Election Data Shows Lots Of Republicans Flipped For Certain Races

Surprisingly, the NY Times doesn’t seem to connect the dots on all these Republican losses in what should have been easily winnable races

Turnout by Republicans Was Great. It’s Just That Many of Them Didn’t Vote for Republicans.

After yet another disappointing showing for Republicans in Georgia’s Senate runoff on Tuesday, some conservatives — like Sean Hannity, Newt Gingrich and Kevin McCarthy — have begun to point to a surprising culprit: a failure to take advantage of early voting.

The theory seems to be that Republicans are losing because early voting is giving Democrats a turnout edge. It follows a similar conversation after the midterm elections, when a chorus of conservatives said Republicans needed to start encouraging mail voting.

But as more data becomes available on turnout in this year’s election, it is quite clear that turnout was not the main problem facing Republicans.

In state after state, the final turnout data shows that registered Republicans turned out at a higher rate — and in some places a much higher rate — than registered Democrats, including in many of the states where Republicans were dealt some of their most embarrassing losses.

Instead, high-profile Republicans like Herschel Walker in Georgia or Blake Masters in Arizona lost because Republican-leaning voters decided to cast ballots for Democrats, even as they voted for Republican candidates for U.S. House or other down-ballot races in their states.

Kemp won the Governor’s race by 8 points over Abrams, while Walker lost the runoff by 2.8. So, so, so many polls showed Republicans with comfortable leads in certain races, yet, still lost. It can’t all be blamed on cheating by Democrats, can it?

Take Maricopa County in Arizona. It’s home to Phoenix and around 70% of the state’s voters. Some Republicans say — without any clear evidence — they faltered in Arizona because some Maricopa voters were unable to cast ballots at the polls on Election Day, but the final turnout data shows that 75% of registered Republicans turned out, compared with 69% of Democrats. That was enough to yield an electorate in which registered Republicans outnumbered Democrats by 9 percentage points. Yet Republicans like Masters and Kari Lake lost their races for Senate and governor.

Or consider Clark County in Nevada. There, 67% of Republicans voted, compared with 57% of Democrats, implying that Republicans probably outnumbered Democrats statewide. Yet the Democrat — Catherine Cortez Masto — prevailed in the Senate while Republicans won the governorship and also won the most votes for the House.

In the key Senate states mentioned in this article, Republican House candidates received more votes than Democratic ones. The final Times/Siena polls showed that voters in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona and Nevada preferred Republican control of the Senate.

It’s fair to say voters in these key states probably preferred Republican control of government, in no small part because more Republicans showed up to vote. They just didn’t find Republican candidates they wanted to support at the top of the ticket.

In other words, most of these are ones that Trump was pushing hard, making those candidates toxic, even if those candidates supported positions which those squishy Republicans, and #NeverTrump Republicans, supported, because these people are investing too much emotion into their choices, rather than thought. They’re forgetting that most politicians are really not the best of people. You wouldn’t trust them around your favorite stuff. Some of the candidates were not great, like Walker and Ozz. Some where. But, some Republican voters either flipped to vote Democrat, voted for someone else, or just left that part of the ballot blank. This will not end well if Trump wins the primaries. Again, this is not me being #NeverTrump, not Trump Derangement Syndrome, it’s about electability.

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12 Responses to “Election Data Shows Lots Of Republicans Flipped For Certain Races”

  1. H says:

    Only Trump is committed to pardons for all the 900+ mostly peacefully tourists who were so unfairly arrested while visiting the Capital on Jan 6.
    The cult of Trump will not vote for any other Republican in 2024.
    Ohh and more good news
    Honda just announced sales price for it’s EV microvan for sale only in Japan at this time.
    Less than $8000 with a range of 124 miles

    • L.G.Brandon!, L.G.Brandon! says:

      Why, do you think these regular, unarmed folks who protested should be sent to prison or executed? After all unarmed insurrectionists need to be taught they can’t march against democommies and live!

      That Honda sounds like a golf cart.

  2. James7 Lewis says:

    Dear H:

    You should read the press release before writing.

    “TOKYO (Reuters) -Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it would begin selling micro-sized commercial electric vans in spring 2024, as part of its effort to electrify its vehicle lineups.”

    A commercial van is not meant to sell in the private auto market and doesn’t have to meet the various state and federal safety standards that automobiles must meet.

    Is there a market for them? Yes, warehouses, golf courses and other manufacturing operations need a cheap device to haul things around within their facility.

  3. James Lewis says:

    “In state after state, the final turnout data shows that registered Republicans turned out at a higher rate — and in some places a much higher rate — than registered Democrats, including in many of the states where Republicans were dealt some of their most embarrassing losses.”

    Sounds like the Demos waited until they knew how many votes they needed to steal….https://www.thepiratescove.us/wp-content/plugins/wp-monalisa/icons/wpml_unsure.gif

  4. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    Americans are tired of tRump’s BS. His high-profile election deniers lost.

    • drowningpuppies says:

      Funny that you guys keep bringing him up as if he has any kind of power to change anything.
      Paranoid much? What are you so afraid of, dipshit?

      Bwaha! Lolgf https://www.thepiratescove.us/wp-content/plugins/wp-monalisa/icons/wpml_cool.gif

      • L.G.Brandon!, L.G.Brandon! says:

        Paranoid much? What are you so afraid of, dipshit?

        The answer there would be the truth, drowningpuppies, however I suspect you already knew that. It’s why the left suppresses free speech, rigs elections and arrests patriot protestors.

        They have a lot to fear when everything they believe are lies.

        CarolAnn ’24

    • CarolAnn says:

      The communists in government conspired with the Nazi’s in media to fix the election. 2020 WAS STOLEN. We are living under an illegitimate junta and a conspiracy of America haters. Just look at who the demented pedo traded for an arms dealer. How is a black dyke a trade?

      • Elwood P. Dowd says:

        CarolAnn typed: 2020 WAS STOLEN

        You’re delusional.

        CarolAnn typed: How is a black dyke a trade?

        What does Brittney Griner’s color or sex-life have to do with it??

        You’re delusional AND vile. Typical tRumpoline.

  5. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    Delusionists like Lil Skeeter, Lucifer and CarolAnn are anti-American, racist and homophobic (self-hatred).

    Delusion is new religion of the nuRight. There are no longer facts or truths. Whatever Donald tRump says is their belief.

    CoD. Cult of Delusions. “tRump said it. I believe it. That settles it.” Anti-American, anti-Constitution, white christian nationalists. Violent. Stupid. Deluded. Dangerous.

    • L.G.Brandon!, L.G.Brandon! says:

      Your attempt at being clever shows your ignorance and hostility toward your fellow Americans. To be expected by the likes of you dowd. It just belies your constant projection and mendaciousness, not to mention your inherent cruelty and personal self loathing. It amuses us so thank you. I consider it your low volume “triggering” so I smile.

      Your constant referral to Trump must indicate you believe him to be some sort of god leading his own religion. Your constant fear of Whites, the constitution, Christians, nationalists/patriots shows how poisoned your mind and soul are. Pity. Who did this to you? Who turned you from a normal American into a hater of all things that define a good American? Or were you poisoned by your parents? Were they Reds? Were you really a red-diaper baby who grew into a communist hate filled bigot who fears any other opinion and worships hate, death and evil?

      Delusion is new religion of the nuRight. There are no longer facts or truths.

      There are plenty of facts and truths like: men can’t become women, men can’t have babies, there are only two sexes, an unborn baby is still a human, Marines are more valuable than dykes, the election(s) were stolen, 1/6 was not an insurrection, your “experts” and government pigs lied to you for 3 years about Wuhan, the earth is in no danger of warming to the point of our demise and Epstein did not kill himself.


      Comrades! Comrades! Our Democracy™ has nothing to do with The People™ having votes or a voice. It’s all about The Party™ maintaining power. This is why The Party™ never mentions the Constitution or the Republic. They are both anathema to Our Democracy™. The Party™ hasn’t worked so hard to install The Party’s™ preferred puppets in order to have voters come along and ruin our well thought out objectives.

      Dowd, you are an enemy to all that is good.

      Kye ’24

      • Elwood P. Dowd says:

        El Stupido typed: Marines are more valuable than dykes

        Some are, some aren’t.

        Brittney Griner was not kicked out of the Marines as Paul Whelan was.
        She has not been charged with multiple counts of larceny as Whelan was.
        Griner is an American – Whelan is a citizen of FOUR nations: Canada, US, Britain, Ireland. Whelan was born in Canada.
        Griner did not meet with a Major in the Russian FSB, but Whelan did. And alone in a Moscow hotel.

        The never-married Paul Whelan received what is categorized as a ‘punitive discharge’. Specifically, he received a “Bad Conduct Discharge” handed down by a special court martial. As described in a 2008 appeal that was denied, Whelan received this sentence for, among other things, attempted larceny, false statements, and dereliction of duty.

        This doesn’t suggest that Whelan deserved to be imprisoned in Russia. It seems most likely his Russian ‘friend’ colluded with Russian services to ‘set up’ Whelan. Whelan was arrested while tRump was prez but tRump did NOTHING to help Whelan, most likely at the request (order) of Putin, who as we now know, controlled the then US puppet-president, tRump. In fact, tRump did not publicly state Whelan’s name until the other day as part of tRump’s criticism of the actual President, Joseph R. Biden!

        Is an unmarried (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) disgraced ex-Marine and ‘corporate security executive’ more ‘valuable’ than entertainer Brittney Griner? Why is it soooo important to nuCons that Griner is gay and Black?

        Most cruel nuCon, christian nationalists would happily deport all gays and Blacks to Russian labor camps!!

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