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Gary Johnson <1%

He got less than 1/2 of Ron's Primary popular vote, and he'll get none of the Libertarian-desired public (welfare) funding for their party.



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Obama and Democrat PACs spent a billion dollars. Romney and

Republican PACs spent a similar amount. We can't have two winners, now can we? So maybe its reasonable to assume that Obama spending as much as HE did negated the advantages of "Romney had a lot of money"?

Ronney actually had the disadvantage of having spent so much on the primary that he had less to go against Obama with. Therefore even if both groups had a very similar amounts to spend total, the Democrats had more left to throw at Romney.

I don't care where you have been active or with what states. You simply cannot compete against billion dollar budget Republiocan and Democrat campaigns, and guys willing to spend $100 million of their own money, when you have only a $3 million dollar total budget.

Yes, you obviously don't care

Yes, you obviously don't care about actual experience or a first hand account of someone who was actually there.

Looks like Garry Johnson spam is here to stay.

But I could predict the result you saw 5 months before it happened. From experience.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

You're not really a numbers person, are you.

$3 MILLION dollars is a spit in the bucket compared to a BILLION (333 times as much as $3 million), or a personl fortune contribution of $100 million.

This is ALSO 2012, and not 1989 or 1992. (darn those NUMBERS again!)

BTW - Ron Paul in 1988

BTW - Ron Paul in 1988 probably set the stage for Perot to do so well in 1992.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

It's unfortunate that we'll

It's unfortunate that we'll never know who got more votes, Ron Paul or Gary Johnson. But in the end, does it really matter? Obama and Romney got 98% of the votes, that's what we should be focusing on.

I wrote in Ron Paul, but I'd be astonished if GJ didn't get more

votes in the GENERAL. A lot of people would have voted fall backs, not voted at all etc. The 'not on the ballot' works for most, I think. If Ron had been ON the ballot, his primary votes were about double what GJ got in the general, I think, so I think it is clear he'd have gotten more, even if none of his supporters voted for GJ, which obviously isn't the case.

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

I am amongst that group

I only voted for GJ because Dr. Paul wasn't on the ballot and write-ins (as far as I understand) aren't counted in NY. I felt like it would've been selfish of me to vote my conscience but have my vote not get counted rather than voting for the LP, which could've possibly gotten Federal funding in 2016.

Gary Johnson spent $3 million on this race. The Repulicans and

Democrats each spent $1 billion or 333 TIMES as much. Each.

Neither Obama nor Romney got 333 times as many votes as Gary considering they spent 333 times as much.

Sad, very sad, this dryguy

Sad, very sad, this dryguy can quote (did he provide a link?) large numbers, but can't answer simple questions.... go figure?

I don"t think you want to celebrate what this election proved.

It proved U.S. voters are almost entirely either cowards or fools and
are not worth saving.

I don't think that's a fair statement

Peter Schiff was calling people "idiots" on today's show and I didn't think that was fair either. I'm of the opinion that the average person doesn't know and hasn't heard Ron Paul's message. If they did, they might well vote for him. I think that's why the MSM intentionally blocked Dr. Paul at every turn (e.g. 90 seconds in one of the debates, saying he finished 3rd in Iowa when he actually won it, etc). If people did hear his message and still decided to vote for Obamney *then* you could say that they're sheep or fools, etc. In the meantime, I think it's our job to do our best to get that message out there (for ALL of our benefit).

Americans are noble sheep

They need a banner around which to rally. They don't need someone to hold their hand.

Not needing someone's hand to hold is what makes Americans independent. Right now, though, there is no banner.

I think libertarians are truly visionary because we can 'see' what's right without a public banner to rally 'round.

I also think there is a vicious enemy bent on knocking down all banners.

Too bad, so sad.

Maybe next time, the GJ supporters will do their research, be open-minded, and stop bullying others. You catch more flies with honey.

I don't play, I commission the league.

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You spent a lot of time bullying others yourself....

You catch more flies with honey.

Now, that's the pot calling the kettle black if I ever heard it!

Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof

Keep in mind that many of us

Keep in mind that many of us that supported GJ are Ron Paul supporters that worked on a back up plan. You're trying to alienate your own allies. Way to go. May I ask what you did that was so productive? The only real accomplishment was keeping 2016 open for a viable liberty candidate. At least those of us that supported the LP were trying to get something positive done for the movement.

eating our own

libertarians and johnson are the closest allies ron paul supporters have. libertarians and gary johnson love paul. why do freedom loving people insist on heaping scorn on their own?

Original Poster should change the headline because it is wrong.

According to AP Gary Johnson GOT a full 1% of the vote with 1,139,562.

By comparison: Roseanne Barr (with 49,412) actually BEAT Rocky Anderson (34,521) AND Virgil Goode (with an amazingly low 3,816).

How many Ron Paul write-ins were there? We will never know. Because not being an actual candidate they are not counted or recorded most places. Come to think of it, what's the point in voting at all if the vote will never be counted or recorded? THATS the point.

Goode: 110,000 plus thus uncounted write-ins

...

Ron/Rand Paul 2016! Constitution Party 2016!

Proof? Link? Maybe?

Of course not.

Vigil Goode only got around 3,000 votes in the few states he was on the ballot. So he is claiming lots of write-ins where he wasn't.

Convenient.

LInk...

http://constitutionparty.com/2012ElectionResults/tabid/138/D...

Ron/Rand Paul 2016! Constitution Party 2016!

See comment above...pretty

See comment above...pretty full of himself. Real good at tossing out numbers with no links to reliable sources...just opinion...move on..nothing to see here.

I can't believe we have folks

I can't believe we have folks taking pleasure in third-party, see alternative, parties and their candidates failing when we just had over 98 percent of Americans who participated in the election voting for the Republicrat dictatorship.

I voted for Gov. Johnson, but did not care for his abortion and flat tax positions. I was hoping we could show ourselves well enough to make the difference in the Romulan losing several key states, thus showing our position as a key swing block and get more attention. Instead we have folks within our own movement undermining it for some reason.

And what percentage of total were write-in votes for Ron Paul?

Oh yeah... we'll never know. Because they don't count or record them most places.

He must have got alot

or you would not be so bitter about it....or... If you think there are not many at all, then it was a failure to waste your time going after them, because even if you got them, you are still at around 1%. There's some reality for you.

Do you have a clue how many write in votes he got?

Trick question. Of course you don't.
I'm guessing it was around 50,000. But you can make any number up. Since they were never counted anyway.

And what is that? Anyone? Anyone?

Because Ron Paul wasn't a candidate DESPITE the fact you wrote his name down.

Hi ya, jetdry ! Are you ready

Hi ya, jetdry ! Are you ready to come out and play or does your momma still keep you in the house?

perhaps if you spent less

perhaps if you spent less time griping and bitching at people who voted the way you didn't want them to, and more time going door to door...we'd have more peace and quiet here and you'd have more GJ votes

I am just trying to make people see reality.

A foreign place to you I am sure.

You really should consider

You really should consider starting your meds agian.

Voting in the democracy

will never solve the problem of tyranny, unless you are voting for a local constitutional sheriff. If you want to join a party, why not join the Americans?