Skip to comments.Santorum's approval rating slides to 38 percent, poll shows
Posted on 06/23/2006 5:33:56 PM PDT by foxy_maiden
The Quinnipiac University telephone poll conducted last June 13 disclosed that Bob Casey's lead over Sen. Rick Santorum since October was 52% to 34% (with sampling error of +/- 3 percentage points). Santorum's job approval rating has also dropped to 38%.
Base on the poll results, Clay Richards (Quinnipiac poll assistant director) said, "Sen. Santorum appears to be his own worst enemy in his battle for re-election."
Santorum can probably still win, provided that he keeps his mouth shut and Casey self-destructs. Nonetheless, an incumbent who is at 34% is in deep, deep trouble, especially if he does not have a chief executive position (like governor or president).
Why are Santorums numbers so low? Personally I like him, not sure whats going on...
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Probably a telephone poll of retirees. (often synonymous with "democrat" in PA)
I was at work on the 13th.
I'll be voting for Rick.
Same here but it seems to be a dump the incumbent year. PA did that to its state reps and senators in the primaries. That and PA politics are influenced by scumbag breeding grounds in Philly and Pittsburgh.
They've been running the Casey for Amnesty ads this and last week. Rick should move up. This poll is from the 13th.
Never trust a QU poll.
These are scary times.
It seems to me that we are in deep clinton as a nation.
I hope that those of you in Pennsylvania will get in gear to get him re-elected.
So we subtract 3 points from Casey the faux-lifer, and add 3 points to Santorum, and we get a much more realistic 41 to 48. Expect Santorum's numbers to ramp up as he's just begun his media spots.
Expect Quin & Zogby to skews the results and Dr. Terry Madonna to "thoughtfully" weigh in, throwing just enough cover to conservatives as to appear "neutral". Business as usual in PA. The DNC has Santorum as their number one target. That tells everyone everything they need to know. Conservatives are still pouting now, but they'll come around in Nov.
Never trust it? Why shouldn't I? What's with the QU poll?
That should help him win back some of his base.
They are terrible with their methodology and their bias.
I wouldn't lose to much sleep over a Quinniapac poll they seem tohave a large Demo bias. The onlyone worse is the Minnesota poll sponsored by the STar and sickle.
Hoping to illustrate that voter polls so far in the U.S. Senate race are unreliable, U.S. Sen. Rick Santorums campaign pointed Thursday to another poll that shows state Treasurer Bob Casey Jr. with far less of an edge than a poll released a day earlier.Casey's lead continues to shrink. Tick...Tock...
The poll by Zogby Interactive showed Mr. Casey with the support of 47.9 percent of voters compared to 41.3 percent for Mr. Santorum, a 6.6 percentage-point difference. The poll of 769 voters was conducted in the week ending Monday, the same period as a Quinnipiac University poll of 1,076 voters released Wednesday that showed Mr. Casey up 52 to 34 percent.
FM thinks concealed carry laws increase crime, too!
See now this is a damned lie! Santorum's approval number is 12.8% among unregistered hobo's likely to vote from a park bench in Pilly. casey on the other hand has a 98% approval rating among people over 90 who think this is 1973.
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