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IBOPE Zogby Poll: Cain Trounces Romney in Head-to-Head Matchup(Cain 39, Romney 19)
zogby ^ | 10/25/11 | Corry Schiermeyer

Posted on 10/25/2011 8:55:08 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009

Herman Cain trumps Mitt Romney in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, a new IBOPE Zogby Interactive survey finds, and he continues to lead the GOP field

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; poll; romney; zogby
woot :)
1 posted on 10/25/2011 8:55:21 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I feel as though I am living simultaniously in two parallel universes. In one, in every serious poll I see, Cain is leading. In the other, every time the main media discusses the election they call Romney the front runner.

Which is it?


2 posted on 10/25/2011 8:58:46 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

19% for Romney? He’s beginning to drop below his solid 25% of backers who stuck with him no matter whether Bachmann, Perry or Cain was attracting the not-Romney vote.


3 posted on 10/25/2011 9:04:00 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Compare "Delay is preferable to error" - Thomas Jefferson // "Pass this bill now!" - Barack Obama)
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To: cuban leaf
You just need to understand the media. In their minds, Romney would be the front runner if only Democrats were included in the polling data.
4 posted on 10/25/2011 9:04:45 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

American Pimp:
"Milt Romney's trouncing in the IBOPE Zogby Poll (Cain 39, Romney 19), and
"Milt's tumble in latest CBS/NYT poll to Mr. Cain,
and Romney's recent collapsing loss to Mr Cain
in the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus (Cain 28% Romney 21%)

means as little as Romney's plummeting career-ending loss to Mr. Cain
in the Newsmax poll (71% to 7% for Myth)
,
or Milt's shocking loss to Herman Cain in the PPP poll ,
or Milt's incredible 3 to 1 devastating loss to Herman Cain in Florida
or Romney's third place hopeless loss to Mr. Cain in the Presidential Straw Poll
of National Federation of Republican Women, or
even Romney's humiliating loss to Mr. Cain
in the October Newsmax/InsiderAdvantage poll,
or Romney's exsanguinating loss to Cain in the
Midwest Leadership Conference Straw Poll.
At the end of the the day, this will not matter to FOX News.
Never. No way. We are biased by, and for, the individuals we pimp.
From the desks of McGinniss and Ailes,
we at FOX News will continue to push
our Milt Romney on you as THE "leading candidate"
… even when you know it is obviously not true.
"

5 posted on 10/25/2011 9:09:31 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

..nuh-uh...tain’t true, tain’t true, tain’t true.

Cain “peaked” last week.

(/sarc)


6 posted on 10/25/2011 9:11:26 AM PDT by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Their headline is misleading. In the head-to-head Cain vs. Romney, Cain trounces him 63-29.

Romney beats Perry 46-40.

In the primary poll, Cain leads with 39. Romney has lost a bit, so has Cain. Gingrich is the beneficiary there, doubling his support from 6% to 12%.


7 posted on 10/25/2011 9:12:50 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Perry's idea of border control: Use both hands to welcome the illegals right in)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Before the “it’s an internet poll” people jump in...

It is an electronic poll, not an internet poll.

An internet poll is when someone puts up a surevey on a web page and ANYBODY can vote in it. They are notoriously unreliable (hence the reason Ron Paul keeps winning them, but never wins anything in the real world). This is not what Zogby is doing.

Zogby has fashioned a poll where predetermined people can vote online. Only those people, and only once. It is an attempt to get around current polling problems (fewer land line phones & inability to reach cell phone users) and bring polling into this century.

So far, this poll has been ahead of the other polls in noticing trends, but the trends seem to be exagerated.

If this poll says Cain is up and that Romney is now losing voters, that TREND is probably correct. How close the numbers are to reality is the question.

The important TREND from this poll is that, for the first time, Romney is LOSING voters, instead of maintaining his steady 25%.


8 posted on 10/25/2011 9:13:00 AM PDT by Brookhaven (I believe in the seperation of school and state)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

wow! your right! I missed the bigger number in the head to head matchup ... wow Cain 63% Romney 29%

nice.


9 posted on 10/25/2011 9:21:50 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Brookhaven

I agree, zogby is best for seeing early trends and for judging relative strength, but I wouldn’t focus to much on the exact percentages.


10 posted on 10/25/2011 9:23:40 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Does this make you ANGRY, Mittens???


11 posted on 10/25/2011 9:46:25 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (A government agency is the closest thing to eternal life you'll ever see on Earth. RReagan)
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To: Vigilanteman

Exactly he is the MSM choice because they know if it is him versus Obama Obama wins another term.It also take away the race card and many other slights they throw at us....


12 posted on 10/25/2011 9:46:42 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: TexasFreeper2009

This horse ain’t stalking.


13 posted on 10/25/2011 9:48:36 AM PDT by pallis
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To: TexasFreeper2009

When did Romney peak and then fade, Mr. Rove, you worm?


14 posted on 10/25/2011 10:06:17 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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15 posted on 10/25/2011 10:23:26 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: chris_bdba

It’s more than that. If it is Mitt vs Zero, libs and media win either way.


16 posted on 10/25/2011 10:26:38 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
YES WE CAIN !
17 posted on 10/25/2011 10:27:47 AM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: Brookhaven

I have participated in Zogby’s online poll for about 6 years. He asks all the questions to qualify you on how likely are you to vote. Then he asks if your in a union or if any member of your family is a union member. He ask whether you attend church. He asks if you are a Nascar fan and how often you shop at Walmart. These take 5-10 minutes to complete. They are a scientific poll. I believe they are much more accurate than any telephone poll.

These emails come to me about once every few weeks. I choose to participate. It is up to him to select the correct demographic percentages to make up the results.


18 posted on 10/25/2011 10:35:22 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: chris_bdba

I think the MSM would be just as happy with Rick Perry. But he keeps shooting himself in the foot.


19 posted on 10/25/2011 12:56:09 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Brookhaven
"Zogby has fashioned a poll where predetermined people can vote online. Only those people, and only once. It is an attempt to get around current polling problems (fewer land line phones & inability to reach cell phone users) and bring polling into this century."

Exactly right. I was invited to this poll. Anyone can get on the list. Just go to http://interactive.ibopezogby.com/pollregistration/registration/ and fill out the registration.

20 posted on 10/25/2011 7:52:58 PM PDT by buschbaby (....not witty enough to utilize this space)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Don't know what's better...listening to the Celtic Crush re-run on Spectrum or reading about the latest poll showin Cain ahead.

Think I'll do both.

21 posted on 10/25/2011 8:03:18 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (Herman Cain 2012)
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