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November 15, 2011


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Many folks forget that in "Liberal California", there's a strong far right GOP base... Especially in old GOP bastions like "Gold Country" (hills east of Sacramento) up north and Orange County down south. And the GOP base in CA has long consisted of the evangelical Christian right and the "tea party" types (remember that Howard Jarvis was preaching the anti-tax gospel long before Americans for Prosperity set up shop in DC), both of which have huge problems with Mitt Romney. Unless Romney locks up the nomination early, I don't think he can expect a shoo-in win in California.


The GOP base in CA is Orange County, plus most of the inland counties, except Sacramento and part of San Bernardino County. Much of the Inland Empire is part of California's "bible belt"--NOTW country.

It's well to the right, which explains why the GOP gained zero seats in 2010.

Douglas Weidl

This is total BS....Ron Paul has already won the California Straw Poll, The Orange County Straw Poll, The San Diego Straw Poll, and a few other CA Straw Polls....ALL BY HUGE MARGINS. Sick and tired of these weak ass phone polls. Polls contrived from phone calls are nonsense, and not at all a true indicator for likely voters that would get off their ass and go vote. If you own a home line, you are more than likely ancient, or not with the times anyhow...ron paul 2012

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