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CBS 5 Poll Finds Whitman, Fiorina Surging
CBS 5 ^ | May 24, 2010 | CBS 5

Posted on 05/24/2010 6:56:41 PM PDT by SmartInsight

A new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll of likely Republican primary voters finds that Carly Fiorina has shot to the top of the nomination race for U.S. Senate, and Meg Whitman has retaken a huge lead in the gubernatorial race, as well.

But the latest poll, released Monday, shows Whitman recapturing the lead by 27 points with a 54%-27% advantage over Poizner -- a wild swing of 25 points in less than two weeks.

The poll numbers for the Senate race show Fiorina with 46%, former Congressman Tom Campbell at 23%, and Chuck DeVore at 14%. This represents a 34-point net gain for Fiorina since the last CBS 5 poll released on May 11, which had Campbell leading.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbs5.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2010polls; boguspoll; ca2010; california; campbell; devore; fiorina; poizner; poll; surveyusa; whitman

1 posted on 05/24/2010 6:56:42 PM PDT by SmartInsight
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To: SmartInsight

It ain’t a CBS Poll. It’s Survey USA. And its bogus. This is the REAL story:

New CA-Sen poll! Fiorina 28, Campbell 26, DeVore 19. (Hell yes!)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2520428/posts


2 posted on 05/24/2010 6:59:19 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: SmartInsight

She is our candidate!! Go Carly!! Anyone but BOXER!!!


3 posted on 05/24/2010 6:59:45 PM PDT by rogertarp
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To: SmartInsight

And another poll shows...

GOP race tightens as June 8 approaches

http://sandiegonewsroom.com/news/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=42297:kimberlee-kruesi&catid=49:california&Itemid=50

A poll from Survey USA shows Whitman leading Poizner 39 percent to 37 percent. Poizner jumped 10 points from the previous Survey USA poll taken about two weeks earlier.

More from SurveyUSA:

http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=f74df263-5576-4f7f-97fe-32fd0d35835c

The GOP battle to face incumbent US Senator Democrat Barbara Boxer in November remains essentially unchanged. Today, former Congressman Tom Campbell defeats former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, 35% to 24%. State assembly member Chuck DeVore gets 15%. Limited movement since SurveyUSA’s previous poll. 23% are undecided


4 posted on 05/24/2010 7:01:48 PM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: rogertarp

She is your candidate if you are a stinking RINO


5 posted on 05/24/2010 7:01:50 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Seems like polls are all over the place.

As they say, the poll that counts is the one on June 8.


6 posted on 05/24/2010 7:04:20 PM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: SmartInsight

Details:

http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollPrint.aspx?g=203d9267-8869-45c0-b3de-95ed057a54f9&d=0


7 posted on 05/24/2010 7:07:13 PM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: SmartInsight

Sure, anything CBS says.


8 posted on 05/24/2010 7:12:40 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SmartInsight

Somebody cooked this one a little too long.


9 posted on 05/24/2010 7:17:17 PM PDT by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton)
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To: SmartInsight

Whitman is spending money like she’s got a printing press in each closet at home. At one point I got a forty-eight page color brochure (booklet) from her that was a glossy full color production.

Point of Clarification: Did she run E-Bay or the Denver mint. If it’s the latter, has anyone done an audit since she left. Or is that mint there just to hold her wealth? ;-)

Well, back to the booklet. It was called, Meg 2010 / Building a New California / Meg Whitman’s Policy Agenda.

I’m so sick of wealthy people who haven’t a clue what Conservatism is, buying the big chair in Sacramento.

It’s not jut no for me. It’s hell no for me.

Meg can go fly a kite.


10 posted on 05/24/2010 7:18:00 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: DoughtyOne

Assuming you’re a conservative CA voter (there are a few of us!), who, then would you vote for, if not Whitman? Poizner? I think not. If conservatives don’t vote, we get a democrat as governor. Isn’t that worse?


11 posted on 05/24/2010 7:23:25 PM PDT by JoeFromCA
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To: JoeFromCA
Joe, I used to think so. Then we get a guy in there like Schwarzenegger and he is such a poor executive, that our state continues to languish, and the Republican brand is destroyed in-state.

When Arnold was first running, I backed him. I didn't really want to, but McClintock was down around 14%, and it seemed to me to be better to have Arnie than a Brown Separatist, Cruz Bustamonte.

Fact is, it probably would have been better to watch Cruz bury the state in debt even further than it was. Then we could at least point to the disaster with clean hands.

As it is, people think we had a Republican in there for seven years. Ah, no we didn't. We had an impostor in there convincing folks we're liars when we say Republicans are more fiscally Conservative and can govern better.

I'm going with DeMint. As for Whitman, gag me. Poizner is a jackass too. I don't think either of them deserve a Conservative's vote, and so I'm thinking seriously of passing by them both.

Here, this is Whitman.

She and Fiorina backed this clown big-time. No thanks...


12 posted on 05/24/2010 7:34:52 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: JoeFromCA

Anybody but Box-o-rocks.


13 posted on 05/24/2010 7:35:26 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (FR - my online family. From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: SmartInsight

Let’s give CA to Mexico, France, or Greece. The voters there are too stupid to breathe.


14 posted on 05/24/2010 7:50:43 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: SmartInsight

Excellent!

Go Carly!


15 posted on 05/24/2010 7:55:45 PM PDT by Palladin (Commodore Obama: "Damn the Constitution. Full speed ahead!")
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To: JoeFromCA
If conservatives don’t vote, we get a democrat as governor. Isn’t that worse?

Some conservatives say there's no difference between a RINO and a rat. From their perspective there is none.

Picture a man on a road looking east. About a mile ahead is a crossroad. Just in front of the intersection is stop sign facing west, and another facing east just beyond the bisecting road. To the man a mile away those signs appear the same height and mass just facing opposite directions. From a far enough distance from the center of the crossroad, even signs further apart would only be imperceptibly different.

Many Freepers resent the RINOs more than the rats. Some conservatives must believe they are a majority of voters in states like CA, NY, MS, PA, or AZ.

16 posted on 05/24/2010 9:54:03 PM PDT by Once-Ler (ProLife ProGun ProGod ProSoldier ProBusiness Republican for Palin)
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To: Once-Ler
RINOS are worse because they confuse the public, are harder for conservatives to oust once they're elected as the Dims simply run hard left and conservative voters must choose the lesser of evils while the ignorant become excited about electing Marxists.

RINOS also vote with the Dims, giving them undeserved credibility for their agenda and setting back conservatism instead of promoting it.

Give me a rat over a RINO any day. At least the Rat is clear political target and a known enemy. The last RINO I backed for president handed the presidency to the biggest threat the country has ever seen.

17 posted on 05/24/2010 10:05:29 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: DoughtyOne

At least Meg Whitman ran her company WELL.
And she has unlimited funds to beat Jerry Brown.

Carly cant say the same thing. The Dems will attack Carly on her HP record, and claim (rightly) that she was fired.
For senate - Vote DeVore.

For Gov - Given that both GOP candidates are RINOs, go with Whitman, she can stop Brown, the other guy cant.


18 posted on 05/24/2010 10:35:49 PM PDT by WOSG (OPERATION RESTORE AMERICAN FREEDOM - NOVEMBER, 2010 - DO YOUR PART!)
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To: TheThinker

“The last RINO I backed for president handed the presidency to the biggest threat the country has ever seen.”
... which was a Democrat.

Cali is beyond toast if Jerry Brown is Governor.


19 posted on 05/24/2010 10:36:38 PM PDT by WOSG (OPERATION RESTORE AMERICAN FREEDOM - NOVEMBER, 2010 - DO YOUR PART!)
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To: TheThinker
last RINO I backed for president handed the presidency to the biggest threat the country has ever seen.

No that was the voters. Until conservatives can field a candidate who can attract moderate voters with something besides the constitutional arguments moderate voters reject time after time...until then conservatives will have to be content with 9-10 conservatives in the US Senate, Presidential candidates (like Tanc and Hunter) who draw 1-5% support, and complete rat domination.

We played this game in 2006 and 2008 when conservatives decided to teach the GOP a lesson.

20 posted on 05/24/2010 10:41:22 PM PDT by Once-Ler (ProLife ProGun ProGod ProSoldier ProBusiness Republican for Palin)
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To: WOSG
“The last RINO I backed for president handed the presidency to the biggest threat the country has ever seen.”

... which was a Democrat.

Of course, but it is the RINOS that give cover for the Democrats to drift further and further left by defining political deviancy up instead of down.

21 posted on 05/24/2010 10:44:34 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: Once-Ler
We played this game in 2006 and 2008 when conservatives decided to teach the GOP a lesson.

In 2006, we had Mark Foley and Jack Abramoff to deal with if I'm not mistaken. In 2008, I saw a slew of RINOS and a crazed libertarian running for president.

Tancredo was a one issue politician and not very good with that issue. Hunter, although a good man, has about as much charisma as Dukakis. Thompson could have done well against Obama but I don't think his heart was really in it.

That only left Captain Queeg.

22 posted on 05/24/2010 10:53:30 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: WOSG

My problem with Whiteman is that for 28 years she didn’t vote. PERIOD! During that time she took a pass on voting for Reagan twice, Bush I twice, Dole, and Bush II twice.

She didn’t vote to oust our three Supreme Court justices at the state level when you and I did. She didn’t vote for Proposition 13, Proposition 187, or any of a myriad of issues that were very important. With our state going into the toilet, she didn’t even bother to vote in the 2003 recall election. She just didn’t think it was worth her time to register and do her civic duty.

During this period she did take time to donate money to Liberals. Most recently she signed on to become the finance chairman for McCain’s Presidential election bid. Anotherwords, after coming out of the political lock box after decades, she chose the most liberal Republican to do it for.

Look at MeCain’s record I’ve posted here a number of times. Is that something you can sign on to? Meg Whitman did. And this is all Meg has to go on besides claiming she managed an auction web site successfully. IMO, there was a vacuum in this area and Meg was lucky it took off like it did. I do not give her special credit for having the technical, creative, or even managerial savvy to be able to take the credit for this. She walked into a gift position, and things fell in place for her. Now if we’re to take her at her word, she’s the only reason E-Bay was successful. It was her gifted leadership that caused E-Bay to prosper. I’m not buying into that. I think the company would have done just fine with about any nitwit in there.

She has no political experience whatsoever. She has no record of any kind. She’s a blank slate just like Schwarzenegger was. He was going to fix things too.

Meg can go fly a kite as far as I am concerned. She’s a nitwit with a pocket book, and that’s about it.

As for me being afraid of Jerry Brown, let me tell you something. If Jerry screws up, at least the other side will take the blame. If Meg screws the pooch, she’ll have joined Schwarzenegger to give us about 11 years of shi—y governance at the hand of Republicans. I know of no better way to make sure no Republican gets elected for that position for another thirty years.

There’s no way I want to buy into that. Give me a known Conservative or get out of my face. (not you particularly), but the people who keep drudging up these drones that prevent us from getting a real good team we can vote for.

Tell hell with this repeat performance.


23 posted on 05/25/2010 12:20:20 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: TheThinker
In 2006, we had Mark Foley and Jack Abramoff to deal with if I'm not mistaken.

Good points.

In 2008, I saw a slew of RINOS and a crazed libertarian running for president.

I called them front runners...the RINOs anyways. They raised millions of dollars and polled well. Not like Tanc or Hunter.

Tancredo was a one issue politician and not very good with that issue. Hunter, although a good man, has about as much charisma as Dukakis.

Despite those flaws I thought Hunter and Tancredo did exceptionally poorly when conventional wisdom around here was the GOP's watered down message was the problem.

Thompson could have done well against Obama but I don't think his heart was really in it.

You are right. Thompson entered the race to siphon conservative votes from the Huckster and help his good buddy John McCain win the nomination. Thompson was my guy too. Can't believe I didn't see it at the time.

I think it is possible the amazingly inept campaign run by Dr Keyes in 2006,
or complete slobbering Obama adulation of the media,
or abject disgust for war hero McCain by Rush, Hannity, and Savage (Perhaps the real, and unelected conservative leadership) until the nomination was won...
might have had something to do with the election of Osama in 2008 despite McCain's inspired choice of Palin for VP.

Where are the elected conservatives of stature to run against 0 in 2012. I like Palin but I don't know if she wants it. If we look at our farm team of US Senators, only 15 GOP senators voted against the wall street bailout. 4 have lost, quit, or will quit in 2010. And that is just one issue. Add earmarks, excessive govenment spending, amnesty, and personal misconduct and there are probably a half dozen US Senators that most Freepers could agree on as a solid conservative. Take out age and health issues and there are maybe 3 viable Presidental candidates out of the bunch. Out of those candidates maybe only one of them wants the job.

If conservatism is so popular why do so few conservatives hold state wide seats like Senator, or Governor outside of states like AL KS MS OK and WY?

I find that strange.

24 posted on 05/25/2010 11:08:53 AM PDT by Once-Ler (ProLife ProGun ProGod ProSoldier ProBusiness Republican for Palin)
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To: DoughtyOne

OK, but I wish there was a primary alternative and no the hobson’s choice of a liberal or a RINO. Jerry brown will kill what’s left of cali.


25 posted on 05/25/2010 11:23:35 AM PDT by WOSG (OPERATION RESTORE AMERICAN FREEDOM - NOVEMBER, 2010 - DO YOUR PART!)
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