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  •  And adjusted numbers for Super Tuesday (2+ / 0-)
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    Be Skeptical, sulthernao

    also show a less dramatic drop-off, but a drop-off all the same.

    Leaving off the numbers for Virginia and Idaho, you get:

    2008 - 3,511,356
    2012 - 3,385,533

    That's about a 4% drop-off.

    Based on those numbers, you could still argue a certain level of apathy/discontent/disinterest from the GOP base. Even a 4% drop-off during a tightly contested primary day is big news, but it's nowhere near kos's meaningless number.

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