lead to an agreement, it will be a game-changer in the 2016 Republican nomination process. **Manafort...
  • BROWN, CUOMO RACE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE -- KASICH TOPS BAY AREA IN NEW POLL

    04/09/2016 10:30:04 AM PDT · by GilGil · 136 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/5/2016 | Staff
    REGIONAL BREAKDOWNS: SoCal is head over heels for Trump (Trump 49 percent; Cruz 34, Kasich 13) , Central Valley leans Trump (Trump 39, Cruz 26, Kasich 18), and Inland Empire for Cruz (Cruz, 43, Trump 30, Kasich, 9). Silicon Valley and the Bay Area? Kasich trounces Trump 43-36, with Cruz at 14.
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan gets Republican challenger

    04/08/2016 7:43:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 8, 2016 5:06 PM EDT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is being challenged in the Republican primary by a Wisconsin businessman who says he once volunteered for the congressman but now feels betrayed. Paul Nehlen, of Delavan, Wisconsin, launched his underdog campaign last week. Nehlen says Ryan is an “establishment politician” who supports out-of-control spending and “dangerous immigration policies.” Ryan’s campaign spokesman Zack Roday declined comment. …
  • Four Reasons Republicans Should Rejoice at Cruz Beating Trump

    04/08/2016 1:27:46 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 188 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 8, 2016 | T. Elliot Gaiser
    When a political party picks one candidate over another, the party signals to the broader electorate what it represents. If the Republican Party nominates Ted Cruz instead of Donald Trump, it will represent one of the greatest practical and moral victories in the Republican Party’s noble history. Cruz’s enormous victory in Wisconsin this week makes it more probable than not that Donald Trump falls short of the required 1,237 delegates – 50 percent plus one of the 2,472 total delegates to the convention – to cinch the nomination on the first ballot. Combined with savvy delegate recruitment and a mounting...
  • Vanity: "Wish They All Could Be California Girls"/Guys- Delegates

    04/08/2016 12:48:31 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 7 replies
    The Green Papers 2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions - CA ^ | April 8, 2016 | Vanity Selfie inspired by The Beach Boys
    "And the Northern girls with the way they kiss. They keep their boyfriends warm at night. I wish they all could be California. I wish they all could be California. I wish they all could be California Girls"- (And guy Cali delegates, too.) A big WOW from Cali! Dude, the candidate chooses his/her own delegates!!! LOYALTY matters. Whether it be in business, politics, or friendships, we all desire and respect loyalty. Let's consider the 172 member California Republican Delegation that will be seated in Cleveland for the RNC: "The selection of Presidential Nominating Convention Delegates to the Republican National Convention...
  • Trump’s New Magic Number Is 40 Percent Of The Vote

    04/07/2016 9:19:22 PM PDT · by Leto · 67 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 4-7-16 | Nate Silver
    Donald Trump has 39 percent of the vote in our Pennsylvania polling average, 37 percent in California, and 39 percent in Maryland. If this were February or early March, that would leave him without much to worry about. Even if Trump picked up zero undecided voters, he’d be pretty much guaranteed a win with the rest of the vote divided between a half-dozen opponents. But those days are over. In Wisconsin on Tuesday, Trump had 35 percent of the vote — the same share that allowed him to win New Hampshire easily in February, and a larger percentage than he...
  • Trump ground game, to actually win primaries, ahead of Cruz

    04/07/2016 3:14:58 PM PDT · by Mifflin · 63 replies
    Fox 59 ^ | April 6, 2016 | James Gherardi
    Trump’s top brass in Indiana is Rex Early, the former Indiana GOP Chairman who worked on the Reagan and Dole campaigns. In the coming weeks, GOP candidates, Ted Cruz and John Kasich are expected to announce office openings in Indiana. Trump’s first central Indiana office will likely open in a few days.
  • Ted Cruz Tries, Fails to Explain ‘New York Values’ to Actual New Yorkers

    04/07/2016 8:30:04 AM PDT · by xzins · 551 replies
    NY Mag ^ | 7 Apr 16 | Claire Landsbaum
    Cruz's reception in New York was chilly. Back in January, Ted Cruz made the mistake of assuming the rest of America still hates New York. His dismissal of "New York values" didn't endear him to the Empire State — Governor Cuomo demanded an apology from Cruz, and the New York Daily News did what the New York Daily News does best — and as expected, the comment came back to haunt him as he campaigned in the Bronx on Wednesday. Meanwhile, at a massive rally in Long Island, Donald Trump, who's polling ahead of Cruz in New York by a...
  • Wisc’s Most Important Election Wasn’t Yesterday’s Presidential Primary (Defeat Paul Ryan Primary!)

    04/07/2016 6:04:42 AM PDT · by xzins · 15 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 4/6/2016 | George Rasley
    If you believe, as we do, that it is time to break the Washington Cartel’s grip on the national Republican Party, and to nominate and elect a conservative outsider as President, yesterday’s Republican presidential primary was good news. But if you want to break the Washington Cartel’s grip on power, and its outsized influence over the Republican Party, yesterday’s presidential primary wasn’t the most important election. Paul RyanWisconsin’s most important election is the coming August 9 Republican Primary in which conservative entrepreneur Paul Nehlen is taking on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s Fist Congressional District. Yes, it...
  • Wisconsin turnout highest in presidential primary since 1972

    04/06/2016 9:10:45 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 64 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 4-6-16 | Craig Gilbert
    It was predicted to be huge and historic. But it was bigger than that. Wisconsin's turnout rate in Tuesday's presidential primary exceeded the state’s own bullish forecast, topped any Wisconsin primary since 1972, and easily bested that of any state that has voted this year except for New Hampshire. Nearly 2.1 million Wisconsinites voted, based on unofficial returns. Essentially, half the people that could vote did vote: roughly 47% of the state’s voting-age population and an estimated 49% of all eligible voting-age citizens. "That’s unusual," said turnout expert Michael McDonald, for a contest "this late in the presidential election calendar."
  • 9 Observations and Outcomes from the Wisconsin Waterloo

    04/06/2016 9:26:26 AM PDT · by sally234 · 33 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 4-6-2016 | Daniel Horowitz
    This race began with 17 candidates, but because of the unprecedented coverage of Donald Trump it really has been a one-man race for most of the election. There has been a false choice between whether people love Trump or hate him – just by virtue of the media coverage alone. Given the divided field and the lack of coverage, Ted Cruz lacked the ability to stand out and coalesce people behind a positive conservative, anti-establishment message. Tonight’s sweeping victory in Wisconsin proves team Cruz’s original thesis: as long as this is a two-man race and as long as Cruz can...
  • Professor: Wisconsin crossovers may crossover in Tuesday's primary

    04/06/2016 12:37:58 AM PDT · by RC one · 13 replies
    WSAW-TV ^ | Apr 03, 2016 | Rebecca Cardenas
    Some voters may be tempted to crossover in Wisconsin's open primary, according to a local professor. Meaning registered voters can vote in the opposite party's primary if they choose. UW-Stevens point professor Ed Miller doesn't predict there will be much crossover, but if there is, he thinks it will be to the democratic side. "If the democrats didn't have a contest, and if Sanders didn't appear to be strong - now I don't know whether he can win some people say he can..." He explained. "My guess is that democrats will probably vote in the democratic primary rather than crossover...
  • EXCITING NEWS! Hillary Clinton’s Support Among Nonwhite Voters Has Collapsed

    04/05/2016 11:47:44 AM PDT · by WMarshal · 12 replies
    Seth Abramson
    On February 27th, Hillary Clinton led Bernie Sanders among African-American voters by 52 points. ...... By March 26th, she led Sanders among African-Americans by just nine points. And today, Public Policy Polling, a widely respected polling organization, released apoll showing that Sanders leads Clinton among African-American voters in Wisconsin by 11 points.
  • Live Thread--Wisconsin Primary--Tuesday, April 5, 2016

    04/05/2016 10:33:50 AM PDT · by LUV W · 1,605 replies
    NewsMax.com ^ | Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | LUV W
    Watch Newsmax TV for Live Results From Wisconsin With Dick Morris, Michael Reagan, More Plus, other links in the thread itself.
  • ARG WI poll Trump 42-Cruz 32

    04/04/2016 1:09:21 PM PDT · by Signalman · 58 replies
    ARG ^ | ARG
    About this Survey - Survey Sponsor: American Research Group, Inc. The American Research Group has been conducting surveys of voters since 1985. Sample Size: 400 completed telephone interviews among a random sample of likely Republican primary voters living in Wisconsin (240 self-reported Republicans and 160 self-reported independents and Democrats. Sample Dates: April 1-3, 2016 Margin of Error: ± 5 percentage points, 95% of the time, on questions where opinion is evenly split. Question Wording: If the 2016 Republican presidential primary were being held today between (names rotated) Ted Cruz, John Kasich, and Donald Trump, for whom would you vote? Using...
  • Maryland Primary - Registration & change Deadline Apr 5

    04/04/2016 7:26:36 AM PDT · by Covenantor · 9 replies
    Reminder to Marylanders that the closing date for registration and changes to party affilation is tomorrow April 5. MD primaries are closed, to have an impact you must register as GOP or Dem only. Radio PSA on WMAL had a brief item about the surge of questions that BOE has received from unaffiliated voters. I've never heard a public announcement of this sort before. What it means is yet to be determined, but along with Gov Hogan (R) election, it just may point to another record turnout. Another point. The Board of Elections is advertising for election judges, a paid...
  • Karl Rove: Let’s face it, the GOP nominee might need to be someone other than Trump or Cruz

    04/01/2016 5:18:50 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 59 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 04/01/16 | Allahpundit
    If the establishment wants Ryan, they could nominate Ryan, let Trumpers and Cruz fans spend the next three months screaming that they’ll never vote Republican again, and then pray that the sheer amount of day-to-day irritation they endure from watching Hillary Clinton campaign finally leads those people to say in October, “F*** it, Ryan it is!” That’s a Hail Mary pass, but nominating Cruz after he’s been weakened by Trump attacks and embittered Trump fans by “stealing” the nomination through delegate chicanery is a Hail Mary pass from your own 20. And nominating Trump, given his radioactive unpopularity with the...
  • Hey Wisconsin/Republicans: It’s Only Trump

    04/01/2016 11:14:36 AM PDT · by vikingrinn · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/30/2016 | Ann Coulter
    "The only question for Republicans is: Which candidate can win states that Mitt Romney lost?" "Trump is saying he’ll bring in lots of new people, as he has throughout the primaries. In the Florida GOP primary, for example, Trump got nearly half a million more votes than Romney did in 2012 — and about half a million new people voted. Trump may be wrong, but it’s insane to say that it’s impossible for him to bring out new voters."
  • Stunning(Fox)Poll–Despite all Endorsements 58% of Wisconsin Republicans Refuse To Support Ted Cruz

    03/31/2016 6:41:37 PM PDT · by GilGil · 143 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3/31/2016 | Sundance
    Incredibly, despite the full support of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker; and despite the support of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan; and despite the non-stop campaigning of 2012 Presidential candidate Mitt Romney; and despite the support of the largest Wisconsin radio talk show voice, Charlie Sykes; and despite the endorsement of Governor Jeb Bush; and despite over $100 million Wall Street dollars being spent in negative attack ads against his opponent… …. A full 58% of Wisconsin Voters still refuse to support Senator Ted Cruz
  • Error Keeps Sanders off D.C. Ballot

    03/30/2016 4:54:05 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 62 replies
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | March 30, 2016 | Gabrielle Levy
    The senator from Vermont filed his paperwork on time, but the D.C. Democrats turned it in late. Bernie Sanders is not on the ballot for Washington, D.C.'s Democratic primary on June 14, thanks to a clerical error. Both Sanders, a senator from Vermont, and front-runner Hillary Clinton submitted their paperwork and the $2,500 fee in advance of the March 16 deadline. But due to a clerical error, the D.C. Democrats did not notify the Board of Elections until March 17, according to WRC-TV in Washington.