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Zogby Poll: Republicans Can Stay With Congress, Senate
Polling Report.Com ^ | Joseph Gestetner

Posted on 09/18/2006 12:13:03 PM PDT by screw boll

According to Zogby's latest poll of likely voters, 34 percent tend to vote Republican, 37 percent tend to vote Democrat and 23 percent are "not sure". Considering the 3.1 margin of error, and if some of the "non-sure" voters turn right, the Republicans are in good position of staying in Control of Capital Hill. (If the positive trend in the polls continues, the Republican "will" stay in control of Washington after November).


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2006election; biasedpolls; bullzogby; cookedthebooks; election2006; howtostealanelection; makingitup; mediabias; mobysmarchingmorons; polls; predictions; zogbyism; zogbypolls
Take note of the Democrats' "former" lead in the poll…
1 posted on 09/18/2006 12:13:06 PM PDT by screw boll
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To: screw boll

Who is Zigby?


2 posted on 09/18/2006 12:13:50 PM PDT by Dog
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To: screw boll
"Zigby Poll"


I think you meant "Zigzagby poll"

3 posted on 09/18/2006 12:15:07 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: screw boll

Don't get too excited: I still think we'll lose 7-10 in the house and 2-3 in the Senate.


But you are right that we won't lose control of either. I've been saying that for a while, and this just goes further to prove it.


4 posted on 09/18/2006 12:15:30 PM PDT by zbigreddogz
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To: screw boll
IT is Zogby, not Zigby. Sorry.
5 posted on 09/18/2006 12:15:40 PM PDT by screw boll
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To: screw boll

These "national" polls mean NOTHING in congressional races. Each one is decided within its own district, and each district votes for specific reasons. The ONLY way to get an accurate poll of congressional districts is to take a separate poll WITHIN a congressional district, and then poll individual states for Senate races. Most people SAY they favor a specific party, but they always tend to vote for their own incumbent.


6 posted on 09/18/2006 12:16:24 PM PDT by TommyDale (Iran President Ahmadinejad is shorter than Tom Daschle!)
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To: screw boll

Ignore polls - good or bad ones - they are a waste. All that matters is which groups get off of their duffs and vote.


7 posted on 09/18/2006 12:17:09 PM PDT by GianniV
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To: screw boll
IT is Zogby, not Zigby. Sorry.

I thought it was Ziggy.

8 posted on 09/18/2006 12:17:26 PM PDT by rhombus
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To: screw boll

The only polls that matter are the ones on election night.


9 posted on 09/18/2006 12:18:00 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (There is no alternative to the GOP except varying degrees of insanity.)
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To: GianniV

We'd better hope the Senate polls are wrong because they show the Dems easily within striking distance of taking a majority there, or at least having a 50-50 split. I think Repubs will start gaining though in some of those races.


10 posted on 09/18/2006 12:18:40 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: zbigreddogz

I have never been aware that a poll proved anything.


11 posted on 09/18/2006 12:18:48 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: Dog

Whoever Zigby is, I hope his polls are more reliable than Zogby's.


12 posted on 09/18/2006 12:20:28 PM PDT by Beckwith (The dhimmicrats and liberal media have chosen sides and they've sided with the Jihadists.)
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To: screw boll

"....staying in Control of Capital Hill...."


I think it is Capitol Hill that the Dems would like to control.


13 posted on 09/18/2006 12:21:51 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: screw boll

A majority of the American population is right of center anyway so if the "I don't knows" are the indication of American opinion then the vote will be exactly the split as in the '04 election and it remains a Republican majority.


14 posted on 09/18/2006 12:22:03 PM PDT by tobyhill (The War on Terrorism is not for the weak.)
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To: jazusamo

The Left claims that Zogby's fraudulent polls during the 2004 election "prove" that Bush/Rove/Halliburton/Walmart stole the election.


15 posted on 09/18/2006 12:22:15 PM PDT by weegee (Remember "Remember the Maine"? Well in the current war "Remember the Baby Milk Factory")
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To: screw boll
One of the things that is never mentioned is that Democrats are hurt by the fact that they tend to condense themselves into the same districts. Gerrymandered districts only make this worse. Thus by congregating into inner cities, etc. Dims may get a very safe seat that is 80% Democratic, but all of the surrounding districts go Republican with 55%.

Creating ghettos of solid voters has hurt them in the House. It also hurts them by making those Representatives that "own" those seats despite their idiocy and incompetence more senior. This puts their most radical, most insane performers in front of the camera the most.

I can't wait for Rep. Corrine Brown to get an important position (minority position of course). The more she's on the television the better.
16 posted on 09/18/2006 12:23:12 PM PDT by SampleMan
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To: Beckwith

I think Zigby and Zogby polls are just as reliable as Zilch polls. :-)


17 posted on 09/18/2006 12:24:00 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: screw boll

Psstttt....

Zogby "IS" a Dem ARAB!

Think you'll get an honest post out of him?


18 posted on 09/18/2006 12:24:14 PM PDT by Rovendem
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To: screw boll

This would happen less often if there were a preview of the thread title before the post is loaded..... something that needs fixing in the FR software....


19 posted on 09/18/2006 12:25:03 PM PDT by fishtank
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To: zbigreddogz

Things are moving in the right direction. I think people who are predicting Republican losses are dead wrong. I think the Republicans will gain.

A couple more months of the President being forthright on terror, the Democrats being their obnoxious selves, and $1.85 gasoline is going to make a huge difference.


20 posted on 09/18/2006 12:26:41 PM PDT by gridlock (The 'Pubbies will pick up at least TWO seats in the Senate and FOUR seats in the House in 2006)
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To: jazusamo

By it's self, it proves nothing, but it provides evidence in that direction.


21 posted on 09/18/2006 12:27:23 PM PDT by zbigreddogz
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To: weegee

LOL...We should conduct a poll to see what Repubs think about that.


22 posted on 09/18/2006 12:28:10 PM PDT by jazusamo (DIANA IREY for Congress, PA 12th District: Retire murtha.)
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To: Dog

23 posted on 09/18/2006 12:30:19 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: screw boll
Zigby rocks!

24 posted on 09/18/2006 12:30:28 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: SampleMan

The MSM keeps forgetting or distorting the fact that Congressional Races are local and there is not this tsunami of anti-incumbant feelings out there as they're trying to portray. In '94 there was a wave because of a combination of factors including a shift of the bounds in districts because for years the inner cities were extremely overrepresented while the burbs laid at the mercy of the ghetto reps.


25 posted on 09/18/2006 12:32:31 PM PDT by tobyhill (The War on Terrorism is not for the weak.)
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To: Dog
Who is Zigby?

Ziggy played guitar......

26 posted on 09/18/2006 12:36:21 PM PDT by capydick (Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.)
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To: Dog

Zoolander's Zon!


27 posted on 09/18/2006 12:38:44 PM PDT by Young Werther
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To: screw boll

Is this the classic "Dems peaking to early as the Republicans start the upward trend to peak at just the right time--Election day?" I hope so. I would love to see Republican pick up seats and totally destroy the democrats like Michigan destroyed Notre Shame.


28 posted on 09/18/2006 12:39:56 PM PDT by MAD-AS-HELL (How to win over terrorist? KILL them with UNKINDNESS.)
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To: Dog

He's a second cousin to Ziggy.


29 posted on 09/18/2006 12:49:18 PM PDT by RexBeach (Will Rogers Never Met Bill Clinton.)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

The numbers at Tradesports.com are moving up concerning GOP retaining control of the House! That's a big change over the past two weeks.


30 posted on 09/18/2006 12:50:37 PM PDT by RexBeach (Will Rogers Never Met Bill Clinton.)
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To: Dog

31 posted on 09/18/2006 1:05:12 PM PDT by Vasilli22 (http://www.richardfest.blogspot.com/)
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To: zbigreddogz

"Don't get too excited: I still think we'll lose 7-10 in the house and 2-3 in the Senate. "

with all the bad press/bad news etc even if we lose a few seats but retain control that is a big victory
hopefully it will depress all the Dem donors and voters thinking that even with all of this years perceived advantages they still cannot eke out a win


32 posted on 09/18/2006 1:07:48 PM PDT by DM1
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To: screw boll
I think we can get through November with a net loss of zero senate seats, and a net loss of less than 10 HOR seats.

But I would warn against underestimating the fraud potential of the rats.
33 posted on 09/18/2006 1:09:05 PM PDT by HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL
"Is this the classic "Dems peaking to early ..."

Or is it the classic "Zogby is about as accurate as flipping a coin"?

I would like this to be the case but I am not convinced.

34 posted on 09/18/2006 1:13:38 PM PDT by Sooth2222
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To: GianniV

I AM SO MAD THAT THE REPUBLICANS DID NOT GIVE ME WHAT I DEMANDED, I AM STAYING HOME.

</SARCASM>


35 posted on 09/18/2006 1:28:04 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: BigSkyFreeper
The only polls that matter are the ones on election night.

Yep, and the GOP is gonna kick some liberal butt! 

36 posted on 09/18/2006 1:31:29 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: screw boll

Dem theme: It's not who casts the vote, it's who counts the vote.
Visit:http://www.secstateproject.org/
Very interesting.


37 posted on 09/18/2006 1:31:35 PM PDT by griswold3 (Ken Blackwell, Ohio Governor in 2006- No!! You cannot have my governor in 2008.)
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To: jazusamo

Sounds like my divorce lawyers -- Zigby, Zogby and Zilch.


38 posted on 09/18/2006 1:48:44 PM PDT by Beckwith (The dhimmicrats and liberal media have chosen sides and they've sided with the Jihadists.)
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To: screw boll

The link below is a time machine going back to October 2004 when the maggot infected mediots and their knee pad pollsters were declaring Kerry would be president:

http://search.comcast.net/?cat=web&con=betac&form_submit=1&q=Kerry+ahead+of+Bush+in+polls&top_SearchSubmit=

They were wrong then and now!


39 posted on 10/01/2012 12:36:02 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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