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frasu
02-05-2008, 10:24 PM
So it looks like just the 4000+ people at the rally voted :D

It is just 40% counted but what is going on?

SteveMartin
02-05-2008, 10:28 PM
At least its proportional, so we WILL get some delegates!!

white_chocolate_delicious
02-05-2008, 10:28 PM
about 45% of precincts reporting
Mike Huckabee 6576 20.51%
Alan Keyes 188 0.59%
John McCain 7036 21.94%
Ron Paul 5023 15.67%
Mitt Romney 13117 40.91%
Write-in 125 0.39%

frasu
02-05-2008, 10:40 PM
:rolleyes:

NorthwoodsPC
02-05-2008, 10:48 PM
Minneapolis was resoundingly Paul and I attended the Saint Paul caucus and that was nearly as good. I would expect a very positive showing for Paul once the county caucuses are held.

white_chocolate_delicious
02-05-2008, 10:49 PM
With about 56% of precincts reporting

Mike Huckabee 8272 19.96%
Alan Keyes 240 0.58%
John McCain 9090 21.93%
Ron Paul 6326 15.26%
Mitt Romney 17363 41.89%
Write-in 159 0.38%


Minnesota has 40 delegates and I don't think it's winner take all, so we should pick up more delegates here.

Gabecpa
02-05-2008, 10:51 PM
At least its proportional, so we WILL get some delegates!!

I'm from Minnesota.

Not only are they proportional, but there are nonbinded delagates elected at each precinct who will move on to vote again at the county, then state caucuses. The straw poll is meaningless.

A lot of precincts are electing Ron Paul delegates, so in a few months when this is all done, he will probably have a surprisingly large amount of MN delegates.

Ninja Homer
02-05-2008, 10:52 PM
Minnesota's delegates are completely uncommitted. In other words, the straw poll doesn't mean a thing except bragging rights. I think Ron Paul may have the majority of delegates. If not the majority, it will be close.

frasu
02-05-2008, 11:00 PM
Minnesota's delegates are completely uncommitted. In other words, the straw poll doesn't mean a thing except bragging rights. I think Ron Paul may have the majority of delegates. If not the majority, it will be close.

Is the campaign able to approximate this caucus numbers? Or they flying blind too?

JulioForPaul
02-05-2008, 11:04 PM
So that's 6 or 7 delegates in MN.

5 in North Dakota.

On pace for 7 or 8 in California.

Negotiated for 3 in West Virginia.

What other states are proportional?

SteveMartin
02-05-2008, 11:07 PM
We will get some delegates out of Alaska, Louisiana and Maine.

Ninja Homer
02-05-2008, 11:07 PM
So that's 6 or 7 delegates in MN.

5 in North Dakota.

On pace for 7 or 8 in California.

Negotiated for 3 in West Virginia.

What other states are proportional?

It's NOT proportional in MN. The delegates are uncommitted, and can vote for whoever they want to.

Gabecpa
02-05-2008, 11:09 PM
Is the campaign able to approximate this caucus numbers? Or they flying blind too?

Our state campaign chair, Marianne Stebbins, has done a phenomenal job. She's been in contact with many of us and we have reported back the results of our precincts to her. While she'll obviously not get someone from all 4,000 precincts, she does have her finger on the general pulse of what we will be looking at.

Hats off to her.

Ninja Homer
02-05-2008, 11:09 PM
Is the campaign able to approximate this caucus numbers? Or they flying blind too?

I assume delegate numbers are reported back to the campaign from the supporters. They should have a pretty good estimate.

Edit: Props to you, Gabecpa, for beating me to the answer twice now. :)