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A TIE in Dixville Notch!

posted at 12:18 am on November 6, 2012 by

First in the nation Dixville Notch, N.H. casts five votes for Obama and five votes for Romney at midnight on Election Day. It’s the first time the tiny town has ever ended in a tie for the presidential race. Its voters went for Republican candidates for governor (Ovide LaMontagne) and Congress (Rep. Charlie Bass).

For what it’s worth (and it’s all the data we have so far, so it’s worth EVERYTHING), turnout was way down from 21 in 2008, at which point there were 15 votes for Obama and six for McCain.

Heh, Moe Lane, take it away with the spin. People really are spinning this, claiming Dixville Notch is “very Republican” on Twitter.

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A tie?

Good lord. We’re going to be up until three tomorrow, aren’t we?

KingGold on November 6, 2012 at 12:23 AM

and Big Mo begins for Romney…

Old Fritz on November 6, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Heh, Moe Lane, take it away with the spin. People really are spinning this, claiming Dixville Notch is “very Republican” on Twitter.

Very republican? In 2008 it was an Obama landslide!

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Well, does anyone have a demographic breakdown?

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Dixville’s Notch is just straight-up trolling the rest of the country. This is the political equivalent of a rickroll.

Fabozz on November 6, 2012 at 12:26 AM

What’s taking Hart’s Location so long?

Waggoner on November 6, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Any absentee ballots to count?

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NebCon on November 6, 2012 at 12:33 AM

And there went any chance of a good night’s sleep tonight…

Rogue on November 6, 2012 at 12:33 AM

More like Dixieville Notch! Bunch of racists!

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Punchenko on November 6, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Obama has to look at this as a massive loss in what used to be a stronghold going from 75%-25% to 50-50 is a HUGE drop. And his turn out is down 66% too. :)

WashingtonsWake on November 6, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Umm.. try Supreme Court. Hopefully, Roberts stops being an a** or I’ll regret voting for Dubya in 2004.

Illinidiva on November 6, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Hart’s Location – Obama 23 Romney 9

So NH total so far is Obama 28 Romney 14

dforston on November 6, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Before the vote all I heard was Dixville was democratic…now crickets…

HawaiiLwyr on November 6, 2012 at 12:43 AM

This just in, Chris Matthews declares the word “tie” to be racist.

MunDane68 on November 6, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Call in the lawyers.

forest on November 6, 2012 at 12:49 AM

So NH total so far is Obama 28 Romney 14

2008: 32-16 Obama over McCain.

TheDriver on November 6, 2012 at 1:01 AM

According to media reports, there are only 10 registered voters left in Dixville Notch. 3 Republicans, 2 Dems, 5 indies. Oh, and with the Hart’s Location results, the Daily Kos people are already popping the champagne corks.

Someone remind me to only go over there again once Ohio as been called for Romney.

LukeinNE on November 6, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Seriously, they are allowed to report already? Won’t that effect turn out in the rest of the country? I protest!!!!! Call the lawyers!!!!

petunia on November 6, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Wow, Dixville Notch was crucial to Obama’s success in 2008! Romney win is in the bag!

triple on November 6, 2012 at 1:11 AM

A tie? The good folk of Dixville Notch wore a tie to come out and vote? Good for them.

tommy71 on November 6, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Not exactly hump bot material…

right2bright on November 6, 2012 at 1:40 AM

If Obama experiences the loss of voters in other percents in New Hampshire that he did in Dixville Notch, Romney would win New Hampshire. Even though it’s a small sample size, losing 2/3s of your votes is not good news for Obama.

midgeorgian on November 6, 2012 at 1:40 AM

More like Dixieville Notch! Bunch of racists!

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Punchenko on November 6, 2012 at 12:34 AM

No; just five.

Arnold Yabenson on November 6, 2012 at 1:48 AM

If Obama experiences the loss of voters in other percents in New Hampshire that he did in Dixville Notch, Romney would win New Hampshire. Even though it’s a small sample size, losing 2/3s of your votes is not good news for Obama.

midgeorgian on November 6, 2012 at 1:40 AM

It’s funny cuz you’re serious

triple on November 6, 2012 at 1:49 AM

First in the nation Dixville Notch, N.H. casts five votes for Obama and five votes for Romney at midnight on Election Day. It’s the first time the tiny town has ever ended in a tie for the presidential race. Its voters went for Republican candidates for governor (Ovide LaMontagne) and Congress (Rep. Charlie Bass).

Five RINOs still suffering from white guilt, deciding to vote for revenge–revenge from what I don’t know, but revenge nevertheless.

BuckeyeSam on November 6, 2012 at 1:55 AM

If we project this across the nation, it will be a tie, and we won’t have an election…now I am really worried…

right2bright on November 6, 2012 at 1:56 AM

I think what those results show is that their are 5 white people, and 5 black people able to vote in Dixville Notch…

right2bright on November 6, 2012 at 1:57 AM

If it isn’t a blowout I would like an EV tie so the House gets to pick the winner… so I can watch all the Prog’s heads explode.

Boogeyman on November 6, 2012 at 2:39 AM

But if I get my wish, Mitt wins, we keep the House, win the Senate… and Alan Grayson wins his seat. I want that pig eyed, hateful, colon polyp to become the national spokesman for the Donks while our side sees the restoration of the economy.

Boogeyman on November 6, 2012 at 2:44 AM

So why did Obama get more votes from that Hart’s location this time? What is wrong with these people?

karenhasfreedom on November 6, 2012 at 4:54 AM

So why did Obama get more votes from that Hart’s location this time?

Must have been the gerrymandering.

G. Charles on November 6, 2012 at 5:17 AM

Any absentee ballots to count?

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NebCon on November 6, 2012 at 12:33 AM

Um, no that’s everybody there. Calm down everyone Dixville is a dem stronghold. LOL!

dogsoldier on November 6, 2012 at 5:46 AM

HawaiiLwyr on November 6, 2012 at 12:43 AM

lol
everything word will become racist before the night is through

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 5:49 AM

For me the bigger question is, why is there a town named “Dixie”ville Notch in NH?

hawkdriver on November 6, 2012 at 5:51 AM

For me the bigger question is, why is there a town named “Dixie”ville Notch in NH?

hawkdriver on November 6, 2012 at 5:51 AM

“Luckenbach” was already taken.

SagebrushPuppet on November 6, 2012 at 7:48 AM

OT: Polls in my area of Pennsylvania, western Lehigh Valley have lines around the building. It’s the before work crowd BUT, it looks very, very heavy, white collar, 75 % men.

Go Team Romney !

DevilsPrinciple on November 6, 2012 at 7:49 AM

Dixville’s Notch is just straight-up trolling the rest of the country. This is the political equivalent of a rickroll.

Fabozz on November 6, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Then brilliantly done!!

JohnGalt23 on November 6, 2012 at 8:11 AM

Well, does anyone have a demographic breakdown?

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 12:25 AM

If 0bama doesn’t get 100% of the vote, then they are 100% racist.

That’s all you need to know.

UltimateBob on November 6, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Fraud! ReCount!

Heehee! Wild day.

Zomcon JEM on November 6, 2012 at 8:19 AM

OT: Polls in my area of Pennsylvania, western Lehigh Valley have lines around the building. It’s the before work crowd BUT, it looks very, very heavy, white collar, 75 % men.

Go Team Romney !

DevilsPrinciple on November 6, 2012 at 7:49 AM

Don’t worry, the Black Panthers are hard at work in Philadelphia making sure that no white males get into the polling place to vote.

UltimateBob on November 6, 2012 at 8:20 AM

I’m in NW Chicago Suburbs and was at my polling place a 6:10 this morning…parking lot was full and cars were in line to get in…yikes!!!…

PatriotRider on November 6, 2012 at 8:22 AM

New Hampshire!!!!!!!

DeathtotheSwiss on November 6, 2012 at 8:28 AM

Yeah, but what does Punxsutawney Phil have to say about the election? Oh…wait…

mapper on November 6, 2012 at 8:33 AM

south Macomb Co. Mich……got in line at 7:30….waited 20 minutes, 100th person to vote. Longer wait and more people than 4 years ago.

Animal60 on November 6, 2012 at 8:39 AM

If it isn’t a blowout I would like an EV tie so the House gets to pick the winner… so I can watch all the Prog’s heads explode.

Boogeyman on November 6, 2012 at 2:39 AM

That package comes complete with VP Joe Biden. Well until the nice fellows in white coats come to collect him.

CitizenEgg on November 6, 2012 at 8:44 AM

For me the bigger question is, why is there a town named “Dixie”ville Notch in NH?

hawkdriver on November 6, 2012 at 5:51 AM

There is a lesbian bar by where I work named “tounge in groove”. Just trying to help.

VegasRick on November 6, 2012 at 9:02 AM

OT: Polls in my area of Pennsylvania, western Lehigh Valley have lines around the building. It’s the before work crowd BUT, it looks very, very heavy, white collar, 75 % men.

Go Team Romney !

DevilsPrinciple on November 6, 2012 at 7:49 AM

Took the Mrs. to breakfast before voting in my teeny NH town, planning to vote before work. Got to the school and found the whole town there ahead of us, with their ID’s out.

Heh.

dogsoldier on November 6, 2012 at 9:18 AM

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