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Obama Lead Grows; Up by 7%
Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/5/12

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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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; bho2012; elections; elections2012; ipsos; obama; poll; pollofadults; reuters; romney
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We're still deep in the woods.
1 posted on 05/09/2012 12:30:34 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Internals?

IIRC, this poll is heavily weighted in the D/R/I breakdown to Ds.

This poll also defies Gallup and Rasmussen.


2 posted on 05/09/2012 12:33:00 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

True enough. But it’s still a poll, and the MSM will still wave it around like the absolute truth.


3 posted on 05/09/2012 12:34:31 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

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.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 12:38:59 AM PDT by M1911A1
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To: Eleutheria5

More details:

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/polls/226155-poll-obama-leads-romney-nationally

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.


5 posted on 05/09/2012 12:39:13 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Reuters heh heh...


6 posted on 05/09/2012 12:43:06 AM PDT by citizencon
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To: Eleutheria5
REGISTERED voters. Worthless. All the likely voter polls show it much closer.
7 posted on 05/09/2012 12:43:56 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Eleutheria5

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!!!!!!

http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/pressrelease.aspx?id=5621

‘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.”


8 posted on 05/09/2012 12:46:05 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Eleutheria5
"The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows Mitt Romney earning 49% of the vote and President Obama attracting 44% support. Three percent (3%) would vote for a third party candidate, while another three percent (3%) are undecided. "

("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].

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll


9 posted on 05/09/2012 12:48:57 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Eleutheria5

Why change communists in the middle of a takeover?


10 posted on 05/09/2012 1:01:05 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Eleutheria5

Poll is based on registered voters, not likely voters.


11 posted on 05/09/2012 1:05:42 AM PDT by donna (Mitt? NEVER!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Reuters poll over-samples Democrats by 9 percent, finds 7-point Obama edge

http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/09/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.


12 posted on 05/09/2012 1:05:42 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: donna

Are Democrats going to give Obama a massive “MEH” this November?


13 posted on 05/09/2012 1:07:09 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: donna

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)


14 posted on 05/09/2012 1:07:09 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: donna

Oops — see post 12 (not 9) — oversampled Dems


15 posted on 05/09/2012 1:08:38 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Need more lies.


16 posted on 05/09/2012 1:08:54 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Cogito cogito)
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To: Eleutheria5

Al reuters? They jest!


17 posted on 05/09/2012 1:10:36 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Eleutheria5

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..


18 posted on 05/09/2012 1:17:53 AM PDT by max americana
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To: sheik yerbouty; ntnychik; potlatch; dixiechick2000; onyx; bitt

MANY OBAMA VOTERS NOW LAMENT I MAY HAVE TO VOTE FOR THE REPUBLICAN

19 posted on 05/09/2012 1:34:25 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: Eleutheria5

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.


20 posted on 05/09/2012 1:46:54 AM PDT by vlad335
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To: Eleutheria5
ZERO leads.
Explain this: "Federal Inmate Makes Strong Showing Against Obama in Primary"

ZERO IS OUT.

21 posted on 05/09/2012 1:48:28 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Aw, c’mon... Comrade Willard Trotsky is the better Socialist. That’s what all his sycophants say !


22 posted on 05/09/2012 2:08:33 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Eleutheria5

People saying what they are saying, fearful of being called “racists”.


23 posted on 05/09/2012 2:19:55 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Innovative

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!


24 posted on 05/09/2012 2:23:24 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: Eleutheria5
A biased outlier and outright liar poll.

Reuterville is the home of foreign Leftists who want an Obama reelect more than anyone.

25 posted on 05/09/2012 2:24:01 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("The Leftist MSM will tell us Obama is winning right up to his landslide defeat.")
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To: All

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.


26 posted on 05/09/2012 2:24:47 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“This poll also defies Gallup and Rasmussen.”
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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.


27 posted on 05/09/2012 2:38:20 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Eleutheria5

Yes, still deep in the woods. Still, Reuters? It might as well be a Debka/RT poll.


28 posted on 05/09/2012 2:41:38 AM PDT by Prospero
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To: Eleutheria5

Reuters says so? Oh well then, it must be so.


29 posted on 05/09/2012 3:01:17 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: vlad335

“There is no way that Barack is even leading much less blowing out Romney in the polls. Don’t 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.


30 posted on 05/09/2012 3:11:19 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Prospero

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.


31 posted on 05/09/2012 3:14:35 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

This article will be the impetus for my next Freeper Editorial.


32 posted on 05/09/2012 3:21:03 AM PDT by Lazamataz (To the wall, street occupiers!!!!!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Ah hell, I’m gonna’ call the race and bookmark this: Mittens by more than 5 and less than 7.


33 posted on 05/09/2012 3:31:48 AM PDT by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Eleutheria5

One Word: BULL$HIT!


34 posted on 05/09/2012 3:42:10 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: SoFloFreeper
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They're not even camaigning yet ... and Zero leads Mittens ...

The MSM is intlligently "holding their fire" on Mittens until (if) he wins the GOP nomination ...

Then they will beat him like was done to Reginal Denney during the Rodney Kng LA riots ...

Mitt will bleed like a gutted pig ...



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35 posted on 05/09/2012 3:55:52 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin "will win" the 2012 GOP Nomination in Tampa !)
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To: Eleutheria5

This poll is nonsense. Look at the internals.

Follow Gallup and Rasmussen.


36 posted on 05/09/2012 4:01:42 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Eleutheria5

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.


37 posted on 05/09/2012 4:03:24 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Innovative

He made need every vote but he isn’t going to get every vote and the gop/e and romney himself are to blame.

LLS


38 posted on 05/09/2012 4:05:44 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Why post this BS Poll.

It had the Marraige amendment vote losing

39 posted on 05/09/2012 4:08:05 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Eleutheria5

Reuters poll? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


40 posted on 05/09/2012 4:09:49 AM PDT by steve8714 (God bless those in uniform, who labor for true peace.)
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To: Eleutheria5

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!!!!!!!!!!!


41 posted on 05/09/2012 4:10:00 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Eleutheria5
Always remember that IPSOS means bull shiite in some foreign language.
42 posted on 05/09/2012 4:16:07 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Innovative

>Romney needs every vote.

he won’t get them


43 posted on 05/09/2012 4:37:03 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: scooby321

I didn’t post this poll FRiend... but I did discount it due to its source.

LLS


44 posted on 05/09/2012 4:39:48 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Eleutheria5
Not to worry, Israeli friends.

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.

45 posted on 05/09/2012 4:58:46 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Oh no, whatever will we do. Communist A has higher polls than Communist B.


46 posted on 05/09/2012 5:35:43 AM PDT by Crazieman (Are you naive enough to think VOTING will fix this entrenched system?)
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To: Innovative

it says it’s 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.


47 posted on 05/09/2012 5:38:56 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Eleutheria5

They polled union halls, Hollywood, prison inmates, gay bars, and cemeteries. The results don’t lie!


48 posted on 05/09/2012 5:52:28 AM PDT by Freestate316
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49 posted on 05/09/2012 7:34:07 AM PDT by b4its2late (Patience is not a virtue, it is a waste of time.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I think Rasmussen begs to differ with Romney leading 48% to 44% for Obooboo.


50 posted on 05/09/2012 7:55:27 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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