2012 Election

Nearly Half of Republicans Polled Believe ACORN Stole the Election

A new poll shows that 49 percent of Republican voters believe that ACORN, an organization that no longer exists, stole the 2012 election. 25 percent of Republicans would like their states to secede from the union.
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Minneapolis 2012 Election Turnout Results

Minneapolis released 2012 election turnout analysis today. In raw numbers, 7,000 more voters turned out than in 2008. In percentage of registered voters, 81 percent turned out. Absentee ballots were up a smidge from 2008, another record.
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NRA Fired Blanks in Last Election, Gets Smoked in Swing States

Some details of the just completed election, both here in Colorado and in other swing states, have gotten lost among the cheers of a progressive mandate, the whines of Republican obstructionists, and the phony cries of crisis over the contrived "fiscal cliff".
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Republican's Insane Idea to Reverse the Election in Romney's Favor

Sheryl Nuxoll, a Republican state senator from Idaho, is refusing to accept the fact the Barack Obama won re-election.
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Machines Outsmart Humans in VT

Your Secretary of State, Jim Condos, has released the numbers from an audit of optical scanning machines in four randomly-selected Vermont towns. And the results were rather strikingly precise (with one small caveat, which I will get to later): The machines were accurate to within a couple of votes in almost every case.
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Mary Franson Wins Recount, May the Jokes Continue

Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) gained a vote today as her recount wrapped up. She leads by 12 votes. The result will be certified next week.
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GOP Comes Clean, Admits to Voter Suppression

Former GOP officials and current GOP consultants have admitted to the Palm Beach Post that their concerns about "voter fraud" were made up and the actual goal was to suppress Democratic voters and achieve Republican victory.
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MN Voter ID Amendment Head: Voter Fraud Was Partly Responsible For Defeat

In the wake of the defeat of the Voter Restriction Amendment, Minnesota Majority's Dan McGrath has been doing some soul-searching. Yesterday, he posted a lengthy apology at True North to share some of his conclusions:
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Real Romney Blames Obama 'Gifts'

Mitt Romney refuses to accept responsibility for his election loss.
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Jefferson County, CO Commissioner Race Headed for Recount

With State Senator Evie Hudak narrowly clinching victory against Lang Sias in SD-19, there remains but one race left to be decided in Jefferson County, that between Democrat Casey Tighe and incumbent Republican John Odom for county commissioner.
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