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CNN Ohio poll: Obama 51, Romney 47
Politico ^ | 10/9/2012 | ALEXANDER BURNS

Posted on 10/09/2012 3:49:30 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot

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Among Likely Voters:

34%-Dem

32%-Rep

34%-Ind

From the poll:

"Among those likely voters, 34% described themselves as Democrats, 34% described themselves as Independents, and 32% described themselves as Republicans. Ohio does not have party registration."

1 posted on 10/09/2012 3:49:31 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot
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To: Palmetto Patriot

You know whenever Romney has a lead, the media turns the race into Ohio and tries to hypnotize everyone that only Ohio matters.

It is important but a bigger story would be Obama’s failed presidency may hang on by its fingernails and be a total 2nd term disaster because of barely winning Ohio.


2 posted on 10/09/2012 3:52:45 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Williams

I’m not worried. CNN has to pay back Obama for it’s actual reporting of the Libyan ambassador’s diary of having no security.


4 posted on 10/09/2012 3:57:34 PM PDT by DallasBiff
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Every other poll shows Romney leading in Ohio so this poll is dog poo


5 posted on 10/09/2012 3:58:02 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Palmetto Patriot

From where did you get that party breakdown? It’s not in the politico story.


6 posted on 10/09/2012 3:58:24 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Sarah Barracuda

So, Obama is when independents in OH while losing them in a landslide everywhere else? Doesn’t add up.


7 posted on 10/09/2012 3:59:11 PM 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: Palmetto Patriot

as the busses loaded with 47%er’s line up at the county recorders offices for Early Cheating (aka early votng) it should give the Kenyan Basterd a bump


8 posted on 10/09/2012 3:59:17 PM PDT by KTM rider
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To: Palmetto Patriot
Ohio does not have party registration

Well, when they state an obvious falsehood in the body of an article nothing else said can be trusted.

From the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections webpage on "How Do I Declare or Change Political Party Affiliation":

Under Ohio election law, you can change your political party at a Primary Election only. This is done by requesting the ballot type for the political party with which you wish to be affiliated. Ohio Revised Code Section 3513.19, .20.

If you do not want to be affiliated with a political party in Ohio, you are considered to be an unaffiliated voter. An unaffiliated voter, which is identified by some people as an “independent voter”, may only vote an Official Questions and Issues Ballot, if there are any present, for your precinct on Primary Election Day. Unaffiliated or Independent voters can vote for candidates and issues in a General Election.

9 posted on 10/09/2012 3:59:21 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Williams
The Obama campaign ( The Committee to Re-Elect the President) CREEP . . .

will now be walking back last week's meme that "whomever wins Oiho wins the presidency"

10 posted on 10/09/2012 3:59:47 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: Williams

The MSM is just teeing up the narative of “the bounce is over.”


11 posted on 10/09/2012 3:59:52 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: SeekAndFind; LS; Perdogg; napscoordinator; God luvs America; SoFloFreeper; Ravi; Jet Jaguar

poll ping


12 posted on 10/09/2012 4:00:57 PM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

All the liberals from California moved to Ohio...


13 posted on 10/09/2012 4:01:17 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Beware any poll which someone goes through the trouble of describing as “credible” and “widely-trusted.”


14 posted on 10/09/2012 4:01:20 PM PDT by verum ago (Some people must truly be in love, for only love can be so blind.)
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To: LS

*ping*


15 posted on 10/09/2012 4:03:16 PM PDT by randita
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To: Palmetto Patriot
The president has consistently led in the battleground state in credible public polling and internal surveys on both sides of the 2012 race.

First, who exactly decides what's "credible public polling". Oh, yeah, in this case it's CNN. Do they explain anywhere what constitutes "credible public polling" and provide examples of it?

Second, does anyone really believe that the Romney Campaign would reveal what it's internal polls are showing to CNN? Especially if those internal polls are showing them losing?
16 posted on 10/09/2012 4:03:59 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Palmetto Patriot

two words that don’t fit well in this piece..politico + credible


17 posted on 10/09/2012 4:04:13 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Palmetto Patriot
The president has consistently led in the battleground state in credible public polling and internal surveys on both sides of the 2012 race.

First, who exactly decides what's "credible public polling". Oh, yeah, in this case it's CNN. Do they explain anywhere what constitutes "credible public polling" and provide examples of it?

Second, does anyone really believe that the Romney Campaign would reveal what it's internal polls are showing to CNN? Especially if those internal polls are showing them losing?
18 posted on 10/09/2012 4:04:17 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: KansasGirl

I checked out the poll numbers and the CNN poll also shows some Conservatives voting for Obama, that is when I laughed so hard my tummy started hurting. Im sorry but find me ONE Conservative(I’m not talking about a fake RINO type either) that will say they are voting for Obama


19 posted on 10/09/2012 4:07:19 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Palmetto Patriot

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_party_strength_in_U.S._states

Too bad for CNN Ohio is a 37R-36D state. Run this poll with an accurate sample and you switch the results to R 51, O 47


20 posted on 10/09/2012 4:08:44 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Yeah, Ohio is in the bag for Zero. That’s why he was here again today.


21 posted on 10/09/2012 4:08:57 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: KansasGirl

FREE FONES! EKSTRUH MINITS FOUR EVREE TIME YOO VOTE! ROMKNEE SUKS BAD!


22 posted on 10/09/2012 4:10:32 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Can you provide a link to those internals? They are not on the CNN web site for this poll.


23 posted on 10/09/2012 4:12:13 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Andrew Sullivan. The blind pig who found a truffle on 9/11.)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Ya......Right!! LMAO

How many people actually tune in to CNN now?....three?

There should be a disclaimer in here somewhere where they admit that they polled the local union hall during the monday night meeting in Cleveland, Ohio

24 posted on 10/09/2012 4:12:24 PM PDT by thingumbob (I'm a bitter clinger...I dare you to take my gun)
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To: Palmetto Patriot
The CNN survey is the first widely trusted poll to emerge from the Buckeye State since the debate last week.

I would never have guessed this.

25 posted on 10/09/2012 4:14:10 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Can you put up a link for the internals?


26 posted on 10/09/2012 4:15:34 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Andrew Sullivan. The blind pig who found a truffle on 9/11.)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

What was CNN’s batting average in Wisconsin earlier this year...nationwide in 2010....Presidential in 2008?


27 posted on 10/09/2012 4:15:58 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: justiceseeker93
From where did you get that party breakdown?

PDF from CNN/ORC Poll - Ohio

28 posted on 10/09/2012 4:16:27 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (2010 All Over Again. Make it happen. Get Busy!)
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To: FredZarguna

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/10/09/CNN-Obama-Wins-17-Percent-Conservatives

here ya go, have yourself a good laugh cause I think its hilarious


29 posted on 10/09/2012 4:18:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Someone called it because of the way CNN was touting this poll earlier today. We knew it would show zerO up and over 50%.


30 posted on 10/09/2012 4:19:35 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Glad the Dems are so fired up to vote for their messiah still. Do they choose their mix with darts?

Pray for America


31 posted on 10/09/2012 4:22:33 PM PDT by bray (If you vote for a communist what does that make you?)
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To: Palmetto Patriot



32 posted on 10/09/2012 4:23:47 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: tanknetter

Yea, I was sure I wouldn’t be the only one to pick up on this.

How about another goodie:

CNN survey is the first widely trusted poll to emerge from the Buckeye State since the debate last week.

bwwaaaaaaahahah


33 posted on 10/09/2012 4:30:59 PM PDT by wiseprince
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Let me guess, since Romney is trailing, this poll is bogus.

Tomorrow when the same poll shows Romney in the lead, it is going to be the most reliable poll out there.

I think I see a pattern developing.


34 posted on 10/09/2012 4:33:45 PM PDT by turn_to
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To: Sarah Barracuda

It shows about 5 times as many conservatives for Obama as liberals for Romney (19% to 4/5%).
That’s eye-catching all right.


35 posted on 10/09/2012 4:35:51 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

Yeah thats why its BS..no way are Conservatives EVER going to vote for Obama..not a single one


36 posted on 10/09/2012 4:39:30 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Doogle

“two words that don’t fit well in this piece..politico + credible”

Yeah this is bad. Politico quickly running with a new CNN poll. They want this to be true so bad they can’t resist a few partisan digs. Journolisters indeed.


37 posted on 10/09/2012 4:41:49 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: turn_to
I think I see a pattern developing.

turn_to

Since Nov 23, 2011

I also see a pattern developing.

38 posted on 10/09/2012 4:49:12 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: turn_to

“I think I see a pattern developing.”

Me too! The Kenyan is getting his ass kicked!


39 posted on 10/09/2012 4:50:48 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Romney continues to get outspent in Ohio by Obama. I did see 3 Romney ads in a row this morning, and then, believe it or not, I saw 2 Obama ads in a row. It was same network, and commercial commercial, back to show, commercial, back to show, o commercial o commercial.

So, the 3 in a row by Romney is an improvement, but he’s got to keep it up if he’s going to beat Obama’s ad buys. First time I’ve seen it from Romney.


40 posted on 10/09/2012 4:51:19 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Mind made up:
Total 85% /D 94% / Ind 79% /Rep 83% /Lib 90% /Mod 77% /Con 89%

Might change mind:
Total 13%/ D 5% / Ind 19% / Rep 16%/ Lib 9% / Mod 21% / Con 10%


41 posted on 10/09/2012 4:52:58 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: lodi90

: )


42 posted on 10/09/2012 4:55:52 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: Palmetto Patriot
Based on the final numbers, that breakdown doesn’t make any sense.

All polls I've seen recently show independents going for Mitt in HUGE numbers, 12 to 15%.

So, if Dems and Repubs are just about even in the low-mid thirties, and they respectively give their guy the expected 90% support, what gives?

How do you get a 4% Zero edge?

43 posted on 10/09/2012 5:00:13 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: lodi90

This is getting tiresome. Obama won Ohio in 2008 with 51% of the vote. Unless you have the brain of a gnat, you KNOW he won’t get that in 2012. Impossible.


44 posted on 10/09/2012 5:02:01 PM PDT by boop (It's not personal...it's strictly business)
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To: mojito

Axelrod must have visited CNN HQ recently.


45 posted on 10/09/2012 5:10:34 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Well, he was here in Columbus again today. Seems like he or Biden are in Ohio at least once a week.


46 posted on 10/09/2012 5:15:47 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Sarah Barracuda

C[o]NN Poll - enough said.


47 posted on 10/09/2012 5:21:25 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Toespi

Also might add, I live about 15 minutes outside of Columbus in Fairfield county. We are a heavy republican county and suburban area. Today I ran a lot of errands. I must have seen at least 50 to 75 Obama signs on a three mile stretch of road/street, which is bizarre for this area. I was stunned, they were not in yards but on the roadside. This area runs past several schools, and a firehouse. I saw one Romney sign.


48 posted on 10/09/2012 5:25:11 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Palmetto Patriot
Thanks for the internals. On closer examination of those numbers, I'm not buying any of it: 16% of Republicans might chnage their minds? No. 19% of conservatives will vote for 0bama? No.

The only numbers that make sense are Dems and Indies. Sounds to me like a number of Dems misidentified themselves on purpose, or the pollsters did.

49 posted on 10/09/2012 5:28:25 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Andrew Sullivan. The blind pig who found a truffle on 9/11.)
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To: All

doesn’t Candy Eating Crowley work for CNN? Isn’t Candy Eating Crowley under pressure from the left to get “tough” on Romney because Obama is incompetent?


50 posted on 10/09/2012 5:35:58 PM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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