Posts Tagged ‘primary’

Mitt Romney stole the evening with a resounding victory. With the polls just short of fully reporting, he is leading with almost forty percent of the votes in New Hampshire.

Just behind him was Ron Paul with would be called a strong showing. Paul carried roughly twenty-three percent of the votes in New Hampshire. This is a little suspect though as it has been speculated that many of his votes probably came from liberal voters. The question is would he get those same votes in a general election? The answer is probably not.

Jon Huntsman did well but in my opinion not well enough to continue. With seventeen percent of the vote he pulled out third place fairly safely. However, it must be said that Huntsman forwent campaigning in Iowa in order to establish a base in New Hampshire. Clearly this didn’t pan out and unless Huntsman get a surprise surge in South Carolina his prospects look very dim. (more…)