In Philadelphia and Ohio voting districts, Romney receives zero votes

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    Nov 13, 2012 11:23 PM GMT
    In 59 voting districts in Philadelphia and nine districts in Cleveland, not a single person voted for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Election Day.

    Philadelphia election official Stephanie Singer told The Daily Caller that the numbers are unofficial voting machine results, and that the city has not finished counting provisional ballots or absentee ballots.

    Based on current data, President Barack Obama toppled Romney, 19,605 votes to 0, in the 59 Philadelphia districts. Those districts constitute about 3.5 percent of the city’s total population.

    “We have always had these dense urban corridors that are extremely Democratic,” Jonathan Rodden, a Stanford University political science professor, told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “It’s kind of an urban fact, and you are looking at the extreme end of it in Philadelphia.”

    Approximately 94 percent of the residents in the districts are black. Seven white residents were reported to be living in the districts in 2010, according to the Inquirer’s analysis of census data.

    The staggering totals led some Republicans to raise the possibility of voter fraud.

    “We believe we need to continue ensuring the integrity of the ballot,” Republican Party spokesman Steve Miskin told the Inquirer.

    “I’d be surprised if there weren’t a handful of precincts that didn’t cast a vote for Romney,” said Larry Sabato, who runs the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia. “Not a single vote for Romney or even an error? That’s worth looking into.”

    It is not unprecedented for a Republican candidate to garner zero votes in an urban district. In 2008, precincts in both Chicago and Atlanta registered no votes for Republican Sen. John McCain.

    Obama claimed 93 percent of the African-American vote nationally in last Tuesday’s election.

    http://dailycaller.com/2012/11/13/in-philadelphia-and-ohio-voting-districts-romney-recieves-zero-votes/


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    Nov 13, 2012 11:31 PM GMT
    That's seems crazy
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    Nov 13, 2012 11:54 PM GMT

    I'm sure there were precints in Waukesha County, WI and Oklahoma where Obama received 0 votes. Your point?
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    Nov 14, 2012 12:07 AM GMT
    Thank the gerrymandering of districts by Republicans, which concentrated Democratic voters in ever so small and confined districts. icon_lol.gif
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    Nov 14, 2012 12:08 AM GMT
    mocktwinkles saidThat's seems crazy


    Until you've heard Mitt Romney.
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    Nov 14, 2012 12:10 AM GMT
    It's certainly worth looking into.

    In a race that was as tight as

    332 to 206......

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    Nov 14, 2012 12:17 AM GMT
    Keep crying, bitch! Those tears taste so fucking good!
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    Nov 14, 2012 12:17 AM GMT
    Numbers are pretty damning:

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/09/1159516/-the-absurdity-of-gerrymandering