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Number of Republicans in America Reaches Record High (Rasmussen)
Rasmussen Reports ^ | September 01, 2012

Posted on 09/01/2012 10:08:52 AM PDT by KansasGirl

After falling for two straight months, the number of Americans who consider themselves Republicans jumped nearly three points in August.

During August, 37.6% of Americans considered themselves Republicans. That’s up from 34.9% in July  and 35.4% in June. It’s also the largest number of Republicans ever recorded by Rasmussen Report since monthly tracking began in November 2002. The previous peak for the GOP was 37.3% in September 2004.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; gop

1 posted on 09/01/2012 10:08:54 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

History of Party Trends

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/archive/mood_of_america_archive/partisan_trends/summary_of_party_affiliation


2 posted on 09/01/2012 10:09:58 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl

Poll source.

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/mood_of_america/partisan_trends


3 posted on 09/01/2012 10:11:49 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl

Intersting that the GOP shows about 4% more than the Rats yet the lapdog media polls always way oversamples Rats.


4 posted on 09/01/2012 10:14:36 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: KansasGirl

Ride the tide.


5 posted on 09/01/2012 10:15:00 AM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: KansasGirl

As always, bad news for DemocRats is good news for America.


6 posted on 09/01/2012 10:15:44 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: KansasGirl

A swing of nearly 12 points from November, 2008. That’s very encouraging.


7 posted on 09/01/2012 10:16:54 AM PDT by WWRD
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To: KansasGirl
I don't believe it. it's a bunch of disillusioned rats & independents.
8 posted on 09/01/2012 10:16:56 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama -> Ransom "Rance" Stoddard)
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To: Proud2BeRight

here’s the money trends:

August 31, 2012

2012

R D Other
Aug 37.6% 33.3% 29.2%

Jul 34.9% 34.0% 31.1% 0.9%
Jun 35.4% 34.0% 30.5% 1.4% 1.8%

2008 GOP Rats Other
Dec 32.8% 41.6% 25.6% -8.8% -7.8%
Nov 33.8% 41.4% 24.7% -7.6%
Oct 33.3% 40.3% 26.4% -7.1%
Sep 33.4% 39.0% 27.6% -5.6% -6.3%


9 posted on 09/01/2012 10:18:37 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: stylin19a

I really hope this is true, but I don’t know.

If we blow the Kenyan out of the water on election day, I will believe it. Until then, I’ll keep a healthy skepticism and keep working like we are 10 points down.


10 posted on 09/01/2012 10:23:22 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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11 posted on 09/01/2012 10:24:08 AM PDT by devolve (------- --- GO AHEAD - MAKE MY DAY --------- ------------- ----- ------------)
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To: KansasGirl

If so, than how does that affect the polls? Should the sample rate be changed?


12 posted on 09/01/2012 10:25:15 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: WWRD

[ A swing of nearly 12 points from November, 2008. That’s very encouraging. ]

Yah, especially when most media polls are using the 2008 turnout model.


13 posted on 09/01/2012 10:26:09 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl

“I’ll be damned, we’re Republicans!”

Susana Martinez


14 posted on 09/01/2012 10:26:38 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: KansasGirl

Are they still polling the dead.


15 posted on 09/01/2012 10:28:02 AM PDT by ReformedBeckite (1 of 3 I'm only allowing my self each day)
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To: Proud2BeRight

You nailed it. This would make ALL of the current flood of “polls” wrong. Oversampling DemocRATS. This explains why the state run “media” continues to think Barry is unbeatable.


16 posted on 09/01/2012 10:29:11 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: bigbob

Funny, that’s exactly what popped into my head when I saw this poll. The historical trend is encouraging. Now if we could just stop Rat vote fraud.


17 posted on 09/01/2012 10:30:14 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl

Finally, a stimulus for which Obama can honestly claim credit. :)


18 posted on 09/01/2012 10:32:48 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (Obama, a ship sailing on yesterday's wind)
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To: TonyInOhio

LOL! Very good!


19 posted on 09/01/2012 10:35:07 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: TonyInOhio

Interesting, that since the Tea Party started to make gains in the Republican party and influencing it’s governance, it has picked up members. Exactly opposite of the spew coming from the media.


20 posted on 09/01/2012 10:37:06 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Proud2BeRight

Yeah, and that Democracy Corps just released was a joke in itself with a 6-pt Dem skew but shows a GOP 15-pt advantage with indies 53% to 38%. This would translate to a 57.5-42.5
breakdown on Election Day. How in anybody’s universe does this result in a 49%-47% Obama lead in this poll?

I know the Dems are math challenged when it comes to polling but come on!!


21 posted on 09/01/2012 10:37:19 AM PDT by princeofdarkness (The Obama Administration is circling the wagons. But the Truth Indians are using flaming arrows.)
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To: WWRD
A swing of nearly 12 points from November, 2008. That’s very encouraging.

It is nice to know that, once in a while, people act rationally.

22 posted on 09/01/2012 10:37:19 AM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: KansasGirl

I’m not a Pubbie’ but proud that my Dad and most of my family are. The only thing my GOP family hates is the amount of junk mails they receive asking for $$.


23 posted on 09/01/2012 10:47:09 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: KansasGirl
Was just polled on my cell phone...a live person then a four question automated poll. Punched in a vote for Obama (snicker). Take that, Chicago.
24 posted on 09/01/2012 10:47:29 AM PDT by JPG (Make it happen.)
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To: JPG

The last PPP poll I took I rated my self a black independent, moderate voting republican. hehe


25 posted on 09/01/2012 10:54:05 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Homer_J_Simpson

Combine the 12 point identification shift with an apparent enthusiasm gap and you have the makings of a very interesting election, not just for President but for the Senate as well.


26 posted on 09/01/2012 11:26:57 AM PDT by p. henry
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To: devolve

27 posted on 09/01/2012 11:29:53 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: KansasGirl

This, together with record profits for America’s firearms industry, is just about the only thing for which we can be grateful to Obama.


28 posted on 09/01/2012 11:31:39 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: bigbob

“I’ll be damned, we’re Republicans!”
- Susana Martinez

Exactly!

Lots of Americans are reacting to Obama that way.


29 posted on 09/01/2012 12:06:45 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: KansasGirl
Go ahead, try vote'n twice


30 posted on 09/01/2012 12:07:21 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: KansasGirl

Then how come there isn’t a Republican running for president?


31 posted on 09/01/2012 12:11:14 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: KansasGirl

Another factoid....Democrat voters and dead voters always vote for the same person!!!


32 posted on 09/01/2012 12:21:45 PM PDT by ontap
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To: smoothsailing

Excellent!


33 posted on 09/01/2012 1:08:58 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: smoothsailing

Excellent!


34 posted on 09/01/2012 1:08:58 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: smoothsailing

35 posted on 09/01/2012 1:09:45 PM PDT by devolve (------- --- GO AHEAD - MAKE MY DAY --------- ------------- ----- ------------)
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To: devolve

That looks great, D! :)


36 posted on 09/01/2012 1:21:10 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Armaggedon
Tide is right, and they would all crawl over broken glass to voter Republican in the November election.
37 posted on 09/01/2012 1:30:40 PM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: smoothsailing

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- Viral You-Tubes + Viral EMAILS + Viral Cartoons

- “Barry of the Bungle” must be chugging a lot of “his” WH bier (he used someone else’s recipe) this weekend - his rapid response showed he and his thugs were watching the convention and went bonkers

- Too bad Clint Eastwood cannot get royalties on the millions of views by now.....

- You could see Clint’s smile as the delegates cheered him -

- I see cartonist Ramirez jumped right on it - but FR pulled the thread - copyright problemos -

- I already sent out emails with embedded audio -

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38 posted on 09/01/2012 1:35:29 PM PDT by devolve (------- --- GO AHEAD - MAKE MY DAY --------- ------------- ----- ------------)
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To: KansasGirl

Bumpity!


39 posted on 09/01/2012 1:50:02 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: KansasGirl

I disagree with the article. In Texas, to vote in the primaries, you must declare for democrat or republican. There is no option. You either declare or don’t vote. In the general, I don’t think there is a requirement for this declaration.

I declared for republican because I wanted to vote for Cruz.
THAT vote does not make me a republican. GHW Bush and GW Bush ended my life as a ‘republican’. I, and my friends and neighbors are CONSERVATIVE. Voting for the republican is voting for the lesser of two evils. And in this election ONE MUST VOTE.


40 posted on 09/01/2012 2:21:38 PM PDT by Tahoe3002
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To: KansasGirl

I seriously can’t say this is a good thing; considering how perverted by liberals the Republican Party has become.


41 posted on 09/01/2012 2:51:43 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: All

Approx. a year ago or so ago a fella that our family knows told me he voted for the bamster, he said to my face “i’m an idiot for doing so” he went on to say that Palin would make a good Pres.

He’s a Union print shop worker.

Just a small example of some realizing how stupid they were.


42 posted on 09/01/2012 3:12:49 PM PDT by BrianE ("Dead at 25 buried at 65 the average American" - Benjamin Franklin 1776)
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To: KansasGirl

I got polled by Rassmusen today!

The voice asked if I was registered as a Republican, a democrat, didn’t know, or Independent. I’m not registered in any party, they don’t even have that requirement in my state, so I chose Independent. In any case, I hope the numbers saying democrat fall to an all time low.

Just think, after Obama’s election less than 4 short years ago, the driveby media were writing all kinds of articles and hosting talking head shows on the “Death of the Republican Party” and the democrats being on top for 50 years... Now, here we are.

It started with Rush saying he wished Obama failed, and then the TEA party rose up in righteous indignation, flaming spendthrift democrats at town halls across the country, the November 2010 EARTHQUAKE, and now, perhaps it is the beginning of the death of the democratic party!

We’ve come a long way, baby!


43 posted on 09/01/2012 3:25:27 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: stylin19a
I don't believe it. it's a bunch of disillusioned rats & independents.

Well, of course it is. What else could it be.

I say, welcome.

44 posted on 09/01/2012 4:28:02 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Without economic freedom, no other form of freedom can have material meaning.)
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To: UB355
The last PPP poll I took I rated my self a black independent, moderate voting republican. hehe

Change 'moderate' to conservative, and that would accurately describe me.

45 posted on 09/01/2012 10:22:14 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: nickcarraway
Then how come there isn’t a Republican running for president?

BOOYAH!

46 posted on 09/01/2012 10:23:16 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: stylin19a

You better believe it. And it is our job to educate them about conservativism.


47 posted on 09/02/2012 2:10:22 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Still a lot of work to do.

Our test is turnout this November.


48 posted on 09/02/2012 2:13:36 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative)
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To: BfloGuy; sf4dubya

thank you. It could be the youngins getting an eye-opener, butI doubt it.

Self-defining stinks...pelosi thinks she’s a mainstream moderate

Republican and conservative are 2 different things.

These “noobies” are like the afghan army...we train ‘em and they shoot us in the back.

Seen recently in the 2008 election(
approx 5 million Bush crossovers to obama and approx. 5 million stay at home “R-conservatives” - how they came up with these numbers and assumptions, I’ll never know).

Keep the faith, but better to keep your powder dry.


49 posted on 09/02/2012 8:10:15 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama -> Ransom "Rance" Stoddard)
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To: stylin19a
how they came up with these numbers and assumptions, I’ll never know

67.8% of all statistics are made up.

50 posted on 09/03/2012 2:43:39 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Without economic freedom, no other form of freedom can have material meaning.)
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