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Early New Hampshire Polls Solid for Romney
Elephant Watcher ^ | April 26, 2011

Posted on 04/26/2011 12:17:32 PM PDT by DeskCaptain

"As always, all of the latest state polls for early primaries are available on the Primaries page. There are still very few polls being done in New Hampshire. Only two of them have been conducted since Trump's political media appearances began:

4/21 ARG -- Romney 32, Trump 17, Gingrich 8, Giuliani 8

4/03 PPP (D) -- Romney 27, Trump 21, Gingrich 12, Huckabee 12

2/14 WMUR/UNH -- Romney 40, Huckabee 7, Pawlenty 7, Palin 6

Individual polls mean little because the chance of inaccuracy is so high. But if they are all in agreement upon a certain point, it's likely to be true. Here, the conclusion to be drawn is that Romney will start the race in very good shape in New Hampshire...."

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: newhampshire; romney
Are there any candidates within the Tea Party movement who can keep Romney from taking New Hampshire, or should they focus on Iowa/South Carolina instead?
1 posted on 04/26/2011 12:17:36 PM PDT by DeskCaptain
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To: DeskCaptain

If this holds, we are soooo screwed. Hopefully Romney is just peaking early, like Rudy did. McLame was way down on the list at this point four years ago.


2 posted on 04/26/2011 12:19:19 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
I am not so sure at this point Romney would be any better than Obama. I think a few other potential Rep candidates also fall into this category. For sure the Republican Party still doesn't get it. Pray that we have a good candidate, and pray that the American people understand the urgency and select a President that can save our Republic, if it's not too late.
3 posted on 04/26/2011 12:23:28 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: DeskCaptain

Giuliani is in that first poll?

Has he given any indication whatsoever that he’d be interested in running?


4 posted on 04/26/2011 12:23:28 PM PDT by RockinRight (Maybe Trump's a stalking horse for Palin...)
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To: DeskCaptain
As I keep saying, Trump running cuts Romney's support, and it'll dry up a lot of his campaign funds. Not to mention hurt the Democrats who have to keep an eye out for a Trump nomination, which would probably put New York, Hawaii, Florida and a heck of a lot of other places into play against Obama.

Who's the conservative in the race, though... Least if Trump's running defense, they have a shot of surviving to the South, but..need someone in there quick.

5 posted on 04/26/2011 12:23:54 PM PDT by kingu (Legislators should read what they write!)
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To: DeskCaptain

Just one more reason to close the primaries and move larger states like Ohio and texas to the front of the primary line.


6 posted on 04/26/2011 12:27:12 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Terrorism is nothing more than Kinetic Islam)
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry

There should be one nationwide primary day.


7 posted on 04/26/2011 12:28:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
4/21 ARG -- Romney 32, Trump 17, Gingrich 8, Giuliani 8
4/03 PPP (D) -- Romney 27, Trump 21, Gingrich 12, Huckabee 12
2/14 WMUR/UNH -- Romney 40, Huckabee 7, Pawlenty 7,

There's n one on this list who I would consider supporting other than Trump. Note...the original at top has Palin in the last group...I took her off to make my point.

8 posted on 04/26/2011 12:35:12 PM PDT by pgkdan ( "Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine / There's always laughter and good red wine / ...Belloc)
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To: pgkdan

Romney, Huckster and Gingrich are absolutely out. I’m open-minded to the others.


9 posted on 04/26/2011 12:36:19 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: DeskCaptain

Aaarrrrrrrgggghhhh! Not Mitt for Brains!


10 posted on 04/26/2011 12:37:23 PM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: dfwgator

Romney’s popularity in NH is probably due to regional ID he has a summer home here remember. he also saved someone on the lake a few years back so he has name ID in a positive way.
he has an advantage right now and he may win NH but that doesnt necessarily mean that he wins the nomination. Heck McCain won NH in 2000 then lost to Bush
all this being said if Romney is the nominee i think he would be better than Obama


11 posted on 04/26/2011 12:37:56 PM PDT by DM1
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To: DeskCaptain

12 posted on 04/26/2011 12:38:20 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (One of these days, Alice....one of these days.....POW!! Right in the kisser!!!!)
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To: RockinRight

“Has he given any indication whatsoever that he’d be interested in running?”

yes he said something to the effect that if it looks like someone who cannot win the general may get the nomination he will run.


13 posted on 04/26/2011 12:39:41 PM PDT by DM1
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To: DeskCaptain

New Hampshire, you’ve not paid attention to the screwed-up mess Romney created in Massachusetts between RomneyCare and the horrible, society-undermining left-wing judges he saddled us with. Do you want the same for the whole country? - Then just vote Obama.


14 posted on 04/26/2011 12:39:51 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Napolean fries the idea powder.)
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To: dfwgator

Romney is a LOSER along with the Huckster!

The only way Romney wins the primary up here will be the result of Dim cross-overs voting as Republicans. If Romney is the final candidate - I’m voting for Ron Paul.


15 posted on 04/26/2011 12:40:07 PM PDT by NHResident
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To: dfwgator

I’ll go further. It’s high time we codified the primary process, instead of leaving it up to individual parties. Among other things, superdelegates need to go.


16 posted on 04/26/2011 12:42:51 PM PDT by Melas
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To: Paine in the Neck
They did. Obama over McCain by 10%...a margin of 75,000 votes.

Conservative state? Yeah...right.

17 posted on 04/26/2011 12:43:37 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: DeskCaptain

Ugh.

Disappointed, but not surprised.

But THIS New Hampshirite will NOT be voting for Romney.


18 posted on 04/26/2011 12:44:07 PM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: DeskCaptain
Romney 32, Trump 17, Gingrich 8, Giuliani 8


19 posted on 04/26/2011 12:45:29 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: LuvFreeRepublic
I am not so sure at this point Romney would be any better than Obama

How can you say that? I am by far no Romney fan but generally speaking, there can be NO ONE worse than the America-hating marxist we have today.

20 posted on 04/26/2011 12:47:34 PM PDT by zeebee
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To: who knows what evil?
Conservative state? Yeah...right.

Well, Massachusetts sneezed and infected New Hampshire and Vermont.

21 posted on 04/26/2011 12:49:31 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: zeebee

Romney will do the same things the Republicans have been doing for years, just playing the game of kicking the can. Do you really think that if McCain got in office, this country would have been better off? There is not much difference between the established DC Reps and the established DC Dems. Little scraps of doing the right thing will not fix this country.


22 posted on 04/26/2011 12:52:27 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: zeebee

Romney will do the same things the Republicans have been doing for years, just playing the game of kicking the can. Do you really think that if McCain got in office, this country would have been better off? There is not much difference between the established DC Reps and the established DC Dems. Little scraps of doing the right thing will not fix this country.


23 posted on 04/26/2011 12:52:28 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: COBOL2Java

The real problem is New Yorkers...


24 posted on 04/26/2011 12:53:16 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: DeskCaptain
Left leaning polling firms that create polls that are designed to shape public opinion and not to report on it. Sorry... even dick morris says romney is finished... all because of his commiecare.

LLS

25 posted on 04/26/2011 12:53:21 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: who knows what evil?
The real problem is New Yorkers...

Oh yeah, forgot about that contagion.

26 posted on 04/26/2011 1:00:11 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: dfwgator

At this point in the 2008 race everybody was talking Mitt up as a frontrunner. We didn’t want him then and we don’t want him now. I predict by February the poll numbers will be radically different.


27 posted on 04/26/2011 1:01:10 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

McCain as POTUS would have killed off the GOP for good.


28 posted on 04/26/2011 1:03:10 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I agree McCain would have killed the GOP. I think a McCain twin or McCain light, especially considering the dire situation our economy is in, will also kill the GOP and our country, thus my comment about Romney.


29 posted on 04/26/2011 1:08:28 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: DeskCaptain

No offense to anyone, but I don’t care who caucus/primary voters in Iowa or NH vote for.


30 posted on 04/26/2011 1:11:16 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: DeskCaptain

Also, I’m sick of NH having the 1st primary. I think some other state should have the first, and if NH threatens to keep moving its primary date up to remain the first, then the other state should keep moving its date up.

This nonsense of NH knocking out conservative candidates has got to stop.


31 posted on 04/26/2011 1:13:55 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: DeskCaptain

LOL. Rudy Giuliani is actually at 8% in that poll? Is this a joke?


32 posted on 04/26/2011 1:21:27 PM PDT by Antoninus (Fight the homosexual agenda. Support marriage -- www.nationformarriage.org)
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To: DeskCaptain

I guess that is one state that will never be accused of being overly gifted with wisdom!


33 posted on 04/26/2011 1:24:00 PM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: DeskCaptain

Who at the time of elections was ineligible: Obama was ineligible, McCain was also ineligible, Socialist party candidate had only a green card;

Now Romney is also ineligible. They keep pushing ineligible candidates, now this is a pattern.

The One will pass legislation for fast track 10 weeks path to citizenship, based on special skills: 1)you need to be muslim 2)know muslim language. Now this is a skill set, no requirement for English. Then the next day they will be potential presidential candidates.

This is where are we headed.


34 posted on 04/26/2011 1:36:35 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: dfwgator; LuvFreeRepublic
McCain as POTUS would have killed off the GOP for good.

Likely true, but that is not the same thing as killing off America as we know it.

35 posted on 04/26/2011 1:38:38 PM PDT by zeebee
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To: DeskCaptain

All now is questionable and subject to interpretation. All previous presidents have been born within the 50 states or territories that became states. Now we don’t have candidates from the states?

McCain-Federal law says anyone born in the Panama Canal Zone after Feb. 26, 1904, as a child of U.S. citizens is declared to be a U.S. citizen himself or herself. Some have questioned, however, whether this makes McCain a “natural-born citizen,” a term the Constitution doesn’t define any further; the federal law took effect about one year after McCain’s birth, and doesn’t say the person’s citizenship was considered to have been acquired at birth. So the lawyers said this and that and still there is a controversy for all candidates?

Obviously a part of a plan. They will push to change the Constitution.


36 posted on 04/26/2011 1:42:10 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: AdvancedCommonSense
Now Romney is also ineligible.

I'm the furthest thing from a Romney fan but this is a little too much.

I can prove he is eligible. His father ran in 1968 and no one was foolish enough to raise the "but he was born in Mexico" argument. Why not? Becuase George was a citizen via his parents being citizens. Mitt was born in the US to parents who were also US citizens therefor he is eligbile. I'm not for Romney, but he's an NBC.

37 posted on 04/26/2011 1:50:10 PM PDT by NeoCaveman
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To: DeskCaptain

Northeastern liberals supporting another Northeastern liberal. Nothing unusual there....


38 posted on 04/26/2011 2:05:00 PM PDT by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: NeoCaveman

Mitt Romney’s father, George Wilcken Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was born in Colonia Dublán, Galeana, in the Mexican state of Chihuahua – one of the Mormon colonies in Mexico – on July 8, 1907.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/20829167/Natural-Born-Citizen-Congressional-Record-6-14-1967-p-15875-80#fullscreen:on

“Mr. George Romney of Michigan is ineligible to become the President of United States because he was born in Mexico and is therefore not a natural born citizen as required by United States Constitution.”

If Mitt Romney’s father was born in Mexico, then Mitt is ineligible too.


39 posted on 04/26/2011 2:26:14 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: AdvancedCommonSense

Again - why they are always searching for controversial candidates? I suppose there are enough candidates born in some of the 50 states to U.S. parents. But no, they will look to find only controversial candidates.


40 posted on 04/26/2011 2:28:48 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: AdvancedCommonSense

The link:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/20829167/Natural-Born-Citizen-Congressional-Record-6-14-1967-p-15875-80#fullscreen:on

is from:

“Natural Born Citizen - Congressional Record 6-14-1967 p 15875-80”


41 posted on 04/26/2011 2:30:29 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: DeskCaptain

Dems are praying Romney’s the one. Couldn’t beat McLame last time and no Mormon can get elected. No evangelicals will vote for him. Also, sacred underwear looks like a big issue. Only hope is a Chritie/Rubio or the reverse ticket.


42 posted on 04/26/2011 2:47:22 PM PDT by golf lover
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To: golf lover

Rubio is not eligible too.

So the list goes: Obama, McCain, Romney, Rubio - all ineligible.


43 posted on 04/26/2011 4:02:18 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: AdvancedCommonSense
If Mitt Romney’s father was born in Mexico, then Mitt is ineligible too

So now your parents have to born here too? You guys change the rules too damned much for me to ever keep up.

44 posted on 04/26/2011 6:53:11 PM PDT by Melas
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To: AdvancedCommonSense

Is Trump ineligible because his mother was born in Scotland?

What about Rubio and/or Jindal?


45 posted on 04/26/2011 8:08:31 PM PDT by NeoCaveman
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To: AdvancedCommonSense

If Mitt’s father was a citizen at the time of Mitt’s birth, Mitt is eligible.


46 posted on 04/26/2011 8:14:34 PM PDT by MortMan (What disease did cured ham used to have?)
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To: NeoCaveman

>Is Trump ineligible because his mother was born in Scotland?

Trump’s mother first got Citizenship - e.g. naturalized. Then Trump was born - e.g. both Trump’s parents were U.S. Citizens, Trump being born in U.S. - it follows it is eligible for a president.


47 posted on 04/26/2011 11:24:25 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: AdvancedCommonSense

it is = he is, sorry


48 posted on 04/26/2011 11:25:15 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: Melas

>So now your parents have to born here too?

no - for a president, both parents need to be just U.S. Citizens, can be naturalized - like Trump’s mother.

Mitt Romney was anchor baby, Romney’s mother was pregnant with Mitt and with his father crossed the border illegally.
Mitt’s father was born in Mexico and this a Mexican citizen.
The 1882 Edmunds Act stripped polygamists of the basic rights of U.S. citizenship, denying them the right to vote, serve on juries or hold office - not a chance Mitt’s father to be born in Mexico and to be U.S. Citizen.

So you expect his father obtained U.S. Citizenship by acquisition before Mitt was born? That means up to 6-7 months after they crossed the border illegally he obtained U.S. Citizenship?

Romney father - born in Mexico, a Mexico Citizen.


49 posted on 04/26/2011 11:43:21 PM PDT by AdvancedCommonSense
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To: AdvancedCommonSense

George Romney was never a mexican citizen. And his parents always maintained their US citizenship. Not exactly as cut and dry as you want it to be.

BTW, John McCain was born in Panama.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_Born_Citizen_Clause


50 posted on 04/29/2011 7:50:42 PM PDT by Ripliancum (Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you. -Eph. 4:31)
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