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Poll: GOP gains big with white voters
The Hill ^ | 07/22/11 | Cameron Joseph

Posted on 07/22/2011 8:13:38 PM PDT by neverdem

Democrats' advantage over Republicans in partisan affiliation is way down from 2008 as white voters have turned against them, according to a poll released Friday by the Pew Research Center.

While minority voters continue to support Democrats in large numbers, what was just a two-point Republican edge among whites in 2008 has grown to a 13-point advantage today. Republican gains among white voters are "particularly pronounced among the young and poor," according to the report.

White voters under age 30 now break for Republicans by an 11-point margin; in 2008 they broke for Democrats by a seven-point margin. This could spell trouble for President Obama's reelection efforts, as he capitalized on a coalition of minority voters and younger white voters to become president.

Part of the calculus might be the economy: Young adults have the highest rate of unemployment of any age group.

Democrats still hold a 47-44 percent advantage in partisan affiliation, counting those who lean to one party or another, according to the poll. But because minorities tend to vote at lower rates, that slight advantage is likely not enough to translate to wins at the ballot box.


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 2011polls; gop; liberalracism; obama; racebaiting; whitevote
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Shazam, the party of hate whitey loses white voters.
1 posted on 07/22/2011 8:13:41 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

go figgur


2 posted on 07/22/2011 8:19:20 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: neverdem

Poll results at:

http://people-press.org/2011/07/22/gop-makes-big-gains-among-white-voters/


3 posted on 07/22/2011 8:19:59 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: neverdem

The Dems better get more illegals into the country, their poll numbers are sinking!


4 posted on 07/22/2011 8:21:44 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: neverdem

here's Pew's party identification over the years

5 posted on 07/22/2011 8:23:19 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: neverdem

They just realized the “new sheriff” is a....


6 posted on 07/22/2011 8:24:33 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini)
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To: neverdem

Thinking blacks must be disappointed that the first black president is this piece of crap.


7 posted on 07/22/2011 8:26:46 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks neverdem.


8 posted on 07/22/2011 8:27:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: neverdem

How long before the media says “If you don’t vote for Obama in 2012 your a racist and there will be riots” you know its coming..its white guilt that helped get Obama elected.


9 posted on 07/22/2011 8:27:45 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: neverdem

I wish all lovers of liberty were abandoning the new Party of Marx and that it was an even balance of all people.


10 posted on 07/22/2011 8:28:30 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Obama and the left are making a mockery of our country.)
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To: neverdem

OBVIOUS RACISM ON THE PART OF THOSE STUPID HONKEYS.


11 posted on 07/22/2011 8:30:02 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Doogle

Amish most affected. Film at eleven.


12 posted on 07/22/2011 8:30:41 PM PDT by logitech
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To: doc1019

Thinking blacks must be disappointed that the first black president is this piece of crap.


What a travesty that the first black “president” is of the lowest caliber possible and an enemy of all that is good and decent.


13 posted on 07/22/2011 8:30:41 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Maybe white guilt helped get this clown elected, but maybe white outrage will toss his sorry ass out.


14 posted on 07/22/2011 8:31:07 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

One can only hope.


15 posted on 07/22/2011 8:32:26 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: Enterprise
Maybe white guilt helped get this clown elected, but maybe white outrage will toss his sorry ass out.

He was hired because he was black. He'll be fired because he's incompetant.

16 posted on 07/22/2011 8:36:01 PM PDT by umgud
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To: neverdem

I don’t think you can take gas prices out of this equation...I think they are devastating many low income families....The working poor who commute..My family, for example..


17 posted on 07/22/2011 8:37:34 PM PDT by lawnguy (The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil-Cicero)
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To: neverdem

...wascally wasist...


18 posted on 07/22/2011 8:43:24 PM PDT by moovova (Obama rolled up his sleeves...and cut 2 strokes off his golf score.)
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To: doc1019

>> Thinking blacks must be disappointed that the first black president is this piece of crap.

Allegedly born to a White woman.

“Thinking Blacks” should be voting Conservative not giving a damn about skin color.


19 posted on 07/22/2011 8:43:41 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: iowamark

Thanks for the link.


20 posted on 07/22/2011 8:45:34 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: lawnguy

There was a story out two weeks ago about this current recession/depression wiping out te black middle class.

Blacks lose out most obviously to illegal aliens for labor positions. Unions lose out from illegal immigration.

Yet unions and blacks keep supporting Rats to their own detriment.


21 posted on 07/22/2011 8:45:54 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Enterprise

Maybe white guilt helped get this clown elected, but maybe white outrage will toss his sorry ass out.


Yes. And may blacks be outraged that the SOB has set race relations back at least 50 years.

0bama is one evil sonofabitch.


22 posted on 07/22/2011 8:47:02 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Gene Eric

Unfortunately ethnicity is still part of our culture.


23 posted on 07/22/2011 8:48:57 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Thanks for the graphs.


24 posted on 07/22/2011 8:49:44 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: doc1019

Really? Take a look around at the crap that passes for “elected officials” in Black districts/cities. Tell me just how Blacks can to be thinking people when they routinely elect Black crooks to public office. Rangel, Waters, the Gaggle from Detroit, Jackson-Lee, “Cold Cash” Jefferson, Cummings, the congressman who thinks Guam is about to capsize, list is endless. It’s all about skin color. When it comes to the decent, intelligent Blacks ( Col.West, Herman Cain, JD Watts), they are elected by White people. Go figure!


25 posted on 07/22/2011 8:49:53 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Enterprise

Lets hope so because the media is going to try exactly what worked for them the last time but I think this time it will fail because people are sick and tired of being called racists just because we don’t like this guy..its not about race, its about him being a marxist ass who wants to destroy this country


26 posted on 07/22/2011 8:51:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: TigerClaws
Unions lose out from illegal immigration.

Union leadership also sees illegal aliens as potential dues-paying members.

The SEIU has been very successful in organizing illegals in the hotel industry, for example. And illegals make good union members because they're uneducated and pliable -- they will do what they're told and accept the leadership's abuse.

27 posted on 07/22/2011 8:54:45 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: vette6387

I didn’t say all blacks were thinking, just that all thinking blacks should reconsider their options. Just as I wouldn’t say all whites are thinking ... after all, white guilt help put this piece of crap in office.


28 posted on 07/22/2011 8:56:13 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: TigerClaws
Yet unions and blacks keep supporting Rats to their own detriment.

Government employee union members now far outnumber those union members in the private sector.

29 posted on 07/22/2011 8:57:53 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: neverdem

I look forward to the day that this margin goes to 30 points, i.e. 65-35 GOP-Dem.


30 posted on 07/22/2011 8:58:01 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: okie01

Government employee union members now far outnumber those union members in the private sector.


31 posted on 07/22/2011 8:58:48 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: neverdem

It’s Pew...

Never trust a Pew poll!


32 posted on 07/22/2011 9:00:07 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I Stand With Sarah!)
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To: okie01

That gives the SEIU too much credit. They have retained control of the big full-service hotels in cities where hotels have been unionized for decades, even as the workforce turned over from black and white to mostly Hispanic. They haven’t converted any non-union cities, nor have they won victories in limited service properties, even in union cities, that I know of.

The SEIU’s most touted campaign — unionizing outsourced janitors — has really been a holding action, as the buildings being cleaned usually had unionized cleaning staff before the work was outsourced.


33 posted on 07/22/2011 9:10:25 PM PDT by only1percent
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To: dragnet2
Government employee union members now far outnumber those union members in the private sector.

Yet another reason for unions to favor illegal immigration.

Votes.

Public employee unions desperately want (need) Democrats in charge of the government.

34 posted on 07/22/2011 9:11:31 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: neverdem
If the Lefties at Pew are coming up with these numbers, then it is most likely worse than what they are polling. But it is still meant to be a warning to the Dems, nonetheless.
35 posted on 07/22/2011 9:15:41 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (“I must confess, when I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat")
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To: neverdem

Obama is buyer’s remorse. He has set the country back 50 years.


36 posted on 07/22/2011 9:16:32 PM PDT by Grey Eagle
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To: neverdem

Still the polls over sample Dems.


37 posted on 07/22/2011 9:27:10 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: neverdem

Nice to see the concept of self-defense is not dead.

Democrats only lead 47-44? Wow. No pollster picks respondents at anything less that +10 Dims generally +15


38 posted on 07/22/2011 9:27:10 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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39 posted on 07/22/2011 9:39:02 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

This time when we have conrol of all 3 houses it is time to slash entitlements because we can not continue to support a lifestyle for those who refuse to work.If it were up to me there would be no money given out and food would be limited to staples and items you could cook no convience and junk.


40 posted on 07/22/2011 9:44:43 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: neverdem

This certainly explains Obama’s behavior. He knows he’s a one-termer and hell bent on doing as much damage as he possibly can before he goes.


41 posted on 07/22/2011 9:46:39 PM PDT by Go Gordon (One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Zhang Fei
I look forward to the day that this margin goes to 30 points, i.e. 65-35 GOP-Dem.

It's getting there. The GOP got 60 % of the white vote last November for the first time in history. Lets get at least 60 % of all voters.

42 posted on 07/22/2011 9:54:29 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

Good. Like it or not, white voters are the ones who count for the most, since they still make up the majority and vote the most.

If McCain had done even 5% better with white voters in 2008, he likely would have won.


43 posted on 07/22/2011 10:01:57 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("Armed forces abroad are of little value unless there is prudent counsel at home." - Cicero)
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To: neverdem
When Democrats predictably try to 'play the race card' in 2012, it will backfire. White Guilt helped elect Obama in 2008 but that is over, no matter how many times his advocates call any opposition to him as 'racist'. Middle class whites are hurting as much as anyone else in this crappy economy and they aren't in the mood to be called names because they are disappointed with Barack Hussein Obama's performance in office. It is obvious by the garbage black 'leaders' such as that loony congresswoman from Texas, Sheila Jackson Lee, are spouting (she insinuated that Republicans are opposing Obama on the debt ceiling only because he is black) that black 'leaders' have no intention of admitting that whites are not all latent if not actual racists. Perversely, because whites made the voting difference that elected a 'black' man to the presidency, some blacks obsessed with race seem to think this was a signal to call any opposition to Obama 'racist', thus alienating the same whites who were eager to do something 'historic' and were exhibiting a definite lack of racism by voting for the unqualified Barack Hussein Obama in 2008. The loss of white support for the Democrat party is hardly surprising but still, satisfying, proving that 2008's Democrat voters are not all brain dead, after all.
44 posted on 07/22/2011 10:06:13 PM PDT by Jim Scott ( "Game On!" - Sarah Palin)
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To: Doogle

It’s a GENDER gap.
No more than 40% of men support Obama. He is over 50% among women.


45 posted on 07/22/2011 10:09:42 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Major Matt Mason; Huskrrrr; Randy Larsen; Billthedrill
If the Lefties at Pew are coming up with these numbers, then it is most likely worse than what they are polling. But it is still meant to be a warning to the Dems, nonetheless.

Yes, Pew skews left, but what can they do with the warning? They are killing the historical base of their party, the Jacksonian Democrats, with their energy & environmental policies.

That's why I joked the GOP could nominate Daffy Duck on other threads. People tend to vote like their ancestors, not I, but we're talking about survival here. This party is anathema to the Jacksonian Democrats.

46 posted on 07/22/2011 10:15:17 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: doc1019
Thinking blacks must be disappointed that the first black president is this piece of crap.

The fine folks that I know that happen to be black also happen to dislike being deceived and lied to.

I suspect that a large percentage of blacks who previously voted for Obama are now much less motivated to vote for Mister Obama.

(The same goes for union peeps, too.)

The only demos that remain unchanged (I strongly suspect) are teachers (including professors), media ("news" and show people), and welfare rats.

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47 posted on 07/22/2011 10:23:53 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: neverdem

MSM pulls race card.


48 posted on 07/22/2011 10:48:43 PM PDT by kabar
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To: neverdem

Guess those dumb white voters who pulled the lever for this Marxist Muslim have FINALLY gotten it - he’s a black racist.


49 posted on 07/22/2011 10:48:58 PM PDT by ZULU ( Perry is a RINO in Drag)
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To: neverdem

Obama has just about destroyed the chances for black candidates for a long time.


50 posted on 07/22/2011 10:57:15 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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