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Romney Gains 3 to Tie Obama in CNN D +11 Poll
Big Government ^ | November 4, 2012 | Joel B. Pollack

Posted on 11/04/2012 8:51:01 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan

The latest CNN national poll of likely voters, which shows a 49%-49% tie between Republican challenger Mitt Romney and incumbent President Barack Obama, is either absurd, or very good news for the GOP--or both.

Romney has gained 3 points since the last time CNN ran its poll, in late September, when Obama led 50%-47%. That is good news for the Republican ticket, especially since the poll was conducted after Hurricane Sandy.

Yet there is something odd--and even ridiculous--in the poll's sample: of the 693 likely voters in the total sample of 1,010 adults polled, "41% described themselves as Democrats, 29% described themselves as Independents, and 30% described themselves as Republicans."

In other words, the poll is a D+11 outlier. It presents a picture of an electorate that is far more pro-Obama than it was in the historic 2008 election. That is extremely unlikely.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; polls
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For all the bedwetters :)
1 posted on 11/04/2012 8:51:04 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan
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To: trappedincanuckistan

“For all the bedwetters :)”

Describes most reporters at CNN.


2 posted on 11/04/2012 8:57:30 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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3 posted on 11/04/2012 8:58:09 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: trappedincanuckistan
Yea, I saw this earlier. This poll, along with Michael Barone & George Will, will let me sleep tonight.
4 posted on 11/04/2012 9:01:09 PM PST by outofstyle (Down All the Days)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

I’m going to go back to Breitbart tomorrow morning. Seems like a couple of trolls have been hitting up their boards saying Obama is a shoe in because of over sampled Dem polls, Nate Silver, and Intrade. It’s going to be real interesting to see if they show up on that thread.


5 posted on 11/04/2012 9:03:31 PM PST by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: erod

I used to post there, but I’ve forgotten my p/w.


6 posted on 11/04/2012 9:05:32 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

CNN had the exact poll results for the Walker recall blow out !
How sadly awful their push poll group is .


7 posted on 11/04/2012 9:09:50 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: outofstyle

I don’t think much has changed since 2010 when there was a massive shift to the GOP in the midterms.

My conservative estimate is a five percent margin of victory for Romney (52-47) with 300-325 electoral votes.


8 posted on 11/04/2012 9:18:47 PM PST by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

                              


CNN D +11 Poll

9 posted on 11/04/2012 9:21:37 PM PST by tomkat ( PAlabama '12 = RR = 300 +)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Boy, the polls over the last 72 hours have been back and forth like a belly dancer’s hips.

What is the deal with these? Are they getting their data from people in the state hospitals?


10 posted on 11/04/2012 9:27:47 PM PST by lurk
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To: lurk

I would assume that some of the fluctation was due to a small Sandy bounce Obama got that is now evaporating.


11 posted on 11/04/2012 9:32:11 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
What makes you wonder is why even bother having a poll this ridiculous?
12 posted on 11/04/2012 9:35:14 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration

I have a few ideas....

To create news

To keep from disheartening Democrats which would lead to huge losses downticket

To begin delegitimizing Romney right away


13 posted on 11/04/2012 9:40:14 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

to try one last desperate attempt to depress the republican vote.

watch what happens tommarow . The pollsters will all start playing square so they don’t look stupid.

There is also a little bit of western vote protection going on. They are terrified of Romney’s coat tails sweeping some unsuspecting republicans into office in places nobody is looking. (nevada and Cali).


14 posted on 11/04/2012 9:49:19 PM PST by ping jockey (Maybe we aren't going down the crapper after all.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

Latest CNN/MSNBC Poll: shows a close race with D+60 sample.........don’t they know that people look at the sample numbers? The polls can never accurately predict voter turnout and we all know that is what wins or loses elections. I am hoping and praying for another “Chick-fil-a’ turnout day that sends Mitt to the White House with a MANDATE!


15 posted on 11/04/2012 9:58:07 PM PST by 2010Freeper
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To: 2010Freeper

I grabbed a six pack for Tuesday. Planning on watching CNN MSNBC all night.


16 posted on 11/04/2012 10:01:08 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: outofstyle

sleep for me will ya?...because this stuff is making me crazy...


17 posted on 11/04/2012 10:02:42 PM PST by cherry
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To: trappedincanuckistan; SeekAndFind; LS; Perdogg; napscoordinator; God luvs America; nutmeg; ...

More crap.

BTW, I will stop pinging the Poll ping list on Wednesday.

I know it has been busy.


18 posted on 11/04/2012 10:03:56 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 elections.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

These heavily skewed polls are necessary to create the plausibility needed to cover massive voter fraud.


19 posted on 11/04/2012 10:11:21 PM PST by null and void (Day 1384 of the Obama hostage crisis - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: trappedincanuckistan

I saw on another thread that Pat Cadell reported on FOX that he sees movement towards Romney in the internals of various polls. Did anyone else see that and if so, can you confirm? I trust Cadell to read poll entrails as well as anyone.

As for this CNN poll, the D+11 seems absurd but Romney leading indies by 22 likewise seems too good to be true. The top line is consistent with many other polls. Many polling outfits can’t be trusted - PPP and Marist for example - but I sure would like to see Romney leading in one. maybe Gallup tomorrow.


20 posted on 11/04/2012 11:11:41 PM PST by Uncle Augie
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