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Poll: GOP's Greg Abbott Soars over Wendy Davis in TX Governor Race
Breitbart News ^ | February 24, 2014 | Robert Wilde

Posted on 02/24/2014 9:14:19 PM PST by This Just In

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has opened up a sizable lead over State Senator Wendy Davis in the race for governor of Texas.

After what looks to be easy primary wins in March for the leading gubernatorial candidates, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, Republican Abbott will start the general election race with an 11-point lead (47%-36%) over Democrat Davis.

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1 posted on 02/24/2014 9:14:19 PM PST by This Just In
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To: This Just In

Go Greg go!


2 posted on 02/24/2014 9:16:54 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: This Just In

Hmm. Even after not denouncing the bloviating, idiotic, Ted Nugent.

Excellent.


3 posted on 02/24/2014 9:16:58 PM PST by stanne
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To: This Just In

Sad but 47-36 is not soaring. 36% of this state are socialist infanticide proliferators.


4 posted on 02/24/2014 9:23:54 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

Yes, I’m embarrassed that it’s this close.


5 posted on 02/24/2014 9:27:26 PM PST by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: crusty old prospector

The results will likely be different, though. There is no Barack Obama on the ballot, and if they see her as losing badly (which she is) they won’t bother to vote, making Greg’s win even bigger.


6 posted on 02/24/2014 9:27:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: crusty old prospector

Your about page doesn’t list your state. If you live in Texas you don’t know much about how numerous abortion clinics have been shut down in this state in the past several years due to new laws passed.


7 posted on 02/24/2014 9:28:39 PM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: This Just In

Factor in Demofraud, and Abbott leads by 3 points.


8 posted on 02/24/2014 9:29:53 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

I wouldn’t be surprised.


9 posted on 02/24/2014 9:31:13 PM PST by This Just In
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10 posted on 02/24/2014 9:32:30 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

You’re in the Zone tonight. :^)


11 posted on 02/24/2014 9:33:45 PM PST by This Just In
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To: This Just In

12 posted on 02/24/2014 9:38:13 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: This Just In

Wendy is self imploding even with the best efforts of the msm to prop her up.


13 posted on 02/24/2014 9:47:02 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: re_nortex

It’s been great not having to endure endless TV commercials from either he or Davis. Abbott’s reputation precedes him and he really has done nothing to tarnish it. Quite frankly I am so tired of seeing Dewhurst and Cornyn on the screen with the same talking points - about the jobs they each created in Texas. Praying that Dewhurst and Cornyn don’t pull enough votes to make the runoff and we will be rid of them for a while.


14 posted on 02/24/2014 10:49:59 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: This Just In
This can't be!

The MSM keeps telling us that Texas is going Blue!

15 posted on 02/25/2014 1:34:11 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: This Just In

The lead is nice, and Davis is an idiot, but 8 months is a long long time.


16 posted on 02/25/2014 1:35:08 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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To: This Just In

Anyone wonder many abortion questions will the MSM ask him in the next months leading to the election?


17 posted on 02/25/2014 1:35:40 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: crusty old prospector

>> Sad but 47-36 is not soaring.

Yeah it is. Texas is now a pussy state.


18 posted on 02/25/2014 1:36:30 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: This Just In

Eleven points isn’t enough. She should lose by 30.


19 posted on 02/25/2014 2:20:01 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Marcella

What does that have to do with the fact that the poll says it is 47-36%? It should be more on the order of 80-10%.


20 posted on 02/25/2014 6:04:36 AM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

“What does that have to do with the fact that the poll says it is 47-36%?”

I was addressing your statement that “36% of this state are socialist infanticide proliferators.” Your statement was incorrect about abortion.


21 posted on 02/25/2014 6:36:46 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: jtal

“Yes, I’m embarrassed that it’s this close.”

That poll is very early and it’s one poll and we don’t know who they polled and Abbott will have a large lead after the primary.


22 posted on 02/25/2014 6:40:14 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: fwdude

“Factor in Demofraud, and Abbott leads by 3 points.”

For a general election in Texas, most of the election judges are Republicans and we (Republicans) have a selected group of people who know the law to ride herd on election day to stop any incorrect actions happening across the state.


23 posted on 02/25/2014 6:46:53 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Gene Eric

“Yeah it is. Texas is now a pussy state.”

Your about page doesn’t list your state. You don’t know much about Texas to make that statement. You are badly wrong.


24 posted on 02/25/2014 6:50:43 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: jtal

Well, considering all the glowing coverage Abortion Barbie has received and the lack of condemnation likewise from the Editorial Boards across the state (like my local rag) due the flip flops on the very issue that got her where she is today, this poll is pretty good news.

My local rag ( the Corpus Christi CaCa Times) basically called Abbott the worst kind of racist the other day for comparing the political and law enforcement corruption in the Rio Grande Valley to the third world which was 100% on target. Looks like Abbott has done pretty well despite Obama like worshiping by the media of Abortion Barbie by the state and national media.


25 posted on 02/25/2014 6:58:26 AM PST by The South Texan (The Drive By Media is America's worst enemy and American people don't know it.)
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To: Marcella

My biggest concern is in Democratic majority districts, where Democrats are likely to man the polling places. It is more than likely that they will completely ignore the voter ID law and fill in ballots willy-nilly.

Unless there is a double-check system in place, there will be fraud.


26 posted on 02/25/2014 7:01:08 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: crusty old prospector

The poll didn’t ask the question as to which party the respondents were a part of.
It did asked the question:

Q13. If the 2014 primary elections were held today, would you vote in the Republican primary,
the Democratic primary, or wouldn’t you vote in the primaries?

1. Republican primary 45%
2. Democratic primary 32%
3. Wouldn’t vote in a primary 13%
4. Don’t know 10%

Q22. If the 2014 election for Governor were held today and the candidates were the Democrat
Wendy Davis and the Republican Greg Abbott, who would you vote for, or haven’t you thought
about it enough to have an opinion?
1. Wendy Davis 36%
2. Greg Abbott 47%
3. Haven’t thought about
it enough to have an opinion 17%

To me the anwsers are along the lines of the party break down.

The entire question/answer breakdown can be seen at the following link:

http://s3.amazonaws.com/static.texastribune.org/media/documents/utttpoll-201402-1summary.pdf


27 posted on 02/25/2014 7:04:24 AM PST by deport
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To: This Just In

I’ll say “Wonderful!” if he is still ahead after the “lost” votes are counted and the recounts are done.


28 posted on 02/25/2014 7:06:13 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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“My biggest concern is in Democratic majority districts, where Democrats are likely to man the polling places.”

In a general election, if the election judge is a Democrat, the Alternate Judge MUST BY LAW be a Republican so both are in that voting precinct polling place.

As I said, our state Republican Party has a group who knows the election law (I was one of them in the last general election), including lawyers, stand by wherever we are in the state, and any question or report by our people over Texas had a number to call and/or a web email address to notify us if they had a question as to what was happening in the polling place. A situation was reported by a Republican Alternate Judge about an action of a Democrat judge and we got that stopped.

Our party is all over a general election on election day to make sure fraud in a polling place does not happen.


29 posted on 02/25/2014 7:28:02 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Wordkraft; All

“I’ll say “Wonderful!” if he is still ahead after the “lost” votes are counted and the recounts are done.”

Read my post 29.
Also, Picture ID is in effect for this election. I got a notice from our party yesterday that a mobile ID issuing group is in our town right now at the public library, to issue free picture IDs. You must prove you are a citizen before you can have a picture ID. A birth certificate issued in this state is proof you are a citizen so proof of citizenship is required before you can have a free ID picture card.

Eric Holder went to court to stop us from having the picture ID. State Attorney General Greg Abbott stomped Holder and we have the picture ID requirement. I think I remember Holder is going to try again to stop us but I don’t know the status of that.


30 posted on 02/25/2014 7:39:52 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Marcella

Good to know. But I’m still not going to be too relaxed about the integrity of this election. There was a woman interviewed a couple of years ago who reported and confirmed that someone voted in her deceased father’s name. And I’m convinced that illegal aliens are voting as well.

One fraudulent vote is one too many. That is MY vote that is being stolen!!!


31 posted on 02/25/2014 7:57:36 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

“There was a woman interviewed a couple of years ago who reported and confirmed that someone voted in her deceased father’s name.”

I imagine that happened in voting by mail as the person going to a poll would have to prove by some document that he was that man.

Also, you can’t just walk in a polling place and vote. You have to be a registered voter so an illegal would have had to register to vote before he/she could vote at a polling place and in Texas you can’t register on voting day. Plus, when you register you have to show a document to prove you are a citizen.

I have posted on the forum some where that my Texas Election Code law book is over 500 pages long. Elections must follow that law book in every aspect/part of an election.

Remember, first comes the primary election in March and Democrats have theirs separate from ours. Then the winners of each party fight it out until the general election in November and we are talking about that general election where there is a judge of one party and an alternate judge of another party.

In every precinct of a county, if those in that precinct voted in the majority for Republican Rick Perry, the judge of that precinct in November will be a Republican. Because Perry won that election, more precincts voted in the majority for him so we have more Republican election judges in November than we do Democrat judges. If a precinct voted in the majority for the Democrat candidate for governor, the precinct judge in November is a Democrat but remember in that case, the Alternate Judge MUST be a Republican.


32 posted on 02/25/2014 8:37:00 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: The South Texan

Corpus Christi has a long history of being Democrat controlled so I’m not surprised about the newspaper. A Republican was elected as some kind of county official a couple of years ago, and he went to his office one day and shot himself in the head and died right there. That was really bad for Republicans in that county to have that happen.


33 posted on 02/25/2014 8:41:14 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Marcella

Actually much has changed here. The county commission is 3-2 in favor of the GOP. Numerous GOP’ers hold county offices in other capacities. And even the once solid bloc of Hispanics the Democrats relied on are not so aligned with the Democrats like they once were because many are second or more generations removed from their parents thinking from their homelands. The newspaper, on the other hand, seems to ignore that fact and continues to live as it were the 70’s or 80’s when the only Republican you would see on the ballot was during the November elections and even Republicans voted in the Rat primary’s because that is where the majority of the local and county races were decided as they ran unopposed in November. That is no longer true here, but still the same old song in the Rio Grande Valley for example. I think the paper along with the one in the Rio Grande Valley resents this fact and lives for those good ol days when it had more influence.


34 posted on 02/25/2014 11:46:04 AM PST by The South Texan (The Drive By Media is America's worst enemy and American people don't know it.)
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To: Marcella

Texas is a wonderful state.

My facetious comment was in context of the following remark:

“Sad but 47-36 is not soaring. 36% of this state are socialist infanticide proliferators”


35 posted on 02/25/2014 2:34:05 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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