Skip to comments.Two straight polls: Angle 49, Reid 45 in Nevada
Posted on 10/29/2010 2:07:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
With four days to go until the midterm elections, a second straight poll in the most high profile Senate battle in the country indicates Republican challenger Sharron Angle holds a four point advantage over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
But Angle's four point margin in a new Mason-Dixon survey for the Las Vegas Review-Journal/8 News Now is within the poll's sampling error, making it a neck and neck race.
According to poll, 45 percent of likely voters in Nevada are backing Angle, who enjoys strong support from many in the Tea Party movement, with 45 percent backing Reid, the top Democrat in the Senate, who's bidding for a fifth term in the chamber.
Three percent of people questioned in the survey say they are undecided, with one percent saying they are backing other candidates on the ballot and two percent saying they will vote for none of the candidates, which is a ballot option in Nevada.
The Mason-Dixon poll's Friday release comes two days after a CNN/Time/Opinion Research survey indicated that Angle held the same 49 to 45 percent advantage over Reid. Two percent questioned in the CNN/Time poll supported Scott Ashjian, who is running as a Tea Party candidate, but who is shunned by many in the grassroots conservative movement, and three percent saying they are voting for none of the candidates listed. Angle's margin in the CNN poll is within that survey's sampling error.
Other surveys released in the past two weeks also indicate a small single digit margin for Angle...
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Dang! That stimulus package did its job!
Oh know. Reid’ll have to amp up the thug action. More pre-filled-out ballots. More electronic voting machines behaving “oddly.”
Pray She wins!
If we didn’t win one more Senate seat, I’m wanting to see that sorry-ass wimpy SOB go down in defeat. That it’s to a conservative “Tea Partier” woman makes it all the better.
looks like reid is gonna have to find a few more trucks of “lost” ballots.
Friend of mine just got back from there. He was there over a long weekend said it was dead. On the weekends, it is usually extra crowded. He was there on a convention.
So Reid and SEIU have to come up with 6% Acorn ballots??? Doable.
Just who are these morons?
I live to see the day Reid, Pelosi, Kerry, Frank, Dodd, Kennedy & many others are gone
I think that would be about 25,000 to 30,000?
I hope this is within the margin of cheating.
Anyone else notice that when a liberal media outlet says one person is up by 4% with a 4% margin of error, they call it even, when in fact it could also mean the real margin is actually 8%?
These are people who hadn't a clue that an election was near, nor could they name a single candidate, nor pass a simple high school civics' test with an open book. They only answered "undecided," because they didn't want to look like complete fools.
without voter fraud,pets,and cartoon characters, it would be a 55/45 landslide (or 60/40) but how will prince harry create 300,000 people in three days?
From what I'm reading tonight, it appears that Reid and Frank have good chances of being defeated. Robert Kennedy's son and Dodd are going to retire. And Pelosi, now that she'll not be able to swing that big gavel will likely quit soon. Five out of six ain't bad.
The LVJR/Mason-Dixon result of Angle 49%, Reid 45% seems spot on to me, but I don’t find the results of either of the other 2 polls (Rasmussen Reports and CNN/Time) credible at all!
Not sure I understand the ‘within the margin of error” part. Based on the sample size (which I assume is sized properly), the results of the poll should have a confidence level of being 90% to 95% correct.