So Begins the Race
Super Tuesday is a Tuesday early in a U.S. presidential election year on which primary elections or caucuses are held in numerous states. It was first established in 1988, when 16 mostly Southern states moved their primaries to March from later in the year in an attempt to give the region a larger influence in selecting presidential candidates. Today we continue discussions that were started over Presidents weekend with the kids, they will wake up to color a picture of the American flag.
Trying to figure out who is running for President in 2012? Below is a breakdown of Republican contenders looking to unseat President Obama. These are in no particular order.
|Newt Gingrich||Former US House Speaker & Representative
Official Website – Newt Gingrich 2012 Store
|Gary Johnson||Now running as a Libertarian
Former New Mexico Governor
|Ron Paul||US Representative from Texas’ 14th District
Official Website – Ron Paul 2012 Store
|Mitt Romney||Former Massachusetts Governor
Official Website – Mitt Romney 2012 Store
|Rick Santorum||Former Pennsylvania Senator
|Michele Bachmann||US Representative from Minnesota’s 6th District
Official Website – Michele Bachmann 2012 Store
|Herman Cain||Businessman, Talk radio host
Official Website – Herman Cain 2012 Store
|Jon Huntsman||Former Ambassador to China, Former Utah Governor
|Thaddeus McCotter||U.S Representative from Michigan’s 11th District
|Tim Pawlenty||Former Minnesota Governor
Official Website – Tim Pawlenty 2012 Store
|Rick Perry||Texas Governor
Official Website – Rick Perry 2012 Store
|March 19, 2012||9pm ET on PBS
Location: Portland, OR
Sponsor: Oregon Public Broadcasting, NPR, PBS, The Washington Times and the Oregon Republican Party
The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the dates for the 2012 Presidential debates between President Obama and the eventual GOP Presidential nominee. A date has also been announced for a Vice Presidential debate.
First presidential debate:
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
University of Denver, Denver, CO
Vice presidential debate:
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Centre College, Danville, KY
Second presidential debate (town meeting format):
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Third presidential debate:
Monday, October 22, 2012
Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL
Onto another race…The Circle of Moms Award.
Inspired by a loved ones passing, I began a blog to share with others how to creatively enjoy family life through simple everyday traditions. I am a wife and mother of 4 children under 7 …learning and loving daily.
To be nominated Monday afternoon for the Circle of Moms Award for Most Inspiring Family Blog was exciting. Came into the awards last minute and you all amaze me as you put me in the race…EVERY VOTE COUNTS and it only takes one click! Thank you for all your support! Please keep voting, click here to vote for me-Scroll down on thier site until you find my Blog Tree Logo!
Never, Never, Never Give Up- Winston Churchill