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Wisconsin Governor: Walker (R) 48%, Burke (D) 47%
Rasmussen Reports ^ | August 16, 2014

Posted on 08/16/2014 11:07:31 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued

It may be the nation’s closest-watched governor’s race, and it remains dead even.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: polls

1 posted on 08/16/2014 11:07:31 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: Clintonfatigued

That is when the democrats are at their most nefarious....


2 posted on 08/16/2014 11:09:23 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: Clintonfatigued
It may be the nation’s closest-watched governor’s race, and it remains dead even.

That's funny.

If was Walker (R) 47%, Burke (D) 48%, the MSM would be screaming that Burke was running away with it, that the TEA Party was dead, that Obama was surging once again, etc., etc.

3 posted on 08/16/2014 11:09:29 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ..

I had expected Walker to lead by more than this, given his comeback in the recall election. Perhaps that year he benefitted from people who opposed his policies but felt that the recall process was being abused. I hope that he wins big in any event.


4 posted on 08/16/2014 11:09:31 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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5 posted on 08/16/2014 11:12:05 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I can already smell the DemocRAT voter fraud all the way out here in Arizona.


6 posted on 08/16/2014 11:14:50 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It's my home!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Perhaps that year he benefitted from people who opposed his policies but felt that the recall process was being abused”

…do you really think that Americans have the mental capacity to know anything about the “recall process”?! Or care?!


7 posted on 08/16/2014 11:14:51 AM PDT by albie
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To: Clintonfatigued

Why is it this close given the economic success of WI under Walker?


8 posted on 08/16/2014 11:14:58 AM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Clintonfatigued

i think we need him to win somewhat comfortably so he hopefully can be considered more presidential material.


9 posted on 08/16/2014 11:16:01 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Walker reduced taxes, balanced budget, no teacher layoffs— oh sure he ruffled the Unions feathers so now they cant extort union dues by decree. If the people there elect Burke they need a lobotomy.


10 posted on 08/16/2014 11:16:13 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Walker by only 1 percent? Are the people of Wisconsin totally brain dead?


11 posted on 08/16/2014 11:17:20 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Steelfish
"Why is it this close given the economic success of WI under Walker?"

The public employees unions of Madistan and the Academia of the University of Wisconsin system, is your answer.

12 posted on 08/16/2014 11:19:47 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Don Corleone

Walker by only 1 percent? Are the people of Wisconsin totally brain dead?

Da yep


13 posted on 08/16/2014 11:20:38 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I would really like to see the internals of this poll.

The last two Marquette Law School polls oversampled democrats and had similar results.

If they are using 2012 turnout models, this isn’t even close to reality. IMHO, the Sheriff Clarke victory showed that the GOP is more motivated in Wisconsin.

The democrats also do not have the OFA machine this year. They had a huge, computerized operation to drag every potential dem voter to the polls in 2012. In 2012, the local operation was large and very well funded. This year, they have a storefront and have had trouble getting candidates.


14 posted on 08/16/2014 11:23:44 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Clintonfatigued; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; ...

Walker and Burke almost dead even in polls.

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


15 posted on 08/16/2014 11:26:44 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Steelfish
Why is it this close given the economic success of WI under Walker?

Because of outside money and union agiprop.

16 posted on 08/16/2014 11:28:15 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: MediaMole
The democrats also do not have the OFA machine this year. They had a huge, computerized operation to drag every potential dem voter to the polls in 2012. In 2012, the local operation was large and very well funded. This year, they have a storefront and have had trouble getting candidates.

I don't under-estimate how organized they are...

Go here: http://neworganizing.com/

We don't have an "Org" like this and it doesn't look like any deep pocket people on our side of the isle are gonna get one up and running...

Beck warned us the organized were getting organized, and we are left with our fingers in our ears...

17 posted on 08/16/2014 11:30:18 AM PDT by taildragger (Not my Circus, Not my Monkey ( Boy does that apply to DC...))
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To: Clintonfatigued

Governor Walker needs to insist upon a debate. She’ll fold like a cheap tent. She wouldn’t even debate that loony tune Brett Hulsey, LOL!

I’m not worried. I just voted for him - FOR THE THIRD TIME, and I’ll vote for him a 4th come November. I know I am not alone.

He’ll be out soon enough with TV and radio ads. He’s sitting on loads of cash - can raise many more millions in a few days if need be. Burke won’t part with much more of her own cash. She’s not a great speaker by any means and her fundraising isn’t going all that well. She’s STILL out ‘introducing herself’ to people in the state.

*Rolleyes*


18 posted on 08/16/2014 11:34:10 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Clintonfatigued

2% of the Dem votes are in someone’s car trunk waiting to be counted should Walker be leading.


19 posted on 08/16/2014 11:36:27 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Hillary or Warren 2016! Why? Just to have a woman for Historical Purpose?? That's Retarded Sir.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

That’s quite an art, making the poll match the aftermath of massive Democrat voter fraud in Wisconsin.


20 posted on 08/16/2014 11:43:03 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Clintonfatigued
I haven't been able to get a hold oft he demographics of the sample.

"The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Wisconsin was conducted on August 13-14, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence."
21 posted on 08/16/2014 11:46:15 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama ----> Fredo smart)
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To: Clintonfatigued

The fact that this is not a landslide in Walkers favor after all he has done to right the state......proves to me people are beyond stupid and we have no hope (Except in God)


22 posted on 08/16/2014 11:46:22 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: blueyon

Its not all that unexpected when the dead, pet, and fictional populations are heavily Democratic.


23 posted on 08/16/2014 12:13:04 PM PDT by jarwulf
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To: Clintonfatigued

It could be possible that they are using the voter turnout model from the 2012 Presidential election. If that electorate turns out, Burke will win by 2-4% points. Btw, if the recall would have been held during the Presidential election like Tate wanted it, Walker would have lost to Barrett by 2-3% points.


24 posted on 08/16/2014 12:24:02 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: taildragger

OFA is going to be here this year trying to knock off Walker. And if they can’t do it this year, they WILL recall him again in 2016 just to keep him from running for President.


25 posted on 08/16/2014 12:25:23 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yep, thats how they do it. They keep the race looking really close, then they manufacture votes and they figure everyone thought it was close from the start and they will not be surprised.


26 posted on 08/16/2014 12:29:27 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Thunder90
OFA is going to be here this year trying to knock off Walker. And if they can’t do it this year, they WILL recall him again in 2016 just to keep him from running for President.

****ards. Never has the minions of the DNC played this dirty, They never except defeat and be cordial and give it a go in 4 or 2 yrs. We can't continue as a Republic / Democracy when one party does not behave in a gentlemanly like fashion and has no moral / character anchor and wants nothing but chaos and does not respect the office and it's inhabitant is lawful and is behaving in such a manor. They have no respect for the rule of law....

27 posted on 08/16/2014 12:31:01 PM PDT by taildragger (Not my Circus, Not my Monkey ( Boy does that apply to DC...))
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To: Bringbackthedraft

Pre-positioned abandoned cars with ballots in the trunk is the Minnesota trick.


28 posted on 08/16/2014 2:16:15 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Even if one makes the assumption that this was a completely-unbiased, and professionally-conducted survey — reporting a 1% gap is a case of false-precision. It’s really too close to call (again, making those assumptions about the survey data).


29 posted on 08/16/2014 2:51:18 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Clintonfatigued

When the democrats are within 5% they have no problem stealing the election.


30 posted on 08/16/2014 3:58:11 PM PDT by Iron Munro (A liberal: someone who thinks he knows more about your experience than you do.)
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To: ArtDodger

This is a non-story. All previous elections were close. This will be close. If he remains relentless he is the strong favorite.


31 posted on 08/16/2014 5:00:08 PM PDT by drellberg
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To: Clintonfatigued

libtards here will vote for an outhouse if it has a (D) next to it.

to wit, mary burke.


32 posted on 08/16/2014 5:48:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Steelfish; Clintonfatigued

The rats are attacking him with fake corruption charges.


33 posted on 08/16/2014 11:40:07 PM PDT by Impy (Think for yourself)
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