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Clearwater Election Results 2012

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Election Coverage:

  • Clarwater Voters Approve Referendums
  • Pinellas County Vote Goes to Barack Obama in 2012
  • Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri Defeats Scott Swope
  • Scott Swope Concedes to Bob Gualtieri in Pinellas Sheriff Race
  • Clearwater Mayor Involved in Dispute Over Precinct Campaign Space
  • The Mom Who Votes and the Daughter Who Doesn't
  • Pinellas Power Outages Impact Some Polling Locations
  • Thousands of Mail Ballots Continue to Pour In
  • Voters Experience Zero Wait at Countryside Library
  • Election Day Rain Should Clear Out Later Today

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Results:

Clearwater Referendum Question 1 Votes Percent of Vote Yes 21,973 51% No 20,479 48% Total Votes Cast 42,452 Clearwater Referendum Question 2 Yes 24,256 56% No 18,827 43% Total Votes Cast 43,083 Pinellas' Vote in the Presidential Race
Barack Obama, Democrat 233,438 52% Mitt Romney, Republican 209,007 46% Total Votes Cast 448,897 Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, Republican 254,918 59% Scott Swope, Democrat 174,088 40% Greg Pound, write-in 1,328 0.3% Total Votes Cast 430,334 Pinellas Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark, Republican 312,182 75% Jack Killingsworth, no party affiliation 99,215 24% Total Votes Cast 411,397 County Commissioner, District 1 (at large) Neil Brickfield, Republican 184,844 44% Janet C. Long, Democrat 228,398 55% Total Votes Cast 413,242 County Commissioner, District 3 (at large) Nancy Bostock, Republican 197,377 47% Charlie Justice, Democrat 216,852 54% Total Votes Cast 414,229 County Commissioner, District 7 Buck Walz, Republican 30,124 30% Ken Welch, Democrat 68,481 69% Total Votes Cast 98,605 School Board, District 1 (at large) Janet R. Clark, nonpartisan 241,919 65% Elliott Stern, nonpartisan 126,752 34% Total Votes Cast 368,671 School Board, District 7 Rene Flowers, nonpartisan 70,163 77% Glenton "Glen" Gilzean, nonpartisan 20,483 22% Total Votes Cast 90,646 School Board Referendum Question Yes 253,215 63% No 148,022 36% Total Votes Cast 401,237
Watts November 06, 2012 at 09:04 AM
Romney: "Jeep, now owned by the Italians, is thinking of moving all production to China" Queue it up at 46 seconds and watch... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcZr0UtLgkI Jeep CEO: "Jeep production will not be moved from the United States to China" http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-30/chrysler-ceo-reiterates-jeep-suv-production-will-remain-in-u-s-.html Now if anybody tries to tell you that Romney is not lying to you to sneak his way into office, there is your proof. I can't break it down any more simply for people. Romney is a deceptive used car sales man. He will tell you whatever he thinks will get him what he wants. He tells the base that he is a extreme conservative and makes all the promises that the fringe extreme wants and then turns to the voters and says that he is a bi-partisan. These are not mutually inclusive positions. He is lying to somebody. Are you ready to risk if he is lying to you?
TransPlant November 06, 2012 at 11:30 AM
2 Reasons You Shouldn’t Vote for Barack Obama 1. Barack Obama is a corporate suck-up. The President’s a member of the Democratic Party, which, like the Republican Party, consists of Washington whores working for their Wall Street pimps. With donations just under two million dollars, sugar daddies Wells Fargo and Deloitte are among the top 20 corporate contributors to the President and Mitt Romney. Obama’s pro-corporation policies led to an average annual corporate profit growth of 6.8 percent, which is three times higher than Ronald Reagan’s 2.3 percent. 2. Barack Obama unleashed unchecked military powers. He signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010, which for the first time in history permits the government to assassinate American citizens abroad, to hold citizens and foreigners without charge indefinitely in and outside the U.S., to subject those outside this country to rendition that allows brutal torture by allied governments, to suspend habeas corpus, to hold secret military trials, and to replace revolver-carrying cops with M4A1 carbine-slinging soldiers on our city’s streets. Guantanamo is still open. He escalated the war in Afghanistan and ordered the assassination of African heads of state after unilaterally declaring war on their countries. He continues to order the widespread use of drones over Pakistan.
Michael D. November 06, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Romney, 1) The best point any Romney support I have read on this board. Most are sitting here saying how Obama is killing coroporate profits. But you have to take this number with a grain of salt. The corporate growth has been large, but it is having to normalize after the -9.5% average annual profit growth under 8 years of Bush. 2)None of those things listed in #2 are new to the U.S. Government in the last 4 years. Its just the first time you have known they had the ability to do it, and know that they are. Do you think none of that was happening under, Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, or Bush II? It's just you think it is new news now.
Michael D. November 06, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Sorry got my George Bushes confused. George H. W. Bush was -9.5% growth, George W. Bush was -17.4% corporate growth.

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