Primaries Archive

  • The presidential primary season is reaching its halfway point. On April 4 Mitt Romney swept the GOP presidential primaries in Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia, bringing him another […] 1
  • Born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan on March 12, 1947, Mitt Romney is one of the candidates competing for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. He got his B.A. from Brigham Young […] 4
  • Born in Great Falls, Virginia, Rick Santorum is a former U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania. He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1990 and won a Senate seat four years later. 0
  • Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Congressman Ron Paul of Texas is making his third bid for president. He got his B.S. from Gettysburg College and his M.D. from Duke University in […] 0
  • Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Newt Gingrich is a former Speaker of the House and Congressman from Georgia. With a bachelor’s degree from Emory University, he got both his master’s and […] 0
  • Newt Gingrich wins Ga., Romney wins Mass., Vt., Alaska, Va., and Ohio. Santorum won Tenn., Ok. and N.D.

The race in Ohio, traditionally a very important state during the primaries was decided by a margin of .8 percent, keeping Romney in the lead for Republican candidacy. Santorum stays in a close second place with three wins of his own and the near tie in Ohio. 1
  • Today, March 6, is Super Tuesday. The polls are underway but, at least in the state of Virginia, voter turnout has been on the low side. According to The Washington […] 0
  • Junior Olivia Valentine, secretary for Patriots for Ron Paul, was tired as she headed to a CPAC conference last year. Despite her exhaustion from getting up early, she was motivated because she was going to meet the man that she had researched and read about since summer. 

She was going to meet Ron Paul. 0
  • For Virginia, Super Tuesday may not be so super after all. Due to a law in the state’s constitution requiring presidential candidates to gather 10,000 signatures of registered Virginia voters […] 1