24 January 2012 0 Comments

Rick Santorum’s Negatives Part 18: Rick Santorum Cannot Win the Presidency Because He Cannot Win Pennsylvania.

Rick Santorum Cannot Win the Presidency because he cannot win Pennsylvania.

To put it another way, the more people to know Rick Santorum, the less likely they were to vote for him as the electoral evidence shows.

The Electoral Data

In 2006, Rick Santorum received 797,000 fewer votes than he did in 2000. Had Rick Santorum received the same number of votes in 2006 as he had in 2000, Rick Santorum would still be a US Senator.

In 2006, Rick Santorum lost to Bob Casey, 2,393,984 to 1,684,778, that is, Incumbent Rick Santorum lost by 709,208 .

Source: 2006 Pennsylvania Official Voting Statistics –  US Senate vote

In 2000, Rick Santorum ran for an open Senate seat and received 2,481, 962 or 797,184 more votes than he received in 2006 and was elected US Senator.

Source: 2000 Pennsylvania Official Voting Statistics –US Senate Vote

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In 2006, incumbent US Senator not only received fewer votes total, incumbent Rick Santorum received fewer votes in every county in Pennsylvania.

2006 Senate vote county by county Official Pennsylvania Voting Statistics

compare  2000 vote county by county vote Official Pennsylvania Voting Statistics

And there is a reason for that, Rick Santorum’s Bush Compassionate Conservative Voting Record. Rick Santorum was part of Republican Leadership because he supported the Bush 1 and 2 Big Government Big Spending Polices and he liked his EARMARKS while in office.

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