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Wed Oct 3, 2012, 02:31 PM

Civil Beat Poll - Obama Gets Aloha in Hawaii

By Michael Levine 10/03/2012

WASHINGTON The state that provided President Barack Obama his largest margin of victory in 2008 remains sunny about his economic leadership and is set to again back him in overwhelming numbers.

Obama, a Democrat born and schooled in Honolulu who still vacations on the Windward Coast, leads Republican challenger Mitt Romney 62 percent to 30 percent among likely Hawaii voters, according to The Civil Beat Poll. Three percent said they'll vote for another candidate and 6 percent said they were undecided. The survey was conducted between Sept. 26 and Sept. 28 and its sample size of 1,648 yielded a margin of error of 2.4 percent.1

Obama leads among both men and women, though slightly more so among women. He leads among all age groups, though slightly more so among voters in their 30s. He leads among all racial and ethnic groups, though more so among Japanese voters and less so among Chinese voters. Obama also holds wide leads among voters at all education levels and income brackets in Hawaii. His support was marginally stronger on the neighbor islands, collectively, than on Oahu.

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Obama's 32-point advantage, if it held steady through Nov. 6, would actually represent a downward turn for the president, who beat John McCain by more than 45 percent in Hawaii four years ago. But while many across the country are frustrated with the state of the economy and critical of Obama's role in it, island voters are not yet ready for a change in national leadership.

More: http://www.civilbeat.com/articles/2012/10/03/17279-civil-beat-poll-obama-gets-aloha-in-hawaii/


Just in case there was any doubt that there are in fact Republicans in Hawaii... of Linda Lingle.

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Wed Oct 3, 2012, 02:45 PM

1. Is Romney leading in any of his home states?

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Wed Oct 3, 2012, 02:54 PM

2. Utah?

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Wed Oct 3, 2012, 03:37 PM

3. you'd never know there was a prez election going on around here really. only senate race nt

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