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Poll: Cantor's Lead Cut to 52-39 over Dave Brat in Virginia Primary (Tuesday!)
breitbart.com ^ | 6/7/14 | Michael Patrick Leahy

Posted on 06/07/2014 5:11:53 PM PDT by cotton1706

On Friday, the Daily Caller released a poll that showed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) lead over Tea Party-backed challenger Dave Brat in the Republican primary in Virginia's 7th Congressional District has dropped to 13 points just days before the June 10 election. The poll, conducted by Vox Populi of 583 likely Republican primary voters in the district on June 2, showed that 52 percent support Cantor while 39 percent support Brat.

The results suggest a sharp drop in support for Cantor. A poll conducted by McLaughlin and Associates between May 27 and 28 that showed Cantor leading by a 62 percent to 28 percent margin.

The poll also showed a sharp decline for Cantor when compared to his huge margin of 79 percent to 21 percent by which he beat challenger Floyd Bayne in the 2012 Republican primary. In the 2012 general election, Cantor defeated his Democratic opponent by a 59 percent to 41 percent margin.

Despite being outspent by $1.9 million to $123,000 up to May 21, according to reports filed by each campaign with the Federal Election Commission, Brat's focus on Cantor's immigration record has sparked national attention on the campaign.

Even if Brat cleared 40 percent, the outcome would be embarrassing for Cantor, who, like in other cycles, has not taken the race lightly.

With the active support of conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham, Brat has been able to focus the national spotlight on Cantor's immigration record, prompting Cantor to channel his inner anti-amnesty warrior over the last three weeks of the campaign.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: amnesty; cantor4amnesty; cantordreamact; dreamact; elections; mexico
Conflicting polls. We'll see what happens on Tuesday!
1 posted on 06/07/2014 5:11:53 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

I like Cantor.
Flame away.


2 posted on 06/07/2014 5:14:22 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Do you live in his district?


3 posted on 06/07/2014 5:15:46 PM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706

I’m quite sure Eric has trunkloads of ballots ready to roll where necessary.


4 posted on 06/07/2014 5:16:29 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: cotton1706

I cannot tolerate Cantor. He is a horrible whiney assed spokesperson and a liberal at that.

ugh, he is all that sucks about the GOP.


5 posted on 06/07/2014 5:16:51 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Never mind. I see you live in Maryland. Well I’m glad you can’t help reelect him. He’s a waste.


6 posted on 06/07/2014 5:16:51 PM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706

There are quite few RNC plants that post here .
We just had one of these snakes appear here.


7 posted on 06/07/2014 5:21:29 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: cotton1706

Yeah, being in Maryland I don’t really get a chance for my vote to mean anything anyway. I’m a Dan Bongino fan though.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 5:22:09 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt
Here's your BFF wanting to work with Barry over helping illegal "kids" get amnesty.

ERIC CANTOR WANTS TO WORK WITH OBAMA ON AMNESTY

9 posted on 06/07/2014 5:22:49 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

“Yeah, being in Maryland I don’t really get a chance for my vote to mean anything anyway. I’m a Dan Bongino fan though.”

Tell me about it. I live in MA! Isn’t Bongino running for congress this year?


10 posted on 06/07/2014 5:26:25 PM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: ncalburt

“There are quite few RNC plants that post here .”

Yeah, I know. I’ve argued with a number of them.


11 posted on 06/07/2014 5:28:06 PM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706

6th Congressional district- western Maryland. It’s where the votes are.
I’m in Montgomery County though, doesn’t get bluer than this...well maybe in MA.


12 posted on 06/07/2014 5:29:59 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: cotton1706

I just happily donated $25 to Dave. Cantor is a pathetic, lying RINO of the worst kind.


13 posted on 06/07/2014 5:31:17 PM PDT by Moorka
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To: ncalburt
Are you calling me a snake, or a plant, or a...
14 posted on 06/07/2014 5:40:24 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: dforest
I cannot tolerate Cantor. He is a horrible whiney assed spokesperson and a liberal at that.

Yep. He's already saying we need amnesty for law breakers......"for the sake of the children."
(Would be nice if this guy lost the election. It would be a day to celebrate.)

15 posted on 06/07/2014 5:43:18 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: cotton1706

That’s still a sizable lead.


16 posted on 06/07/2014 5:44:57 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: ncalburt

name one of these pukes and I’ll blast these bastards. Zotting is for lib fags.


17 posted on 06/07/2014 5:50:31 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Did you know that your congressman, Eric Cantor, supports amnesty rather than the Rule of Law? Don’t be fooled by his rhetoric or election time flip-flops. Any legislation that allows the lawbreakers, including children, to stay and work here is amnesty.

Cantor favors massive increases in permanent immigration and guest worker programs that will cost the jobs of Americans and depress their wages even further. He even wants to enable illegal aliens to join the US military and compete with US citizens and legal immigrants during a period of downsizing in the military. With over 20 million Americans underemployed or unemployed, this is a travesty no matter how he spins it. We don’t have a shortage of labor; we have a shortage of jobs.

Cantor does the bidding of his corporate paymasters rather than doing what is right for his constituents and our country. Cantor is no conservative. Shock the Republican Leadership on June 10th and let Cantor know there are consequences for his impending betrayal. Protect American jobs for American workers


18 posted on 06/07/2014 5:57:05 PM PDT by kabar
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To: cotton1706
Dave is not going to work with Obama, guess who is? Dave is going to work to stop the madness at our borders. Eric apparently doesn't see the danger of what is going on right at this moment and has been quoted as saying he wants to work with Obama “ for the children “ makes a true conservative want to vomit when he hears that kind of talk.
Get the word out on this guy, what else is Obama whispering in Eric's ear?
Voters want to know this stuff
19 posted on 06/07/2014 5:59:24 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: cotton1706

Never, ever put faith in VA voters, and one won’t be disappointed.


20 posted on 06/07/2014 6:02:41 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: Moorka
Cantor is a pathetic, lying RINO of the worst kind.

Precisely why he shall be endorsed by the VA "Republican" electorate!

21 posted on 06/07/2014 6:04:14 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt
Actually your BOTH.

working late for the RNC tonight.

I guess your worried about you fellow DC cronies like the Chamber of Amnesty's favorite bagman Eric C!

22 posted on 06/07/2014 6:08:30 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: cotton1706

“prompting Cantor to channel his inner anti-amnesty warrior”

I assume this was meant sarcastically. Cantor the Serpent is as open borders as they come; only the threat of elections holds him back from taking a Schumer approach.


23 posted on 06/07/2014 6:20:14 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: cotton1706

If only Virginia had runoff thresholds. GO BRAT! This is winnable!


24 posted on 06/07/2014 6:23:17 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Jedidah

Its much worse than Boehner got against Winteregg


25 posted on 06/07/2014 6:24:15 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

I like Obama. Seems a right nice feller.


26 posted on 06/07/2014 7:57:14 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Why don’t you ask Cantor about Obama’s flood of unaccompanied illegal children that he has been sending to Arizona, Oklahoma and other states around the country. Today there is an article on Drudge about the disease that these immigrants are bringing into the country.


27 posted on 06/08/2014 10:08:11 AM PDT by Eva
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To: Eva

I understand full well my conservative brethren’s disappointment with Cantor. He’s disappointed me in many respects as well. Here’s the reason though that I said I like Cantor.
I believe him to be an honorable man.
I’m not even in Cantor’s district let alone state. If I were, I’m not at all certain that I’d vote for him. What I do know is that politics need honorable people. The whole moral compass thing. In the same way I like Joe Lieberman, I disagree with him on most things but I admire the hell out of him as a human being. I’ve also been burned too many times supporting candidates who are simpatico with me on issues only to find out later that they lack a substantial moral core.
I take nothing away from Cantor’s primary challenger. I don’t know anything about him, I’m not in that district. He very well may be awesome. What I do worry about is vilifying decent people because they stray from the agenda.


28 posted on 06/08/2014 11:48:06 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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