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Texas Telephone Poll: Stockman Gaining Against Cornyn In Primary Battle (Cornyn at 43%)
Gravis Marketing ^ | 2/16/14 | Thomas Young.

Posted on 02/16/2014 6:18:13 PM PST by jimbo123

Human Events-Gravis Marketing, conducted a random survey of 729 likely republican primary voters in Texas regarding Republican Steve Stockman and Republican John Cornyn between 2/10/14 and 2/12/14. The poll carries a margin of error of 3.6%. The telephone poll was conducted using automated phone calls to landlines and live operators contacting cellphone only households.

The Telephone poll centered on voters’ approval of Stockman and Cornyn and surveyed voters on candidate preference if the election were held today. John Cornyn, the Senate Minority Whip who has held his seat since 2002 has been cast by GOP challenger Congressman Steve Stockman as a beltway insider and will likely try to frame his challenge to the seat as a referendum on Washington politics.

Douglas Kaplan of Gravis Marketing states, “Congressman Stockman is much closer than expected. Cornyn is under 50% with a significant amount still undecided, which is dangerous territory for an incumbent. The poll was conducted before Cornyn’s recent cloture vote on raising the debt limit, which could hurt him among conservative primary voters.”

Among all registered voters when asked “Do you approve or disapprove of Republican Steve Stockman?”, 55% indicated they were unsure while 28% approved and 18% disapproved. Further, when asked “Do you approve or disapprove of John Cornyn?”, 49% indicated they approved, 26% disapproved and 24% were unsure.

Lastly, when asked, “If the election for U.S. Senate Primary were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Stockman or Republican John Cornyn?”, Cornyn holds a 15-point lead (43% to 28%) over Stockman with 29% of voters expressing uncertainty over their choice. The uncertain voters at this stage in the contest could indicate that Stockman’s entry into race on December 9, 2013 has inserted uncertainty into the minds of Cornyn supporters or those who may have abstained from voting.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cloture; cornyncloture; cornyncloturevotes; johncornyn; primarycornyn; stevestockman; texas
Bad news for Cornyn, Rove and the GOP-e.
1 posted on 02/16/2014 6:18:13 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Gravis has a poor track record.


2 posted on 02/16/2014 6:19:48 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: All

Stovall’s Turtle Soup ad:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EIMkxNhClQ

Texans for Stovall

http://www.texansforstovall.com/

https://www.facebook.com/TexansForStovall

https://twitter.com/dwaynestovall

Stockman for Senate

http://www.stockmanforsenate2014.com/

https://twitter.com/StockmanSenate

https://www.facebook.com/congressmanstevestockman


3 posted on 02/16/2014 6:20:17 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

“Do you approve or disapprove of Republican Steve Stockman?”, 55% indicated they were unsure while 28% approved and 18% disapprove”

That’s actually remarkable for Stockman. I’d expect his negatives to be higher since the national lame stream media likes to lampoon him.

The important tidbit however is that Cornyn is under 50%

Even if he gets 49%, he will be forced into a runoff, and like Dewhurst before him, he will be felled. TEA marches on!


4 posted on 02/16/2014 6:20:43 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon
The important tidbit however is that Cornyn is under 50%


Exactly.
5 posted on 02/16/2014 6:21:59 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
How many are in the race now? 6 or 7? Stockman, Stovall, and Vega are the names I know off the top of my head.

Every one of 'em is gonna take votes that will help keep Cornyn under 50%.

/johnny

6 posted on 02/16/2014 6:26:33 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Every one of 'em is gonna take votes that will help keep Cornyn under 50%.

Yep. Keep the pressure on. Cornyn needs to go.

7 posted on 02/16/2014 6:30:33 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I believe early voting starts tuesday and I hope everyone gets out early to get the momentum going against Cornyn.


8 posted on 02/16/2014 6:33:14 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: JRandomFreeper

Dwayne Stovall
http://www.texansforstovall.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Texans-For-Stovall/155741434543722
https://twitter.com/dwaynestovall

Steve Stockman
http://www.stockman2014.com/
https://www.facebook.com/congressmanstevestockman
https://twitter.com/stockmansenate

Linda Vega
http://www.lindavegafortexas.net/
https://www.facebook.com/lindavegafortexas.net
https://twitter.com/LindaVega4Texas

Chris Mapp
http://mappforussenate.com/
https://www.facebook.com/mappforussenate
https://twitter.com/c_mapp

Ken Cope
http://www.copetexas.com/
https://www.facebook.com/copetexas
https://twitter.com/CopeTexas

Curt Cleaver
http://www.curtcleaver.com/
https://www.facebook.com/curtcleaver
https://twitter.com/cleaver4senate

Reid Reasor
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Colonel-Reasor-for-US-Senate-Texas-Cornyn-has-to-go/216804378487564

John Cornyn
http://www.johncornyn.com/
https://www.facebook.com/johncornyn
https://twitter.com/JohnCornyn


9 posted on 02/16/2014 6:42:03 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
If each of Cornyn's challengers averages a little over 7% of the vote, Cornyn will go to a run-off, and that's when the real money and real fight come in.

/johnny

10 posted on 02/16/2014 6:44:32 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: RightOnTheBorder
I hope everyone gets out early to get the momentum going against Cornyn.

There's a poster right here on FR that hits almost every Cornyn thread with negative crap to try to STOP the momentum. I sure wish he would get the zot.

/johnny

11 posted on 02/16/2014 6:49:19 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: All

Looks like turnout was poor at the Cornyn/Rove fundraiser and rally today in Longview, TX:

https://twitter.com/TeamCornyn


12 posted on 02/16/2014 7:04:02 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Remember, all Texas has to do is deny Cornyn a 50% + 1 vote.
And then it goes to a run-off.
And all bets are off on a run-off.


13 posted on 02/16/2014 7:07:52 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: jimbo123

All these candidates could contribute to keeping Cornyn below 50%.
One of those candidates need to play the RINO role and draw RINO
votes from Cornyn.


14 posted on 02/16/2014 7:10:08 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Right on JR.


15 posted on 02/16/2014 7:11:24 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: TADSLOS

“Every one of ‘em is gonna take votes that will help keep Cornyn under 50%.”

Yes, but it matters who comes in 2nd.

If it is a Cornyn/Stockman runoff, Cornyn wins the primary. Stockman is a losing proposition. He has too much bad baggage. I say go with Stovall. Stockman supporters will change to Stovall. But non Stockman supporters just won’t vote in the runoff rather than vote for Stockman. Stockman is just another sleazy politician in a club with a 6% approval rating IMHO. He will be looked upon as the same song 2nd verse. I speak as a Texan who has closely followed Texas politics over 35 years, once a republican, then a libertarian, now a secessionist, but always a conservative.


16 posted on 02/16/2014 7:17:23 PM PST by The Bat Ladys Husband ( No More Bush No more Cornyn)
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To: tennmountainman
The poll was conducted before Cornyn’s recent cloture vote on raising the debt limit, which could hurt him among conservative primary voters.”

Really bad news for Cornyn.
17 posted on 02/16/2014 7:23:59 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Stockman may be OK but I’ll vote for Stovall after seeing the turtle add.


18 posted on 02/16/2014 7:29:11 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband
Either one is better than Cornyn, and it reduces the power of the establishment.

Don't write Stockman off just yet. He could beat Cornyn. People are really tired of Cornyn.

I'll be voting for Stovall, but it's going to take all 7 challengers to keep Cornyn under 50%.

/johnny

19 posted on 02/16/2014 7:29:37 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Viennacon

Yes! Under 50% for Cornball.

Where is Stockman, though? I’ve not seen any ads, of late. There’s been so much that he (Stockman) could’ve been capitalizing on.

He needs to get really busy.


20 posted on 02/16/2014 7:33:40 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

That’s the key. Hopefully, that’s exactly what will happen.

A B C !!!


21 posted on 02/16/2014 7:35:32 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Jane Long

Rep. Steve Stockman @StockmanSenate 5h
Reporters love having inside access to leaders. Exclusive info means higher subs/clicks. Watch them step up their efforts to defend Cornyn.

https://twitter.com/StockmanSenate


22 posted on 02/16/2014 7:39:22 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: JRandomFreeper

I’m also voting for Stovall over Stockman; but would ote for Stockman over Cornyn every ay of the week.

Stockman has baggage, but he also voted against Boehner for Speaker and has aggressively called for the impeachment of Obama.

He wouldn’t be the first Texas politician to have “baggage” and still get elected. Texans really don’t care about baggage that doesn’t affect them personally. That and the fact that and the fact Texas conservatives hate Cornyn with a passion. It’s not like Cornyn doesn’t have plenty of baggage himself.


23 posted on 02/16/2014 7:46:33 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: JRandomFreeper

No surprise. There are people who want Mitch re-elected.


24 posted on 02/16/2014 7:55:10 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband
Thank you for the heads up. I'm a Texan, transplanted from Mississippi. I know all about Mississippi (Chris McDaniel is facing Thad Cochran), but am still feeling my way around Texas politics.

One thing for sure- it is definitely fun to watch. I think my vote in the primary will now go to Stovall. I hear all the commercials about Cornyn "pushing back....every day" and I think


25 posted on 02/16/2014 7:55:29 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: jimbo123

If this race goes to a runoff Cornyn is toast!


26 posted on 02/16/2014 8:06:26 PM PST by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: fella

Be careful...Stockman has been solid on the immigration issue...pretty rare.


27 posted on 02/16/2014 8:12:07 PM PST by magna carta
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To: fella

Stovall may be okay, but Stockman is the only person anywhere on the political field talking about removing every vestige of Albert Kinsey’s so called research from public policy.

If you don’t realize how huge that is, you have never studied the roots of the sexual revolution.


28 posted on 02/16/2014 8:19:55 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: jimbo123

Stoval is the TEA Party choice! I will vote for him early in two more days!


29 posted on 02/16/2014 8:29:29 PM PST by matthew fuller
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To: jimbo123

If someone of high stature had entered the race, we could have stopped Cornball. Alas


30 posted on 02/16/2014 8:33:50 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: jimbo123

Timely thread. Thanks for the hotlines!


31 posted on 02/16/2014 9:10:45 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: jimbo123

Low Information, TEXAS RINO voters: “ - - - -“Do you approve or disapprove of John Cornyn?”, 49% indicated they approved - - - “


32 posted on 02/16/2014 9:13:33 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Theodore R.; Admin Moderator
Trying to stop any momentum from building? You do this on every thread. It's pretty obvious that you are a concern troll that supports the establishment.

/johnny

33 posted on 02/17/2014 4:55:01 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: jimbo123

Poll Details

Not sure of what the impact would be but this poll is only asking about Cornyn and Stockman.
Nothing is asked about the other six candidates and they will get some votes.

34 posted on 02/17/2014 5:40:28 AM PST by deport
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To: MuttTheHoople
I hear all the commercials about Cornyn "pushing back....every day"

Cornyn can't even back a Republican who is pushing back much less do the pushing back himself!

35 posted on 02/17/2014 12:07:23 PM PST by The Bat Lady (http://cornynlovesobamacare.com/ We need the citizen Senators.)
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