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  • Dems would deliver blistering defeat to Trump in Nov.: Clinton would win by 13 & Sanders by 18

    03/09/2016 8:04:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 9, 2016 | Francesca Chambers, White House corrspondent
    Democrats will take the White House in November if Donald Trump is the GOP nominee, yet another poll has found. Regardless of whether Democrats put up Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders against Trump, the incumbent party comes out on top in NBC and the Wall Street Journal's latest survey. Clinton would beat him by 13 points, 51 to 38. Sanders would fare even better and win with 55 percent of the vote to the billionaire's 37 percent - a blistering defeat for Trump of 18 points......
  • Yet Another poll suggests Trump will lose to Clinton in a general election

    03/09/2016 1:56:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 148 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/09/2016 | John Sexton
    Earlier today Ed Morrissey wrote about a new NBC/WSJ poll showing Donald Trump could lose to Hillary Clinton by double digits in a general election. An ABC/Washington Post poll also published today has similar findings: Should this matchup come about, the current advantage is Clinton’s. She leads Trump by 50-41 percent in vote preference among registered voters, her widest advantage in three ABC/Post polls since September. Among all adults, including those currently not registered, Clinton’s lead swells to 54-36 percent. And the public by 59-36 percent predicts that Clinton would win — up from a 12-point gap on this...
  • Attacks On Trump Didn't Slow Him Down In The Primaries. America's Another Story [64% NEGATIVE]

    03/09/2016 7:38:17 PM PST · by Steelfish · 82 replies
    LATimes ^ | March 08, 2016 | avid Lauter
    Attacks On Trump Didn't Slow Him Down In The Primaries. America's Another Story By David Lauter Last night, after his triumphs in more GOP primaries, Donald Trump reveled in the ineffectiveness of the attacks against him. I dont think Ive ever had so many horrible, horrible things said about me in one week but thats OK, Trump said in his news conference from his Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla. I want to thank the special interests and the lobbyists, because they obviously did something to drive these numbers. There's no question that he's right about the primaries...
  • Fox News Poll: Kasich ahead in Ohio (Kasich 34, Trump 29)

    03/09/2016 3:01:49 PM PST · by NYRepublican72 · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/9/2016 | Dana Blanton
    Ohio Governor John Kasich bests Donald Trump among Buckeye Republicans by a 34 to 29 percent margin. Ted Cruz is third with 19 percent. Marco Rubio trails with just 7 percent. Thats according to a new Fox News poll of Ohio likely Republican primary voters. The governors edge is within the polls margin of sampling error. Kasich is bolstered by positive evaluations of his job performance as governor. He has a sky high 79 percent approval rating among the Ohio party faithful.
  • Latest NBC/WSJ poll: Clinton, Sanders demolish Trump in general election

    03/09/2016 10:12:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 140 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/09/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Last night, Donald Trump called on Republicans to unite behind him and declared that only he could defeat Hillary Clinton. A new NBC/WSJ poll out this morning disputes that claim — although the general election is still a long way off. Trump loses to both Hillary and Bernie Sanders by double-digit margins in this sample of 1200 registered voters, but Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz look much more competitive: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders would handily defeat Donald Trump in a general election match-up, while a clash between Clinton and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz or Florida Sen. Marco Rubio...
  • Poll: Clinton would easily beat Trump

    03/09/2016 10:18:44 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 112 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/9/2016 | Jesse Barnes
    Clinton would edge out Trump by 13 points in a one-on-one vote, 51 percent to 38 percent, in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey. Trump, the controversial GOP front-runner, would lose even more soundly to Bernie Sanders should the Independent Vermont senator secure the Democratic nomination. Sanders bests Trump by 18 points, 55 to 37 percent. Sanders picked up a surprise win over Clinton in Michigan on Tuesday, though Clinton expanded her overall delegate lead. By comparison, Trump's rivals Sens. Marco Rubio(D-Fla.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) both fare better against the Democratic front-runner in the latest polling. Cruz and...
  • Surprise trump falls behind Cruz

    02/17/2016 6:51:20 PM PST · by lonestar67 · 21 replies
    NBC News ^ | Feb 17, 2016 | Nbc
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has fallen behind Ted Cruz in the national GOP horserace, according to a brand-new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
  • For what it’s worth: Trump 32, Cruz 26, Rubio 20, Bush 10 in private poll of South Carolina

    02/12/2016 4:48:29 AM PST · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 151 replies
    HotAir ^ | 2/11/16 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    So says Bill Kristol, citing "a political operative whom I've known a long time and whose integrity I trust" and who's currently working with an organization, presumably a Super PAC, in SC. Is this data credible? Well, when we're bearing down on a key vote and we're starving for numbers in a state that hasn't been surveyed by a major pollster in three weeks, let's just say it's credible enough for a post: Here's what the pollster found: Trump 32 Cruz 26 Rubio 20 Bush 10 Carson 7 Kasich 2 Rich Lowry is hearing of similar numbers in another private...
  • DES MOINES REGISTER SHOCK POLL: CRUZ 29%, TRUMP 22%, RUBIO 13%, CARSON 11%

    12/12/2015 2:39:29 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 446 replies
    Drudgereport.com ^ | Dec 12, 2015 | Drudge
    DES MOINES REGISTER SHOCK POLL: CRUZ 29%, TRUMP 22%, RUBIO 13%, CARSON 11%
  • Oh yes: Romney leads Trump 31/15 in New Hampshire poll

    11/23/2015 10:31:09 AM PST · by Signalman · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11/23/2015 | AllahPundit
    Given that the deadline to file for the New Hampshire ballot was three days ago, I’m not sure why the Globe felt this was necessary. Maybe they wanted to show people how soft Trump’s support in the state really is, despite all of the polls there showing him leading? If so, it would have been nice to make that point when Romney was still viable as a potential candidate. Right now, looking at Rubio’s relative weakness in New Hampshire, I’ll bet a lot of establishmentarians who are worried about Trumpmentum would think hard about Romney 3.0 as a last-ditch bid...
  • N.H. primary poll puts non-candidate Romney first

    11/21/2015 10:28:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | November 21, 2015 | James Pindell
    For Republicans fearful of Donald Trump becoming their party’s presidential nominee, a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll of likely New Hampshire Republican primary voters offers a three-word solution: Willard Mitt Romney. If the former Massachusetts governor were added to the mix of the 14 other Republican candidates running in the Feb. 9 first-in-the-nation presidential primary, New Hampshire voters would, if the election were held now, give him a 2-to-1 win over Trump, the leader of the field. Romney, who said as recently as last week that he is not interested in running, did not file for the New Hampshire primary...
  • Donald Trump Widely Disliked Among Latinos, New Poll Shows

    08/03/2015 7:56:45 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 46 replies
    Time ^ | 8/3/16 | Sam Frizell
    A large majority of Latinos view Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump negatively, according to a new poll, and more than half believe his recent comments about Mexican immigrants were racist and inappropriate. Trump, who is leading the Republican field in polls ahead of the first debate this week, has drawn both headlines and scorn for his incendiary comments about Mexicans and immigrants, saying during his announcement speech in June that Mexico is sending people that have lots of problems They are bringing crime. Theyre rapists. A survey of 250 Latinos found that 75% view the television star and real estate...
  • Poll: 62 percent support pathway to citizenship for illegals

    06/10/2014 12:21:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | 06/10/2014 | By SEUNG MIN KIM
    More than 60 percent of Americans back a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living here illegally winning support from majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents, according to a sweeping new poll to be released Tuesday. When it comes to undocumented immigrants, 62 percent of Americans believe they should be allowed to gain citizenship if they meet certain requirements, while 17 percent would support green cards but not citizenship for them. Meanwhile, 19 percent think the undocumented immigrants should be deported. Split down by party, 70 percent of Democrats, 61 percent of political independents and 51 percent of Republicans said...
  • Poll shows that Tea Partiers really likeJohn Boehner and Mitch McConnell?

    07/31/2013 5:44:09 PM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 21 replies
    Conservative Intel ^ | 7/31/13 | David Freddoso
    The Pew Center has some really neat stuff in its new poll of Republican voters including this particular chart showing the favorability ratings among some major Republican figures. There are a few surprises about the potential presidential candidates. One thing that surprises me is that Rand Paul has such low negatives overall, especially after hes been putting himself out there so much lately and shamelessly running for the presidency. Another is that Chris Christie is liked about as much by Tea Party types as he is by mainline Republicans although the former are more likely to view him...
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Majority of voters back gay Boy Scouts

    02/06/2013 12:43:11 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/06/2013 | by Rachel Weiner
    A majority of American voters want the Boy Scouts to lift its ban against gay members and leaders, a new Quinnipiac poll finds. The Boy Scouts of America announced last week that it was considering changing its policy of banning gay scouts and troop leaders. On Wednesday the organization said that decision would be delayed until a national meeting in May. In the Quinnipiac poll, 55 percent of respondents said the scouts should drop the ban, while 33 percent said it should remain. There is a significant gender gap in the results. Women back gay scouts by a 61 to...
  • Family Research Council poll of Missouri: Akin 45, McCaskill 42

    08/29/2012 12:45:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 67 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 29,2012 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    The Family Research Council poll was conducted by Wenzel Strategies from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, testing 829 voters for a margin of error of plus or minus 3.38 percent. The sample was 32.7 percent Democrats, 34.1 percent Republicans and 33.2 percent independents. I dont remotely believe that Akin is winning right now, but I also dont believe that McCaskills double-digit margin will survive September. Hence Reince Priebuss conundrum. Roy Blunt also said this morning that he still thinks Akin will quit, but Im not sure he himself quite believes it. Supposedly people are leaning on Huckabee too to get...
  • Romney gaining on Santorum in Michigan (What was once a 15 point spread has closed to 4 points)

    02/20/2012 6:15:55 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/20/2012 | Rick Moran
    What was once a 15 point spread has closed to 4 points. PPP reports: The Republican race for President in Michigan has tightened considerably over the last week, with what was a 15 point lead for Rick Santorum down to 4. He leads with 37% to 33% for Mitt Romney, 15% for Ron Paul, and 10% for Newt Gingrich.The tightening over the last week is much more a function of Romney gaining than Santorum falling. Santorum's favorability spread of 67/23 has seen no change since our last poll, and his share of the vote has dropped only 2 points...
  • Insider Advantage Poll: Romney 32, Gingrich 21, Paul 14 (South Carolina)

    01/16/2012 8:15:21 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 152 replies
    humanevents ^ | Monday January 16, 2012 | John Hayward
    The latest Insider Advantage / Newsmax poll of likely South Carolina voters, taken on Sunday, shows Mitt Romney opening up a commanding 11-point lead and that was before Jon Huntsman dropped out of the race and endorsed Romney. Hell, Huntsmans still a point ahead of Rick Perry in this poll. Mitt Romney - 32 Newt Gingrich - 21 Ron Paul - 14 Rick Santorum 13 Jon Huntsman 6 Rick Perry 5 Strangely, according to the poll breakdown, Newt Gingrich scored exactly zero among the youngest cohort of voters, ages 18-29. Ron Paul and Rick Santorum were tied...
  • Final PPP NH poll: Romney 35, Paul 18, Huntsman 16, Gingrich 12, Santorum 11

    01/08/2012 8:31:13 PM PST · by lilyfreeper · 111 replies
    PPP polling firm ^ | Jan 8th | ppp
    Santorum's so-called surge is all but gone. Huntsman is catching up.
  • Shocker: Mitt Romney Winning Tea Party Vote in New Hampshire

    12/23/2011 5:20:13 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 130 replies · 6+ views
    Sunshine State News ^ | December 19th | Kenric Ward
    Mitt Romney broke through the tea party barrier Monday, winning that segment's vote in a New Hampshire poll. Romney beat Ron Paul among tea partiers, 29 percent to 21 percent, the Public Policy Polling survey reported. It was the first time Romney has carried a plurality of tea party voters, with whom the former Massachusetts governor has had chilly relations. And in a possible leading indicator heading to Florida, Romney garnered 50 percent of the senior vote in the New Hampshire poll conducted by the Democratic-leaning PPP. Overall, Romney was the choice of 35 percent of PPP respondents. Paul garnered...
  • Fox News Poll: Romney Bests Gingrich in Matchups Against Obama

    12/08/2011 9:19:16 PM PST · by Steelfish · 43 replies · 1+ views
    FoxNews ^ | December 08, 2011 | Dana Blanton
    Fox News Poll: Romney Bests Gingrich in Matchups Against Obama By Dana Blanton December 08, 2011 | Newt Gingrich has increased his lead over Mitt Romney in the race for the Republican nomination, yet the former House speaker is weaker than Romney with the general electorate. In a hypothetical matchup, Barack Obama is just 2 percentage points ahead of Romney (44-42 percent), according to a Fox News national poll released Thursday. Three weeks ago, Romney had a narrow 2-point edge over Obama in the head-to-head matchup (44-42 percent). In every other matchup of the two candidates over the past year,...
  • Poll: Romney retakes lead in GOP race, Gingrich moves to second

    11/11/2011 9:18:32 AM PST · by TBBT · 73 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 11/11/2011 | Steven Thomma
    WASHINGTON The Republican presidential race is being shaken up again, with Mitt Romney retaking the lead, Newt Gingrich surging into second place, and Herman Cain dropping to third place, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll released Friday. Read more: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2011/11/11/130058/poll-romney-retakes-lead-in-gop.html#ixzz1dPxOg7Op
  • Three-state poll: Obama could lose to Romney, but GOP prefers Cain

    11/10/2011 8:57:46 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 46 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 11-10-11 | Marc Caputo
    A majority of voters in the three most-important swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing and most believe he does not deserve to be reelected. The voters most-favored Republican: Mitt Romney, who is statistically tied in theoretical matchups with Obama. Only in Florida, though, does Romney show a lead against Obama by 45-42 percent split. "Of these three swing states President Obama carried in 2008, Florida was the biggest surprise and had the closest margin," Pollster Peter A. Brown said in a written statement. "Florida is shaping up to be the...
  • PPP Poll: Romney Badgering Wisconsin

    10/28/2011 8:51:19 PM PDT · by BagCamAddict · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 10/28/11 | Public Policy Polling
    Obama leads Romney, 46-43, down a hair from a five-point advantage (47-42) in August. He has also declined against newly risen Herman Cain, from a 14-point lead (50-36) to half that (49-42). Obama leads Ron Paul by nine, 48-39; Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann each by 11 (50-39 and 51-40, respectively); and Newt Gingrich by 14 (52-38). All of these changes except the one against Cain are statistically insignificant, but it still makes the state closer than the president would like. Then again, Obamas huge 2008 win was unprecedented in recent history. Al Gore won this swing state by less...
  • NEW POLLS SHOW ROMNEY AHEAD IN FIRST FOUR STATES

    10/27/2011 1:55:39 AM PDT · by personalaccts · 44 replies
    National Journal ^ | 10/26/11 | Steven Shepard
    By Steven Shepard October 26, 2011 | 4:00 PM | 762 Comments Share Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leads in new CNN/Time polls of the first four states on the Republican presidential nominating calendar -- Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida -- though in Iowa and South Carolina, Herman Cain runs a close second. Cain, the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, runs second in each of the four states, and in three of the four states, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, runs third. Notably, the best that Texas Gov. Rick Perry can manage in any of the states is a...
  • Poll: Rick Perry loses the tea party

    10/04/2011 6:48:05 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 101 replies
    Politico ^ | 10-04-11 | Alexander Burns
    The new Washington Post/ABC News poll confirms what the Florida straw poll showed last month: Rick Perry is bleeding support from activist conservatives. In the national survey, Perrys share of the GOP primary vote has fallen to 16 percent a tie with Herman Cain and 9 points behind Mitt Romney, who draws support from a quarter of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. Continue Reading Ron Paul is in fourth place, with 11 percent, followed by Michele Bachmann and Newt Gingrich tied at 7 percent. Rick Santorum takes 2 percent and Jon Huntsman takes half that. The apparent explanation for Perrys...
  • Romney with big N.H. lead new poll

    08/17/2011 9:36:36 PM PDT · by americanophile · 235 replies
    Seattle Post Intelligencer ^ | August 17, 2011 | Joel Connelly
    Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Willard Mitt Romney has a two-to-one lead in New Hampshire over newly announced, much-ballyhooed Texas Gov. Rick Perry, according to a new poll for the New Hampshire Journal. Romney scores 36 percent to 18 percent for Perry in the test heat for the first-in-the-nation primary. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, scores 14 percent and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., is at 10 percent. Bachmann has built a following among Iowa caucus-goers, but may not do so well when she arrives in the Granite State. Both registered Republicans and Independents are allowed to vote in New Hampshire. Romney, who owns a...
  • FOX News Poll: August 10, 2011 (Comaparison of all Presidential candidates, declared and undeclared)

    08/11/2011 2:33:03 PM PDT · by Polybius · 123 replies
    FOX News ^ | August 10, 2011 | FOX News Poll
    Link to the PDF of the latest FOX NEWS comprehensive Presidential election poll, released at 6PM ET Wednesday, August 10, 2011.
  • New Iowa Caucus Poll: Bachmann Still Leads, Perry Enters and Knocks Everyone Else Down.

    07/25/2011 12:40:07 PM PDT · by TeaPartyBob · 55 replies
    The Conservative Journal ^ | 7/25/2011 | The Conservative Journal
    This was the poll that showed Pawlenty in second last week. Seems like Perry is really going to shake things up if he enters. Bachmann- 24% Perry- 16% Romney- 11% Pawlenty- 9% Others all below 5%, 23% Undecided. Crosstabs: http://www.theconservativejournalblog.com/2011/07/25/tcj-research-721-722-michele-bachmann-leads-others-fall-as-rick-perry-joins-iowa-caucus-race/
  • Poll: Obama would beat Perry (& Palin) in Texas but lose to Ron Paul & other Republicans (PPP)

    06/30/2011 6:17:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | June 30, 2011 | Lauren French
    Will the Lone Star state turn blue in 2012? It isnt likely unless Gov. Rick Perry jumps in the ring and clinches the Republican nomination, a new poll from the Public Policy Polling group found. In the polls match-ups, President Barack Obama loses Texas to every notable Republican except Perry and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. If the ballot came down to Perry and Obama, 47 percent of poll respondents said they would vote for Obama. Forty-five percent said they would cast a ballot for Perry. The most elected Republican in the poll? Mitt Romney. The poll found that...
  • Poll: Bachmann surges to primary lead

    06/21/2011 2:43:10 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 307 replies · 1+ views
    washingtontimes.com/Inside Politics ^ | June 21, 2011 | Stephen Dinan
    Fresh off her well-received performance in last week's GOP presidential debate, Rep. Michele Bachmann now tops the field of candidates in a new Zogby poll of Republican primary voters. The poll found Mrs. Bachmann garnering 24 percent of the vote, well-ahead of businessman Herman Cain and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who each received 15 percent support.
  • Minnesota Voters to Michele Bachmann: Just Go Away!

    06/07/2011 3:04:24 PM PDT · by curth · 20 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | 6/7/2011 | Gary Jackson
    Heres a interesting poll that hasnt been reported on. It seems voters in Minnesota arent too keen on third tier presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty. Stunningly 45% dont want their former two term governor, Tim Pawlenty, running for any office, and 47% just want Michele Bachmann to go away! Ouch! On the bright side, at least the majority of Republicans support a presidential run by Pawlenty [57%] only 26% can say the same of Bachmann. From Public Policy Polling: Voters in Minnesota are not terribly into home state politicians Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann running for President next...
  • PPP: Romney leads in Iowa, Cain surging (Romney 21%, Palin, Cain tied for second at 15%)

    06/01/2011 11:34:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Mitt Romney has the lead in PPP's first Iowa poll since Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump exited the race, but with six different candidates polling in double digits it's clear this thing is wide open. Romney polls at 21%. Sarah Palin and Herman Cain are tied for second at 15%. Newt Gingrich is 4th with 12%, Michele Bachmann 5th with 11%, Tim Pawlenty 6th with 10%, Ron Paul 7th with 8%, and Jon Huntsman 8th with 0% (only one respondent to the poll picked him.) 8% said they supported someone else or were undecided. Cain and Palin have been the...
  • Sarah Palin goes behind enemy lines (The Daily Politico Palin Hit Piece)

    05/28/2011 12:01:25 PM PDT · by Rational Thought · 59 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/28/2011 | Molly Ball
    Among the New Hampshire electorate as a whole, Palin is viewed favorably by just 28 percent, according to a recent survey by the Democratic automated pollster Public Policy Polling. In PPP surveys in 31 states over the last six months, just three states had smaller proportions of Palin fans, and all were in the northeast: New Jersey, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (Though the firm is partisan, its results generally track with polls by other organizations. PPPs results were used in this analysis in the interest of consistency across different states.) Continue Reading Text Size -+reset Listen Palins highest ratings, in...
  • *Warning!* Rudy Giuliani leads new national poll *Warning!*

    05/28/2011 8:08:23 AM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 208 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/27/11 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Here we go again, Rudy Giuliani edition. A new CNN/Opinion Research Corporation national poll shows the former New York City mayor atop the slow-forming Republican primary field. The survey shows Giuliani getting 16 percent of independents and Republicans, with nominal frontrunner Mitt Romney a point behind at 15 percent. Sarah Palin gets 13 percent.
  • Romney first, Palin second in Morris poll post-Huckabee and Trump

    05/25/2011 9:40:20 PM PDT · by techno · 51 replies
    DickMorris.com ^ | May 25, 2011 | techno
    Mitt Romney 25% Sarah Palin 16% Newt Gingrich 11% Everybody else below 6%
  • PPP New Hampshire Poll: Romney leads in NH, Donald Trump makes things interesting

    04/05/2011 9:11:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Romney leads in NH, Trump makes things interesting Mitt Romney's still the clear early front runner to take the Republican primary in New Hampshire next year but for the first time in our polling of the race PPP finds someone within single digits of him...Donald Trump. If Trump actually run 21% of New Hampshire GOP voters say they'd vote for him, compared to 27% for Romney. The key to Trump's relatively strong showing? He does well with birthers and Tea Partiers, two groups he has seemed to actively court with his public comments of late. 42% of primary voters firmly...
  • The idea of President Palin hits a granite wall

    02/15/2011 4:21:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Partisan ^ | February 15, 2011 | Jonathan Capehart
    One too many political tea-leaf readers say that Sarah Palin, with her rock-star personality, loyal following and outsized influence on the Republican Party, could jump into the 2012 presidential race at the last minute and run off with the GOP nomination for president. This is in defiance of consistent and plain evidence that Palin is going nowhere fast. Now a new poll from the University of New Hampshire only adds to the brief against her running. Among likely Republican voters, the former governor of Alaska garnered just six percent support. Blowing out the field was former next-door Gov. Mitt Romney...
  • Mitt Romney leads in Nevada Republican presidential primary poll

    01/11/2011 4:05:03 PM PST · by redreno · 26 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 | 10:35 a.m | By Anjeanette Damon
    Public Policy Polling is out today with one of the first early presidential primary polls in Nevada, showing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leading the early Republican pack. The numbers arent much of a surprise. Romney was the only candidate to build a campaign organization in Nevada in 2008. He still has a strong following of invested supporters. Interestingly, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin trails him by 13 percentage points, dispelling some of the notion that Nevada is a strong tea party state. Palin is seen as incredibly popular with the Republican base in Nevada, but not necessarily as a...
  • Nowhere for Romney to Go But Down

    01/07/2011 2:01:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Slate's Weigel Blog ^ | January 7, 2011 | David Weigel [Journ-o-list]
    Congratulations, Mitt Romney! You have won the Hillary Clinton seat for the 2012 primaries. You're the long-distance frontrunner who is now expected to win New Hampshire. The Magellan poll of "likely 1,451 Republican primary voters," about 2/3 GOP registered and 1/3 independent: Mitt Romney - 39 percent Sarah Palin - 16 percent Mike Huckabee - 10 percent Newt Gingrich - 8 percent Ron Paul - 7 percent Tim Pawlenty - 4 percentanother candidate - 4 percent Rick Santorum - 3 percent Haley Barbour - 1 percent Romney has to be considered the frontrunner, even though he's polling only 7 points...
  • Obama would easily win Nevada again...except against Romney

    01/07/2011 10:17:46 AM PST · by speciallybland · 72 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 01/07/2011 | Tom Jensen
    Barack Obama would easily take Nevada if he had to stand for reelection today...unless the Republicans nominated Mitt Romney. Obama has early double digit advantages against Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, and Sarah Palin in the state but has just a single point edge over Romney. Nevada is one of the few swing states we've polled in the last couple months where more voters approve (50%) than disapprove (46%) of Obama. Like everywhere else in the country Democrats are largely happy with him and Republicans are most unhappy- what sets apart his numbers in Nevada is his popularity with independents, 55%...
  • NH poll shows Romney with 23-point lead over Palin (The early, early show)

    01/07/2011 9:36:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/06/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    It will be more than a year before New Hampshire voters trudge to the polls for the first primary in the nation, but the New Hampshire Journal feels it’s just the right time to take the Granite State temperature on the Republican field. As expected, Mitt Romney from neighboring Massachusetts takes the early lead in the poll, but perhaps the extent of that lead will provide a mild surprise. Romney leads Sarah Palin by 23 points, and Mike Huckabee is the only other candidate in double digits: Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney holds a commanding lead in New Hampshire in...
  • Poll: Romney starts with big lead in New Hampshire

    01/07/2011 5:43:07 AM PST · by speciallybland · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/07/2011 | Shane D'Aprile
    A new poll shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is the early frontrunner in New Hampshire, where he holds a commanding 23-point edge over his closest potential rival -- former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The New Hampshire Journal poll, conducted by the Republican firm Magellan Strategies, found Romney comfortably at the head of the pack of rumored 2012 hopefuls with 39 percent of the vote. He's followed by Palin at 16 percent, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee at 10 percent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 8 percent and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) at 7 percent. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim...
  • WSJ poll: Obama leads Romney by seven, Palin by 22 (barf alert!)

    12/15/2010 6:00:53 PM PST · by Justaham · 67 replies · 1+ views
    hotair.com ^ | 12-15-10 | Allahpundit
    Its a poll of adults, not even of registered voters, and the samples probably tilted a bit too far towards Democrats (42/33 if you include leaners), so scale the Republican numbers up by four or five points. An interesting trend for Romney: After seeing his favorables dip just before the midterms, hes now back to where he was in July 2009. An early indicator that as the ObamaCare debate recedes, some conservatives are turning less chilly towards him?
  • Romney Loses Home-Field Advantage in Michigan, Tied with Huckabee

    12/13/2010 5:06:20 AM PST · by grassboots.org · 31 replies
    www.caffeinatedthoughts.com ^ | 12/13/10 | David Shedlock
    Over the weekend Public Policy Polling released its numbers for the 2012 presidential race from Michigan. Obama still does very well there over possible Republican opponents. On the GOP primary side, Governor Mike Huckabee has caught up with Governor Mitt Romney with each getting 22% of the vote. Sarah Palin finished third, but within the margin of error (+-4.9%). In 2007-2008, Huckabee spent little time in Michigan and finished third behind Governor Romney and Senator McCain. This is the state where Romney promised bailouts before bailouts were even cool. He didnt call it a bailout, of course. It was...
  • Zero Delaware Senate Polls in Over a Week. Most Recent was Rasmussen at 11% October 14th

    10/23/2010 6:58:27 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 12 replies
    So. The most recent poll released for Delaware last weekend (Rasmussen on the 14th) - showed Christine O'Donnell apparently surging almost 10%. All polling then, stopped.
  • Delaware and NH General Election Number Preview

    09/13/2010 6:14:42 PM PDT · by speciallybland · 59 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | 09/13/2010 | Tom Jensen
    Just finished the general election numbers in Delaware and New Hampshire. Not going to release them until Wednesday when we have nominees but in one case the conventional wisdom about who's more electable was confirmed and in the other it was not: -In Delaware Chris Coons polls 26 points better against Christine O'Donnell than Mike Castle. Castle's net favorability is 25 points higher than O'Donnell's. That electability gap is even wider than what we saw a month ago when Castle did 20 points better against Coons than O'Donnell.
  • Election 2010: Delaware Senate (Castle Wins, ODonnell Would Lose)

    09/06/2010 8:46:33 AM PDT · by tlb · 58 replies
    Rasmussen ^ | August 06, 2010 | Rasmussen
    A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Castle picking up 49% of the vote, while Democrat Chris Coons gets 37% support. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, and nine percent (9%) are undecided. Christine ODonnell, who is challenging Castle for the GOP Senate nomination in a September 14 primary, now runs 10 points behind Coons. The Democrat gets 46% of the vote to ODonnells 36%. Ten percent (10%) favor another candidate, and eight percent (8%) are undecided. Last month, ODonnell was running virtually even with Coons, 41% to 39%. If Castle is the...
  • Americans Favor Confirming Kagan to High Court, 44% to 34%

    07/18/2010 3:02:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies · 2+ views
    gallup ^ | 7/15/10 | Jeffrey M. Jones
    Would be first recent nominee to win approval with less than majority public support PRINCETON, NJ -- More Americans want the Senate to vote for rather than against Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court, but the percentage in favor is less than a majority. Support for Kagan's confirmation remains essentially the same as it was before her June confirmation hearings.
  • Ranking Republican leaders (WaPO rates Romney as #1)

    03/01/2010 4:38:24 PM PST · by yongin · 72 replies · 1,133+ views
    WaPO ^ | February 26, 2010 | Chris Cillizza
    1. Mitt Romney: Romney gave a command performance at CPAC -- delivering a solid speech aimed at establishing himself as the de facto leader of the party and offering a detailed critique of the Obama Administration and its policies. And, his decision to put Matt Rhoades, communications director of his 2008 presidential bid, in charge of his Free and Strong America PAC was a savvy move that won him kudos among party insiders. Romney appears far more at ease in this race than he did in 2008; he knows who he is and what he can (and can't) do --...