There’s good news for both sides in the latest numbers here at Election Projection.Share on Facebook
Monthly Archives: April 2012
“We’re nervous,” said Julie Wells, who works with the grass-roots group United Wisconsin. Wells, a forklift operator from Fort Akinson, filed the papers to recall Walker, and she was there when they were submitted. But now volunteers who promised to help aren’t showing up. “We know that we can win this, but we’re not seeing the level of participation we saw during the signature-gathering phase,” she said.Share on Facebook
“This report sets up fairly well for the second quarter,” saidPeter Newland, a U.S. economist at Barclays Capital Inc. in New York. “What was encouraging was that the income numbers improved. Our expectation is that job growth does increase gradually” this quarter, he said.Share on Facebook
CONSTITUENCIES All three of the onetime Republican front-runners have large groups of fans who do not want to see them cave to Mr. Romney. Moving too quickly to back the party’s nominee could seem like a slap in the face to those who worked hardest for them during the primaries….Share on Facebook
No delegates were at stake but Ron Paul and Teaparty forces took over the GOP party reins this weekend. So Mitt Romney and the National GOP will be dealing with a lot of new faces in Alaska this fall.
Ron Paul won a majority of delegates selected at congressional level caucuses this weekend. This will almost certainly give him the majority of this state’s national convention delegates. The exact number of delegates will not be finalized until the state convention in June.
A detailed analysis of Romney’s various paths to the 270 electoral votes he would need to claim the presidency suggest he has a ceiling of somewhere right around 290 electoral votes. While Romney’s team would absolutely take a 290 electoral vote victory, what it means is that he has only 20 electoral votes to play with — a paper-thin margin for error…….Share on Facebook