Tags: Iowa | Ground Game

Iowa Race Shifts from Persuasion to Mobilization

Friday, 30 Dec 2011 04:48 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidates are largely shifting from persuading voters to mobilizing them for Tuesday's caucuses.

None has the extensive get-out-the-vote network that helped former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee win four years ago. But Mitt Romney and Ron Paul have strengthened the organizations they had in place for their failed 2008 campaigns.

The cash-strapped others, including Rick Santorum, have more modest efforts. And they are largely relying on momentum to encourage their supporters to turn out to caucus on what could be a chilly night.

Volunteer armies are already knocking on doors and making countless phone calls to get Iowans to the community meetings where they will take the first step toward picking a president.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Who Wins Senate Control? Nov. 4 Might Not Decide

Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 08:54 AM

A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?
A handful o . . .

George P. Bush: I'm Not Endorsing Anyone in 2016 Race

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 18:45 PM

George P. Bush is not endorsing anyone for the White House in 2016, even if his father, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, be . . .

House Republicans Hire New Attorney for Obama Lawsuit

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 17:15 PM

House Republicans Friday signed a contract with a new attorney torepresent them in their lawsuit against President Barac . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved