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McDonnell In Virginia Up 19 Points, Independents 3 to 1
Survey USA ^ | 10/20/09 | Survey USA

Posted on 10/20/2009 4:56:18 PM PDT by GoMonster

In Virginia, New High For McDonnell, Comfortable Leads for Other Republicans in VA Statewide Contests: Two weeks until votes are counted in the election for Virginia Governor, Republican Bob McDonnell continues to dominate Democrat Creigh Deeds, according to a SurveyUSA poll for WJLA-TV Washington DC and WDBJ-TV Roanoke. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll released two weeks ago, McDonnell is up 5 points; Deeds is down 3. Today, it's McDonnell 59%, Deeds 40%. McDonnell leads among both men and women, young and old, rich and poor, educated and less-educated, and in all regions of the state.

In the contest for Lieutenant Governor, Incumbent Republican Bill Bolling is today elected to a second term, defeating Democrat Jody Wagner, former Treasurer of VA and VA Secretary of Finance, 56% to 42%. Bolling has led by at least 10 points in all 5 SurveyUSA tracking polls. Wagner has never polled above 42%, which is what she has today.


TOPICS: Announcements; Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2009polls; bobmcdonnell; creighdeeds; deeds; mcdonnell; surveyusa; susa; va2009; virginia
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1 posted on 10/20/2009 4:56:20 PM PDT by GoMonster
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To: Clintonfatigued; LS

Wow.


2 posted on 10/20/2009 4:59:11 PM PDT by Norman Bates
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To: GoMonster
Good news, but this is just a poll. Virginia--make it happen.

And New Jersey, too.
3 posted on 10/20/2009 5:00:45 PM PDT by Antoninus (Sarah Palin -- I love her because she freaks out all the right people.)
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To: GoMonster

http://www.bobmcdonnell.com/ for Governor

http://www.billbolling.com/ for Lieutenant Governor

http://www.cuccinelli.com/ for Attorney General

The final debate just finished up in Salem. McDonnell handled himself well. The two of them really went at it and covered a lot of ground in an hour.


4 posted on 10/20/2009 5:01:16 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Antoninus

If McDonnell wins by that margin the Democrats will be scared crapless.


5 posted on 10/20/2009 5:02:53 PM PDT by Norman Bates
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To: GoMonster
CHANGE I CAN BELIEVE IN!

Shove it, Hussein.

6 posted on 10/20/2009 5:02:54 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: GoMonster

Gotta be an outlier. I say McConnell wins comfortably, but not by 19.

If McConnell wins, they’ll say it doesn’t have anything to do with Obama. They’ll just throw Deeds under the bus.

But if Deeds wins, it will be ALL about Obama.


7 posted on 10/20/2009 5:03:15 PM PDT by randita (Chains you can bereave in.)
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To: Norman Bates

I wish the guy in NJ was up this big.


8 posted on 10/20/2009 5:04:15 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: GoMonster

Wasn’t it 16 points before William Jefferson Clinton went there.


9 posted on 10/20/2009 5:05:46 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Corin Stormhands

Great news. Go Bob Go!!!


10 posted on 10/20/2009 5:06:25 PM PDT by moose2004 (Stand up, speak out and stop Obamacare and GE)
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To: randita
About that poll... I'd say it's an outlier, too.

Additionally, was this before or after McDonnell blathered about man-made global warming and flirted with cap-and-trade? That completely ended my McDonnell support and was yet another step out of the GOP's door for me. What is with the GOP?

As for Deeds and Obama - did anybody else receive Deeds' latest mailing (I assume it was a Fairfax/Arlington/Richmond/Norfolk-only mailing) that read, "Help President Obama. Elect Deeds." It was amusing and I suppose I should have scanned it and posted it here for public pillorying before I shredded it and composted it with the other horse manure.

11 posted on 10/20/2009 5:12:57 PM PDT by upstanding
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To: GoMonster
I got a email yesterday from the NJEA asking if I wanted tickets to see Bill Clinton when he comes to Trenton to campaign for Corzine.

I told them I saw him once in my life, on his last day as President of the US, and I don't care to see him again.

12 posted on 10/20/2009 5:16:22 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: upstanding

Bob’s anti-cap and trade policies ad

http://www.bobmcdonnell.com/index.php/media/player

then click on MeadWestvaco for the ad at the top of the column on the right side of screen.


13 posted on 10/20/2009 5:17:25 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: upstanding

I have to wonder just how much you supported Bob to begin with if you can toss your “support” altogether over something he says 2 weeks before election day.


14 posted on 10/20/2009 5:17:45 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: upstanding
You need to do your research. McDonnell specifically stated that there was no such thing as Man-Made global warming. And he's completely against cap-and-trade.

Where do you get your talking points from? DU?

15 posted on 10/20/2009 5:19:26 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: upstanding

Oh come now.


16 posted on 10/20/2009 5:20:33 PM PDT by Norman Bates
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To: GoMonster

His family commercial was really good.


17 posted on 10/20/2009 5:22:26 PM PDT by MaxMax (Obama can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: GoMonster

Good news, but Ken C is the only real conservative in the bunch.


18 posted on 10/20/2009 5:27:54 PM PDT by DeuceTraveler (Freedom is a never ending struggle)
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To: freedomwarrior998; upstanding

“Where do you get your talking points from? DU?”

Cheers to you freedomwarrior998!


19 posted on 10/20/2009 5:28:41 PM PDT by moose2004 (Stand up, speak out and stop Obamacare and GE)
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To: upstanding

Welcome to Free Republic.


20 posted on 10/20/2009 5:29:16 PM PDT by moose2004 (Stand up, speak out and stop Obamacare and GE)
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To: GoMonster

Well Well Well, DNC Chieftain Tim Kaine will leave a legacy after all.


21 posted on 10/20/2009 5:31:31 PM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: randita
But if Deeds wins, it will be ALL about Obama.

If Deeds wins, it will be all about ACORN and their unnamed co-conspirators. Be interesting to see how many dead (and those who never registered themselves) vote in Roanoke.

22 posted on 10/20/2009 5:32:04 PM PDT by dannyboy72a (The President of the United States should not be selling me insurance or lightbulbs)
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To: randita

could be...all though I trust Survey USA a lot..even when not what I want to see. They are usually within a few points..we will see in 2 weeks..:)


23 posted on 10/20/2009 5:32:34 PM PDT by GoMonster (GO)
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To: upstanding

“Help President Obama. Elect Deeds.” It was amusing and I suppose I should have scanned it and posted it here for public pillorying before I shredded it and composted it with the other horse manure.
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LOL
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Additionally, was this before or after McDonnell blathered about man-made global warming and flirted with cap-and-trade? That completely ended my McDonnell support and was yet another step out of the GOP’s door for me. What is with the GOP?
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We know the dim bulbs don’t hear us...but is the GOP still not listening? They’re going to get a rude awakening in PA, NY and other places as Conservatives start winning elections.

We can’t afford to wait for the GOP to figure itself out. The time to act is now; the time to wait has passed.


24 posted on 10/20/2009 5:41:32 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773!)
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To: upstanding

Your comments on Global Warming seem ever-so-close to the marching order DEMs gave out over the weekend to try to sell Republicans that McD is all for Global Warming and Cap and Trade. My cousin has infiltrated the VA democratic party and is now on all the right lists.

Their strategy for the next two weeks is the same one Obama used - try to beat down the turnout by showing the race isn’t even close, and keeping conservatives away by painting McDonnell as not a “real” conservative.

I believe you joining FR comes awful close to the timing of Justice setting up it’s opposition bloggers. Is that you Eric? One of your lackeys?

Virginians... go vote if for no other reason than to give Obama a symbolic smack in the keyster.


25 posted on 10/20/2009 5:41:59 PM PDT by dannyboy72a (The President of the United States should not be selling me insurance or lightbulbs)
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To: moose2004; Norman Bates; freedomwarrior998; Gabz; HokieMom
“I think [global warming] is a real concern and we have to find ways to reduce CO2 emissions. We need to promote new industries like carbon sequestration…to try to reduce the amount of CO2 going into the air."

"I’m going to accept the science that’s out there and the science says that we need to do everything that we can to reduce CO2 emissions to the atmosphere and that will help." Bob McDonnell, 10/17/2009

1. "The science" is not there.
2. Carbon sequestration via tax policy or government injection (which McDonnell also supports) is part and parcel of the suite of anti-scientific and regulatory nonsense peddled by elements in that I want nothing to do with.
3. Why is he pandering to the extreme left?

26 posted on 10/20/2009 5:44:00 PM PDT by upstanding
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To: dannyboy72a

See post 26. I first read McDonnell’s absurd comments over on Bearing Drift - Silly me. I must have been snookered; that’s really a site run by bolshies posing as conservative Virginians.


27 posted on 10/20/2009 5:51:01 PM PDT by upstanding
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To: upstanding

I’m just telling you what the Dem strategy is for the next two weeks. From the mouth of their campaign director.


28 posted on 10/20/2009 5:52:29 PM PDT by dannyboy72a (The President of the United States should not be selling me insurance or lightbulbs)
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To: upstanding; moose2004; Norman Bates; freedomwarrior998; HokieMom; Corin Stormhands

And this answers the questions posed to you how?

If those comments of Bob’s are enough to get you to remove your “support” of him, I do not believe for one minute you ever supported him in the first place.


29 posted on 10/20/2009 5:53:32 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Gabz
Defend the science of global warming. NOW.

Defend why on earth a conservative would pander to liars and fricking communists that want to destroy American industry and regulate the totality of our lives. GO.

30 posted on 10/20/2009 5:59:31 PM PDT by upstanding
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To: GoMonster

Referendum on obama.


31 posted on 10/20/2009 6:06:14 PM PDT by fire4effect
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To: upstanding

If you consider his opposition to cap and trade pandering, suit yourself.

I’m sorry for you that I don’t meet your litmus test for a “true” conservative. I happen to have this funny habit at looking at the entire picture, not just a pixel or two.

I stand by my opinion that you were never a McDonnell supporter to begin with and are just looking for some self justification with this nonsense.


32 posted on 10/20/2009 6:07:54 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: DeuceTraveler

All three are good conservatives.


33 posted on 10/20/2009 6:13:47 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: SeattleBruce

McDonnell didn’t say anything in support of cap-and-trade, and said he didn’t think man was causing global warming, but he would trust the science (which is what we conservatives do, trust the science, not the propaganda).

There are some people who are running around FR trashing McDonnell for no reason I can tell, I know some of them are Palin supporters upset that she isn’t coming to Virginia, and maybe that’s part of it.


34 posted on 10/20/2009 6:16:06 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
New High For McDonnell, Comfortable Leads for Other Republicans in VA Statewide Contests
Watch for falling Demwits.
35 posted on 10/20/2009 6:17:30 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Norman Bates; Corin Stormhands; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; ExTexasRedhead; neverdem; ...

This is astonishing. I don’t know if it’s accurate. I tend to put most credence into Rasmussen Reports. But it’s significant. Let’s see how the other polls pan out.


36 posted on 10/20/2009 6:28:20 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Liberal sacred cows make great hamburger)
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To: DeuceTraveler

I read some stuff about Ken C and he is awesome! Sounds like Reagan. He should be a senator in VA or POTUS.

We currently have a POS in the white hut.


37 posted on 10/20/2009 6:28:46 PM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's health care?)
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To: GoMonster

I doubt it will be this lopsided on election day, but the polls consistently show McDonnell with a solid lead. I think he will win on election day.

Now, what about The Garden State?


38 posted on 10/20/2009 6:29:53 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Clintonfatigued

I was in Panera Bread tonight and some people were having a meeting. It was about 20 people and it was some political grassroots meeting. They did not look like Democrats. They were 50 to 70 years old and dress very middle class. I tried to overhear what they were talking about. They looked concerned and worried.

No way they could have been Dems because the Dems control everything now in DC. I never saw anything like that. My guess is they were Repubs because they were seniors and baby boomers who will be ROYALLY screwed under Obama.

Their comfortable retirement could be a soup line if we go into a depression which is more than 50/50.

The point is anyone over 45 years old with an IQ above 50 is a scared and I mean really scared. They should be. A lot of them voted for this.


39 posted on 10/20/2009 6:36:29 PM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's health care?)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
There are some people who are running around FR trashing McDonnell for no reason I can tell, I know some of them are Palin supporters upset that she isn’t coming to Virginia, and maybe that’s part of it.

That could be part of it, I agree. But I really think it is more than that.

I think the majority just don't belong here at all and are only here now because of the widespread implications of a McDonnell win for 2010. Just look at the number of VA Gov race threads here compared to the number for the NJ Gov race.

The outcome here in VA means a lot to the Powers that Be and they are becoming far more tha scared........they're terrified.

40 posted on 10/20/2009 6:40:49 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: GoMonster

Fellow Virginians, don’t drop your guard.


41 posted on 10/20/2009 7:02:04 PM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: upstanding
Additionally, was this before or after McDonnell blathered about man-made global warming and flirted with cap-and-trade?

He did not "blather" about anything. AFAIK never said "man-made" global warming, but said "some scientists say the planet is warming."

And his opposition to cap and trade has been clear throughout the campaign.

If you're that misinformed, I seriously doubt you ever planned to support him anyway.

42 posted on 10/20/2009 7:20:49 PM PDT by Corin Stormhands ("Failed Obama Administration" (TM))
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To: Clintonfatigued; EDINVA; iceskater; xyz123; Corin Stormhands; jla; Flora McDonald; GeorgeW23225; ...

This does seem pretty amazing. But SurveyUSA was the most accurate poll in 2008.

Either way, it’s demoralizing for the dems. So we need to promote it every chance we get.


43 posted on 10/20/2009 7:25:24 PM PDT by Corin Stormhands ("Failed Obama Administration" (TM))
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To: Antoninus

Poor New Jersey. Always an afterthought ;)


44 posted on 10/20/2009 7:41:15 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: GoMonster
People are starting to remember being employed with Republicans.
45 posted on 10/20/2009 7:41:51 PM PDT by avacado
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To: upstanding
Planet earth is doomed , turn to Jesus before it is to late!
46 posted on 10/20/2009 7:45:05 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( Yes I Love Sarah Palin!! I wish she were mine.)
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To: avacado
Yes I remember those days under GW Bush! Monthly jobs report... 200,000-400,000 jobs per month for quite a while. All the MSM said was, well it was less than expected. LOL

Now they say things are looking good because only 350,000 jobs lost this month

47 posted on 10/20/2009 7:50:31 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( Yes I Love Sarah Palin!! I wish she were mine.)
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To: GoMonster

I hear Al Franken’s people are moving into position in Virginia. By the time they are through, McDonnell will have about 4% of the vote. Best to stock up on the K-Y Jelly!


48 posted on 10/20/2009 8:12:29 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Corin Stormhands; Gabz
He did not "blather" about anything. AFAIK never said "man-made" global warming, but said "some scientists say the planet is warming."

He said, "I think [global warming] is a real concern and we have to find ways to reduce CO2 emissions. We need to promote new industries like carbon sequestration…to try to reduce the amount of CO2 going into the air. I’m going to accept the science that’s out there and the science says that we need to do everything that we can to reduce CO2 emissions to the atmosphere and that will help."

Sorry, but McDonnell made a pretty strong statement that he buys the nonsense. And any statement about science saying that we need to reduce CO2 is definitely blather. He didn't use the term man-made, but what do you think he meant when he spoke about "do[ing] everything that we can to reduce CO2 emissions?"

This isn't about a "pixel or two." This isn't a small matter: the global warming baloney and the policy prescriptions that are peddled with have significant impact. If you're willing to accept a Republican Party that fronts candidates that have bought into the global warming sham, that's your problem.

49 posted on 10/20/2009 8:13:25 PM PDT by upstanding
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To: avacado

“Well, if you want to live like a Republican, you had damn well better vote CONSERVATIVE!” - Bill Clinton (in secret)...


50 posted on 10/20/2009 8:17:33 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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