Skip to comments.Iowa GOP: Romney wins caucuses [Romney 30,015, Santorum 30,007]
Posted on 01/04/2012 12:09:20 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney beat former Sen. Rick Santorum by a margin of just 8 votes in the Iowa GOP caucuses, the chairman of the Iowa Republican Party announced early Wednesday.
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8 vote win for Mittens.
All that money and all I got to show for it was a lousy tie!
They massaged the data until they had a happy ending.
This is a big win for Rick!!!
He must have Al Franken’s vote counter
Santorum is good at retail politics. He has an organization in New Hampshire.
He is looking to win not just to come in second.
PRESIDENT FLORIDA GOP PRIMARY (TelOpinion)
Mitt Romney 27%
Newt Gingrich 26%
Ron Paul 5%
Rick Perry 4%
Michele Bachmann 4%
Jon Huntsman 1%
Rick Santorum 1%
I haven’t read many comments here on FR tonight, but I just wanted to remind you all that delegates are where it’s at. We don’t know the outcome yet, but some networks have been projecting that delegates-wise, Iowa was basically a three-way tie. Or close to that. (Romney/Santorum/Paul)
I find it very odd that Tokyo Rove was the FIRST person to know Willard “won” Iowa. I would think the people counting the votes and the media would know first. And there were also reports of random precincts not counting right, but they refuse to do a recount.
No question about it: Romney and the establishment STOLE the Iowa caucuses!
Santorum’s a weak candidate and his momentum won’t translate nationally. Why people are even rallying behind this duplicitous goofball, is beyond me.
That will change BIG when Willard gets clobbered in SC this month. Mark my words.
>>anybody have the latest SC poll?
If you are supporting Santorum, in the first half of Dec it was as bad as it can get.
Santorum campaigned in all of IA’s counties and did the shoe leather campaigning and it was lonely at times. But it paid off big. Obviously, he does connect to people. He did a great job with a consistently conservative message. No one else is good at old-fashioned politics like Santorum. He makes up in quality what he lacks in quantity.
have you noticed all they say is romney newt and perry?
they never bring up santorum EVER
and stupid google search results are so not relevant anymore
I’m angry too but what good does it do seriously? no one gives a crap
I gave up cable a long time ago-thought I would miss it but your post makes me think I did the right thing
Real Clear Politics Polling Data
Poll Date Sample Gingrich Romney Paul Perry Bachmann Huntsman Santorum Cain Spread
RCP Average 12/4 - 12/19 — 35.0 28.0 6.5 4.0 3.5 2.0 1.5 — Gingrich +7.0
TelOpinion 12/15 - 12/19 800 RV 26 27 5 4 4 1 1 — Romney +1 [OUTLIER]
NBC/Marist 12/4 - 12/7 469 LV 44 29 8 4 3 3 2 — Gingrich +15
SurveyUSA 12/5 - 12/6 500 LV 45 23 4 5 6 3 2 — Gingrich +22
CN/Time 11/29 - 12/6 446 LV 48 25 5 3 3 3 1 — Gingrich +23
Quinnipiac11/28 - 12/5 509 RV 35 22 8 4 4 2 2 8 Gingrich +13
If you “screw it”, newbie, you’re screwing yourself.
Politics have been a dirty business since the business of politics began.
We support those public representatives who best represent our ideologies, and let the chips fall where they may. To give up entirely is to forfeit your freedom.
Nope, definitely no Romney shill. I just want to see somebody who can reliably beat Romney on a national level, and I don’t trust Santorum can do it. Nor do I trust Santorum period, given his spotty voting records.
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