Everyone is always gun ho about the Iowa Caucus and it being the most accurate reading on what the entire state wants in a candidate. So tonight we are told that what the entire state is wanting is what they all got. That’s the blimp and the prime headline….type of jargon anyway.
Well, let’s look at the entire state voting results for what they are. First off, throw away the percentages…those always throw people off. Let us break it down in real numbers….the kind people know how to add. Smiling. Are you ready folks? Here it is-
Ted Cruz: 51,420 – 27.65% number one gains 8 electorates.
Donald Trump: 45,259 – 24.34% number two gains 7 electorates.
Marco Rubio: 42,869 – 23.05% number three gains 6 electorates.
Ben Carson: 17,324 – 9.32% number four gains 2 electorates.
Rand Paul: 8,416 – 4.53% number five gains 1 electorate.
Jeb Bush: 5,220 – 2.81%
Carly Fiorina: 3,471 – 1.87%
John Kasich: 3,469 – 1.87%
Mike Huckabee: 3,340 – 1.80%
Chris Christie: 3,276 – 1.76%
Rick Santorum: 1,782 – 0.96%
Other: 119 – 0.06%
Jim Gilmore: 12 – 0.01%
TOTAL NUMBER OF IOWA VOTERS 185,977 (some precincts are still not counted as of the writing of this report)
YES PEOPLE 185,977 PEOPLE OF THE GREAT STATE OF IOWA VOTED FOR YOUR NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE WINNER WON BY HAVING 51,420 VOTES THAT ARE SUPPOSED TO REPRESENT A STATE WITH 3.12 MILLION PEOPLE.
Just reporting the facts here. Think about it. Smile while you think.
p.s. Microsoft tallied the votes…second biggest Rubio donor. Wink…Wink.