Newt Gingrich believed his idea of going back to grassroots level politics would bring him a victory in Delaware. Voters responded by giving front-runner Mitt Romney twice as many votes as Gingrich.
As Republican voters went to the polls they all said they had one thing in common during Tuesday’s presidential primary election, they’re all looking for change in November.
“I think there will be a large turnout for the Republicans,” said voter Mary Ellen Larimer, who’s looking forward to the presidential race in November.
Kent County residents who voted at Dover High School seem to point their fingers to the government when it comes to the problems faced today.
“Government has gotten too big, both parties are the blame, just way too big,” said Paul Bacino who voted Tuesday.
“The economy I think what Obama has done has put us so deep in debt and he has still the mentality to continue to do that and i think that has to be stopped,” said Larimer.
And the way things are going according to Carolyn Akin, she thinks it will be an easy win for a Republican to take the president’s seat.
“I believe there’s not enough attention given to the serious things that have taken place in our country and I’m very fearful, I really am, mostly I think from the foreign countries who are out to get us and don’t like us and we need a very strong person who can get on the ball and take care of those things you know it’s really scary,” said Akin.
In New Castle County, people in the Delaware Art Museum area shared similar views, saying although President Obama promised change, they say it wasn’t for the good.
“I’m hoping for a change that will be for the best for America, for everybody,” said Nelly Forwood.
“I think the country has been on the wrong track for the last several years, I think that we have too much government control and less control by the people and I like to see us get back on track, where the American people are in charge of things and not government and regulations,” said Linda Harra of Wilmington.