GOP primaries

For Romney, What A Difference Four Years Makes

Posted on 04/25/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsMitt Romney’s “favorable” rating has been on something of a roller coaster in 2012. But the more older Republican primary voters have seen him, the more they seem to like him. Romney, who abandoned his 2008 quest for the Republican presidential nomination soon after Super Tuesday, has been doing better among 50-plus voters in the GOP primaries this year, according to exit polls. With few exceptions, Romney improved his standing among 50- to 64-year-old Republicans as well as Republicans 65 …

Older Voters Tip the Scales on Super Tuesday

Posted on 03/7/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsThe lesson is clear: If you want to win a Republican primary this election season, you’d better make a persuasive case to voters 50 and older — because they’re the ones tipping the scales in favor of the winning candidate. Older voters made the difference again yesterday on Super Tuesday, as Mitt Romney appeared to take a major step forward in his bid for the GOP presidential nomination by winning primaries or caucuses in six states. Rick Santorum won three states, …