Valdosta Daily Times

What We Think

March 5, 2012

Georgia has a Super Tuesday say

VALDOSTA — While many may think of still not having a definitive GOP presidential nominee as maddening, it is refreshing to know that Georgia and several other states will have a voice as to who that nominee may be.

Too often in recent history, it seems each party’s nominee is determined by the voters in those earliest caucus and primary states. Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina often decide who will represent a given party. This election season, primaries in those and other early states whittled down the number of GOP candidates but they have not conclusively decided who will receive the nomination.

Past primaries have witnessed Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum neck and neck, Romney winning, Newt Gingrich winning, Santorum winning, then Romney winning again. Ron Paul has not won a primary but he has earned a respectable showing in a few primaries.

Which all brings us to today, Super Tuesday, where Georgia is one of several states to vote for a GOP nominee. Today could decide which candidate, or if all four, will remain in the race. It could spell the end of some candidacies. It could determine the nominee.

Georgia still has a say in this race, which means every registered voter in Lowndes County has the opportunity today to potentially choose the next Republican nominee, and possibly the next president.

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