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wazu
01-05-2008, 11:48 AM
8% of precincts reporting so far. At this point Romney is winning Saddam-style with 100% of the 1 vote tallied.

http://content.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/results.aspx?sp=wy&oi=p&rti=e

'Hamas' Jenkins
01-05-2008, 12:42 PM
At this point Romney is winning Saddam-style

ROFL

patteeu
01-05-2008, 12:45 PM
At this point Romney is winning Saddam-style with 100% of the 1 vote tallied.

http://content.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/results.aspx?sp=wy&oi=p&rti=e

My guy Dick Cheney is probably standing at the entrance to the polling site with his shotgun, "campaigning" for my guy Mitt. ;)

Cochise
01-05-2008, 01:10 PM
My guy Dick Cheney is probably standing at the entrance to the polling site with his shotgun, "campaigning" for my guy Mitt. ;)

Someone got through the back door, because it's now 3 for Romney and 1 for Duncan Hunter.

Where's everyone else? Out mending fences?

BucEyedPea
01-05-2008, 03:35 PM
My guy Dick Cheney is probably standing at the entrance to the polling site with his shotgun, "campaigning" for my guy Mitt. ;)

You could be right! Since, it was party hacks that already assigned their delegates to Romney, Thompson, McCain, and Hunter. Sounds like a system Cheney would support, so Paul never stood a chance there.

Over at Lew's they pointed out that "Most observers didn't understand the rules."

The Wyoming county conventions were NOT open to Republican voters. Eligible delegates consisted of only two groups: Republican party officials who were elected in 2006; and delegates who were appointed (by established precinct organizations) to fill empty delegate seats. The rules are explained here.

Each county convention elected either one delegate or one alternate. They were assigned one or the other by the state party based on past vote totals for GOP candidates in their county.

Each county convention was presented with delegate candidates, who were either pledged to a Presidential candidate or unpledged. The winner in each county had to get over 50%, so runoffs were held.

In most cases, the winning delegate candidates were county party leaders who were chosen because of who they were, rather than who they are supporting for President.

Wyoming's system is a throwback to the old days of backroom nominations. There was little chance for new party activists to participate in this process, only old-timers made the choice.

Cochise
01-05-2008, 03:59 PM
With 9 votes in, USA Today calls it for Romney. Romney 7, Thompson 2, Hunter 1.

What a country LMAO

patteeu
01-05-2008, 05:36 PM
With 9 votes in, USA Today calls it for Romney. Romney 7, Thompson 2, Hunter 1.

What a country LMAO

I think those 9 guys made some great choices.

Mr. Kotter
01-05-2008, 09:04 PM
3rd in IA, 2nd in WY.....gosh, Fred's "movin' on up!" ;)