Skip to comments.Obama Lead Grows; Up by 7%
Posted on 05/09/2012 12:30:30 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
United States President Barack Obama leads Republican challenger Mitt Romney by seven percentage points, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found Tuesday. Obama has widened his lead since April, when he was leading by four percentage points.
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IIRC, this poll is heavily weighted in the D/R/I breakdown to Ds.
This poll also defies Gallup and Rasmussen.
True enough. But it’s still a poll, and the MSM will still wave it around like the absolute truth.
Who’d they poll, Gitmo inmates?
Al Reuters will pump up Obummer’s numbers until right before the election, then issue some less bogus figures at the last minute so they can later point out how accurate they were.
The Reuters/Ipsos poll of 1,131 registered voters was conducted from May 3 to May 7 and has a 3 percent margin of error.
In other words, they are tied for practical purposes.
From the article:
“A USA Today/Gallup poll released on Monday showed the two candidates locked in a statistical tie in the 12 battleground states that will play a critical role in determining the outcome of the 2012 election.”
Obama is in trouble but with his huge warchest, beating him won’t be easy. Romney needs every vote.
Reuters heh heh...
Actually, the article I just posted from “The Hill” is incorrect — they say the poll is of registered voters. I just went to the Ipsos site, and since it’s their poll,they should know and it says it’s a poll of ADULTS!!!!!!
‘These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Reuters from May 3rd - 7th, 2012. For the survey, a nationally representative, randomly selected sample of exactly 1,131 adults aged 18 and older across the United States was interviewed by Ipsos via live telephone interviewing on landlines and cell phones. With a sample of this size, the results are considered accurate within 2.9 percentage points, 19 times out of 20, of what they would have been had the entire adult population in the U.S. been polled.”
("Daily tracking results are collected via telephone surveys of 500 likely voters per night and reported on a three-day rolling average basis.) [Emphasis supplied].
Why change communists in the middle of a takeover?
Poll is based on registered voters, not likely voters.
Reuters poll over-samples Democrats by 9 percent, finds 7-point Obama edge
“...a January Gallup poll found that Democrats outnumber Republicans in the United States by only 4 percent...
...the Americans polled by Reuters were 47 percent Democrats, 38 percent Republicans and 15 percent independents - a nine-point difference in favor of voters likely to support President Obama’s re-election effort.,...”
AND see my post 8, with link to the actual Ipsos site, which states that the poll was of ADULTS, not even of registered voters.
Obama must be in real trouble, if they have to poll adults AND oversample Dems to make it look as if he were ahead.
Are Democrats going to give Obama a massive “MEH” this November?
Actually it’s a poll of ADULTS — see my post 8 with link to Ipsos stating that.
AND they oversampled Dems (see my post 9)
Oops — see post 12 (not 9) — oversampled Dems
Need more lies.
Al reuters? They jest!
Al Reuters. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 4 years, check out every reuters article on obama: it’s a kiss ass article, everyone of them..
There is no way that Barack is even leading much less blowing out Romney in the polls. Don’t believe it for a minute.
This could very well blow up in the leftist medias face. Not very wise to make Obama appear to be a shoe-in. (Complacency develops on one side while the other works harder.) Laziness comes natural to democrats anyway.
ZERO IS OUT.
Aw, c’mon... Comrade Willard Trotsky is the better Socialist. That’s what all his sycophants say !
People saying what they are saying, fearful of being called “racists”.
Amazing what one can do with a desired result in search of a poll. I`m going to conduct a poll of 100 likely voters, sampling 44% Constitution Party members, 33% Republicans and 23% Democrats. Results will show USCP candidate Virgil Goode leads with 44%, followed by Romney`s 33%. Obama will bring up the rear with 23%. And I`m going to trumpet it in the “media.”
As with Reuters.. my poll, my results!
Reuterville is the home of foreign Leftists who want an Obama reelect more than anyone.
My theory on polling up until the election.
Most voters are meh on Romney. Hell, the choices in the primary was lackluster at best. So if polled about it, folks just can’t be all “HELL YES I’m voting for Romney” and just don’t think about it much.
However, on election day, when walking into the booth, I just can’t see them tapping the box next to Obama’s name. Even IF you are lucky enough to have kept your job, your disposable income has shrunk drastically due to high gas prices and the increase in food and other items. You will have moaned at the last of vacation you could afford this summer. You will have felt the pinch of school clothes and supplies. And on and on.
So polling isn’t really THAT big a deal right now. And that’s not even taking into account the heavily skewed results of over polling Democrats.
“This poll also defies Gallup and Rasmussen.”
For weeks I have been upset with Rasmussen results, but today was good news.
Obumbo had dropped several points in total approval, and their was a sharp divergence in the Obumbo/Romney figures, with Romney on top.
I still feel for America still having so many idiot blacks and Marxist for Odumbo.
I can not imagine living there again.
Yes, still deep in the woods. Still, Reuters? It might as well be a Debka/RT poll.
Reuters says so? Oh well then, it must be so.
“There is no way that Barack is even leading much less blowing out Romney in the polls. Dont believe it for a minute.”
You’re right; they were still touting Obama’s “magic” when he lost 3 statewide races a year after carrying those states in the 2008 election (MA, NJ, VA), and the same for the mid-terms. The ballot boxes are the only polls I believe, and since 2008 he’s been losing heavily.
With Romney, you must not celebrate too early. Yes. We are still in the woods, because MSM chicanery is still at play. If it were hopeless, they would be flailing wildly, resorting to desperate demagoguery. But by the lies they are telling, it appears we are still in the woods. A simple biased poll is SOP. When they abandon the SOP and start running around scaring people, the woods are thinning out some. When they start inventing, wild, improbable tales to scare people, start calling Romney a Nazi (to be one he’d need actual convictions:-), then we’re almost out of the woods.
Why is this incumbent president different from all others? Because he’s a false Messiah. He made his initial run into a religious revival, and then he disappointed people. Disappointed wild-eyed acolytes are desperate for some miraculous comeback. They long to continue believing. But they are the fanatics of the movement, and if they make too much noise, they scare the people who just believe the false Messiah is a politician and nothing more, but want to support him for whatever pragmatic reasons. When all hope of keeping the non-fanatics with The One dims, the fanatics start making more noise, hoping to convert the non-fanatics with their fervor. When that fails, they simply go nuts, refusing to accept the obvious, that their Messiah is a fraud with an oversize ego.
So yes. We are still deep in the woods. The crazier they get, the more hopeful I get. The saner they sound, the more afraid I get. This poll is the usual run-of-the-mill lie, so it scares me.
This article will be the impetus for my next Freeper Editorial.
Ah hell, I’m gonna’ call the race and bookmark this: Mittens by more than 5 and less than 7.
One Word: BULL$HIT!
This poll is nonsense. Look at the internals.
Follow Gallup and Rasmussen.
Got to remember that people will say one thing to the polling people, do another, in the privacy of the voting booth, so as NOT to be called RACISTS.
He made need every vote but he isn’t going to get every vote and the gop/e and romney himself are to blame.
It had the Marraige amendment vote losing
Reuters poll? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Just saw my first PrObama ad.... I wanted to puke and crap at the same time. Blaming Bush and 2008, nailing Osama, creating 4.2 million jobs, saving the auto industry, nothing about healthcare.... UFB!!!! FUBO!!!!!!! FUFUFU!!!!!!!!!!!
>Romney needs every vote.
he won’t get them
I didn’t post this poll FRiend... but I did discount it due to its source.
Obama received strong opposition in West Virginia yesterday, from a CONVICT in jail. His political rallies are like sparsely attended funerals. The MSM is desperate to hide this.
THe ONLY way Obama will win reelection is if he can steal the election.
Oh no, whatever will we do. Communist A has higher polls than Communist B.
it says its a poll of ADULTS!!!!!!
That can’t be true.. Obama voters... Adults?
Maybe if you use the word “Adult” to mean in age only.
A CURRENT convict beat up on Obama in WV last night. But mittens can’t even beat him.
Way to go GOPe!
While Mittens might need every vote. He won’t get them all.
They polled union halls, Hollywood, prison inmates, gay bars, and cemeteries. The results don’t lie!
I think Rasmussen begs to differ with Romney leading 48% to 44% for Obooboo.