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Mjölnir
02-02-2016, 09:13 AM
Republicans

Candidate Votes Percent
Cruz------------51,649--------27.7
Trump---------45,416--------24.3
Rubio----------43,132--------23.1
Carson--------17,393----------9.3
Paul--------------8,478---------4.5
Bush-------------5,235---------2.8
Fiorina----------3,483----------1.9
Kasich-----------3,473----------1.9
Huckabee-----3,344---------1.8
Christie----------3,278---------1.8
Santorum-------1,783---------1.0
Other--------------119---------0.1
Gilmore 12 0.0

Democrats

Candidate Votes Percent Del.
Clinton------------700----------49.9
Sanders-----------695----------49.5
O'Malley----------8-----------0.6

Following the Caucuses, Governor Huckabee and Governor O'Malley have suspended their campaigns.

Rusty Jones
02-02-2016, 12:29 PM
Before everyone gets giddy, just remember... Rick Santorum won the Iowa Caucuses back in 2012. I don't think that Ted Cruz can win in November. He doesn't have the passionate following that Trump has behind him to get the large voter turn out. Those who caucused for Rubio... I really can't help but feel that they only did so because they think he's the "safe" candidate who can appeal to swing voters.

On the Democratic side, this is interesting. Sanders is predicted to win New Hampshire, but... when we get to the states that are actually less than 90% white-not-Hispanic a few weeks from now, we'll get a more accurate prediction for how this will turn out.

Rusty Jones
02-02-2016, 12:41 PM
Looks Iowa is a wash for Democrats anyway. Santorum is at the bottom of the GOP candidates, but got more votes than Sanders and Clinton combined.

UncaRastus
02-02-2016, 02:45 PM
Clinton won some of the precincts by coin tossing. I wonder why 60 voters in precinct 2 - 4 disappeared?

Did the rapture occur? If that happened, then I want God to do a recount.

;)

Rainmaker
02-02-2016, 03:05 PM
Looks Iowa is a wash for Democrats anyway. Santorum is at the bottom of the GOP candidates, but got more votes than Sanders and Clinton combined.

I think Without O'Malley running, it's reasonable to assume, that at least 7 of the 8 diehard supporters would've voted for Uncle Bernie...... Therefore according my Math Rusty..... He's actually beating her 702-701!!!.... SANDERS-DEEZ NUTS 2016!!!


Clinton won some of the precincts by coin tossing. I wonder why 60 voters in precinct 2 - 4 disappeared?

Heads she wins....Tails We lose.


Did the rapture occur? If that happened, then I want God to do a recount.

Satan must've taken control of the Microsoft app that they were using to count the votes!

waveshaper2
02-02-2016, 03:58 PM
Looks Iowa is a wash for Democrats anyway. Santorum is at the bottom of the GOP candidates, but got more votes than Sanders and Clinton combined.

The way they conduct the Democratic Caucuses (count the votes/participants and determine the winner) in Iowa is completely different then how the Republicans do it.
Excerpt; The Democratic Party announced that 171,109 Iowans participated in its 2016 caucuses. That's a fall from 2008, which saw 239,000 Iowans vote in the Democratic caucuses throughout the state.

Rusty Jones
02-03-2016, 09:42 AM
The way they conduct the Democratic Caucuses (count the votes/participants and determine the winner) in Iowa is completely different then how the Republicans do it.
Excerpt; The Democratic Party announced that 171,109 Iowans participated in its 2016 caucuses. That's a fall from 2008, which saw 239,000 Iowans vote in the Democratic caucuses throughout the state.

171,109 participated, yet they only got 700 votes each?

waveshaper2
02-03-2016, 10:33 AM
171,109 participated, yet they only got 700 votes each?

The Iowa Democratic Caucuses are complicated and the 700 number is the number of State Delegates awarded to Clinton (there's also National Delegates that are divided proportionally). There were 171,109 Democratic participants (voters) in the Iowa Democratic Caucuses at over 1600 precinct locations. The number of delegates awarded is determined by the winner of each precinct, the more precinct you win, the more State Delegates are awarded to the winner, etc.

Excerpt; Hillary Clinton wins Iowa by a hair. Shortly before 3:00 am local time on Tuesday morning, the count was finally done in Iowa. MSNBC declared the former secretary of state the “apparent winner” of the 2016 Iowa Democratic Caucus in the narrowest result in party history. She defeated opponent Bernie Sanders by five votes, 700-695, becoming the first woman to ever win an Iowa Caucus.

Of the national delegates at stake, Clinton won 29; Sanders, 21. Per the state Democratic Party statement, Clinton was awarded 699.57 state delegate equivalents; Senator Sanders got 695.49. The presence of Martin O’Malley in the race mattered, after all. The former Maryland governor, who suspended his campaign on Monday night, earned 7.68 state delegate equivalents, more than the difference between Clinton and Sanders. The only remaining outstanding delegates, in the Des Moines precinct, wouldn’t make up the Sanders deficit.

http://2016iowacaucus.com/how-iowa-caucus-works/

MikeKerriii
02-03-2016, 05:05 PM
The way they conduct the Democratic Caucuses (count the votes/participants and determine the winner) in Iowa is completely different then how the Republicans do it.
Excerpt; The Democratic Party announced that 171,109 Iowans participated in its 2016 caucuses. That's a fall from 2008, which saw 239,000 Iowans vote in the Democratic caucuses throughout the state.

From those numbers both Bernie and Hillary each had more people vote for them that the top two Republicans had voting for them combined,

BTW Trump is melting down and whinging already about his loss.

http://crooksandliars.com/2016/02/oh-gee-donald-wants-do-over-iowa

garhkal
02-03-2016, 05:09 PM
Which to me doesn't bode well for the US, when we have that many people being willing to vote for an abject liar and cheat in Hillary, or an outspoken Socialist in Bernie..

Rusty Jones
02-04-2016, 10:03 AM
Which to me doesn't bode well for the US, when we have that many people being willing to vote for an abject liar and cheat in Hillary, or an outspoken Socialist in Bernie..

Or any of the racist, nativist, homophobic, misogynist, chickenhawks on the right.

Rainmaker
02-04-2016, 12:07 PM
Which to me doesn't bode well for the US, when we have that many people being willing to vote for an abject liar and cheat in Hillary, or an outspoken Socialist in Bernie..

Agree. It's a bad sign. Right now only about 30% of the local, state and Federal Tax revenue collected in this country goes to public goods (infrastructure, defense, schools, etc.).

The other 70% goes to OTHER PEOPLE. So, We Already Have Socialism. And, That's why the Country is such a Mess.

Most of the Government doesn't actually govern anything anymore and exists only to manage this redistribution or to service itself.

All of the Democrats (and most of the republicans) are already Socialists. The only difference with Bernie is at least he's being honest about it.

The problem with Socialism is that When you punish labor and production and reward loafing around, more and more people start loafing around.

If you want to see what the end state of socialism looks like (when the tax base leaves and everyone left gives up and stops producing), go to any of the 30 progressive Utopian cities listed on Mjonrs list.

MikeKerriii
02-06-2016, 02:16 AM
Which to me doesn't bode well for the US, when we have that many people being willing to vote for an abject liar and cheat in Hillary, or an outspoken Socialist in Bernie..

It bodes well for the country that more people support even those flawed candidate that the full-on bigoted nut-bags that the Republicans have running, at least near the top of the race.

Rainmaker
02-06-2016, 01:09 PM
It bodes well for the country that more people support even those flawed candidate that the full-on bigoted nut-bags that the Republicans have running, at least near the top of the race.

According to the numbers in this thread......the GOP turnout was 186,795 to the Dims 171,109. I don't know what kind of Math they teach up there in the racist, Union, Slave state of Delaware. But, where Rainmaker comes from 186,795 > 171,109.

It stands to reason that the Hillbilly and the New York Commie, Gramps were going to have more votes, Because, they're only splitting it among 3 candidates vice the RINOs Majestic 12.