Skip to comments.Poll: Palin strong in 2012 NM primary
Posted on 02/14/2011 9:39:50 PM PST by pissant
Sarah Palin may be a weak candidate in a general election in New Mexico, but she would receive significant support in the primary, according to a poll by Public Policy Polling. The survey also shows that though former Gov. Gary Johnson would be the strongest GOP candidate against President Barack Obama in New Mexico, he would be tied for fourth place in a Republican primary.
Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin tops the Republican field in a presidential primary in New Mexico with 20 percent of the support among Republican primary voters. Shes followed by Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee at 17 percent and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney at 16 percent. Johnson and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich are currently tied for fourth with 13 percent.
Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty at 6 percent, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul at 4 percent and Indiana governor Mitch Daniels at 3 percent bring up the rear of the field in New Mexico. The poll shows 8 percent prefer an unnamed option or are currently completely undecided.
No Republican top-tier candidates have officially announced a run for president but all those in the poll are considered likely to at least explore a presidential run to take on Obama in the general election in 2012.
In a Senate primary against U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce and former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson, Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler, Secretary of State Dianna Duran and Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez Johnson would finish in second.
(Excerpt) Read more at newmexicoindependent.com ...
Bless you for the good news.
Hmmm...looks like something some TV networks, newspaper or bought and paid for poll could not lie about. Good news indeed. Palin, DeMint, Bachmann or like minded conservatives are AOK with me. I still am angry at Palin backing slimy McCain.
Bachmann and DeMint are terrific! I want to see them stay in the House and Senate though because we’ll need them to lead the fight in the next congress. Their strengths are as legislators.
If the slacker dopeheads had answered their cell phones, things might’ve gone better for Gov. Johnson.
Since the beginning of 2011 here is the record for the top 4 in the 13 PPP state polls:
GINGRICH 0 2
HUCKABEE 8 2
ROMNEY 4 2
PALIN 2 6
Palin is in the mix. She is not doing as badly in the polls as the MSM often portrays her to be.
Let me ask you something: If a man hand-picked you out of 300+ million people to be the vice-presidential nominee of one of our two major parties, and therefore about a 50/50 chance of gaining that office and perhaps the next higher one, would you actually back-stab him two years later?
I am always amazed by the amount of support Romney and Huckaby get—If either of these get the nomination, it will be another “hold your nose and vote” election for me.......
Ya, it’s great to lose in the general election.
The answer is YES.
I run into people like that all the time in GOP circles. Clueless ones.
Yeah,,, we should pick someone the press WON’T savage in the general,, like,,, uhmmm,,, uh,,,, im thinking,,,,
Mitt,,, crazy polygamist moooooormon,,
Huck,,, FAT,, former preacher, HORRIBLE constitutional crisis,, church and state,
Newt,,, cheated on dying wife.
The press will do to ANY candidate what they did to Sarah. So we might as well pick whichever we one want.
OK, DeMint it is then.
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