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US women voters turned off by Palin's pick: poll
AFP ^ | 9/3/08

Posted on 09/04/2008 6:16:34 PM PDT by Mr. Brightside

US women voters turned off by Palin's pick: poll

ST PAUL, Minnesota (AFP) — Women voters remain unswayed by the Republican choice of anti-abortion, devout Christian Sarah Palin for vice president, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

White House hopeful John McCain electrified his party's conservative base by naming Palin, a 44-year-old mother of five and Alaska governor, as his running mate on Friday.

But 52 percent of voters polled in a survey for the women's activist group Emily's List said they would vote for the Democrat ticket of Barack Obama and his VP choice Joseph Biden, against 41 for the Republicans.

"If John McCain thought putting Sarah Palin on the ticket would be a game changer, he may have been right but not in the way he intended," said the group's president Ellen Malcolm.

"Senator McCain has seriously misjudged women voters if he thinks he can win them over simply by putting a woman on the ticket," she said.

"Women voters take their votes seriously and the more they learn about Governor Palin, the less likely they are to support the McCain-Palin ticket."

The poll, carried out by random dialing of 800 women on Sunday and Monday, shows that 50 percent of women voters felt McCain picked Palin out of political expediency and not because he believes she has the experience to do the job.

Only 29 percent said he had picked her to run in the November 4 elections because he believed she was qualified to be vice president.

And when asked which ticket had the most experience to run the country, 52 percent opted for the Democrats compared to 37 percent for the Republicans.

(Excerpt) Read more at afp.google.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 2008rncconvention; electionpresident; emilyslist; mccainpalin; proaborts; propagandawingofdnc; puma; womensvote
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Note... "A survey for EMILY's List."
1 posted on 09/04/2008 6:16:34 PM PDT by Mr. Brightside
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To: Mr. Brightside

Which just proves there are no devout Christians on Emily’s List. I would much rather have my name written in the Book of Heaven than Emily’s List.


2 posted on 09/04/2008 6:18:23 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Mr. Brightside
Emily's List surveys very liberal women. Its garbage. I would ask again that polls be banned from being posted til the last week prior to the election!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

3 posted on 09/04/2008 6:18:33 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Mr. Brightside

.....”nd when asked which ticket had the most experience to run the country, 52 percent opted for the Democrats compared to 37 percent for the Republicans”....

ROFLMAO
LOL

That about sums up some pretty damn indisputable proof of a tainted poll.


4 posted on 09/04/2008 6:18:33 PM PDT by TitansAFC (In 2008, please vote GOP and show us that you love your country more than you hate John McCain)
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To: Mr. Brightside

We’ll wait for the Nov 4th poll and see what’s really true thank you.


5 posted on 09/04/2008 6:18:50 PM PDT by DB
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To: Mr. Brightside

Yeah. Gee, I wonder if they just called the women on their lists.


6 posted on 09/04/2008 6:18:57 PM PDT by sarasota
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To: Mr. Brightside
"But 52 percent of voters polled in a survey for the women's activist group Emily's List said they would vote for the Democrat ticket of Barack Obama and his VP choice Joseph Biden, against 41 for the Republicans."

NSS.

7 posted on 09/04/2008 6:19:06 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Mr. Brightside

Survey taken over the weekend with shut-ins that would answer the phone and before her speech...


8 posted on 09/04/2008 6:19:28 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Mr. Brightside

I was just thinking that one benefit of the Palin pick is that the Obama people believe they can pick off some southern states like maybe Georgia because they think Bobb Barr might get between 5-10 percent of the vote spliting the non-Obama vote. The Palin pick makes that less likely.


9 posted on 09/04/2008 6:19:29 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (What does september mean to me? Hockey pre-season. Yes!)
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To: Mr. Brightside
Emily's List???? Are they f&^#ing kidding?

Tell me, why don't we do a poll on NRA members to see how they like Obambi?

Oh, but AFP is a bunch of "Frogs" anyhow.

10 posted on 09/04/2008 6:19:35 PM PDT by Lysandru
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To: Mr. Brightside

Well, now we know how the lbgt baby killers will vote


11 posted on 09/04/2008 6:19:44 PM PDT by 9422WMR (When seconds count, the cops are only minutes away.)
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To: Mr. Brightside

My wife must be an oddball then because Sarah Palin impressed her with her acceptance speech last night.


12 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:07 PM PDT by B4Ranch ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you"--John Steinbeck)
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To: Mr. Brightside

This poll was conducted pre-speech when the MSM feeding frenzy was at its worst. I would imagine a new poll would show MUCH different results.


13 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:17 PM PDT by comebacknewt
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To: Mr. Brightside

Bull Moose Puckey!!!!


14 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:41 PM PDT by SumProVita ("Cogito ergo sum pro vita." .....updated Descartes)
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To: Jim Robinson

Usually in life you’d say you just can’t make this up...of course in this case I guess you can...hilarious.


15 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:41 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: Mr. Brightside

What is Emily’s List?


16 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:41 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Mr. Brightside

LOL. I just did a poll of “Conservatives of Marina Del Rey” (where I work).

100% of those polled think BO is an unaccomplished idiot (all 4 of us).

Now, where do I get to publish these results and grab the media spotlight?


17 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:49 PM PDT by rom (Cold on McCain '08. Enthusiastic about McCain-Palin '08!)
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To: Mr. Brightside
Emily's List...

And they only found 52% ???

Duck, it's about to hit the fan for nObie.

18 posted on 09/04/2008 6:20:55 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (OBAMA: He was a flop before he became a flipper.)
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To: Mr. Brightside
Emily's List??!!??

LOLOLOLOL.

Their desperation is so thick, it rivals the midriff of a code-pinko.
19 posted on 09/04/2008 6:21:07 PM PDT by Antoninus (McCain/Palin -- The winning ticket!)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m astounded that 41% of Emily’s list hags will vote GOP.....it’s usually 85-15!!!!


20 posted on 09/04/2008 6:21:10 PM PDT by bioprof (STRATEGERY!)
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To: Mr. Brightside

Rush said today that polls mean nothing until maybe 7 days before the election, but he said less than 7 days is better.

Plus, due to the “Bradley effect”, if Bammy isn’t 10 or 15 points up on election day, he will lose.


21 posted on 09/04/2008 6:21:29 PM PDT by webschooner (McWhatshisname/Palin 2008 !!)
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To: Mr. Brightside

These stupid bitches called my parents home the other night asking to speak with my mother. My dad answered the phone and he asked who was calling for her. They told her Emily’s List. He said, “Oh the liberal PAC”. The woman on the other said, “We support progressive candidates”. Dad said, “You mean liberals. Look, everyone in this house is conservative so your wasting your time.” “Oh..” said the woman as dad hung up on her.


22 posted on 09/04/2008 6:21:30 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, spaying and neutering the animals on the angry left)
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To: Mr. Brightside

The scary part for Dem’s is that 41% of those surveyed for Emily’s list will vote GOP.........


23 posted on 09/04/2008 6:21:34 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Mr. Brightside

I’m not believing any polls except for the one that takes place in November.


24 posted on 09/04/2008 6:21:38 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier, and enthusiastic supporter of McCain/Palin)
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To: Mr. Brightside

“anti-abortion, devout Christian”

I’m sorry, but do we have a referendum upcoming about reinstituting abortion and establishing a theocracy? How are these two issues timely? shouldn’t they say something like, “reformist, pro-drilling”?


25 posted on 09/04/2008 6:22:10 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Mr. Brightside

This organization reeks of extreme-left partisanship. So it it’s not surprising that the press release they put out exudes a stunningly powerful stench that shouts: lack of integrity, lack of self-honesty and self-deception.


26 posted on 09/04/2008 6:22:15 PM PDT by sourcery (Social Justice. n. 1. Enslavement of those who work for the benefit of those who don't.)
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. . . . women's activist group Emily's List . . . .

All I needed to know. The survey isn't worth the bandwidth it consumed here.

27 posted on 09/04/2008 6:23:42 PM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Mr. Brightside

EMILY’s List was founded in 1984, when 25 women met in the home of Ellen Malcolm. Their goal was to form a network to raise money for pro-choice Democratic female candidates. The network was designed to provide its members with information about candidates and encourage them to write checks directly to the candidates.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EMILY’s_List


28 posted on 09/04/2008 6:23:46 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: Mr. Brightside
Who cares what liberal dames think.

Governor Palin changed my game. I waited until she was selected
to contribute and now I'm contributing much more.

Let's see the media report how much money McCain/Palin has brought in.
They were ecstatic about reporting how much was given to the big 0 after Sarah's speech. Probably a couple of 0's buddy foreigners.

29 posted on 09/04/2008 6:23:47 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: Mr. Brightside
The article doesn't say that only Emily's List members were surveyed. It seems to be saying, rather, that Emily's List paid for the survey.

There's a lot we don't know about this survey's methodology - how the sample was selected, how the questions were phrased, etc.

30 posted on 09/04/2008 6:23:50 PM PDT by jude24
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To: Red_Devil 232

If Emily’s List is a liberal group and we are pulling 41% at this point, I actually think that is impressive. If Palin can sway those type of women, she could sway just about anyone.


31 posted on 09/04/2008 6:23:56 PM PDT by DickandBush
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To: goldstategop

“Emily’s List surveys very liberal women. Its garbage. I would ask again that polls be banned from being posted til the last week prior to the election!”

But wait! A liberal bunch of women and 41% say they’re voting republican....that’s supposed to be bad? Sounds pretty encouraging to me.

“But 52 percent of voters polled in a survey for the women’s activist group Emily’s List said they would vote for the Democrat ticket of Barack Obama and his VP choice Joseph Biden, against 41 for the Republicans.”


32 posted on 09/04/2008 6:23:59 PM PDT by AuntB ( "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Mr. Brightside
The poll, carried out by random dialing of 800 women on Sunday and Monday

Timing is everything, LOL. When you have the likes of Campbell Brown trying to explain to the men panel member on CNN how Palin connects with women and how she was moved by parts of Palin's speech, you better believe she'll impact women.

33 posted on 09/04/2008 6:24:08 PM PDT by Dawn531
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To: Mr. Brightside

Interviewed an activist group?? Apparently, they don’t know what an activist is. Reverend Wrong is an activist....just like Obama.


34 posted on 09/04/2008 6:24:16 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (I'm planting corn...Have to feed my car...)
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To: B4Ranch
My wife must be an oddball then because Sarah Palin impressed her with her acceptance speech last night.

I'm right there next to your wife then - she impressed the socks off me. My daughter is 17 and furious that she's not old enough to vote in this election. She's mad at me for not "having her 6 months earlier"... LOL
35 posted on 09/04/2008 6:24:24 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Christ would not vote for Barack Obama...Alan Keyes)
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To: kittymyrib
The same Emily's list that hosted the Obama fund raiser in Denver ? How stupid does this left wing French OBama whores think we are !
36 posted on 09/04/2008 6:24:24 PM PDT by ncalburt
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To: Mr. Brightside

Sunday thru Monday on a holiday weekend.

Before the Palin speech.

Emily’s list- Pro Death group

Nice try, France’s version of the AP.


37 posted on 09/04/2008 6:24:46 PM PDT by The South Texan (The Drive By Media is America's worst enemy and American people don't know it.)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

Exactly. One of the good things about Palin is that she renders Bob Barr completely moot. Lots of pro-Paul and small libertarians are taking a look at McCain/Palin and will probably vote for them. Barr should do the honorable thing and drop out and endorse McCain.


38 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:04 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Mr. Brightside
Literally a random survey based on the first 800 women dialed (not even registered voters, much less likely voters) who answered the telephone on Sunday & Monday (i.e. before Palin's speech)....

Garbage in, garbage out!!!!

39 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:12 PM PDT by CWW (Sanford & Jindal -- Hope for 2012!!)
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Note... "A survey for EMILY's List."

Poll is fake ... but accurate.
40 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:37 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Mr. Brightside

52-41 on a far-left webpage poll? That’s amazingly good for the GOP.


41 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:43 PM PDT by Teacher317 (Thank you Dith Pran for showing us what Communism brings)
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To: Mr. Brightside
"BOOL-SHEET!"


42 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:47 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: Mr. Brightside

BS.


43 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:48 PM PDT by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Palin Power !!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Emily’s List is a campaign PAC made up by fat cats who donate millions to pro Abortion canidates. Basically they are part of the Abortion lobby here in the USA


44 posted on 09/04/2008 6:26:05 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (http://www.iraqvetsforcongress.com ---- Get involved, make a difference.)
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To: Mr. Brightside

Emily’s list is an UBER-LEFTIST, huge democrat supporting organization.

The nere fact that they PAID to put out a push poll like shows how scared the Obama worshippers are becoming...

The lies aren’t working, so here comes the “opinion Drivers” to generate headlines...


45 posted on 09/04/2008 6:26:30 PM PDT by tcrlaf (SARAH PALIN-The American Everywoman (Yes, You Really CAN!))
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To: Mr. Brightside

BS....not valid in flyover country....


46 posted on 09/04/2008 6:26:46 PM PDT by homeguard (Join or Die)
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To: Mr. Brightside

Emily’s List, eh? Yeah, that’s credible.


47 posted on 09/04/2008 6:26:46 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Mr. Brightside

I think the measured it via flannel sales and lip piercings.


48 posted on 09/04/2008 6:27:06 PM PDT by wac3rd (Carter80/Obama08)
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To: Mr. Brightside
They might as well interviewed marxist women of America.
49 posted on 09/04/2008 6:27:16 PM PDT by svcw (http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: Mr. Brightside

yeah, that’s a good, objective, valid and scientific poll!


50 posted on 09/04/2008 6:27:20 PM PDT by EDINVA
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