Mormons: Romney’s Not So Secret Weapon

By: Wednesday February 29, 2012 9:30 am

In 2008 a win for Obama was seen by African Americans as a sign of acceptance for a long marginalized group, and they voted overwhelmingly for Obama. A similar phenomenon occurred for Catholics and John Kennedy in 1960, but less attention has been paid this year to how the same dynamic with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been strongly helping Mitt Romney.

 

Romney Won Nevada Caucus with 50 Percent of Low Turnout

By: Monday February 6, 2012 1:00 pm

The Nevada Republican party has finally certified the results from the Nevada caucus that took place on Saturday. Mitt Romney was able to win the caucus with 50 percent of the vote. But GOP voter turnout was much lower than in 2008.

Late Night FDL: If It’s an Honest Rape…

By: Saturday February 4, 2012 8:00 pm

Just what is a dishonest rape?

Misogyny is never pretty.

Mitt Romney Dominates the Nevada Caucus

By: Saturday February 4, 2012 7:25 pm

The large Mormon vote in the state helped Romney win by such a large margin. According to the entrance polls, Mormons made up about one quarter of the overall vote; and of those, 91 percent supported Romney. Importantly though, Romney still would have won the state even without the Mormon vote. Romney also won the Catholic vote, the Protestant vote, and the “other Christian” vote.

Romney Holds Massive Lead in Nevada Caucus

By: Friday February 3, 2012 8:25 am

If Romney wins tomorrow he will be 3 for 5 in contests to date. He will pick up even more delegates and have another day where the news cycle is all about the good news for the Romney campaign.

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