Sunday, February 5, 2012

Nevada caucus 2012 results

  • If you've come looking for results from the Nevada caucuses the staggered start times of each individual caucus site. Unlike Iowa, where most of the meetings began around 7 p.m.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • No surprise: Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is the overwhelming victor in Nevada Results are still (slowly) coming in; you can follow them here. While most caucuses were finished this afternoon, start times are staggered.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Gingrich downplayed the Nevada results, pointing out that Romney, a Mormon, did well in a very heavily Mormon state, a state which he carried in 2008. And that Paul has a substantial advantage in any caucus states because of his organization.
  • (CNN)
  • LAS VEGAS -- Mitt Romney romped to a commanding victory Saturday in Nevada s Republican a special after-dark caucus was held for those observing the Sabbath, which further delayed announcement of the final results.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • Las Vegas is home to casinos, over-the-top entertainment and lots of outrageous bets. But it's probably no gamble to say that Mitt Romney is favored in Saturday's Nevada caucuses after his crushing Florida victory last weekend.
  • (Politico.com)
  • See the results at Colorado Saturday night instead of Nevada because Colorado is a state in which he can be competitive. Santorum said hes optimistic about his chances in the Tuesday caucus states of Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri.
  • (CNN)
  • A regression analysis based on the comparison between the 2008 and 2012 results in the other of the first and only Republican caucus to date, in Iowa, but he looks likely to finish well back in Nevada.
  • (New York Times)
  • The economy, unemployment and political dislike of President Barack Obama were on the minds of Nevada 7 p.m. caucus was to be held to accommodate religious voters in Clark County who celebrate the Saturday Sabbath.
  • (Las Vegas Sun)
  • CNN's aggressiveness on results won the cable network some attention on Saturday night. This report by Reuters relied on CNN numbers, as did this post by Slate's Dave Weigel. Pickup notwithstanding, CNN went all out on Nevada.
  • (Washington Post)

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