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Poll: Obama leads in Virginia (PPP: Obama leads by five... in D+4 poll)
The Hill ^ | 10/25/12 | Jonathan Easley

Posted on 10/25/2012 8:08:41 AM PDT by Qbert

President Obama leads Mitt Romney in the critical battleground state of Virginia, according to a survey released Thursday from Public Policy Polling.

Obama takes 51 percent support over Romney at 46. The survey was conducted on the Tuesday and Wednesday following Monday’s third and final presidential debate.

Obama led the same poll from last weekend, 49-47, over Romney.

The poll could be an outlier — according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, Obama and Romney are tied at 48 in Virginia.

Obama is buoyed in the poll by a wide gender gap. Women favored Obama 57-41 over Romney, while men favored Romney 50-45 over Obama.

Obama overtook Romney with independents in the poll, and now holds a slight 47-45 lead with the group after trailing Romney by 1 point last week.

Romney’s surge in the polls has made Republicans optimistic that Romney will secure the three critical Southern swing states of Virginia, Florida and North Carolina.

Obama is campaigning in Virginia on Thursday.

The survey of 722 likely voters was conducted between Oct. 23 and 24 and has a 3.6 percent margin of error.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; 2012swingstates; obama; ppp; romney; va2012
D/R/I: 38/34/28...

http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/pdf/2011/VirginiaPollingMemo102512.pdf

1 posted on 10/25/2012 8:08:46 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

whatever


2 posted on 10/25/2012 8:10:10 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Qbert

Lol...

Rasmussen has it 50-48 Romney as of today.

PPP...democratic polling outfit...


3 posted on 10/25/2012 8:11:19 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: Qbert

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4 posted on 10/25/2012 8:11:37 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Qbert

5 posted on 10/25/2012 8:12:25 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: Qbert

PPP is really on the prowl disseminating fake polls. Their credibility is lower than Obama’s.


6 posted on 10/25/2012 8:12:26 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Qbert

The poll was taken outside a liquor store in Anacosta.


7 posted on 10/25/2012 8:13:04 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Qbert

PPP is a Dem poll, and doesn’t even count in the RCP average.

PPP has had Obama leading in VA the entire season - even when all other pollsters show it to be almost a Romney lock.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 8:14:41 AM PDT by nhwingut (Single Issue Voter: Obama Must Go!)
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To: Qbert

PPP = dAiLyKoS

hellooooooo.....


9 posted on 10/25/2012 8:16:42 AM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Qbert

How can these hacks sleep at night?

No one in their right mind thinks O is ahead in Virginia, much less polling over 50% there.

Oo-fah.


10 posted on 10/25/2012 8:16:59 AM PDT by Kingosaurus
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To: Qbert

I’m in Virginia and was one of the respondents of this poll.
Below is the way they phrased it:

“Hi, we’re Public Policy Polling. If the election were today, would you vote for 1) President Barack Obama or
2) the Independent Thinking Virgil Goode or
3) the Mormon Bullshitter Romney?”


11 posted on 10/25/2012 8:20:12 AM PDT by SarahPalin2012
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To: Qbert
The absentee voting numbers from Virginia yesterday had Romney killing among absentee voters with votes in Republican counties up 18% over 2008 numbers, while absentee votes in counties the went for Obama were up less than 4% from 2008. This on top of Obama’s virtual promise in the final debate to kill the shipbuilding industry in Virginia. And this liberal polling outfit wants us to believe Obama has GAINED ground?!?
12 posted on 10/25/2012 8:21:37 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Tulane

"Lol... Rasmussen has it 50-48 Romney as of today."

Tom Jensen over there at PPP is trying desperately to boost Obama's numbers now because he can see the writing is on the wall for the president in VA because of sequestration.

People aren't stupid (despite what the administration might think)- just because the layoff notices won't be rolling in before the elections doesn't mean they're not coming soon...

13 posted on 10/25/2012 8:22:20 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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Women favored Obama 57-41 over Romney

Women of Virginia, Ohio and Nevada... would you PLEASE stop acting like needy, abused girlfriends?? It is really OK to let that a**hole go!

14 posted on 10/25/2012 8:23:18 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Kingosaurus

Well won’t this be sweet election night...”Fox News projects with Ohio going 52-48 in our exit polls Governor Romney now President Elect Romney.”


15 posted on 10/25/2012 8:24:56 AM PDT by pburgh01
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To: Qbert
I know this isn't the place to post this, but I thought you guys would enjoy a little humor and a much need break from the polls. I call it NAVYlicious

United States Naval Academy - Gangnam Style on Youtube! Don't know how to link, but you can look up...IT IS AWESOME!

16 posted on 10/25/2012 8:25:50 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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Amazing. All national polls show Romney having zero gap with women (incl the DNC organ AP confirming as much), huge lead with men, big lead with independents yet some how Obama is winning two leaning Republican states (blowout Republican just two years ago) in Ohio and Virginia despite the early vote figures saying otherwise.

Give the MSM credit they will never give up.


17 posted on 10/25/2012 8:29:29 AM PDT by ctpsb (Thanks.)
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I drove to Arlington (Ballston) from Great Falls yesterday. Went down Old Dominion through McLean. In 2008, Obama signs were 10-1 against McCain. This year it was 70-30 in Great Falls, 45-55 Obama in McLean and about 60-40 in Arlington...Obama is in deep trouble if Romney gets anywhere close to 45% of the vote in Arlington/Fairfax.


18 posted on 10/25/2012 8:34:40 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: RoseofTexas

More thread drift. Suddenly I feel old. I found several Navy Gangnam videos on Youtube. Really didn’t appeal to me.

I had to look up “Gangnam” I guess the lyrics are in Korean? Which would explain why I couldn’t understand a word they were saying. Now I know how my Mom felt listening to my music, lol.


19 posted on 10/25/2012 8:48:25 AM PDT by cg56 (Brought to you by the letter O and 16 trillion.)
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To: Tulane

If you believe this crap poll, then I got bridge over the Potomac to sell you.


20 posted on 10/25/2012 9:05:27 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Qbert

With a 3.6 percent margin of error, the results could just as easily be:

Romney 50
Obama 48

or, more likely:

Romney 49
Obama 49

In other words... too close to call


21 posted on 10/25/2012 9:14:14 AM PDT by Let_It_Be_So (Once you see the Truth, you cannot "unsee" it, no matter how hard you may try.)
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To: RoseofTexas

“United States Naval Academy - Gangnam Style on Youtube! Don’t know how to link, but you can look up...IT IS AWESOME!”

If you’re speaking of this one, I think it’s fun:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhHufV9g4k4


22 posted on 10/25/2012 9:24:33 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: ScottinVA
Women of Virginia, Ohio and Nevada... would you PLEASE stop acting like needy, abused girlfriends?

There has been a strong gender gap for many years. In 1980, for example, Ronald Reagan only beat Jimmy Carter by 1 point among women. Yeah, it's that bad. Women tend to be suckers for liberal emotional appeals, men tend to respond more to conservative logic. Women tend to be more collectivist, men tend to be more independent. These patters are not likely to change anytime soon.

23 posted on 10/25/2012 9:26:37 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Qbert

I don’t believe this one at all....nice to use less than 1000 as sample size...most pollsters at this point are using 1300 to 1500.

This doesn’t track at all with any other poll that is out there and has been for the last month. See if Suffolk decides to repoll in Va before you believe this leftist piece of crap


24 posted on 10/25/2012 9:42:38 AM PDT by Nifster
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