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Wed Sep 19, 2012, 10:29 AM

Presidential Polls Show Obama Leads Romney In Wisconsin, Virginia, Closer Race In Colorado

Source: Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- New surveys in key battleground states released Wednesday continue to confirm what national polls have shown over the past 10 days. President Barack Obama got a modest boost to his standing against Republican nominee Mitt Romney from the party conventions, bolstered by modest gains on the economy and a big perceived advantage over Romney as someone who cares more about the needs of ordinary people.

The latest polls released by CBS News and The New York Times and conducted by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute give Obama narrow leads in Virginia and Wisconsin and show a nearly even race in Colorado. The surveys were conducted over six days, September 11 to 17, through calls to randomly selected landline and mobile phones beginning five days after the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.

In Virginia, the new CBS/Times/Quinnipiac poll shows Obama leading by five percentage points (51 to 46 percent), a lead that is just slightly narrower than the 53 to 46 percent margin by which he carried the state four years ago. Two more polls conducted over the same period by the Washington Post and the Democratic Party affiliated firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) also showed Obama leading in Virginia, although the Post poll gave him a slightly bigger margin (52 to 44 percent) than PPP (51 to 45 percent).


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Reply Presidential Polls Show Obama Leads Romney In Wisconsin, Virginia, Closer Race In Colorado (Original post)
trailmonkee Sep 2012 OP
EnviroBat Sep 2012 #1
goclark Sep 2012 #2
PSPS Sep 2012 #7
graham4anything Sep 2012 #3
Panasonic Sep 2012 #4
watrwefitinfor Sep 2012 #5
Victor_c3 Sep 2012 #6
BlueStater Sep 2012 #8

Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 10:48 AM

1. How is this asshole even close at this point?

With the event of this week, how dumb are the people that are still supporting this fascist? This country is fucked.

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Response to EnviroBat (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 10:49 AM

2. Agree- no way!

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Response to EnviroBat (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 04:11 PM

7. He isn't

The media has to fabricate clumsy scenarios that show "a dead heat" in order to promote this as a horse race and promote their ad sales.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 11:02 AM

3. Obama is near or over 50% in most of the so called swing states therefore

 

Herr Mittens can win 100% of the undecided votes, and accounting for 1-2% voting 3rd party for Gary Johnson and others, Herr Mittens has lost the race already

there are not enough voters for him to pick up, especially electoral vote wise to swing the election.

and Obama can lose Ohio and Florida and Virigina and Colorado and others and still win the election

race over.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 01:23 PM

4. Rmoney is still dead in the water here in Colorado

 

We are in the service industry, and working very hard to provide a service for many.

My father is still refusing to watch any of the videos that actually hurt Rmoney and himself.

My father still think he's a Kenyan Muslim Socalist that wants to destroy the country.

Little does he realize that Obama is actually helping him start with the small business venture we started.

He was anti-Obama in '08, can't change his mind. Learned not to discuss politics with him.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 01:30 PM

5. A "modest boost". But if Romney was

out front by even 2 points he would be SURGING. And if it was by 5 points he would have already won the election.

The anchors and pundits would be breathless. Norah would shit herself right on air, and Charley would clean her up, grinning the whole time.

Wat

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 02:14 PM

6. Most of these polls were completed before the secret video was published

I'd expect Obama's lead to really open up when the next round of polls is published.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 04:28 PM

8. Wisconsin, eh?

The last time both the presidential and the vice presidential nominee on the same ticket lost their home states was in 1972.

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