Skip to comments.Perry Plummets, Cain Surges in Positive Intensity
Posted on 10/04/2011 2:26:53 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
PRINCETON, NJ -- Rick Perry's image is suffering, with his Positive Intensity Score among Republicans familiar with him down to 15, and below 20 for the first time. Meanwhile, Herman Cain's score is now 30, the highest for any candidate this year.
The results are based on Gallup Daily tracking from Sept. 19-Oct. 2. Gallup calculates candidate Positive Intensity Scores as the percentage of strongly favorable opinions minus the percentage of strongly unfavorable opinions of each candidate among Republicans and Republican leaners familiar with the candidate.
The movement in Perry's and Cain's scores follows recent campaign developments, including poor reviews of Perry's performance in the September debates and Cain's surprising win in the Sept. 24 Florida straw poll.
In addition to Perry, Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul established new low Positive Intensity Scores this week, at 5 and 3, respectively. Bachmann was among the highest-rated candidates in June, peaking at 24, but has seen a steady decline since she posted a score of 20 in Aug. 1-14 tracking. Paul has not been rated as positively, with a high of 16 in May, and has registered in the single digits in all but one update since late May.
The net result of the changes is that Cain has established a wide advantage over any other Republican candidate in Positive Intensity Scores, with Perry (15), Mitt Romney (13), and Newt Gingrich (11) well behind Cain's 30. Rudy Giuliani (19) and Sarah Palin (13), whom Gallup tracks but who have not made decisions regarding entering the race, would also trail Cain by a considerable margin. The remaining announced candidates -- Rick Santorum (8), Bachmann (5), Paul (3), and Jon Huntsman (-1) -- have much less positive images among Republicans familiar with them.
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I believe this makes 19 out of 20 weeks Cain has the highest favorability of the field, and his name recognition picks up to 55%
Hopefully this serves as a warning to other RINOs in congress.
Its time for Perry to get out of the race and let a real conservative take the lead.
Why should my 5th Generation US Citizen niece in Louisiana get in-state tuition in Texas when a perfectly fine illegal alien can get it instead?
the rinos will come out and attack cain now.
If the Pubbie Party continues to pursue a globalist agenda, it is finished, and so is the nation.
LOL. Very simple. There are millions of "Hispanics" in TX who will vote for Slick Rick, while no Louisianans can. Slick Rick is just another hack career politician who was sold to us by the Perrybots as the salvation of conservatism. What a crock.
As his campaign collapses, maybe Rick can ask his old pal Al Gore if he can work for the Global Warming racket. Rick loves those crony capitalist deals.
Perry is tied with Cain ya goofball! If Perry drops out Romney will get his votes unless you think the rinos who back Rino amnesty loving slimeball perry who loves Mexico more than America will vote for Cain. It’s obvious Mitt will pick up 10 or more points from Rino perry and probably an endorsement because Perry is such a Rino scumall and he and Perry are exactly the same. When Palin enters she will strip Cain of his votes too leaving Romney with 28 and Rino scum Perry’s 15 plus scumbag newts 10. Right? Do I have that right because only a Rino piece of trash would support Perry who is also a Rino piece of trash.
A fifth generation texans pays out of state tuition to go to school I’m Louisiana . I am shocked that mitts comment during the debate pissed so many off. He knows who he is dealing with.
Why do people from louisianna hate Americans so much? They charge everyone who went to school in another state out of state tuition. Do they also charge illegals from Texas out of state tuition? By your logic louisianna treats illegals just like texans or Alabamans because they charge them both out of state tuition. You scum, how dare you!
Free trade is destroying China, not the other way around. They are done.
I don’t think Perry is a rino like you do. But he is certainly beholden to corporations and the like. We need a fresh approach in the executive branch.
We don’t need a Jesse ventura. By that I mean someone everyone hates
I will be perfectly happy with a rouge candidate or someone outside the establishment.
A person who wants to be president not because it’s they think its their time but because they see the writing on the wall that we are at the edge of the abyss and about about to fall.
Maybe because she lives in Louisiana, not Texas.
We have a candidate who is outside the establishment—Herman Cain.
And voila! He continues to lead in Positive Intensity Score!
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