The 2012 Iowa caucuses will take place on Tuesday, January 3. The Iowa Caucuses are the first major event of any presidential election year and often serve as an early indication of which candidates for president might win the nomination of their political party at that party's national convention.
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A few belated thoughts on Ron Paul and the Iowa caucuses.
Certainly it’s a disappointment. Some people counter that what matters are the delegates, but in my opinion what actually matters right now is momentum, and an Iowa victory would have been great in that department. At the same time, 22% in a state that is not
Thanks to the Iowa GOP, under the Chairmanship of Matt Strawn, TexasGOPVote readers can follow the results of the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucuses as they happen. The interactive maps display color-coded results for all 99 counties and includes a summary of the aggregate results for the state. Individual county results can be viewed by hovering over any county, which displays the breakdown of the vote
And these are the people who want to “spread democracy” around the world.
“People are going to look at who comes in second and who comes in third,” Governor Terry Branstad told Politico. “If [Mitt] Romney comes in a strong second, it definitely helps him going into New Hampshire and the other states.”
Has Ron Paul broken any rules? Has he cheated? No one even pretends he has. Yet his victory, which the Establishment now seems to expect, is still suspect. Read more »