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Ron Paul Upsets Santorum In Missouri Caucuses Buoyed By Huge Youth Turnout

The final outcome of Missouri’s lengthy caucus process may not be known for months. Early results, however, indicate that Ron Paul may well walk away from the state with the most delegates. Yesterday, his supporters overwhelmed the largest pooled caucus – Jackson county, responsible for sending 179 delegates to the state and congressional district conventions – winning over two-thirds of the available delegate slots. Mr. Paul also swept St. Louis, winning all of the city’s 36 delegates.

Missouri’s second and third largest caucuses, which convened last Saturday, reported similar results. In Greene county (111 delegates), Paul backers won nearly 60% of the delegate slots. In St. Charles (147 delegates), they so thoroughly dominated that the county GOP chair, allegedly a Santorum supporter, adjourned the meeting and called in the police to prevent the election from taking place.

In each of these counties, Paul supporters were outnumbered by Santorum supporters by at least 4-to-1*. Against these daunting odds, the Ron Paulers emerged victorious due to their unmatched grassroots organization and their ability to turn out the youth vote. In Greene county, party insiders said they had “never seen so many young people at a Republican caucus.”

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Santorum snaps at reporter

What a jerkwad!

http://www2.wspa.com/news/2012/mar/26/santorum-gets-testy-re...

Watch the whole thing here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHzF-KEqqjE

"C'mon man! What are you doing?!" LOL!! Totally unpresidential.

The article meant Paul supporters OUTNUMBERED SANTORUM

Article sounded as is Santorum took the place, obvioulsy that wasn't what he meant reading the rest of the article.

it refers to last month's primary

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Awesome!!!

...I love to hear the truth! Too bad M.S.M. doesn't like to tell it!

God bless the youth

God bless the youth

The turnout of youth for Ron

The turnout of youth for Ron Paul at caucuses really shouldn't be surprising as the youth have the most to gain by doing so. It's time to lay the inappropriate criticism that youth don't participate in voting to rest. I won't deny that youth tend to be irresponsible as that trait is linked to maturity, but let's STOP placing the majority of blame at the feet of youth. Most of Ron's problems during the primaries of 2012 are clearly related to indoctrination by the mass media and fraud.

Boone County

Was won by Ron Paul.

Keep in mind we also need to

Keep in mind we also need to win as many of the small counties as possible. We may win 3 or 5 of the largest counties in Missouri, but Sanitorium may get the majority if get the rest of the counties. Any reports on the small population counties?

Great point

Let's keep this in perspective until we see the broader picture. There are 2,123 delegates to the state convention and we are talking about a few counties (Jackson, St. Louis, Boone, Greene) that combined send about a third of those. So we are winning 60-70% of that third, but if we are getting only 30% in all those Santorum-happy rural counties we would fall short of a majority and give Santorum and Romney the chance to shut us out.

Facts from the fields

"Paul supporters were outnumbered by Santorum supporters by at least 4-to-1."

If these are the correct numbers from the field, it shows that GOP could not rig elections and stop the flood of people voting for Santorum who has no backing from GOP establishment or the media. Since our ideas do not spread fast enough, we rely on stealth tactics.

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