Can this be right?
In the GOP primary in Florida, a foregone conclusion for Rubio, 787,122 total votes cast.
In the Democratic primary, an actual competitive race between Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene, 489,384 total votes cast.
UPDATE: Similar disparity in the gubernatorial primaries, although my assumption is that you get more votes in more closely divided and harder-fought primaries:
Vote in GOP primary for governor: 806,123 total votes cast.
Vote in Democratic primary for governor: 469,230 total votes cast.
Were Republicans more interested in their gubernatorial primary than Democrats were in their senatorial primary?
ANOTHER UPDATE: On nights like tonight, a lot of my quick observations end up on Twitter before they end up here.
DNC chair Tim Kaine: “The president still has numbers most senators would like to have.” Pollster.com avg: 51.4% disapprove, 44.6% approve.
Larry King: “So, governor, where do you get your money from?” Charlie Crist: “The people, honestly, Larry.” #eyeroll
Is it my television or does Charlie Crist look Burnt Sienna tonight?
Were Fla. Republicans more interested in their contested gubernatorial primary than Fla. Democrats were in their Senatorial primary
Florida GOP gubernatorial primary: 806,123 total votes cast. In Democratic primary: 469,230 total votes cast.
In Florida’s eighth, it appears Daniel Webster will indeed be taking on the Devil, a.k.a., Alan Grayson.
Right now Jeff Greene is probably wondering, “Why did Rick Scott’s big money and negative ads work and mine didn’t?”