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By now, it is clear that the Maine caucuses were a complete mess.
Evidence is mounting that Mitt Romney's 194-vote victory over Ron Paul was prematurely announced, if not totally wrong. Washington County canceled their caucus on Saturday on account of three inches of snow (hardly a blizzard by Maine standards), and other towns that scheduled their caucuses for this week have been left out of the vote count. Now, it looks like caucuses that did take place before Feb. 11 have also been left out of final tally.
As the full extent of the chaos unfolds, sources close to the Paul campaign tell Business Insider that it is looking increasingly like Romney's team might have a hand in denying Paul votes, noting that Romney has some admirably ruthless operatives on his side and a powerful incentive to avoid a fifth caucus loss this month.
Originally posted by mileysubet
I have a question as a RP supporter. If RP does not get the GOP nomination or isn't on the ballot, can I still write him in, and will it be as effective as if he was on the ballot in the first place. Please forgive my ignorance, but it has been 8 years since I have last voted and am not sure of the rules.
Originally posted by Monts
reply to post by BBobb
I find it funny how the media spins scandal after scandal on all the candidates minus Paul (if you exclude the racist article non-sense).
Romney said poor people suck! Gingrich Divorces 10th wife! Santorum made $4 million in one year!
It's like a reality TV show pretty much- nothing like 44398 debates that all involve pretty much nothing but mud-slinging. Whatever pleases the sensationalist-sheeple I guess.
Funniest part I find is how the biggest scandal could not only happen not as a direct consequence of something that Paul said or did- but from something that was done against him by the same people spinning the scandals in the first place.
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
reply to post by mileysubet
Yeah sorry but your votes only go to whoever they program the machines to give them to.
Truly sucks you can't even write in a candidate anymore.
Frank Zappa for Prez!
(But will accept Ron Paul who I did vote for in '88 Thank you very much)
Originally posted by Toolatetotalk
Why wouldn't RP file a ethics claim against the GOP?
Originally posted by User8911
reply to post by Darkmask
I am also Canadian and I hope that if Ron doesn't win the nominee that he should go independent. Anyway I feel he is too libertarian to actually count as a republican nominee.