Skip to comments.Palin wins April Hot Air Primary Poll with 33%
Posted on 04/04/2011 5:28:56 PM PDT by Anamnesis
After casting almost 7,000 total ballots — a new high — Hot Air readers have again made Sarah Palin their top choice for the Republican nomination for President. Palin took 33% of the vote, followed by Herman Cain at 11%, Mitt Romney also at 11%, Tim Pawlenty at 9%, and Rand Paul with 7%, only a few dozen votes ahead of Michele Bachmann.
Remarkably, despite the big volume differences in our monthly polls, the percentage breakdown from month to month hasn’t moved around wildly, with 1.) distinct trends developing for some candidates and 2.) generally reasonable voter realignments as candidates enter and exit the field.
The Vice Presidential race has tightened considerably. Allen West continues to lead the pack at 19%, but with a reduced lead over Marco Rubio, Bachmann, Paul Ryan, and Cain.
The monthly chart makes this tightening a bit clearer.
With a larger number of participants, it’s not surprising we also got a larger number of readers interested in commenting on the site. Last time, nearly 700 people indicated they wanted to join the site. This time, nearly 1800 readers indicated they wanted to comment at Hot Air; like last time, if I find out when this is going to happen and you gave me your email, I’ll definitely try to give you an early heads up. (If you’d like to pass along your email, I’ve left the form open. Fill it out with your email address included, and if you’ve already voted once before, please indicate that as well so I know it’s not intended to be a double-vote.)
How’s the President doing with regard to Libya? Not good. (But it does make for an elegant graph, I must say.)
What do readers think we ought to be doing in Libya? There was one very popular answer.
And the survey’s demographics:
As you can imagine, you can crunch these numbers a bunch of different ways: how conservatives who vote Palin think about Libya, how libertarians who vote Romney feel about Obama, etc. If you’re interested in a specific situation, holler at me over on Twitter and I’ll try to help you out.
Most interesting tidbit this month for me? If Palin decides to forgo running for President, her voters (the ones that responded to the “second choice” question, anyway) say they will vote for the following:
Food for thought. Again, if you have questions or comments, I’m on Twitter.
I still see Liberals and RINOS making fun of her.
I’m sick of it.
Yep, up there with what they are doing to us as a whole in this country, unspeakable.
PALIN / BACHMAN 2012
And I predict that is who it will be.
Palin / West ‘12
Sarah running a state as governor and Bachman being a lawyer with a PHD in tax law doesn't count.
BOR really hates women imho.
These men want insider men to run and win.
Voted for Sarah but would have no problem with the Hermanator at all.
“PALIN / BACHMAN 2012....UNBEATABLE TICKET...And I predict that is who it will be.”
This won’t ever happen. Putting two inexperienced women on the ballot won’t fly. I will say that either one of the two has a good shot at being the VP pick. However, I don’t think Sarah would settle for that now...so that leaves Bachman as a likely VP pick. At this point I have no idea who the Pres. GOP pick will be. However, I am pretty certain in won’t be Sarah Palin.....too many negatives (even if they are not deserved).
SARA PALIN / HERMAN CAIN
Now that’s an unbeatable ticket!
Mitt Romney 11%?
Never heard of him.
Palin/(West or Cain) fries my brain... Bachmann and Rubio in the Cabinet and DeMint as a Supreme Court Justice... Oh, forgot John Bolton, Secretary of State.
The libtard commies would riot...
I’m OK with that...
Of course the media will bash and trash her, but they're already doing that and she just keeps firing back and standing taller than ever before.
Really, wasn't there some sex scandal that he paid off not long ago?
Add names/positions at your pleasure
Sarah announces the team during the acceptance speech, and they campa9ign as a team! Reasonable concept?
Don’t forget that O’Reilly was sued for sexual harassment by one of his producers and settled out of court for likely millions. He doesn’t like women unless he can sexually harass them.
Negative. He has proved to be a Muslim-appeaser and will not stand up to the Joint Chiefs. He keeps going, he will be General Betray-us.
Have you listened to either West or Cain? One is an Army Colonel and the other is a successful businessman. Neither suffers fools gladly. I love Bolton but he has no constituency. And Rubio is a rock star. Some would place him in the Veep spot. I think he will keep his powder dry for a run later as Prez. As for abolishing Depts., that comes later I believe.
Patraeus is apparently exhausted and battling the after effects of prostate cancer. Give the man a rest! Let him assume the job of Head of the Joint Chiefs which is what I think he wants.
Born February 11, 1964 in Sandpoint, ID (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)
Charles R Heath, born in ID
Sarah Sheeran, born in WI
Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)
Sarah Palin is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN unlike Comrade Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama.
Palin/Cain, Bolton SoS, West Defense, Giuliani AG.
I could live with that.
I think Palin has some surprises for us, she’s had
plenty of time to work the problem plus she has had
the experience of being on the ticket which none of
the others have. I look at her and can see the
fire that will drive her to her goal.
OR really hates conservative women.