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  •  It it almost impossible for that to happen (1+ / 0-)
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    angry marmot

    Over half the delegates are in winner take all primaries after April 1. Somebody is going to have a majority by the convention, especially since the low hangers are dropping out now.

    •  Then it will really all be about Super Tuesday. (1+ / 0-)
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      And THAT in turn is about who has $$$.

      But Santorum paid $1.65 per vote in Iowa while Romney paid $113 per vote.

      Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
      I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
      —Spike Milligan

      by polecat on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 09:11:45 AM PST

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    •  I thought the GOP changed from winner take all to (0+ / 0-)

      proportional? Was that only certain primary states?

      Ds see human suffering and wonder what they can do to relieve it. Rs see human suffering and wonder how they can profit from it.

      by JTinDC on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 09:17:02 AM PST

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    •  i disagree (0+ / 0-)

      Paul has the money and the volunteer enthusiasm to hang on, and if Santorum picks up the evangelical money they could split the pre-April delegates three ways.

      That, along with the fact that so many in the Republicon base despise Romney, could keep Romney from going into the convention with a majority.

      "Politics is like driving. To go backward put it in R. To go forward put it in D."

      by TrueBlueMajority on Wed Jan 04, 2012 at 09:52:29 AM PST

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    •  With a %50 threshold (0+ / 0-)

      If no one gets %50+ then it stays proportional.

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