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Gallup Daily Tracking Poll: Romney 49, Obama 47 (Likely Voters)
Gallup ^ | 10/09/12 | Gallup

Posted on 10/09/2012 10:07:54 AM PDT by TonyInOhio

Huzzah!

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; gallup; romneymentum
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1 posted on 10/09/2012 10:08:05 AM PDT by TonyInOhio
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To: TonyInOhio

Pretty much validates all other polling that shows Romney pulling away.


2 posted on 10/09/2012 10:11:06 AM PDT by tatown ( FUMD, FUAC, and FUGB)
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To: LS; Perdogg; Jet Jaguar; Ravi

Gallup finally switches to Likely Voters, finds a seven point difference over Registered in Romney’s favor. That tends to confirm enthusiasm gap showing up elsewhere, and could be reflecting the narrowed gap in absentee and early voting.


3 posted on 10/09/2012 10:12:01 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ("But, the Obama has no clothes!")
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To: tatown

Hugh and Series!!!

This is actually better than I expected.


4 posted on 10/09/2012 10:12:20 AM PDT by babble-on
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To: TonyInOhio; SeekAndFind; LS; Perdogg; napscoordinator; God luvs America; nutmeg; SoFloFreeper; ...

ping


5 posted on 10/09/2012 10:12:53 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: TonyInOhio

Note that this is the seven-day tracker which means two days of data were accumulated before the end of the debate last week, and that a full weekend is included; my guess is Romney picks up another point tomorrow.


6 posted on 10/09/2012 10:13:52 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ("But, the Obama has no clothes!")
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To: TonyInOhio

Now this is sweet! Romney flirting with the 50% mark.


7 posted on 10/09/2012 10:16:48 AM PDT by plushaye (Election 2012 Prayer Force)
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To: TonyInOhio

Must be 5 to 6 points with likelys.


8 posted on 10/09/2012 10:20:24 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: TonyInOhio

Devastating poll numbers across the board for an incumbent President.


9 posted on 10/09/2012 10:21:22 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: TonyInOhio
If Romney hits the the 50 mark one wk before the election, expect an OCT. surprise of some sort two days before the 6th. Expect the evil mediaWHORES to go full throttle for Romney's throat 24/7...ala Bush DWI! This game ain't over yet! Remember: continue to pray for God's favor on R&R!
10 posted on 10/09/2012 10:24:59 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: RoseofTexas

ooops omit the 7 LOL!


11 posted on 10/09/2012 10:26:08 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: TonyInOhio

OK, a little sober reminder before we get carried away with out euphoria -— What’s the D/R/I sampling breakdown of this poll?

I hope they did not oversample Republicans the way they did the Dems in the past, this time.


12 posted on 10/09/2012 10:26:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: TonyInOhio

And it’s a Gallup poll.


13 posted on 10/09/2012 10:39:28 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: RoseofTexas

“If Romney hits the the 50 mark one wk before the election, expect an OCT. surprise of some sort two days before the 6th.”

Romney’s tax returns will be leaked. The kenyan has a history of leaking documents in previous elections. Now that he is on the ropes I expect something big. Tax doc leak, attack Libya, bombing Iran, etc.


14 posted on 10/09/2012 10:41:58 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: SeekAndFind
OK, a little sober reminder before we get carried away with out euphoria -— What’s the D/R/I sampling breakdown of this poll?

No info available on that yet, but the advantage of a seven-day tracker is that the metrics should be identical, and movement indicates a trend. I think of this result as confirmation of all of the national polling, and most of the state polling shows the same movement.

Interestingly, two Ohio polls out today show a tie or a slim lead for Romney, and two Pennsylvania polls show Obama leading there by two or three points, which would tend to confirm the Ohio numbers. I would note, however, that CNN is pimping their Ohio poll, due out this afternoon; I suspect it will show a wider Obama lead than the others, in a bid to temper the Romney bounce.

15 posted on 10/09/2012 10:42:44 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ("But, the Obama has no clothes!")
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To: tatown
Pretty much validates all other polling that shows Romney pulling away.

Romney now ahead in the RCP Average (9/28 - 10/8)

16 posted on 10/09/2012 10:57:33 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: RoseofTexas
RE: a possible October suprise. Wondering it they pulled such a stunt now, it would completely backfire.

Most Voters today are very aware of the games they play, they are so obvious now, and such a stunt will drive more voters to Mitt. maybe.

In the words of Joe Wilson: HE LIES (thank you Joe)

Trying to think of what kind of Oct. Suprise there could be. Only thing I can think of is some invasion somewhere, but coming right behind the Libya mess would not be wise for Obama, he's already in enough trouble there, but wisdom is not his Forte, even though he did let his hair go grey.

17 posted on 10/09/2012 11:01:21 AM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: TonyInOhio

I cannot wait to see Biden.

You know he is just RELISHING this. He is thinking, “THIS IS MY HOUR! I CAN JUMP START THIS CAMPAIGN!”

Which is simply awesome. With his “knack” for wanting to throw deep, you can bet that Biden is going to do something AWESOME.

I cannot wait!


18 posted on 10/09/2012 11:07:49 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: TonyInOhio

I’m on pins and needles waiting to hear what Nate Silver has to say about this.


19 posted on 10/09/2012 11:33:34 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: TonyInOhio
CNN is pimping their Ohio poll, due out this afternoon; I suspect it will show a wider Obama lead than the others, in a bid to temper the Romney bounce.

Good luck with that......the biggest mistake Obozo has made is having two weeks between the first and second Presidential debates.......

Because of Obozo's poor showing he'll have to endure two weeks of Romneys' momentum before he gets a second shot at a side by side comparision........Tehehehehe!

20 posted on 10/09/2012 11:39:10 AM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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