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Some CNN exit polls announced
The Palm Beach Post ^ | November 6, 2012 | by Tom Peeling

Posted on 11/06/2012 3:32:08 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

According to CNN’s first exit polls, nationwide 60 percent of voters see the economy as the most important issue in the election. Only 4 percent thought foreign policy was most important.

Nationwide, CNN says, exit polls showed the 51 percent believe Mitt Romney would be best at handling the economy and 47 percent think President Obama would do better.

In the battleground state of Virginia, according to CNN exit polls, 49 percent of voters wanted to see the president’s healthcare plan — ObamaCare — repealed, while 46 percent did not want to see it repealed.

Also in Virginia, exit polls showed that 53 percent of voters thought Romney would better handle the economy.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2012; exitpolls

1 posted on 11/06/2012 3:32:13 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What is the percentage of people that think a “right to abortion” is the number one priority for the millions of people out of work?


2 posted on 11/06/2012 3:36:21 PM PST by DrDude (Governor of the 57th State)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Only 4 percent thought foreign policy was most important.

Explains why Romney did not make a big issue out of Libya at the debates..


3 posted on 11/06/2012 3:37:40 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: GSP.FAN
Explains why Romney did not make a big issue out of Libya at the debates."

Seems like Romney did nearly everything right in this campaign's end game, and yet here we are at the razor's edge of victory or defeat. So much for my 90 minute bike ride calming my nerves down.

4 posted on 11/06/2012 3:39:45 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

CNN?

And what is it that we know about CNN?


5 posted on 11/06/2012 3:41:10 PM PST by MNDude
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bamabi is all wee-wee-ed up right now!!!!


6 posted on 11/06/2012 3:42:29 PM PST by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: CatOwner

The democrats are creating dependency. Honestly, I sometimes wonder if our nation is headed towards falling apart because I see the divides growing.

I’m so nervous about this election. If Romney cannot pull this off, which republican can?


7 posted on 11/06/2012 3:43:30 PM PST by luckystarmom
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

.....there’s that 47% again...


8 posted on 11/06/2012 3:44:58 PM PST by yield 2 the right (2012, the election year that stinks!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I wonder if Dead Fish will even bother to show up at Ozero’s pity party down at McCormick Place.

Dead Fish hates a LOOOOOOSER!! because it’s hard to wash the stink off.

He tried to run away to Chicago, but he owns this too.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 3:47:50 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I just saw an exit poll on FoxBiz that said more people blame the economy on Bush than Obama. LOL


10 posted on 11/06/2012 3:47:56 PM PST by mykroar (Race/religious riots & hurricanes bring November martial law. Voting postponed.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Will anyone in either party have the guts to outlaw the release of exit polls until all the polls in the country are closed. They are used to make decisions on how people may have voted, what issues were more important than others, how certain groups voted, etc.

They are now being used to try and predict outcome, affect the morale of one group over another. It’s against the law to campaign at a polling station, even wear a candidates hat or button to a polling station. Why the hell do we allow the early release of exit polls? They serve a purpose, but they are not meant to be used on the day of the election to try and influence people.


11 posted on 11/06/2012 3:48:36 PM PST by Beatthedrum
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

In keeping with CNN tradition, this was a D+49 sample.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 3:49:10 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: CatOwner

Yeah i had to talk the wife off the proverbial ledge today a couple of times..
Personally as the evening wears on i think Romney will have a landslide victory..


13 posted on 11/06/2012 3:49:17 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Apparently, Romney’s internal poll has Obama winning Ohio by 5%


14 posted on 11/06/2012 3:49:17 PM PST by MeanGreen2008
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To: mykroar

Sounds like an exit poll of only Democrats. Remember Fox’s polls have been over sampling Democrats by a wide margin. Totally unreliable.


15 posted on 11/06/2012 3:49:45 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Izzy Dunne

LOL


16 posted on 11/06/2012 3:50:48 PM PST by library user
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To: WashingtonSource
Sounds like an exit poll of only Democrats.

Or Romney voters pulling the exit pollers' legs.

17 posted on 11/06/2012 3:51:07 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: MeanGreen2008
Apparently, Romney’s internal poll has Obama winning Ohio by 5%

Um, source please.
18 posted on 11/06/2012 3:51:38 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: luckystarmom

“If Romney cannot pull this off, which republican can?”

My concern exactly. Romney is uniquely qualified for the today’s big issues, the economy and the federal debt. Obama is obviously a failure. With what we know of Benghazi, he is a flagrant liar. And yet it is a close election. How can this be? Are we beyond the point of no return? Is the country doomed to long-term secular decline? Or outright collapse?


19 posted on 11/06/2012 3:52:32 PM PST by AC86UT89
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To: Beatthedrum

>> Will anyone in either party have the guts to outlaw the release of exit polls until all the polls in the country are closed.

Being a conservative and all, I favor the “personal responsibility” approach.

When will voters perform a cranial-rectal extraction and learn to vote their conscience without regard to exit polls?


20 posted on 11/06/2012 3:53:10 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: MeanGreen2008

MeanGreen, what’s the source of that data indicating Romney’s internal poll shows Obama winning Ohio by 5%?


21 posted on 11/06/2012 3:55:02 PM PST by RedMominBlueState
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To: tanknetter

One of the analysts on CNN said it was a “Romney campaign source”


22 posted on 11/06/2012 3:55:28 PM PST by MeanGreen2008
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To: MeanGreen2008

Well, that would be a surprise to the Obama people whose internal poll (reported yesterday) showed them winning Ohio by just 2.

Dana Perino this morning said the Romney internal poll showed him winning Ohio by 2.

What is your source for your info?


23 posted on 11/06/2012 3:56:26 PM PST by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: RedMominBlueState
MeanGreen, what’s the source of that data indicating Romney’s internal poll shows Obama winning Ohio by 5%?

I asked the same thing. However it may be a mistype: on the ELECTION DAY thread it's being reported that Candy Crowley is saying that the Romney internals are showing them winning by 5%
24 posted on 11/06/2012 3:56:42 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: MeanGreen2008
Apparently, Romney’s internal poll has Obama winning Ohio by 5%

apparently? so non-commital... you sound like the MSM...

25 posted on 11/06/2012 3:57:53 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: MeanGreen2008

No, it doesn’t. I think you’re basing that on the link that was in jest in the other thread.


26 posted on 11/06/2012 3:58:29 PM PST by dinoparty
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What matters is turnout, the rest is just noise, and if the turnout stories are to be believed, that bodes very well for our side.


27 posted on 11/06/2012 3:59:42 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: tanknetter

CNN ’s is reporting this...


28 posted on 11/06/2012 3:59:49 PM PST by RedMonqey (Men who will not suffer to self govern, will suffer under the governance of lesser men.)
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To: latina4dubya
So he's making it up? No he's reporting what thousands of people just heard. According to CNN a Romney person reports their last internal poll shows them down by 5 in Ohio. Don't shoot the messenger.
29 posted on 11/06/2012 4:00:54 PM PST by paul544
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To: RedMonqey
CNN ’s is reporting this...

See post #934 on the ELECTION DAY ... Live" thread ...
30 posted on 11/06/2012 4:02:04 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: CatOwner

Romney spotted the zero 47%. It’s a big handicap to overcome. That’s why it is even remotely close.


31 posted on 11/06/2012 4:02:35 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: paul544
According to CNN a Romney person reports their last internal poll shows them down by 5 in Ohio. Don't shoot the messenger.

If true, that would hand the election to Obama. What a bad year. Lost my mom. Lost my 30 year job. About to lose my country and hopes for another job.

32 posted on 11/06/2012 4:02:56 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I took that exit poll in Delmont (Westmoreland Co) PA. The household answer will confound them based on my other answers. My husband is PSP, and troopers are unionized. Not a typical union, but one nonetheless.


33 posted on 11/06/2012 4:04:34 PM PST by cjshapi (Proudly posting without a tagline since 2001)
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To: CatOwner

I feel ya. Obamacare alone should have been enough to sink Obama. We’re pretty much screwed I’m afraid.


34 posted on 11/06/2012 4:05:10 PM PST by paul544
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To: paul544
According to CNN a Romney person reports ...

Aha, I think I see your problem.

35 posted on 11/06/2012 4:11:25 PM PST by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: paul544
According to CNN a Romney person reports

I'll even give you a little hint.

36 posted on 11/06/2012 4:13:26 PM PST by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: All

I should have rented a cabin in the woods with no communication for a week. this is killing me.


37 posted on 11/06/2012 4:20:04 PM PST by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: tanknetter

I bet you’re right. Thanks, Tanknetter.


38 posted on 11/06/2012 4:29:40 PM PST by RedMominBlueState
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To: tanknetter

???Comment #934 Removed by Moderator?
???


39 posted on 11/06/2012 4:42:33 PM PST by RedMonqey (Men who will not suffer to self govern, will suffer under the governance of lesser men.)
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To: RedMonqey
???Comment #934 Removed by Moderator?

That's weird. It was a citation of Candy Crowley saying that a senior Romney staffer had told her Ohio was up for Romney by 5%. Not sure what the problem would be with that one.
40 posted on 11/06/2012 4:48:33 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: All



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41 posted on 11/06/2012 4:49:29 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: tanknetter
That's weird. It was a citation of Candy Crowley....

Hope her source was right buuuuuut...



Romney's got to do better than "The Maverick" MacCain.
42 posted on 11/06/2012 5:30:13 PM PST by RedMonqey (Men who will not suffer to self govern, will suffer under the governance of lesser men.)
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To: tanknetter
That's weird. It was a citation of Candy Crowley....

Hope her source was right buuuuuut...



Romney's got to do better than "The Maverick" MacCain.
43 posted on 11/06/2012 5:30:41 PM PST by RedMonqey (Men who will not suffer to self govern, will suffer under the governance of lesser men.)
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