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Obama Keeps N.M. Lead Over Romney
ABQ Journal ^ | Oct 28, 2012 | By Michael Coleman

Posted on 10/30/2012 9:31:10 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar

President Barack Obama has held on to his lead over Republican Mitt Romney in the presidential contest in New Mexico, running 9 points ahead of the former Massachusetts governor in a Journal Poll concluded 12 days before the Nov. 6 election.

The Democratic president had 50 percent support in the statewide survey of likely voters and those who had already voted, compared with 41 percent backing Romney.

Obama picked up 1 percentage point and Romney gained 2 points in the Oct. 23-25 Journal Poll, compared with the Journal Poll conducted Oct. 9-11.

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson had support of 5 percent of likely New Mexico voters in the latest Journal Poll, compared with 6 percent in the previous survey.

Five percent of poll respondents said they were undecided in the Oct. 23-25 survey on presidential race.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: garyjohnson; libertarians; medicalmarijuana; newmexico; rockymountainhigh; whytheycallitdope; wtfiiwnm
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To: wardaddy

“Most of Dixie given huge black populations are takers too but whites band together and vote R between 70-90 percent”

“They do not in New Mexico”

Whites do not comprise 70-90% of the population in NM.

NM did vote in a conservative GOP Governor.. Martinez. Hispanics tend to be conservative, family oriented people. But, we are a border state. The illegal alien population is quite large and like most border states it is out of control.

Up in the northern part of the state you have your California Liberals, environmental wackos and the corrupt legacy of our former Governor Bill Richardson.

Martinez is also dealing with a democrat controlled State Legislature which makes it very difficult to clean up the corrupt underpinnings of the former governor, and his appointees, out of the State Government.

Albuquerque and Santa Fe do not represent most of the State of NM. They just dominate by their population numbers.


21 posted on 10/31/2012 12:09:49 AM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: wardaddy

Part of the problem is the influx of californians who have changed this state politically in the last few years. We used to be a very republican state


22 posted on 10/31/2012 12:23:38 AM PDT by jackal7163 (If you are not willing to achieve victory at any cost, you are doomed to defeat!)
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To: BlessingsofLiberty
Whites do not comprise 70-90% of the population in NM.

I did not say they did...in fact I went to great length to say the opposite about huge minority populations there.

But I will say this having spent time there off and on all my life since the 1950s...when it was conservative btw...that minoroities there except for a few old Spanish clans are just like minorities everywhwere drinking from an anti white victimhood tonic they cannot resist

and whites there today are more liberal than say whites in Mississippi or Alabama..by far

why...just like how they do everywhere...cool liberals from NY and California have flocked in...debasing the organic conservatism of land of enchantment...they are now killing Colorado...and even my bucolic environs in Williamson County TN

they are like locusts...plentiful and ever so smarmy

My point was that whites in Dixie vote 70-90% in 2008 GOP....today.....in New Mexico...it was 56% for GOP in 2008...mostly the interlopers

23 posted on 10/31/2012 8:03:09 AM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in...ya'll?)
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To: tennmountainman
NM is a taker state, not a maker state. No surprise Romney not winning This state.

Only true in some areas. The whole of SE NM is booming - oil and natural gas drilling is fueling not only oil/gas services but associated projects such as home/apartment/restaurant/motel construction. This area will vote for Romney at 60% at least. Not so ABQ and northern NM which are the takers.

Ironically, a lot of industry in the latter areas have been shut down by the enviro-radicals, including lumbering, mining and oil/gas exploration outside the traditional locations. Martin Heinrich is likely to win the US Senate race over Heather Wilson. Heinrich is a left-wing, eco-terrorist associating, radical who opposes fossil fuel energy development, coal power plants, etc. in favor of windmills and solar panels. A horrible, horrible candidate that is even to the left of the other senator, Tom Udall.

24 posted on 11/01/2012 1:04:47 PM PDT by CedarDave (Presstitutes: Journalists who refuse to ask hard questions and who report by omission or distortion)
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To: LegendHasIt; Rogle; leapfrog0202; Santa Fe_Conservative; DesertDreamer; OneWingedShark; ...

NM list PING!

I may not PING for all New Mexico articles. To see New Mexico articles by topic click here: New Mexico Topics

To see NM articles by keyword, click here: New Mexico Keywords

To see the NM Message Page, click here: New Mexico Messages

(The NM list is available on my FR homepage for anyone to use. Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)

25 posted on 11/01/2012 1:08:35 PM PDT by CedarDave (Presstitutes: Journalists who refuse to ask hard questions and who report by omission or distortion)
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To: CedarDave
San Juan County, in the northwest part of the state, is also heavy oil, gas, coal, and coal-generated power plants. It is also a conservative and/or Republican stronghold. Romney/Ryan will carry the county.
26 posted on 11/01/2012 1:25:42 PM PDT by Freedom with Responsibility (Go...)
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To: tennmountainman
NM is a taker state, not a maker state. No surprise Romney not winning This state.

The majority are part of the 47%, just like California, New York, Illinois, etc.

27 posted on 11/01/2012 1:55:35 PM PDT by oldbrowser (Shellac Barac)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I voted early today .....light turnout.... which means?


28 posted on 11/01/2012 2:38:09 PM PDT by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Johnson has become a bad joke, another victim of the political Peter Principle with delusions of grandeur. That said, it’s hard to tell who he is hurting or helping, if anyone.


29 posted on 11/01/2012 3:07:57 PM PDT by pallis
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