May 15, 2019
S04E13: Show Title: Tall Dark
And Handsome Nashua Assessor Naps
Featuring Hosts: Matthew Carano,
Nick Boyle, and Cord Blomquist
Engineered, Mixed, and Mastered
by: Matthew Carano
Produced by: Matthew Carano, and
Show Summary: On this episode of
The Freecast Sununu vetoes, recovery homes get regulated, a
Newfields teacher helps their students cheat, and the history of
the NH primary.
- Sununu takes out the red pen NB
woman celebrates 100th birthday with 73 year old daughter she met
for the first time a year ago. MC
- REGULATE RECOVERY HOMES! Cord
- Newfields 4th Grade Teacher placed on
administrative leave for allegedly coaching her students through
standardized tests. MC
- Spaulding Turnpike Project will be Completed
after 14 years Cord
- Private Detective Catches Nashua assessor
- Freecoast Liberty Outreach Meetup
happened before primaries?
- Starting with the 1796, Congressional party or
a state legislature party caucus selected the party's presidential
candidates Before 1820, Democratic-Republican members of Congress
would nominate a single candidate from their party. That system
collapsed in 1824, and since 1832 the preferred mechanism for
nomination has been a national convention.
- Delegates to the national convention were
usually selected at state conventions whose own delegates were
chosen by district conventions.
- Florida had the first primary in
instituted a primary in 1912.
- Primary voting day to be on the same day as
town meeting day, i.e in March. This just happened to be before any
other state’s primary.
- Instead of the modern method of voting for the
candidate, originally you were voting for the delegate that was
going to the party’s national convention.
delegates pre-1952 were usually active in local politics, and
usually would post-primary generally vote for the party
1949, the NH legislature decreed that primary ballots would also
include candidate’s names. That delegate didn’t need to vote for
the candidate listed under their name, however.
first presidential primary after that was in 1952. And it was the
first time an actual referendum on the candidates could be
magazine said at the time:
- Tiny New Hampshire (pop. 536,000) is normally
little more than a speck on the politicians’ map of the U.S. It
will send numerically unimportant delegations to the national
political conventions; 14 to the Republican, eight to the
Democratic. But last week politicians and pundits from coast to
coast were carefully adjusting their fine tuning to get a good,
21-in. view of what is going on there. On March 11, New Hampshire
will have the first presidential preference primary of
top two on the Republican ticket were establishment favorite,
Robert Taft & former general, Dwight Eisenhower
top two of the Democratic ticket were incumbent Harry Truman
& challenger Estes Kefauver
- Kefauver wore a racoon skin hat
- Eisenhower won and Kefauver won
the NH primary Truman decided not to run anymore.
- Kefauver won 12 of the 15 state primaries,
however he lost the nomination to Adlai Stevenson who said he
wasn’t interested in running for president upto just after he gave
the welcoming speech at the Democratic Convention.
1977 it has been state law for NH to have the first primary in the
have only been 3 elections since 1952 where a winner of the NH
primary DIDN’T become president
Hillary Clinton beat Obama
John McCain beat Bush
Paul Tsongas beat Clinton
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