Tag Archive: Primaries

Jun 07 2016

2016 Primaries: It’s Almost Over

Except for the District of Columbia caucus on June 14, voters in the last five states went to the polls this morning. It’s been over for the Republicans for awhile. It was essentially was over yesterday for the Democrats when Hillary Clinton, after winning 36 delegates in the Puerto Rico primary, gained enough elected and …

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May 24 2016

U.S. Primaries And Caucuses Are ‘An Erratic Clusterf**k Every 4 Years’

I’ve been saying this for years and I’m not alone, our system for selecting the person who will head the most powerful country in the world is in need of a major overhaul. I’m not saying this because my candidate is losing, I have no candidate in this race, except that the prospects of a …

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May 03 2016

2016 Primary : Back Home In Indiana

Tonight is Indiana’s turn to vote form the Republican and Democratic nominees for president.Immediately after the polls closed at 6 PM CT the race was called for the Republicans which billionaire Donald Trump. With 34% of the counties reporting, Trump is winning with 54%, Ted Cruz a distant second with 36% and John Kasich a …

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Apr 26 2016

2016 Primaries: Five East Coast States Vote

We are almost done with primaries. I know it seems like forever. Today Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island get to vote for their choice for Democratic and Republican presidential nominee. Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania are “closed” primaries, iow, you must be a registered in the Democratic or Republican Party to vote. Rhode …

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Apr 05 2016

2016 Primaries: Wisconsin’s Turn

The polls in Wisconsin primary opened at 7 AM CT. The primary is also a general election for state and local judicial candidates. Wisconsin voters are very highly engaged and the turn out, even for local elections tends to be higher than other states. That may change. This is the first election since the new …

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Mar 22 2016

2016 Primaries and Caucuses: Go West – March 22

Three western states are holding their primaries or caucuses today,two Republican and three Democratic. In Arizona: Primaries: Republican and Democratic presidential primaries Delegates: 58 Republican delegates, 85 Democratic delegates According to available polling at Real Clear Poltics, Hilary Clinton has a sizable lead over Bernie Sanders. The polling for Republicans show Donald “Drumpf” Trump with …

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Mar 15 2016

2016 Primaries and One Caucus: March 15 – Another “Super” Tuesday

“A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.” Brutus to Caesar, Julius Caesar Act 1, scene 2, 15–19   The super of the “Super Tuesday”s is here with hundreds of delegates for Democrats and Republicans up for grabs in five states. There is one caucus for the GOP in The Northern Mariana Islands that …

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Mar 12 2016

2016 Primaries and Caucuses: March 12

Today the Republicans are holding caucuses in Wyoming and the District of Columbia plus the US island territory, Guam is holding a convention to select delegates. For the Democrats there is a caucus in the Northern Marianna Islands. Wyoming Republicans vote for national delegates, not a presidential preference. 12 delegates will be selected today. Another …

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Mar 08 2016

2016 Elections & Primaries: March 8

Voters go the polls in four states today. Democrats and Republicans will vie for delegates in Michigan and Mississippi while just Republicans are holding caucuses in Hawaii and Idaho. Up for grabs for the Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are 166 delegates and 150 for the remaining four Republicans. Republican Donald Trump and …

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Mar 06 2016

2016 Primaries & Caucuses + Democrats Debate

It’s the silly season and there is no escape since it the stupidity and schoolyard banality of the GOP candidates has infected the air. Today there is the Democratic caucus in Maine and Republicans hold a primary in Puerto Rico. Apparently there is a very large turn out in Maine where there are 30 delegates …

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