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Track: Colorado Caucus Returns

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 64 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Colorado’s eight types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the rural agricultural Tractor Country counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the caucuses come in.

 

 

 

What to Watch for in Colorado

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won big in Florida among Hispanics and won overall in the counties Patchwork Nation calls Immigration Nation – counties with large Latino populations. Romney took 60 percent of the vote out of those counties in Florida.

But, as we have noted, the Immigration Nation vote in Florida largely came from big, densely-populated and relatively prosperous Miami-Dade county.

Romney lost the rest of the state’s Immigration Nation counties, most of which had lower median household incomes.

The question is whether Colorado’s Immigration Nation counties look more like Miami-Dade or more like those other counties. Keep an eye on those light-blue counties on the bottom of Colorado on the map above.

If Romney does well in them if means he really is resonating with voters in those types of places. If he doesn’t do well, it means his big Latino/Immigration Nation vote in Florida was more about the peculiarities of Miami-Dade – and that could present problems further down the road in other similar western counties.

 

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Comments [3]

forumsforjustice from U.S.A.

Intuitive Illegal Immigration 101 http://bit.ly/fVo2Tz

Feb. 08 2012 10:36 AM
Leo from Hawaii

"THIS IS NOT ABOUT A PERSONS RACE, NATIONALITY OR IMMIGRATION STATUS THIS IS ABOUT ECONOMICS--MONEY. BUT POWER, CORRUPTION AND GREED! VOTES FOR DEMOCRATS--LEGAL OR ILLEGAL VOTES AND DISCOUNT FOREIGN LABOR. THIS IS STRICTLY ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF U.S. BORN CITIZENS, NATURALIZED CITIZENS AND GREEN CARD HOLDERS. AMERICANS WHO HAVE BEEN VIOLATED BY THE POLITICIANS, SPECIAL INTEREST LOBBYISTS, UNIONS, THE CHURCH AND RADICAL GROUPS THAT ARE HIGHJACKING ENTITLEMENTS NEEDED BY OUR OWN IMPOVERISHED. THESE ARE TWO IMMIGRATION LAWS THAT CAN BRING ADDED SANENESS TO ENFORCEMENT."

...deserves a re-post.

Feb. 07 2012 10:14 PM
Dave Francis from Indianapolis, IN

JUST COMPLAINING DOES NOTHING?

In a new study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), The State of Arizona has efficiently reversed the influx of illegal aliens by instituting state laws intended to depress mass illegal migrants and immigrants from residing or remaining in the state. So the question is, where are they going? Is it not ‘poetic justice’ for want of a better word that unknown numbers of illegal aliens are heading for the so-called Sanctuary States of California or Nevada? Already these Border States are under the massive burden of the illegal alien invasion from South of the border. My guess is they will flee to the Liberal fortresses, mainly the bastions of Los Angeles county and San Francisco with ordinances such as "special Order 40". An Ordinance concocted by a previous Chief of Police Daryl Gates, saying in summary that local police cannot ask anybody that is under suspicion, their immigration status? Even though what the LAPD is doing is illegal, Eric Holder and Janet Napolitano, both egomaniacs have ignored immigration laws. So Californians with have to grin and bear it, unlike other states as Alabama, Georgia, Utah, Indiana, South Carolina as leaders of the anti-illegal immigration campaign to stop welfare predators and the advancement of fiscal unfunded mandates.

California populace seems completely oblivious to the billions of dollars going out the door, forced on them by the courts, as they have in 44 other states. The Liberal politician in Sacramento need to be shown the exit door as their misguidance has brought upon Californian taxpayers a 13 billion dollar deficit. These lawmakers are being charitable with taxpayer’s money and pandering to the millions of illegal aliens squatting in the state, leaving hardly anything left for lawful residents. Can Americans be so predictably gullible, that with our own wallets strained, we must care for anybody who creeps into this country in the dead of night? Which new candidate for President is going to halt this fiasco of taking away from our own poor, our elderly, homeless, sick and appropriating it for people that should be removed forthwith? In California programs that aided our own low income, has been diverted to illegal alien families?

THIS IS NOT ABOUT A PERSONS RACE, NATIONALITY OR IMMIGRATION STATUS THIS IS ABOUT ECONOMICS--MONEY. BUT POWER, CORRUPTION AND GREED! VOTES FOR DEMOCRATS--LEGAL OR ILLEGAL VOTES AND DISCOUNT FOREIGN LABOR. THIS IS STRICTLY ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF U.S. BORN CITIZENS, NATURALIZED CITIZENS AND GREEN CARD HOLDERS. AMERICANS WHO HAVE BEEN VIOLATED BY THE POLITICIANS, SPECIAL INTEREST LOBBYISTS, UNIONS, THE CHURCH AND RADICAL GROUPS THAT ARE HIGHJACKING ENTITLEMENTS NEEDED BY OUR OWN IMPOVERISHED. THESE ARE TWO IMMIGRATION LAWS THAT CAN BRING ADDED SANENESS TO ENFORCEMENT.

Feb. 07 2012 09:56 PM

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