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President Barack Obama holds 30-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Massachusetts, poll finds
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Posted on 10/08/2012 1:38:59 PM PDT by matt04

Democratic President Barack Obama’s lead over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is growing in Massachusetts, and is now up to 30 points, according to a new poll conducted by the Western New England University Polling Institute for The Republican and MassLive.com.

The poll, conducted Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, finds Obama getting support from 63 percent of likely Massachusetts voters compared to 33 percent for Romney, with 3 percent undecided. The poll does not take into account the impact of the first presidential debate - in which Romney was widely viewed as the winner - since only one night of polling was done after that.

The results are not surprising. Though Romney is the former Massachusetts governor, he has consistently trailed Obama by double digits in his liberal-leaning home state. The bigger question is how the presidential race will affect the tight U.S. Senate race between Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren. The poll suggests that Obama’s growing lead does not necessarily give Warren an advantage. Since the last poll conducted for The Republican and MassLive.com on Sept. 6-13, Brown has actually picked up more Obama supporters than Warren has.

Warren is now getting support from 76 percent of likely voters who lean toward Obama, compared to 77 percent in September. Brown is getting support from 18 percent of Obama supporters, compared to 14 percent in September. (In both polls, Brown has gotten support from more than 90 percent of Romney supporters.)

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012polls; bluestates; ma2012; obama; romney
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1 posted on 10/08/2012 1:39:12 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

The contacts were made using obamaphones!!


2 posted on 10/08/2012 1:42:15 PM PDT by onlylewis (libs want a two class system, one rich one poor)
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To: matt04

The poll was conducted before the debate. Watch for that number for Obama to go down- even if it is Massachusetts.


3 posted on 10/08/2012 1:42:50 PM PDT by somerville
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To: matt04

30 poins is hard to believe....even for Mass.


4 posted on 10/08/2012 1:44:01 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: matt04

Another poll finds: Water is wet. Fire is hot. Ice is cold.


5 posted on 10/08/2012 1:44:19 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: matt04

30 points? Pure BS. If CT is in play, then it’s much closer than 30 pts. in MA.


6 posted on 10/08/2012 1:44:25 PM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: matt04

Yawn...

Obama is going to lose the election in 29 days.


7 posted on 10/08/2012 1:44:48 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: onlylewis

Wouldn’t be surprised it that was true.


8 posted on 10/08/2012 1:44:48 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

No way Obama doesn’t win by a massive landslide in my benighted Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

I’m only bothering to vote just because I want to see Scott Brown beat Elizabeth Warren, even though Brown is appalling to me. Still, we’ll need him to caucus with the Republicans.


9 posted on 10/08/2012 1:45:27 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: matt04

Meanwhile in DC obama holds a 115% lead, among likely democrat voters.


10 posted on 10/08/2012 1:46:12 PM PDT by DYngbld (I have read the back of the Book and we WIN!!!!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

What was 08?


11 posted on 10/08/2012 1:46:55 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: matt04

This past weekend, at a neighborhood BBQ, I conducted MyPoll.

16 likely voters in attendance. 3 democrats and 13 republicans.

The reults;

Romney 81.25
Zero 18.75

Figured it was as good as most of the national polls....


12 posted on 10/08/2012 1:47:14 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: matt04
President Barack Obama holds 30-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Massachusetts, poll finds

Bull Squat!! Those numbers are so overcooked they're inedible!!

Even for a Lib stte like Massachusetts, those are absurd numbers that make ALL polls look like caricatures.

13 posted on 10/08/2012 1:47:14 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Maceman

Cannot believe - so may fools...


14 posted on 10/08/2012 1:48:35 PM PDT by Minnesota fox
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To: matt04

Want better news...... ?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2941947/posts


15 posted on 10/08/2012 1:51:04 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: matt04

Romney could be the first president since Woodrow Wilson to win the election but lose his home state.


16 posted on 10/08/2012 1:51:33 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: matt04

Collective IQ of “6”


17 posted on 10/08/2012 1:52:07 PM PDT by rushmom
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To: Third Person

I frequently travel in western MA, mostly in the 91 corridor as far as Holyoke and as far out as Westfied, Londmeadow and Hampden. Obama yard signs are almost non-existent. A few scattered around, easily outnumbered by Romney signs.

The only exception I have found is Jewish areas. They are really drinking the Obama/Warren kool-aid.


18 posted on 10/08/2012 1:52:21 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

In the land of Jabba the Kennady there is just pirates and vagabonds.. and many drones..

This HIVE of miscreants is aggressive and parasitic..
To do well there you must have negative qualities..

What about Myth Romney..?..
Well that why they call him MYTH?... pay attention..


19 posted on 10/08/2012 1:53:05 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
30 poins is hard to believe....even for Mass.

You can't fix stupid.

20 posted on 10/08/2012 1:53:16 PM PDT by OldCorps
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To: stephenjohnbanker
30 poins is hard to believe....even for Mass.

You can't fix stupid.

21 posted on 10/08/2012 1:53:29 PM PDT by OldCorps
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To: matt04
S'ok. Mass went for McGovern too.


22 posted on 10/08/2012 1:54:10 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I'm no racist!! I just hate white folks!!! - BHO 2007)
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To: matt04

I call BS in MA.


23 posted on 10/08/2012 1:54:20 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: matt04

I worry he will win just like Chavez ‘won’ today


24 posted on 10/08/2012 1:54:36 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: LS

Obama 62%, McCain 36%


25 posted on 10/08/2012 1:55:06 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: Gator113
Yawn...

Obama is going to lose the election in 29 days.

I envy your confidence....I still worry about voter fraud. The libs. play dirty.

26 posted on 10/08/2012 1:55:34 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Delhi Rebels

It’s kinda a bad joke that Gore didn’t need Florida. All he had to do was win his home state.


27 posted on 10/08/2012 1:57:00 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: matt04

Nothing happening in that reeking cesspool surprises me.


28 posted on 10/08/2012 1:57:16 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: matt04

It’s not surprising.

They also like Barney Frank, they kept electing the murderer Ted Kennedy. Now they have a fake indian running.
They also have the traitor John Kerry and they love the band-aid hero.

Massachusetts has some weird voters, and even more weird politicians.


29 posted on 10/08/2012 1:58:06 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: matt04

I live in Massachusetts. A 30 point Obama victory here is simply not going to happen and you can take that to the bank. Bookmark this thread and ping me on November 7th!


30 posted on 10/08/2012 1:59:17 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I live in a heavily Democratic city. They even voted against Tisei after he got us funding for five new schools. Most of the members of my club are Democrats. Two are vocal for Obama. Everyone else EVEN THE POST OFFICE GUYS are quietly voting for Romney. I have not seen one Obama sign. But I have been seeing more “I’m Catholic and I Vote” bumper stickers.


31 posted on 10/08/2012 2:01:10 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: matt04
I've actually seen more Romney signs than Obama signs, but not that many of either.

I've seen a lot more signs for the Senate race, where Brown is soundly beating Lieawatha. The Brown signs tend to turn up in the more middle class neighborhoods, whereas the Lieawatha signs are more likely to be found in more upscale neighborhoods, e.g., at this place, Zestimated to be worth $2,853,530.

My bet is Obama will get a lot of Massachusetts's one-percenters, and Romney will take a surprising share of the 47 percent.

32 posted on 10/08/2012 2:01:46 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: LS

65.80%-35.99% 0bama


33 posted on 10/08/2012 2:02:40 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: matt04

I looked up the average on party affiliation in Mass.

Generally it is 35% dem 12% republican 53% independent/other

Of the 516 polled only 440 were likely voters

of thos 440 likely voters the breakdown was D170/R57/I203

I am not very good at figuring percentages but even just eyeballing this, it seems quite skewed towards the dems.

When you look at how heavily the Independent voters are breaking it seems these results are highly suspect. Take a look:

http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/10/complete_poll_results_methodol_2.html#incart_river_default


34 posted on 10/08/2012 2:03:23 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: matt04

Massachusetts voters are Democrat zombies when it comes to Presidential politics. Zombies.


35 posted on 10/08/2012 2:03:30 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: matt04

I noticed an interesting trend around my house in FL. Yards with Romney signs have other republican candidates as well or just Romney.

Yards with signs for Democrat candidates often don’t have Obama signs. It’s like they are embarrassed to admit they like the guy. I see Obama signs in random spots along the road, but not in yards too much.


36 posted on 10/08/2012 2:04:10 PM PDT by No Socialist
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To: Sacajaweau; LS; All

Obama 62%, McCain 36%

You are correct.

Barney Frank won 68-25

I grew up in Newton, Mass. You have to have lived there to appreciate how twisted these people are. There is no possible way to use the printed word to describe it.


37 posted on 10/08/2012 2:08:54 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Churchillspirit

“I envy your confidence....I still worry about voter fraud. The libs. play dirty.”

I agree.

In other news, Obama leads in polling of deceased voters.


38 posted on 10/08/2012 2:09:52 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: matt04

One of the reasons I left The Commonwealth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


39 posted on 10/08/2012 2:11:04 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: bandleader

” One of the reasons I left The Commonwealth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

One of the happiest days of my life.


40 posted on 10/08/2012 2:15:51 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: matt04

And I thought Minnesota was bad...


41 posted on 10/08/2012 2:16:45 PM PDT by mplsconservative (A non-vote is a vote FOR 0bama.)
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To: No Socialist

Same in the parts of MA I travel in. Most Warren sigs are without matching Obama signs. The one exception I found was a area with a descent Jewish population.


42 posted on 10/08/2012 2:33:11 PM PDT by matt04
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To: SamAdams76

Agreed. Even CT will be closer then they are letting on.


43 posted on 10/08/2012 2:36:19 PM PDT by matt04
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To: illiac

Honest to God, except for my Harvard educated daughter in law, everyone I talk to despises O. Don’t get me wrong O has massive support from lots of areas and I could probably name each one of them.
I’m not a big Brown fan but to vote for Warren is unthinkable. I think that contest is going to be a squeaker.


44 posted on 10/08/2012 2:38:17 PM PDT by surrey
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To: Impy; DarthVader; Perdogg; nutmeg; Clintonfatigued; sickoflibs; GSP.FAN; NFHale; fieldmarshaldj; ...
No way Soetoro wins this state by 30%. Yes, he WILL win, but like I said months ago, the margin will be lower than the usual 25+% the RAT has won here with since 1988.

I predicted if Glove keeps it within 15%, look for a national blowout.

Also, I was up in the North Shore today and the Tisei signs conservatively outnumbered the Tierney signs by a 5:1 margin. The Brown signs outnumbered the Warren signs by a 3:1 margin and the Romney signs outnumbered the Obama signs 2/3:1. Forgetting the “dude loves dong” angle and I think Tisei is going to win the seat (no pun intended). My relatives in the district are voting for her; the gambling/unreported cash allegations against Tierney, especially in this economy, are going to finish him off.

45 posted on 10/08/2012 2:46:36 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit, but it's better than a burqa.)
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To: matt04
Massachusetts is a cookie-cutter, assembly line of thought. The closest much of the citizens comes to true diversity is putting a bumper sticker on their vehicle; otherwise, it is a whiny, preachy area where individualism is stunted.
46 posted on 10/08/2012 2:47:19 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Sacajaweau

So Romney actually trailing the McCain margin in this state!


47 posted on 10/08/2012 2:47:28 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: matt04

Ya think? Sure says a whole lot about the State of Massachusetts (poor lost bubble-wrapped souls).


48 posted on 10/08/2012 2:50:12 PM PDT by AdaGray
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To: matt04

Really???? If this is true, why is Zero inundating the Boston TV market with ads on every channel from 5AM until Midnight? He slams every newscast with multiple ads. He has been on nonstop for 2 months now. If this story was true, he wouldn’t have to spend a dime here. I think they are scared they may loose here. If he looses Massachusetts, it will be a early night and Zero better call the movers.


49 posted on 10/08/2012 2:56:10 PM PDT by pietraynor (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. Ronald Reagan)
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To: matt04

BS. I live in Moonbatchusetts.

In 2008, Zero signs and stickers were everywhere. Now, they’re non-existant, except in five of the Moonbattiest towns. Until the debate, Romney signs were equally rare.

But this weekend, the Romney signs and stickers started coming out.

I give Zero a five point victory. Max.


50 posted on 10/08/2012 3:04:53 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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