heading


Covering Platte County, Missouri Weekly Since 1865

Legal Notices
The official Platte County Legal Newspaper! Platte
County Foreclosures

Between the Lines
by Ivan Foley

 

The Rambling Moron
by Chris Kamler

The Right Stuff
by James Thomas

Straight from Stigall
by Chris Stigall

Parallax Look
by Brian Kubicki

KC Confidential
by Hearne Christopher

Off the Couch
by Greg Hall

Classifieds

Advertising

Subscriptions


Weekly publication dates are Wednesdays

252 Main Street0
P
P.O. Box 410
Platte City, Missouri 64079
816-858-0363

Fax :816-858-2313

TO CONTACT US
by email
Click Here!
or
by phone
816.858.0363


Contact Lawmakers
by Congress
Click here to:
Find Federal Officials &
Find State Officials


2-8-2012


Santorum
carries
Platte,
wins state
PRIMARY VOTE

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

Rick Santorum, former senator from Pennsylvania, won the Missouri Republican presidential primary on Tuesday. He also carried Platte County in convincing fashion.

Locally, Santorum pulled 54% of the Platte County vote to 29% for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. Ron Paul pulled 10% in Platte County.

Voter turnout in Platte County was only 5.5%. The primary was basically a beauty pageant, as a caucus held in March will determine presidential delegates to the national convention.

Santorum had 1,551 votes in Platte County to 832 for Romney and 292 for Paul.

Statewide, Santorum won with 55% of the vote to 25% for Romney and 12% for Paul.