Was Santorum A Good Candidate or Simply the Least Awful of the Non-Romneys?

By: Wednesday April 11, 2012 11:20 am

Even though Rick Santorum has ended his campaign for the Republican nomination, he did achieve something rather impressive. Despite having little money or media buzz, he managed to become the only true anti-Romney alternative in what was a very crowded field. He won 11 contests, far more than any other candidate besides Romney. Once the [...]

Rick Santorum Suspends Presidential Campaign

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 2:32 pm

At an afternoon rally Rick Santorum announced that he was effectively ending his campaign for the Republican Party’s Presidential nomination. Santorum did surprisingly well during the primary season, well exceeding expectations. He ended up winning the second most states and delegates. The problem for Santorum though, was that he was simply unable to stop the [...]

GOP Base Accepts that Romney Will Be Their Nominee

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 10:21 am

The bulk of the Republican base has come around to accepting that Mitt Romney will be their nominee. According to Pew Research 74% of Republicans and Republican leaning voters think he will definitely get the nomination. In addition the poll found that a plurality of the GOP base now feels that continuing the primary is [...]

Santorum Death Watch: Romney Leads in PA

By: Thursday April 5, 2012 9:58 am

After his win in Wisconsin on Tuesday, Mitt Romney now holds a small five point lead over Rick Santorum in Santorum’s home state of Pennsylvania according to Public Policy Polling. Mitt Romney’s taken the lead in PPP’s newest poll of Rick Santorum’s home state of Pennsylvania. Romney has 42% to 37% for Santorum with Ron [...]

What Inevitability Looks Like

By: Wednesday April 4, 2012 1:35 pm

This graph of Mitt Romney’s daily support from Gallup is a perfect example of what being an inevitable but not exactly beloved nominee looks like. From Gallup: For the past month Romney’s lead managed to steadily increase and stay relatively high. During the time period displayed in the graph Romney actually lost Louisiana on March [...]

Wisconsin, Maryland, DC Primary Primer

By: Tuesday April 3, 2012 3:30 pm

Voters are currently going to the polls to vote in the Republican primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.  So far it looks like it should be a very good night for Mitt Romney. DC and Maryland polls close at 8 pm Eastern; Wisconsin polls close at 9 pm Eastern. In Maryland Romney [...]

Santorum Barely Ahead in Pennsylvania

By: Tuesday April 3, 2012 10:30 am

Rick Santorum still holds a slight lead in his home state of Pennsylvania.  He leads Mitt Romney by six points according to a new Qunnipiac poll. If the Republican primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were: Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul, for whom would you vote? (If [...]

Romney Leading in Both Wisconsin and Maryland

By: Monday April 2, 2012 10:13 am

Heading into the Wisconsin and Maryland primaries tomorrow Mitt Romney holds a solid lead over Rick Santorum in both states according to Public Policy Polling. In Wisconsin Romney leads by seven, and in Maryland he leads by a very impressive 25 points. Mitt Romney looks to be headed for another pair of victories in Tuesday’s [...]

Romney With Seven Point Lead in Wisconsin

By: Friday March 30, 2012 9:56 am

Mitt Romney holds a seven point lead over Rick Santorum in the upcoming Wisconsin primary next Tuesday, according to a new Marist/NBC News poll. From Marist: Here is how the contest stands in Wisconsin: 40% for Mitt Romney 33% for Rick Santorum 11% for Ron Paul 8% for Newt Gingrich 7% are undecided “The pattern [...]

Very Bad Polling News for Santorum in Wisconsin

By: Wednesday March 28, 2012 11:11 am

Rick Santorum is trailing Mitt Romney significantly in Wisconsin, according to a new poll by Marquette Law School. The poll has Romney up by eight points a week out from the April 3rd primary. From Marquette Law School: In the Republican presidential primary on April 3rd, would you vote for Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt [...]

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