Primaries show democrats want to defeat charlie crist and rick scott has support from most, but not all republicans – tribunedigital-sunsentinel
The spinning was faster than a carnival Tilt-A-Whirl on Wednesday, as political operatives attempted to depict the results of voting in primary elections in a way that would benefit their candidates.
To Democrats, Charlie Crist won a huge victory that provides him with momentum in his campaign against Gov. 2 chairs on a beach Rick Scott. Chair aerobics workout video To Republicans, Crist fell short and emerged from the primary as a damaged candidate.
Beyond the rhetoric, there are plenty of lessons learned (or re-learned) from Tuesday’s primaries and nonpartisan elections that even the partisans agree on, along with independent analysts.
Even though Crist was the Republican governor from 2007 to 2011, Democratic voters gave him a strong primary victory, with 74 percent of the vote against Nan Rich, the former state Senate Democratic leader from Weston.
Many voters evidently showed up just to vote for Crist and then left without voting for anything else. Chair types names The Democratic primary for governor attracted 838,914 voters, but the next contest on the ballot, for attorney general, attracted 83,000 fewer.
“Democrats really want to see Scott gone, really want to get the governorship,” said Charles Zelden, a professor of history and legal studies who specializes in politics and voting at Nova Southeastern University.
That included voter Ann Ralston of Hollywood. Bar chair autocad block “I voted for Crist. Charlie chaplin the kid music That’s our one chance at getting Rick Scott out.”
Still, Republican Justin Sayfie, publisher of the SayfieReview political news website, said one of the “biggest challenges for him will be turning out the Democratic base [in November] in light of his previous, lifelong affiliation with the Republican Party.”
Rich got more attention and affection from Democratic powers after the polls closed than during the entire 28 months of her campaign.
And she said Tuesday night and again in an email to supporters Wednesday that she would support Crist because she wants to see Scott defeated. The chairman hong kong review Rich is also slated to appear at Democratic unity rallies Thursday at a union hall in Orlando and the Urban League in Fort Lauderdale.
But it will take more than Democrats falling all over themselves to praise Rich to win over her diehard fans. Pole dancing classes melbourne fl That was evident Wednesday morning, when Rich’s husband David took to Twitter to retweet this message, “Why Nan Rich Supporters Will Never Support Charlie Crist!” with a link to a column by a Rich supporter.
Kevin Wagner, a political science professor at Florida Atlantic University, said the enthusiasm of Rich’s supporters matters a lot because Crist hasn’t been a Democrat for long. Chairman of the us federal reserve board “What Nan Rich can do for Charlie Crist is sort of vouch for him in the Democratic base,” he said. Stair climbing exercise at home “If the Nan Rich people don’t turn out for Charlie Crist, if they stay home, that can be very detrimental for Crist’s chances.”
His primary didn’t get much attention, even in Republican-oriented media outlets like Fox News. Stair climbing exercise routine He won resoundingly with 88 percent of the vote — 85 percent in Broward, 86 percent in Palm Beach County and 84 percent in Miami-Dade County.
But 12 percent of Republicans voted against their party’s governor and for one of the other candidates on the ballot — Yinka Abosede Adeshina or Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder — who had little money and no attention.
“You don’t get [high negative] numbers like Scott has and not have members of your own party unhappy with you. Mbta charlie card monthly pass I think in the end they’ll vote for him in the general election,” Zelden said. Charlie chaplin modern times full movie free download “It’s kind of safe in a primary election like this to vote for the other guy as a protest vote.”
“People don’t tend to turn out when people think it’s a foregone conclusion,” Wagner said. Chair yoga classes Ceasar said there were pockets of hot races, but not much to draw voters to the polls.
The most high-profile race was the Democratic primary for governor, which everyone knew Crist would win — which is far different from the last three midterm election primaries when either the Republicans, the Democrats or both parties had closely fought races.
Turnout was abysmal. The chairman restaurant san francisco Statewide it was just 17.6 percent of registered voters. A chair for my mother comprehension questions In Broward it was 10.8 percent, Palm Beach County 12 percent and Miami-Dade 14.4 percent.
When Wagner voted in the afternoon in Palm Beach County, he said he was the only voter at his polling place. Chiari 1 malformation “You know it’s a bad sign when it’s six poll workers and you.”