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  • Obama camp attacks Gallup again

    10/15/2012 5:36:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/15/2012 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama’s campaign once again attacked the methodology of Gallup just days after the polling group adjusted their methodology in a way that benefited the president. This time, the criticism came this time from the Obama pollster who mocked the Romney team for debating about the reliability of polls.After Gallup/USA Today released a poll showing Mitt Romney tied with Obama among likely female voters in swing states, Obama pollster Joel Benenson pointed to “deep flaws in Gallup’s likely voter screen” and dismissed the survey as an “extreme outlier.”David Axelrod, Obama’s top campaign strategist, made a similar argument earlier this year....
  • Oh my: Gallup shows Romney leading by five — in swing states

    10/15/2012 2:52:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/15/2012 | AllahPundit
    Like Chuck Todd said this morning, "Structural shift."A safe prediction for tomorrow night: You're going to hear a lot about the "47 percent" and a lot lot lot about the "war on women." As the presidential campaign heads into its final weeks, the survey of voters in 12 crucial swing states finds female voters much more engaged in the election and increasingly concerned about the deficit and debt issues that favor Romney. The Republican nominee now ties the president among women who are likely voters, 48%-48%, while he leads by 12 points among men..."In every poll, we've seen a major...
  • Gallup: R 49%, 0 47%

    10/14/2012 11:07:03 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 50 replies
    Gallup: R 49%, 0 47%
  • Gallup Tracking Poll: R 49%, 0 47%

    10/13/2012 10:21:56 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 6 replies
    Gallup Tracking Poll: R 49%, 0 47%
  • GALLUP DAILY Oct 9-11,LIKELY VOTERS (Romney49% Obama47%)

    10/12/2012 11:55:09 AM PDT · by jennychase · 13 replies
    Gallup.com ^ | Oct 12, 2012 | gallup
    Obama Approval 50% -2 Obama Disapproval 44% +1 REGISTERED VOTERS Obama 48%- Romney 46%- 7-day rolling average LIKELY VOTERS Romney 49% +1 Obama 47%- 7-day rolling average
  • Gallup 7 day rolling, likely voters: Romney 49%, Obama 47%

    10/12/2012 12:33:04 PM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 13 replies
    Gallup ^ | October 12, 2012
    Obama approval dropping, also.
  • Jay Cost: Politics and the Gallup Poll (Gallup caves to the left, adjusts job-approval methodology)

    10/11/2012 9:37:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/11/2012 | Jay Cost
    Since about the beginning of President Obama’s tenure, the Gallup poll has generally been one of the least positive polls for the Democratic party. This has prompted outrage and pressure from the left--even from presidential advisor David Axelrod. Over the summer Mark Blumenthal of Huffington Post wrote a critique of Gallup’s daily presidential job approval poll. The point of which was that Gallup was over-sampling whites and thus understating President Obama’s position in the adult population. I responded by arguing that Blumenthal’s case was underdeveloped and less-than-met-the-eye, and that was basically where things stood. Until, that is, this week. President...
  • Vanity - Gallup has changed polling method per Jay Cost on twitter

    10/10/2012 3:42:25 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 42 replies
    Twitter | 10.10.12
    I am so appalled by this late shift in method that I will not cite another Gallup poll in a column between now & Election Day.— Jay Cost (@JayCostTWS) October 10, 2012
  • Gallup to up cell phone samples under pressure from the left

    10/11/2012 7:20:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/11/2012 | Rick Moran
    Talk about putting a thumb on the scale... Weekly Standard: ***** Since about the beginning of President Obama's tenure, the Gallup poll has generally been one of the least positive polls for the Democratic party. This has prompted outrage and pressure from the left--even from presidential advisor David Axelrod. Over the summer Mark Blumenthal of Huffington Post wrote a critique of Gallup's daily presidential job approval poll. The point of which was that Gallup was over-sampling whites and thus understating President Obama's position in the adult population. I responded by arguing that Blumenthal's case was underdeveloped and less-than-met-the-eye, and that...
  • Romney up two among likely voters in Gallup, now leads in RCP poll of polls (However... see below)

    10/09/2012 1:36:15 PM PDT · by TBBT · 15 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/9/2012 | Allahpundit
    Key footnote: According to Gallup, after losing his five-point lead last week, Obama’s back out to a five-point lead in their daily tracker over the past 36 hours. That’s the first — and so far only — data I’ve seen suggesting that Romney’s bounce might not be durable, and even that could turn back around if Ryan cements Mitt’s Denver thrashing of O with another clear win on Thursday.
  • Gallup Daily Tracking Poll: Romney 49, Obama 47 (Likely Voters)

    10/09/2012 10:07:54 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 32 replies
    Gallup ^ | 10/09/12 | Gallup
    Huzzah!
  • Romney's 52-point debate victory over Obama is the biggest in Gallup poll history

    10/08/2012 1:03:49 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 4 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/8/12 | Toby Harnden
    Romney also enjoyed a five-point national poll swing putting him level pegging with Obama at 47% Mitt Romney won the first presidential debate by a whopping 52-point margin according to Gallup - the most resounding margin since the polling giant began conducting surveys on debates 20 years ago. At the same time, Gallup detected a five-point national poll swing from Obama to Romney, putting the two candidates on level pegging at 47 percentage points each over the three days after the debate and halting the movements towards Obama since the Democratic convention. The poll about the Wednesday night's debate in...
  • Obama's humiliation: Romney scores 52-point debate victory - the BIGGEST in Gallup poll history

    10/08/2012 2:24:27 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 22 replies
    dailymail ^ | 10 8 12
    Mitt Romney won the first presidential debate by a whopping 52-point margin according to Gallup - the most resounding margin since the polling giant began tracking debates 20 years ago. The stunning judgement on the debate came as a bombshell Pew national poll put Romney four points ahead of President Barack Obama by 49 to 45 points - a huge swing of 12 points from mid-September, when Pew found Obama leading by 51 to 43 points. In Gallup debate results published today, three times more people thought Romney did a better job than Obama in last week's so-called Duel in...
  • Romney’s trouncing of Obama in debate sets Gallup record: 52 points

    10/08/2012 4:40:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 8, 2012 | Howard Portnoy
    The flood of excuses for why the president performed as abysmally as he did in the first presidential debate last Wednesday has risen up to the firmament … of higher education. In The New Yorker’s now-infamous cover story—the illustration for which shows the debate stage with an empty chair at Obama’s lectern—editor David Remnick samples the opinions of “Obama’s old friends” from academe (h/t James Taranto). Included are Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe and another teacher, Christopher Edley. Tribe explains Romney’s rout of Obama by insisting that the president’s “instincts and talents have never included going for an opponent’s jugular....
  • Gallup Poll's New 7-Day Average Defies Logic!

    10/08/2012 1:47:32 PM PDT · by zencycler · 21 replies
    Self,Vanity | 10/8/2012 | self
    Look at the new 7-Day average numbers Gallup now has, as of Oct 7th, showing Obama getting 50% to Romney's 45%. (Link - 7 day at Upper Right) Here's the problem: Gallup says the 3-day average, pre-debate, was 0-50% and R-45%, and also says the average for the 3 days after the debate (Oct 4 to Oct 6) was 0-47% and R-47%. So by my calculation, in order to get the 7-day average back to where Gallup now has it, here's what would have to happen: Date___10/1___10/2___10/3___10/4___10/5___10/6___10/7___Avg. Obama___50____50____50____47____47____47____59____50.0 Romney__45____45____45____47____47____47____39____45.0 There is NO WAY that the one-day polling on 10/7 suddenly...
  • Why Gallup’s chief economist says the big drop in the unemployment rate ‘should be discounted’

    10/08/2012 11:31:50 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    AEIdeas ^ | October 8, 2012, 10:02 am | James Pethokoukis
    You can count pollster Gallup as another observer questioning Friday’s job report, in particular the big drop in the unemployment rate. In a blog post, Dennis Jacobe, Gallup’s chief economist, writes that he seriously doubts whether the economy created nearly 900,000 jobs in September, as measured by the Labor Department’s seasonally adjusted household survey. While the payroll survey of businesses and government showed just 114,000 net new jobs created, the household survey showed a jobs boom, and it’s the latter which is used to calculate the unemployment rate. … His bottom line: “The Household results should be discounted. … The...
  • Gallup: Romney scored biggest debate win in history

    10/08/2012 10:09:55 AM PDT · by kingattax · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | OCTOBER 8, 2012 | Christian Heinze
    According to a new Gallup poll of those who watched last week's presidential debate, 72% picked Mitt Romney as the winner, while only 20% thought Barack Obama won. That''s the biggest win in history, exceeding even Bill Clinton's 42% advantage in his townhall debate over George H.W. Bush (the one where Bush checked his watch). The numbers on Romney vs. Obama reflect those of snap opinion polls. According to Gallup, Republicans gave him a 95% win over Obama, Independents picked him, 70%-19%, and even Democrats thought Romney won, 49%-39%. But does that really matter? Yes, Gallup notes that in the...
  • Romney Narrows Vote Gap After Historic Debate Win

    10/08/2012 6:59:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Gallup ^ | October 8, 2012 | Jeffrey M. Jones
    By record-high margin, debate watchers say Romney did better PRINCETON, NJ -- Registered voters' preferences for president are evenly split in the first three days of Gallup tracking since last Wednesday's presidential debate. In the three days prior to the debate, Barack Obama had a five-percentage-point edge among registered voters. Gallup typically reports voter presidential preferences in seven-day rolling averages; the latest such average as of Saturday interviewing shows Obama with an average three-point edge, 49% to 46%, among registered voters. This Sept. 30-Oct. 6 field period includes three days before the Oct. 3 debate, the night of the debate...
  • Presidential Debate Schedule: Watch with Heritage (#2: participants will be undecided voters)

    10/06/2012 6:50:36 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 34 replies
    heritage.org ^ | Oct 6 2012 | Amy Payne
    Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy Air Time: 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York (Tickets) Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney Moderator: Candy Crowley (CNN Chief Political Correspondent) The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting, in which citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues. Candidates each will have two minutes to respond, and an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate a discussion. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup...
  • Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval

    10/04/2012 11:29:37 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    Gallup ^ | 10/4/12 | Gallup
    Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points...
  • Which Polls Count

    10/02/2012 5:21:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/02/2012 | Bruce Walker
    It is very clear that the polls this election year are wildly out of sync. Consider the four polls which were based on several days of surveys ending on September 16. Pew Research had Obama up by 8%, NBC/Wall Street Journal had Obama up by 5%, Monmouth/Survey USA had Obama up by 3%, and Rasmussen had Romney up by 2%. These polls had margins of error which were significantly smaller than the differences between the polls. Some of the polls are bad science or worse. Which polls should be trusted, and which should be treated with great suspicion? Some news...
  • Gallup: Americans Say Middle Class Better Off With Obama Than With Romney [Obama 10-Point Lead?]

    10/01/2012 7:31:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 76 replies
    WashingtonTimes ^ | October 01, 2012 | David Hill
    Poll: Americans Say Middle Class Better Off With Obama Than With Romney By David Hill - October 1, 2012 More than half of Americans think the middle class would benefit more from a second term for President Obama than the election of Republican challenger Mitt Romney, according to a poll released Monday. The Gallup poll shows that 53 percent of Americans give Mr. Obama an edge in helping middle-class people, compared with just 43 percent for Mr. Romney. Respondents in the poll also said another Obama term would be better for racial and ethnic minorities, lower-income Americans, women, young adults...
  • Gallup Daily Tracker Approval: 46A (-2), 46D (-1)

    09/30/2012 10:38:18 AM PDT · by tatown · 48 replies
    Gallup ^ | 9/30/12 | Gallup
    46A-46D among adults
  • Gallup Daily Approval: Obama 48% Approve 47% Disapprove (Yesterday was 50-45)

    09/29/2012 11:49:05 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 28 replies
    Gallup ^ | 09/29/2012 | Gallup
    Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points.
  • Why do Americans mistrust the media? Here’s one reason.

    09/27/2012 1:34:13 PM PDT · by John David Powell · 11 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | Sept. 25, 2012 | John David Powell
    America’s news organizations did not spend much time reporting on the most recent Gallup poll (www.gallup.com/poll/157589/distrust-media-hits-new-high.aspx) that looked at how the public feels about them. That is understandable. After all, not many folks want to dwell on the fact that most of the world does not trust them. At least that’s what Gallup says about the state of the American journalism profession today. The survey determined six out of ten Americans (that’s 60 percent for those keeping score at home) have little or no trust in the media to do their jobs fully, accurately, and fairly. But this is nothing...
  • The Recurring--and Misleading--Focus on Party Identification [Gallup says we are full of crap]

    09/27/2012 12:46:06 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Gallup ^ | 9/27/12 | Gallup's Editor in Chief
    The discussion of the party identification composition of poll samples comes up in every presidential election with which I've been involved. Interested observers often opine that when a given poll shows that Candidate X is ahead, it cannot be correct because there is a higher percentage of voters who identify with Candidate X’s party in the sample than there should be, based on comparison to some previous standard. There are several reasons why this is a faulty approach to evaluating a poll's results. Party identification is basically an attitudinal variable, not a stable population parameter... Party identification changes as political...
  • Gallup Tracking: O-50/R-44

    09/26/2012 10:12:45 AM PDT · by tatown · 59 replies
    Gallup ^ | 9/26/12 | Gallup
    7 day tracking: O - 50/R-44 3 day tracking: O - 51% approve/43% - disapprove
  • Website That Filters Party Bias Out of Presidential Polls has Romney Up 5-11% Nationally

    09/24/2012 9:41:17 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 41 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | Reaganite Republican
    Rasmussen Reports has long been the most credible of polling agencies- the record speaks for itself. Part of this famed accuracy springs from the fact that as they are not a part of the liberal media establishment in this country, and also because Rasmussen extrapolates polling data from only those intending to vote in November... not merely 'registered voters' or 'adults' as so many others do, a technique that consistently distorts results to the political left.  Obviously, this means talking to only people likely to affect the upcoming election, producing accurate predictions that skewing MSM spinmeisters can never hope to match... because...
  • Messina: Forget The Tied National Polls, We're Winning (Panic Sets In)

    09/22/2012 4:50:53 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 46 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 09/22/2012 | Zeke Miller
    Obama campaign manager Jim Messina told reporters on Saturday that despite national tracking polls showing the president and Romney tied, Obama is still winning. "In all the battleground states, we continue to see all our pathways there," he told the White House pool at an Obama fundraiser in Milwaukee. "We're either tied or in the lead in every battleground state 45 days out." Messina, who drove from Chicago to Wisconsin to be with Obama on his first trip to a state that appears to have come into play when Paul Ryan was selected to be Romney's running mate, predicted that...
  • Gallup Tracking Saturday: Romney 47 Obama 47

    09/22/2012 12:53:04 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 39 replies
    Gallup ^ | 09/22/2012 | Gallup
    Stats only.
  • Gallup: R 47%, 0 47% (RV)

    09/21/2012 10:23:18 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 26 replies
    Gallup: R 47%, 0 47% (RV)
  • Gallup: 60% of Americans Don't Trust Mainstream Media

    09/21/2012 10:19:06 AM PDT · by Justaham · 16 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/21/12 | Mikw Flynn
    Gallup is out this morning with a new poll that contains a damning indictment of the mainstream media. 60% of Americans, an all-time high, do not trust the mass media to accurately or fairly report the news. Mind you, that isn't 60% of Republicans or conservatives, but Americans, of all political persuasions. From Gallup: The record distrust in the media, based on a survey conducted Sept. 6-9, 2012, also means that negativity toward the media is at an all-time high for a presidential election year. This reflects the continuation of a pattern in which negativity increases every election year compared...
  • Gallup: Americans’ distrust of the media hits a new high

    09/21/2012 8:46:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/21/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    Whaaaaat? The American public is growing increasingly suspicious that they're being fed a steady stream of waffle by a media establishment that does everything within its power to not only play up Romney's "gaffes," but to tell us in advance exactly how we should feel about them and to steamroll over President Obama's failures, all while more or less glossing over the disastrous goings-on of the world at large? What is the world coming to! From Gallup: Americans' distrust in the media hit a new high this year, with 60% saying they have little or no trust in the mass...
  • Gallup: Romney, Obama Tied at 47% Each in Presidential Poll (with 47 days to go!)

    09/20/2012 11:11:02 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 27 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 9-20-2012 | Steve Ertelt
    September 20, 2012 Gallup: Romney, Obama Tied at 47% Each in Presidential Poll Steve Ertelt A new Gallup survey has the presidential race tied at 47 percent apiece in a new national poll featuring pro-abortion President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, who is endorsed by pro-life groups.About its newest poll, Gallup says: These are the results when registered voters are asked: “Suppose the presidential election were held today. If Barack Obama were the Democratic Party’s candidate and Mitt Romney were the Republican Party’s candidate, who would you vote for Barack Obama, the Democrat or Mitt Romney, the Republican?”Those who are...
  • Gallup: Romney 47%, Obama 47% (Registered voters)

    09/20/2012 10:12:04 AM PDT · by GOPinCa · 73 replies
    Gallup ^ | September 20, 2012
    All tied up according to Gallup among REGISTERED voters!
  • Voters' Reaction to Romney's "47%" Comments Tilts Negative (Not Really)

    09/20/2012 10:16:33 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 8 replies
    Gallup ^ | 09/20/2012 | Staff
    PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans have a more negative than positive immediate reaction to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's comments, secretly caught on video, about the 47% of Americans whom he said are Obama supporters and dependent on the government. Thirty-six percent of voters say Romney's comments make them less likely to vote for him, while 20% say the remarks make them more likely to vote for him, and 43% say the comments won't make a difference.
  • GALLUP: One Of Republicans' Biggest Advantages Has Evaporated At The Worst Possible Time

    09/20/2012 7:47:27 AM PDT · by granada · 47 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Sep. 20, 2012 | Brett LoGiurato
    Democratic enthusiasm has surged both in swing states and nationally, according to a new Gallup poll, topping Republican enthusiasm and, in the process, wiping out what was thought to be a major advantage for Republicans and presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Democrats have seen a rise in enthusiasm since July. In 12 swing states, Gallup found that 73 percent of Democrats now say they are "extremely" or "very" enthusiastic about voting for president in the upcoming election. Previously, that percentage had lagged behind at just 53 percent in June.
  • Crisis, what crisis? Gallup poll shows Mitt Romney CLOSING to just one point behind Barack Obama

    09/19/2012 5:12:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | September 18, 2012 | Toby Harnden
    Mitt Romney's presidential bid has been gleefully portrayed as doomed after a series of supposed stumbles that have delighted Democrats. Voters, however, apparently view things rather differently. Romney has closed to just one point behind Barack Obama - a drop of six percentage points in a week for the President, according to the latest Gallup tracking poll released on Tuesday. Obama is now on 47 points and Romney 46.The survey was taken before the current furore over comments made by the Republican nominee in a fundraiser at Boca Raton, Florida in which he said that 47 per cent of Americans...
  • Update: Obama vs. Romney by Religious Groups [Monday morning Gallup poll]

    09/17/2012 5:13:12 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 42 replies
    Gallup ^ | September 17, 2012
    This tablebelow is based on interviewing conducted Aug. 1-Sept. 16 among registered voters. I’m using this large sample period in order to get adequate sample size of some of the smaller religious groups. Jewish and Mormon voters, for example, are just about 2% of the population each, with “other non-Christian” identifiers coming in at about 3%. This expanded period of interviewing means, of course, that any shifts as a result of recent news events -- such as those in the Middle East -- would only be minimally reflected in these data. [SNIP] Protestants (basically those who identify with a Christian...
  • Regarding Media Polling&Commentating Over Last Two Weeks.Anyone "Smell A Rat"?

    09/17/2012 6:40:42 PM PDT · by Ryan_Rubio_2016 · 11 replies
    Have we all noticed?,Ever since "Heir Axelrod" stuck his nose in Gallups business,all media,especially Fox and Rasmussen have been very careful not to give Romney the lead in polls.The hosts on Fox have been bringing up why/how Obama still has a lead over Romney despite the massive decline he has created.You have to wonder if most of the Fox hosts are "Pretending To Believe",that Obama has a 3/4/5 point lead over Romney.God Forbid Any Host Or Commentator Tell The Truth!Can you imagine if Fox News gave us a more accurate poll and presented their 5 Million viewers a new poll...
  • Gallup: 0 47%, R 46% (Among Registered Voters) [With LARGE oversampling of Democrats]

    09/18/2012 10:11:27 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 58 replies
    Gallup: 0 47%, R 46% (Among Registered Voters)
  • Obama's Disdain for Democracy and Free Expression

    09/17/2012 2:47:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 17, 2012 | David Catron
    It didn't begin with the attempt to censor Google and it will get worse if the President is re-elected. Last week, we learned that the White House has been pressuring Google to censor a video about Muhammad because it has allegedly incited violence in Libya. Google refused, but the very request is a useful reminder of the President's disdain for the democratic process and the principles of free expression upon which it stands. It suggests that, even if his policies were not a catalogue of failure, giving him another term would constitute a clear and present danger to the republic....
  • Gallup: Majority still says government does too much

    09/17/2012 8:36:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/17/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Gallup provides a good news/bad news scenario in its poll of the day. The good news is that a majority of Americans think government tries to do too much and that more should be left to the private sector. The bad news? The gap has sharply declined recently, and is now at roughly the same level as in the 2008 election: A majority of Americans (54%) continue to believe the government is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and businesses, although that is down from the record high of 61% earlier this summer. About...
  • Gallup Poll: Dukakis leads Bush by 17 points

    09/16/2012 1:19:44 PM PDT · by Signalman · 22 replies
    news.google.com ^ | 7/27/1988 | AP
    Please click link to see newspaper article. "Democrat Michael Dukakis, riding a wave of positive publicity from the convention that nominated him for president last week, led Vice-President Bush by 17 points in a Gallup poll released last Tuesday".
  • Obama Thugs Bully Gallup – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    09/12/2012 7:48:08 AM PDT · by Signalman · 1 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 9/12/2012 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss how, after Gallup polls showed Romney leading, the Justice Department has sued the Gallup Company. This is an attempt at intimidation that reminds one of Nixon…or of Putin. Tune in!
  • Mitt Romney five percent lead by unskewed Gallup poll data

    09/10/2012 1:53:50 PM PDT · by tellw · 50 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 9-10-12 | Dean Chambers
    The Gallup seven day tracking poll of the presidential race released today shows Mitt Romney behind President Obama by a 49 percent to 44 margin. The seven day tracking poll of 3050 registered voters, that has a margin of error of 2.0 percent, samples Democrats by about a 8 percent margin based on calculations from the reported data. If the data is properly weighted for the partisan makeup of the electorate, the data from this poll unskewed would show a Romney lead of 49 percent to 44. By skewing the poll, it gives Obama a five point lead instead of...
  • Obama Thugs Rough Up Gallup For Polls They Don’t Like

    09/10/2012 6:37:59 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 16 replies
    DickMorris.com ^ | 09/10/2010 | Dick Moris
    The Obama Administration’s Justice Department announced, on August 22nd, that it was joining a lawsuit by a former Gallup employee and whistleblower against the Gallup Corporation for allegedly overcharging the government on polling work. The announcement comes on the heels of a confrontation between Gallup staffers and Obama strategist David Axelrod in which he accused the company of using out of date sampling methods which, he said, generated polling data negative to the president. The whistleblower’s lawsuit has been kicking around since 2009, but the Justice Department joined the suit only after the run-in between Axelrod and Gallup in April...
  • Gallup: 0 49%, R 44% (RV)

    09/09/2012 10:14:05 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 48 replies
    Gallup: 0 49%, R 44% (RV) Based on a 7 day tracking poll of registered voters. In Gallup's 3 day tracking pull of Adults, Obama's job approval is 50% to 44%. This down 4% from just yesterday. This shows that the bounce is already tapering off. Not evident in the 7 day tracking poll, but quite evident in the 3 day job approval poll.
  • Emails suggest Axelrod leaned on Gallup after unfavorable poll

    09/08/2012 6:40:57 PM PDT · by BerryDingle · 28 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | Sep 6, 2012 | Fox News .com
    Employees at the venerable Gallup polling firm suggested they felt threatened by Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod when he questioned the methodology of a mid-April poll showing Mitt Romney leading the president – according to internal emails published Thursday. That poll showed Romney leading Obama 48-43 percent. The exchange, according to emails published by The Daily Caller, started when Axelrod sent a tweet saying the tracking poll was “saddled with some methodological problems” and directing followers to a National Journal story in which a professor suggested outdated sampling. According to the email chain titled “Axelrod vs. Gallup,” the White House...
  • Gallup Poll: Obama 49 Romney 45

    09/08/2012 11:34:56 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 191 replies
    Gallup ^ | 09/08/2012 | Staff
    These are the results when registered voters are asked: "Suppose the presidential election were held today. If Barack Obama were the Democratic Party's candidate and Mitt Romney were the Republican Party's candidate, who would you vote for Barack Obama, the Democrat or Mitt Romney, the Republican?"