Skip to comments.New North Carolina Poll Shows Fred Thompson Surging To Double-Digit Lead Over Giuliani
Posted on 07/05/2007 2:40:43 PM PDT by BlogsForFredThompson.com
Lane did not know just how fast his prophecy would come true! A poll from North Carolina just out this afternoon, and conducted this past Monday now has Fred Thompson vaulting to a huge lead over Rudy Giuliani! This poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling, a non-partisan research group, surveyed 583 likely Republican voters. The results:
34% Fred Thomspon 15% Rudy Giuliani 13% Newt Gingrich 21% Undecided
Here is the actual text of the story:
On the Republican side, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson continues to lead the race, with 34 percent support. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's support fell for the second month in a row, to 15 percent, while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich garnered 13 percent support. Another 21 percent of GOP voters said they were still undecided.
Public Policy Polling, a non-partisan research group, surveyed 629 likely Democratic primary voters and 583 likely Republican primary voters on Monday. The surveys have margins of error of 3.8 percent and 4 percent, respectively.
Interestingly, when I looked up the website for Public Policy Polling, I found the results of their poll from June 6:
Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson has moved into the lead in the North Carolina Republican Primary. Thompson's support jumped from 25% of likely Republican primary voters in May to 37% in this month's poll, ousting Rudy Giuliani from the lead. In the Democratic race, John Edwards still leads his home state with the support of 30% of like Democratic primary voters.The poll in the story Lane posted earlier is from a different outfit, and even though it was just reported on by the New York Sun today, the details say the poll was conducted June 13-15 and was a poll of "active voters." The poll showing Fred way ahead is a poll of "likely Republican voters" -- in other words, the people likely to vote in the Republican primary!
This poll shows huge momentum for Fred, moving from behind just over a month ago, to now leading Giuliani by 19%.
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You also forgot to mention that he has a hot young wife.
Thanks. They’re all over there, aren’t they?
VERY SPECIFIC ASSURANCES!
He likes girls!
He is the next President. I will proudly vote for him for his first term.
I see in the Cubs/National game that President Dubya is there taking the ballgame in. That's probably safer for the country than if conferring with his Atty. Gen. and DHS Sec.
I think Mitt could find some new life. I also am curently wondering about (and praying for and suggesting others do the same) Thompson's health.
Heh——like those “July Fourth” peaches (farmers call them).
They look peachy sweet and juicy in the basket——but they spoil and get rotten overnight.
This will be the pattern elsewhere...within time.
TIME FOR TRUE CONSERVATIVES TO GET FREDICATED!
I believe Thompson’s doctor made a statement about his cancer. I will say this—I have a neighbor down the street who has been “dying” of cancer for all 12 of the years that I’ve lived in the neighborhood. He’s just fine. He goes walking and drives around. Can’t tell that he has it. It may be the same type of cancer that Thompson has, for all I know.
(graphic courtesy of monkapotamus)
"H-e-l-p. They're killing me on FR just b/c I had three wives, several mistresses,
was honored by NARAL, donated to Planned Parenthood, and marched
for gay rights under the NAMBLA banner."
"And my stupid advisors told me I didn't need those dumb, pro-life Christian conservatives to make a primary showing."
Well, as bad as that is, at least he didn't date while he was married! :-)
But I suspect Fred has a very thick Teflon coating. He'd have to be found in bed with a live boy and a dead girl in order for his candidacy for the GOP Presidential nomination to be derailed at this point.
i note that the two who have not even declared total 47 percent.
“He’d have to be found in bed with a live boy and a dead girl in order for his candidacy for the GOP Presidential nomination to be derailed at this point.”
He just hired a known homosexual than used to work for Sanatorum. It looks bad. I don’t think it will derail him, but it will hurt him with the base. Fred needs to be more circumspect. Rudy’s homophilia is an anathema, Fred should avoid being painted the same. I am concerned.