Skip to comments.Poll Finds Blacks Motivated To Vote In November
Posted on 03/08/2010 12:43:08 PM PST by Abathar
WASHINGTON -- Democrats facing strong headwinds this election season have at least one reason for optimism, according to polling that found the party's large African-American voting bloc eager to stay involved even without Barack Obama on the ballot.
About two-thirds of black adults in four states say they are closely following news about the upcoming midterm elections, and between 74 percent and 80 percent say they are very likely to vote, according to the poll, conducted by the nonpartisan Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. The organization surveyed 500 African-Americans in each state -- Missouri, Indiana, Arkansas and South Carolina -- all of which have Senate races in November.
How many of those voters follow through with their intentions will help determine if Democrats hold control of Congress. In many competitive congressional districts, blacks make up a quarter of the electorate, and they vote overwhelmingly for Democrats. Their surge during Obama's 2008 victory is widely credited with helping sweep many down-ballot Democrats into office who might have otherwise lost.
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I wonder if the headline read "Poll Finds Whites Motivated To Vote In November" people would still think nothing of it like they do this one.
I think motivated conservatives will bury the liberal black vote....
Your proposed headline sounds like something the media would write about “astroturf” “teabaggers” < /media ivory tower guffaw in calling conservatives homosexuals >.
Why not? It’s an easy 20 bucks.
There’s a big difference between telling a pollster you’re going to vote, and actually bothering to show up.
The social conservative black vote (the church going community who oppose homoseuxality and abortion) get a “do over” this November.
Nonpartisan?? I think AP confused nonpartisan with non-profit hoping no one would think to check.
This site looks about as partisan as they come imho.
And our government has already handed out BILLIONS to community organizations that can be counted to “get the vote out”. The money was looted from the treasury under the guise of “stimulation”.
Summation of this article:
Oh please, please blacks. Turn out and vote for the Democrats. We need you!!!
Are you challenging the news in American Pravda?
Another AP-Obama story along the lines of: Palin Shops Reality Show.
There will be a massive turnout, but not in the Dems favor come November.
Too lazy to work , too lazy to vote ... except when you are voting for your first black President.
Horse hockey... they ain’t showing up without Teh Messiah on the bill. Period.
Maybe the guilt ridden white folks will get a clue.
IT AIN’T A BLACK THING!!!!
Nah, there isn’t a divide...
Political and economic studies, huh. When, I wonder, have they had Walter Williams or Thomas Sowell as guest speakers.
Let’s make sure that’s the case starting with each of us!
Right. Telling a pollster you are not going to vote 8 months down the road make you look lazy, apathetic and ill-informed.
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