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Romney, Perry, Cain winning or neck to neck with Obama in swing states
New York Daily News ^ | November 4 2011 | Aliyah Shahid

Posted on 11/05/2011 9:10:50 AM PDT by casinva

In head-to-head matchups, Romney leads Obama among registered voters in swing states by a single percentage point

The swing states just aren't swinging President Obama's way.

Republican presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Herman Cain are either winning or are neck to neck with Obama in the states deemed the most critical to winning the 2012 presidential election, a USA Today/Gallup poll released Friday found.

In head-to-head matchups, Romney leads Obama among registered voters in swing states by a single percentage point, 47% to 46%.

But the commander in chief is ahead against Perry in those states by a five point margin, 49% to 44%.

And against Cain, Obama narrowly win by three points, 48% to 45%.

Both Cain and Romney fall within the poll’s 3% error margin.

The swing states, which Obama won in 2008, include Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.

The poll also reveals deep voter dissatisfaction among swing states voters.

A sizable 60% said they were worse off than they were three years ago compared the 37% who said they were better off.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Colorado; US: Florida; US: Georgia; US: Iowa; US: Massachusetts; US: Michigan; US: Nevada; US: New Hampshire; US: New Mexico; US: North Carolina; US: Ohio; US: Pennsylvania; US: Texas; US: Virginia; US: Wisconsin
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Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, and Rick Perry showing as the GOP candidates who can take swing states from Barack Obama in 2012.
1 posted on 11/05/2011 9:10:53 AM PDT by casinva
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To: casinva; shield

Ping please.


2 posted on 11/05/2011 9:11:25 AM PDT by casinva
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To: casinva

So much for “Romney is the only one who can beat Obama” .


3 posted on 11/05/2011 9:13:02 AM PDT by Delphinium
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To: casinva
Good news in the polling averages too. Look at the trend, Romney is trending down pretty severely. Looks like Romney is fading.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/us/republican_presidential_nomination-1452.html

4 posted on 11/05/2011 9:15:11 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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Perry Ping....

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5 posted on 11/05/2011 9:15:26 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: casinva

A ham sandwich can beat Obama.


6 posted on 11/05/2011 9:17:12 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: casinva
Romney, Perry, Cain winning or neck to neck with Obama in swing states

Two out of three "ain't" bad!

7 posted on 11/05/2011 9:21:37 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: casinva
Unless there is an economic miracle comparable to the loaves and fishes between now and next November, the "undecideds" should break 2 to 1 against Obama.

It doesn't matter who the Republicans nominate. It could be Chumlee from "Pawn Stars".

8 posted on 11/05/2011 9:22:04 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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9 posted on 11/05/2011 9:23:24 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: casinva

after perry crapped all over himself,

now he’s a front runner?


10 posted on 11/05/2011 9:26:25 AM PDT by ken21
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To: Sooth2222

Exactly. At this point prior to the head to head campaign, the sitting President should be mopping the floor against ANY proposed opponent.


11 posted on 11/05/2011 9:26:34 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom ("Get ready for an aberration of historic proportions" ...H Cain.."to correct the last one" MGM)
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To: shield

I agree with his statement. Thanks for the post.


12 posted on 11/05/2011 9:27:10 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: casinva
For me it has to be Perry. What is happening all over America we will need a President that can “shoot” if necessary. The rest of the herd are too peaceful in nature
13 posted on 11/05/2011 9:35:24 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: casinva

No more ineligibles. No more RINOs.


14 posted on 11/05/2011 9:36:42 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: ken21

I have serious concerns about Perry as a candidate, but he has the right platform and is an experienced executive in a state doing well. Although right now, he is in the doldrums, he can still recover, especially if he can make a recovery with Iowa voters. He’s far more conservative than Mitt, so it is an easy choice if it is between those two, as long as he is getting some good training on campaigning and debating.


15 posted on 11/05/2011 9:38:25 AM PDT by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: ken21

Yeah, Perry’s between 6% - 9% in polls but could beat Obama, go figure! LOL


16 posted on 11/05/2011 9:41:15 AM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: MNJohnnie

That makes sense. At some point Cain will take supporters from Romney. Some Romney supporters recognize a winner when they see one.


17 posted on 11/05/2011 9:49:24 AM PDT by meatloaf (It's time to push back against out of control government.)
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To: casinva

[In head-to-head matchups, Romney leads Obama among registered voters in swing states by a single percentage point, 47% to 46%.

But the commander in chief is ahead against Perry in those states by a five point margin, 49% to 44%.

And against Cain, Obama narrowly win by three points, 48% to 45%. ]

I find it hard to believe that Obama is polling this well in swing states. It is much better than I expected with poll numbers as low as his. Why does Obama poll better than his approval numbers?


18 posted on 11/05/2011 9:54:45 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

How dare you question the finest polls money can buy?


19 posted on 11/05/2011 9:58:00 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: KansasGirl

The polls are of registered voters, not likely voters. The former stat usually skews toward the leftists.


20 posted on 11/05/2011 10:03:12 AM PDT by rfp1234 (RFP's Law: Whoever blames Bush first shall lose the argument.)
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To: Erik Latranyi
A ham sandwich can beat Obama.

I don't know; the Jewish vote wouldn't likely go for a ham sandwich.
21 posted on 11/05/2011 10:17:59 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.--1970s PSA)
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To: KansasGirl

I think its because, even though they are not happy with him, he is the only one they will vote for. jmo


22 posted on 11/05/2011 10:29:37 AM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: Dr. Sivana
I don't know; the Jewish vote wouldn't likely go for a ham sandwich.

Its Kosher Ham!

:)

23 posted on 11/05/2011 10:34:24 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Cain for President - Because I like the content of his character)
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To: casinva

Unless something really incredible happens in the next 13 months, the enthusiasm gap will skew those numbers an additional 5% to the ‘R’ side. It’s going to be a bloodbath. We’re not nominating a presidential candidate, we’re appointing Obama’s executioner.


24 posted on 11/05/2011 11:53:52 AM PDT by CowboyJay ("Rick Perry has more red flags than a May Day parade." - fieldmarshalj)
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To: Erik Latranyi
Its Kosher Ham!

That reminds me of a true story.

When I started college at U of Chicago in the early '80s, many places competed for the student food dollar. My dorm, the Shoreland, was about three miles from the dining hall, so Shorelanders were especially sought after.

It was well-known that Leon's Bar-b-q had some of the best ribs to be had. As a common first name like Leon's cannot be trademarked, a cheap knock-off called "Leon's Plus" was sending flyers throughout the dorms. Leon's Plus claimed to have "Assembled the Finest Chefs in the World of every cuisine" to provide a full menu, and not just ribs. So, besides ribs and chicken, they offered Italian, gyros, burgers, and yes a full line of kosher delicacies prepared by the finest kosher chefs including the "Kosher Ham Sandwich"...all for $1.85!
25 posted on 11/05/2011 12:11:23 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.--1970s PSA)
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To: Dr. Sivana

We have a local family style restaurant that prints up a calendar for each month and each day has its special listed. Thing is they always list pork items on the Jewish holidays!


26 posted on 11/05/2011 12:48:09 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: casinva
And against Cain, Obama narrowly win by three points, 48% to 45%.

That will change to a 20 point route by the time the election comes around.

Forget clunker Romney and lemon Perry... I want the Lexus - Herman Cain!

27 posted on 11/05/2011 1:10:22 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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Thanks shield.


28 posted on 11/05/2011 4:08:01 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: meatloaf

In my opinion Cain is the only one who can defeat Romney in Michigan. More important is the fact that I think he can defeat Obama in Michigan.


29 posted on 11/06/2011 6:38:49 AM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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