Despite his reputation for attacking women, the exit polls in Wisconsin show that Cruz beat Trump equally among men and women.
The NBC exit poll show Cruz winning 48-35 among both men and women. Apparently, voter disgust with Trump’s conduct spilled over into both genders.
The McClatchy-Marist poll of March 31, released on Wednesday, shows Bernie Sanders two points ahead of Hillary Clinton nationally (49-47). This poll, of course, was taken before Sanders’ blow out win in Wisconsin. With all the Democratic primaries allocating delegates based on proportional distribution, national popular vote polling has a distinct relevance to future contests.
Published on TheHill.com on April 5, 2016
Note: Results of the Wisconsin primary were not available at press time.
If Ted Cruz wins all or most of Wisconsin’s 42 Republican delegates, it will just be the opening bid in a two-week period where the presidential contender stands to sweep all before him. By the time the New York primary is held on April 19, his delegate total will probably be about even with Donald Trump’s, if you assume that Marco Rubio’s 171 delegates will eventually back the Texas senator.
The Supreme Court decision in Evenwel v. Abbott, harkens back to how our original Constitution enshrined slavery in power until the Civil War.
As pressure mounts on Donald Trump, he makes one mistake after another. Politico.com recently headlined that Trump had endured/caused “24 hours of mayhem.”
Supporters of John Kasich have been peddling the fiction that Kasich’s continued quest for the nomination actually contributes to the stop-Trump movement. But, in reality, it is the Kasich campaign — more than any other factor — that is propelling the Trump campaign.
Published on TheHill.com on March 29, 2016
Donald Trump is most likely to win the GOP presidential nomination. But Ted Cruz definitely has a path to victory if he can win key contests.
Trump’s current delegate lead over Cruz and John Kasich (Trump has 736 delegates, Cruz 463 and Kasich 143, according to The Associated Press) is more apparent than real. At some point, Marco Rubio is likely to endorse Cruz and release his 171 delegates. Since the Rubio campaign was conceived in the womb of the establishment’s anti-Trump initiative, his delegates are likely to go to the Texan en masse, giving Cruz 634 delegates, only 102 behind Trump.
In this week’s Dick Morris Play-By-Play Podcast, Dick tallies up the delegates and does the math on who can win and how. Who’s doing well where and what do the delegates remaining mean for the future of Trump, Cruz, Rubio, and Kasich?
The bosses of the Pennsylvania and Colorado Republican Parties haven’t heard of the 1972 rules changes in the nominating process. Outrageously, they are harkening back to the days of boss domination, ignoring the will of their voters.
Love him or hate him — and mostly they love him — Donald Trump’s candidacy will have increased Republican primary turnout by 14 million votes over the 2012 levels.