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Massachusetts Voters Splitting The Ticket (Both Scott Brown and Obama leading)
US Politics Today ^ | 08/25/2012

Posted on 08/25/2012 7:40:29 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

SPRINGFIELD, Ma., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Kimball Political Consulting survey of registered voters in Massachusetts, Senator Scott Brown has a 6 point lead over Democrat Elizabeth Warren (49 percent to 43 percent) with 9 percent undecided. The figure is just within the survey's 4 percent margin of error.

President Obama continues to hold a double digit lead over former Massachusetts Mitt Romney (52 percent to 41 percent) with 7 percent undecided. Poll results are based on a sample of respondents most likely to vote in November.

"Senator Brown is winning decisively among independents but Warren still has a chance to come back. The data suggest that for Warren to close the gap it may be time for her to change her emphasis, from the cost of education to job creation," said Spencer Kimball, Political Consultant and President of Kimball Political Consulting. "Romney, on the other hand, needs to repair his image in the Commonwealth where 54 percent of likely voters have an unfavorable opinion of him. However, his choice of Paul Ryan may help him with defining the deficit as the most important issue for voters and help his support among a strong Irish Catholic voting bloc in the bay state."

Independent voters are splitting their voting choices between President Obama and Senator Brown; 56% of Independents favor the Senator and 44% intend to vote for the President. Warren also needs to shore up her base of Democrat support with 21% of Democrats saying they would vote for Brown.

The most important issue facing likely voters in Massachusetts is jobs at 40 percent followed by the deficit at 21 percent.

The statewide survey of 592 Massachusetts likely voters was conducted August 21, 2012, using automated telephone interviews of landline and cell phone users.

(Excerpt) Read more at uspolitics.einnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: massachusetts; obama; scottbrown

1 posted on 08/25/2012 7:40:34 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Princess Liawatha started airing “Scott Brown supports rape” ads a few days after Akins opened his big mouth.I can't speak for other states but in Massachusetts ads like that just might work.
2 posted on 08/25/2012 7:55:06 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Word Is Out,Harry Reid's Into Child Porn.Release All Your Photos,Harry!)
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To: SeekAndFind

And FWIW, West Virginia is supporting Romney & Sen. Manchin.


3 posted on 08/25/2012 7:58:33 AM PDT by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: SeekAndFind

What does it tell you if the Moron-In-Chief can garner just 52% in the darkest of blue States?


4 posted on 08/25/2012 8:26:17 AM PDT by Kahuna
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To: Kahuna

The surprise here is not thar Romney trails Obamugabe, after all this is MA. but that Brown is up 5 points on Princess Fauxahontis


5 posted on 08/25/2012 8:29:12 AM PDT by beenaround
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To: SeekAndFind
I see occasional Obama bumper stickers and fewer Warren stickers. I have not yet noticed a single Romney or Brown sticker. So far no yard signs anywhere for anyone which may be due to town ordinances.

Maybe I simply do not get around enough.

6 posted on 08/25/2012 8:34:55 AM PDT by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: beenaround

brown will win by more than 5 because he will get some of Romney’s local boy coattails.


7 posted on 08/25/2012 8:35:10 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: SeekAndFind

If Akin can come roaring back, so can Warren.

Neither will happen, though.


8 posted on 08/25/2012 8:54:21 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: SeekAndFind

Just scares me to think of our nation if it comes to be dominated by liberal states like Mass, Cal, NY.

Someone needs the courage to stand up to the stealing of our country through illegal immigration. We have every right to control it.


9 posted on 08/25/2012 8:54:26 AM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way)
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To: Radix
I see occasional Obama bumper stickers and fewer Warren stickers.

In my neck of the woods I see quite a few Osama Obama bumprer stickers and yard signs and scores and scores of Princess Liawatha stickers and signs.I've see one or two Brown yard signs,one Brown bumper sticker and one Romney bumper sticker...total!

10 posted on 08/25/2012 8:55:25 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Word Is Out,Harry Reid's Into Child Porn.Release All Your Photos,Harry!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
brown will win by more than 5 because he will get some of Romney’s local boy coattails.

Have you ever even *been* to Massachusetts? While Romney may well have coattails in many states and Osama Obama in only a few I can guarantee you that Osama will win this state 60/40 and may well carry Princess Liawatha over the finish line with him.

11 posted on 08/25/2012 8:59:15 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Word Is Out,Harry Reid's Into Child Porn.Release All Your Photos,Harry!)
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To: Radix
There's a high concentration of Warren stickers in moonbat communities such as Brookline. I saw one recently on a Lexus SUV driven by a person, that, all I can say could give DWS a run for her money.
12 posted on 08/25/2012 9:03:28 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (; after all, Dems are for the little guy. :-))
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To: Radix
We lived in California for 19 years. I can guarantee you I would have never put up a yard sign (HOA laws all over our valley) or a bumper sticker (would get my car keyed). The Libs are good at intimidation. That's why they can claim ‘but the polls/sign and sticker support said our guy would win’. Alinsky at his worst.
13 posted on 08/25/2012 9:22:22 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

Well, the libs are good at initimidation, when it comes to destroying property, keying cars etc, when the conservative owner isnt around..They are much less brave face to face... I have yet to see a liberal that i would be afraid of in a streetfight


14 posted on 08/25/2012 9:31:54 AM PDT by HailReagan78
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To: SeekAndFind

If I were running Romney’s campaign, I’d be sinking money in EVERY state that had a large white voter base, including MA, simply because the president has decided to go with the black vote only - and leave whites to fend for themselves.

Yes, the whites in MA are liberal, but they are also ANGRY at the way they’ve been treated, particularly with that Harvard professor clown early in this Administration. There is DEFINITELY hope up there - being only 11 points down without even lifting a finger is a very good sign.


15 posted on 08/25/2012 10:21:00 AM PDT by BobL (You can live each day only once. You can waste a few, but don't waste too many.)
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To: SeekAndFind
On the ground here in Massachusetts, let me simply state that Massachusetts is winnable for Romney. I also think Brown will win re-election easily by double-digits. Elizabeth Warren is just too toxic to win here. Finally, I think the Republicans here have an excellent chance of picking up at least 3 House seats here (currently the GOP holds none). My picks for the House seat are Bielat (over Kennedy), Tisei (over Tierney) and Golnick (over Tsongas). Besides those three, there is a new generation of Republican politicians coming up here that just need a little support.

Despite our reputation as being a lost cause blue state, Republicans are usually good for 40% or more in statewide elections here. Outside the metro areas, we are more like New Hampshire, demographic-wise. In order to close that 10-15% gap, we just need the GOP to invest in our state and not write us off.

A well-run campaign effort by Romney/Ryan here could provide the necessary coattails to finally get some Republicans elected downticket and start turning the tide. More and more Bay Staters are getting fed-up with the Democrat machine.

16 posted on 08/25/2012 10:36:06 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: ConservativeStatement
I saw one recently on a Lexus SUV driven by a person,

Are you sure it was driven by a person?? As Rush say the left thinks SUV drives itself!!

17 posted on 08/25/2012 10:38:02 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Oh, I agree that Obama will win the state, but I would expect Romney to do better there than any Republican has in recent history. Enough to help pad Browns victory.


18 posted on 08/25/2012 11:05:35 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: SamAdams76

“On the ground here in Massachusetts, let me simply state that Massachusetts is winnable for Romney.”

And why not? MA has been dark blue since the 1960’s and Reagan carried in 1980 and 1984 with his appeal to blue collar workers negatively affected by Carters bad economy of 1980 and Reagans good economy of 1984.

I think Daddy Bush was the last Republican to get over 40% of the vote there, so Romney at 41% isn’t too bad. Even if doesn’t win it, he can maybe hang close enough to make 0bama have to spend some money there to hold on to it.


19 posted on 08/25/2012 12:34:04 PM PDT by GR_Jr. (Vote Obama out now.....deal with Romney later.)
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To: SamAdams76

I did a drive around Newburyport and Haverhill on my last trip over the border, not too many Granny Warren signs up. I will have to wait until after the primaries.


20 posted on 08/25/2012 1:00:20 PM PDT by Little Bill
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21 posted on 08/25/2012 1:01:19 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: BobL

I can’t imagine any policeman or fireman in Cambridge voting for Obama.

Probably the black ones will though.


22 posted on 08/25/2012 1:07:29 PM PDT by ladyjane
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