Skip to comments.Obama widens lead over GOP rivals in California
Posted on 02/23/2012 7:44:06 AM PST by SmithL
With the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination in increasing disarray, Democratic President Obama has significantly strengthened his hand in California, where his margin over his strongest GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, has doubled in the past three months, a new Field Poll shows.
Obama leads the former Massachusetts governor by 20 percentage points, 55-35, in the nation's most-populous state. Independent voters, who will be critical in the November election, prefer the president 59 to 27 percent, the poll found.
The president has an even more commanding lead - of 28 points - over former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, who is surging in Michigan and Arizona, where crucial primaries will be held Tuesday.
Obama holds a 23-point lead, the poll showed, over former House Speaker Newt Gingrich - who on Saturday will deliver the keynote address to California Republicans holding their state convention at the Burlingame Hyatt.
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Which is important because....
That's about as relevant as "predicting" the GOP will carry Utah.
If the polling is that lopsided, then there’s no reason to compaign in Ca.
I would argue that California (my home state) has a larger percentage of takers to producers, homosexuals, and illegal aliens... Its a give they will vote for Obama
Not so. Cali may have passed that law, but generally speaking (not ABSOLUTELY sure about Cali) those laws have a provision that they don't go into effect till the same law is passed in states with electoral votes totaling 270 or more. That way, they don't give up the influence that comes with a winner-take-all system until enough of the entire nation is on a majority vote system to elect the winner.
I actually heard some guest who claimed to be conservative shilling for this idea on a supposedly conservative radio talk show in Salt Lake City a couple weeks ago. Jerry Doyle I think was the host. It boggled the mind. Every analysis I've seen says this would give every national election to the liberals and cheaters (but I repeat myself) forever thence, with no chance of rolling it back. I can't imagine two conservatives pushing it.
There never was, and I'm sure both sides know this are are planning to spend next to zero dollars there. Doubt if Zero is spending big bucks in Utah either. That's simply not news (unless they're so terrified of Zero's unpopularity they actually suspected Cali might be in play, and this is a relief to them).
Obama widens lead over GOP rivals in California, Syria, Somalia, Libya and Egypt
....and other shitholes of tyranny too numerous to mention...
I guess Californians can be grateful there’s no need for the parties to run TV ads all the time.
The place is uncontested.
Check how many Freepers live in CA and none of us support the destroyer, Zero. Absolutely no one I talk to in CA supports the Socialist. I don’t believe the polls nor the MSM.
What percentage of the state is on either federal or state welfare? There’s your answer.
I agree. I don’t know anyone who will vote for the evil bastard. And with gas prices going up.......
But we can never underestimate the ignorance of so many Americans who vote.
Are Californians really as dumb as they appear?
Thank God for the electoral college.
Then again, I live in South Orange County and the Liberal Cancer hasn't metastasized here yet. Might be time to add my “Antiobamunist on Board” sticker to the mix just to shake things up.
Independent California Voter = a California voter who has not begun to memorize Mao’s Little Red Book yet
“There are still some of us sane here boys. We are not all fruits and nuts. At least, I know Im not! Screw this state!”
Yep. It is easy to forget just how big and varied CA is. Lots of EVERYTHING, including some of the best conservative movements in the country (The Tax Revolt, stolid Duncan Hunter, Ronald Reagan-yes I know he is from the Midwest, and now, Free Republic).
That said, I don’t know how a NORMAL person deals with the prevailing perversion, neurosis and fiscal insanity out there.
Don’t write California off entirely. The coast is 66% socials and 33% good guys. You get out into the valley’s and mountains it is 66% good guys and 33% socials.
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