Skip to comments.Shock Poll : Romney 45% Obama 39% [Drudge Headline]
Posted on 12/29/2011 7:16:12 AM PST by RobinMasters
Mitt Romney has now jumped to his biggest lead ever over President Obama in a hypothetical Election 2012 matchup. Its also the biggest lead a named Republican candidate has held over the incumbent in Rasmussen Reports surveying to date.
The latest national telephone survey finds that 45% of Likely U.S. Voters favor the former Massachusetts governor, while 39% prefer the president. Ten percent (10%) like some other candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
A week ago, Romney trailed Obama 44% to 41%. The week before that, he held a slight 43% to 42% edge over the president. The two candidates have been essentially tied in regular surveys since January, but Romney remains the only GOP hopeful to lead Obama in more than one survey. Despite Romneys current six-point lead, his latest level of support is in line with the 38% to 45% he has earned in matchups with the president this year. However, Obamas 39% is a new low: Prior to this survey, his support has ranged from 40% to 46% in matchups with Romney.
A generic Republican candidate holds a narrow lead over the president again this week as has been the case all but three times in weekly tracking since late May. Obama leads all the other named GOP candidates by as little as seven and as much as 15 percentage points. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Governor Rick Perry and businessman Herman Cain have all surged ahead of the president at one point but did not maintain those leads.
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Obama 25%, anyone else 75%
nope nope not buying...........
Put out by Obama’s people
What’s shocking is that the poll is anything but 89% anyone vs 11% ozero
Other than the mainstream media, who is shocked?
My one-year-old Labrador, Lewis would do just as well against Obama.
boy oh boy they pulling out all the strings to get Romney the nomination.. Newt will beat Obama too
LOL I tried to click on the red link.
Custom fabricated poll trying to give Romney momentum going into Iowa. Pure 100% government establishment approved b/s. Don’t fall for it. Vote your conscience. Vote for Life & Liberty!!
Man...they are throwing everything but the kitchen sink at us...
Main stream media at work. And besides. add HRC to the Obama ticket against Romney and well ......
Is it just me, or is Drudge really doing everything he can to promote Mitt, Paul and Santorum while doing everything he can to sink Newt - which his dramatic headers and snarky comments and use of pictures?
Look - Romney makes me ill - but if its him or obama - damn it - i am not going to pout in the corner and stamp my feet - we need to get rid of obama!
Its a Rasmussen poll. Obama’s people had nothing to do with it.
Obama-lite vs Obama.
Not surprising to me. Probably more than any other candidate, Romney makes this race a referendum on Obama’s presidency.
We nominate Newt, Santorum, or another clearly conservative candidate, this election becomes about ideology, something we are significantly less likely to win on.
For myself, I still plan on voting for Newt, but I won’t fool myself that there isn’t a trade off here.
My take on Drudge is that he is a Ron Paul supporter.
True, but we don’t have to nominate a half assed candidate. The fact this guys five sons saw zero need to serve in uniform during wartime speaks volumes about their upbringing. Mitt Romney is no leader, and it will be a shame if we have to hold our nose and vote for him.
Not surprising. All this nonsense about how well Obama is doing was made up BS by his protectors in the press.