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Nevada: Obama 52%, Romney 44%
Rasmussen Reports ^ | May 2, 2012

Posted on 05/02/2012 4:20:35 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

President Obama continues to lead Mitt Romney in a head-to-head matchup in Nevada.

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Obama earning 52% support, while Romney picks up 44% of the vote. Two percent (2%) prefers some other candidate, and another two percent (2%) are undecided.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; polls; rasmussen

1 posted on 05/02/2012 4:20:38 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: Clintonfatigued

Wow, that’s too rich. Obama goes out of his way to trash their state and tourism industry and they say please Sir may I have another. Yikes.


2 posted on 05/02/2012 4:22:59 PM PDT by major-pelham
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To: major-pelham

Don’t forget that all polls oversample the demokrats by 10% or so...like 45% Dems, 30% GOP and 25% Independents...


3 posted on 05/02/2012 4:25:57 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: Clintonfatigued

That’s Las Vegas baby, all NV.


4 posted on 05/02/2012 4:26:18 PM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: Clintonfatigued

Maybe Obammy will give government money to people to spend in Vegas?


5 posted on 05/02/2012 4:27:11 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Clintonfatigued

GOD


6 posted on 05/02/2012 4:27:23 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

GOD


7 posted on 05/02/2012 4:27:32 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

He might win Las Vegas, but the rest of the state is pretty much “Anybody But Obama.”


8 posted on 05/02/2012 4:30:42 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: major-pelham
Major P, you are entirely correct.

Nevada is an economic bellwether state, because it depends on a vibrant national economy for folks to have disposable income to roll their way.

By favoring Mister Obama, they are rooting for national financial ruin, and...

...Nevada would be among the very first to go completely under (although they are doing predictably miserably at the moment).

.

9 posted on 05/02/2012 4:32:01 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: major-pelham

And Nevada has a very large Mormon population.

I do not at all like Mitt Romney. But I will vote against Barack Obama; however, living in Illinois my vote won’t make any difference at all, because the Obastard will carry Illinois in a landslide. I may vote for Howdy Doody as a write-in.

As much as I despise Mittens, I despise Obama even more; and if I thought for a minute that pulling the lever for Romney would give him a ghost of a chance to carry Illinois I would do it. But it won’t. So, I’ll probably end up voting for a name I find in the phone book, as a write-in. Sadly, it will make no difference here in Illinois.


10 posted on 05/02/2012 4:32:16 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

There’s something fishy here. Rasmussen says Obama leads RomneyCare by 9; but Dean Heller (R) leads Shelly Berkely (D) in the Senate race by 11 - 52-41. So the same Nevadans are gung ho to reelect Heller AND Obama????


11 posted on 05/02/2012 4:34:45 PM PDT by antonico
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To: Internet Walnut
That’s Las Vegas baby, all NV.

Not even close.

Washoe and Clark Counties decide who wins because of their population concentration.

SEIU, IBEW, and the Culinary unions call the shots here.

Nevada is mostly Red except for those two Counties.

12 posted on 05/02/2012 4:35:29 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Way to go, GOP, enjoy your loser of a candidate.


13 posted on 05/02/2012 4:35:48 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: writer33; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; BillyBoy; ..

Nevada has changed dramatically in the past 20 years, mostly for the worse. For years, it was an individualistic state which drew many people looking for a second chance at life. It voted mostly Republican and had a strong Libertarian streak. It wasn’t conservative in the way most understand the term, as it had a large number of divorced people and people who lived alone. There were ethnic and religious groups, including many Asians and Mormons, but they were rather insular and mostly wanted to be left alone. Most people, regardless of personal lifestyle or economic status, had no taste for Big Government.

The state has changed demographiclally. The biggest change is immigration from the central America, including a large number of illegal aliens. Also, Las Vegas drawn African-Americans from southern California. Large numbers of baby boomer white liberals, who were once a negligable presence in the state, have come to retire and brought their left-leaning outlooks with them. Right now, the dominant issue is the housing crisis, with nearly two thirds of Las Vegas homeowners saddled with underwater mortgages. As a result, Las Vegas is resembling Los Angeles with slot machines. There has been increased gang activity there and the city is experiencing a historic crime wave. So-called experts disagree on the cause. In addition, Las Vegas is a larger share of the electorate than ever before and the rest of the state is consistantly outvoted. These developments put Republicans in a difficult spot that they’re not accustomer to in a once-friendly state.


14 posted on 05/02/2012 4:35:48 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Let's see who do I support.
Obama/Obamacare.
Romney/ Romneycare.
Some people in America don't deserve this.
15 posted on 05/02/2012 4:37:21 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach

What do you expect. Nevada gives us Harry Reid. It’s a State full of idiots.


16 posted on 05/02/2012 4:38:40 PM PDT by baiamonte
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To: antonico

Shelley Berkeley may have violated ethics rules and it’s hurting her.


17 posted on 05/02/2012 4:40:21 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: Clintonfatigued

If only voters knew...

snip-”Past gay-oriented sex parties at Duke and the University of North Carolina involving then Duke basketball and football player Reggie Love reportedly cost him his job as President Obama’s ‘body man.’”

http://fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/why-is-obamas-body-man-reggie-love-leaving/


18 posted on 05/02/2012 4:42:24 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Anyone who doesn’t believe that throwing the Marxists out in November will be a rough and tumble fight to the death doesn’t know the history of dictators once they have achieved power. Obama and his gang of Chicago style cutthroats are walking talking examples of what to expect.


19 posted on 05/02/2012 4:45:49 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Clintonfatigued
Nevada has changed dramatically in the past 20 years, mostly for the worse.

Looking at Nevada's history though, it has picked the winner in every presidential election since 1980.

20 posted on 05/02/2012 4:54:23 PM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Somehow I doubt the GOPe TEA party bashers will give any consideration to Sharron Angle losing by less to Reid than Romny to Obama.


21 posted on 05/02/2012 5:00:17 PM PDT by BRL
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To: baiamonte
-> What do you expect. Nevada gives us Harry Reid. It’s a State full of idiots

It would be nice in which I expect them to be in secluded regions but unfortunately they are populating across America. They are called lemmings who follow the media.

22 posted on 05/02/2012 5:05:23 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

We are so freakin’ OWNED!


23 posted on 05/02/2012 5:09:58 PM PDT by Walrus (Can a president be impeached for stupidity?)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Who cares he will take a dive anyway.....like Juan did...


24 posted on 05/02/2012 5:10:05 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: GRRRRR
Don’t forget that all polls oversample the demokrats by 10% or so...like 45% Dems, 30% GOP and 25% Independents...

Sorry, you're wrong, this is a Rassumussen report, they don't oversample anybody.
25 posted on 05/02/2012 5:23:01 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Clintonfatigued

Face it, the establishment GOP has screwed the pooch just like they always do when picking “their” candidate. Why vote for a wan-a-be RAT like Mitt when you have the real thing in Obama. I personally can’t tell the difference between the two of them other than one has a lighter complexion than the other. These races are won by voter turnout and I just don’t see any passion in the GOP for this tired old RINO. Sorry, but you should prepare yourself for 4 more years of Obama.


26 posted on 05/02/2012 5:31:30 PM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: Clintonfatigued

Why are they not polling my candidate Virgil Goode???? This poll is incomplete.


27 posted on 05/02/2012 5:37:10 PM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

this is just the TIP of the iceberg that will sink the RomTanic...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/obama-campaign-romney-swiss-bank-account_n_1467021.html

By October the MSM will have Romney looking like ole Warren Jeffords of the FLDS...


28 posted on 05/02/2012 5:44:20 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

These surveys are silly. A Pelosi’s company makes the voting machines and a Soros company counts the votes on foreign soil. How is the result not obvious?


29 posted on 05/02/2012 6:14:54 PM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: Clintonfatigued

WOW! I thought with all those LDSers in NV at least Willard would take NV. The LDS church needs to send some buses from Utah to NV on election day, hee hee.


30 posted on 05/03/2012 7:26:58 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Posting #14 will explain a lot.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2879191/posts?page=14#14


31 posted on 05/03/2012 3:46:00 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: Drew68; Clintonfatigued; randita; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj

Nevada has long had status as a POTUS bellwether.

1976 was in fact the first time since 1908 it picked the loser.

Nevada had been close from 1992-2004 but in 2008 Osama won it by 12.5 points, his national margin was 7.27%. We gained a US house seat but 2010 also could have gone much better for the GOP there. A bad candidate can be blamed for the US Senate loss but not the failure to take back the State Senate or losses in 4 of 6 statewide offices (GOP won Governor over Reid’s clown son and the incumbent LT Governor won reelection).

It might now be a little more rat than the country at large.


32 posted on 05/06/2012 1:16:25 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

That is all true, and I wasn’t counting on NV for anyone’s road to 270, but I think there’s still a chance for Romney to carry it because (i) unemployment is much higher than the nation as a whole, (iii) the real-estate bust was as bad here as anywhere in the nation and (iii) the state has a large and growing Mormon population and they may turn out en masse for Romney. But if Romney wins NC, VA, FL, OH and NH, then NV would be just gravy.


33 posted on 05/06/2012 6:04:56 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: Impy; fieldmarshaldj

As for NV’s bellwether status, it has indeed voted for the winner in 24 of the 25 presidential elections from 1912 to 2008 (all but 1976). However, MO voted for the winner in 25 of the 26 presidential elections from 1904 to 2004, and the fact that it vited for McCain in 2008 wasn’t enough to deliver the presidency to him. And DE was the only state to go 12 for 12 from 1952 to 1996, yet it was unable to deliver the presidency either to Gore or Kerry. In other words, electoral bellwethers lead the way until they stop doing so.

The state that I think is likeliest to decide the 2012 elections, being close to a must-win for both parties, is OH. If OH does end up being decisive, it will be the 13th straight election in which it votes for the winner (and if Romney wins without carrying NV, no other state will have a streak longer than 5 elections).


34 posted on 05/06/2012 6:51:59 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; randita

Yes, Ohio has an excellent record as a bellwether. Not to mention it’s much larger than Nevada or Delaware. Missouri is now more Republican that average and Delaware much more democrat (and I fear Nevada is now becoming a little more democrat). Ohio remains a closely divided state. McCain did 1.2% better than his national showing.

Not counting Kennedy the last time it was wrong was 1944 (which was not that close of an election) when it narrowly voted for Dewey, before that 1892. No Republican has won without it (not counting 1916 when Wilson should have lost but easily won Ohio).

It’s unlikely Romney wins without it, not likely Obama does either.


35 posted on 05/07/2012 4:24:05 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: JennysCool
He might win Las Vegas, but the rest of the state is pretty much “Anybody But Obama.”

"As Las Vegas goes, so goes my state!"


36 posted on 05/07/2012 4:26:53 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: antonico

It’s the same reason why the Republican primary voters are gung-ho to kick out RINOs in the Senate, but enthusiastically voted for Romney. Romney won the primaries by enacting mass mind control through the “conservative” media and negative advertising. Obama will win the general election by outdoing Romney’s media blitz on a far grander scale. Voters instinctively know which candidate they like better, but they’re too stupid to trust their own instincts when the “magic box” tells them differently.


37 posted on 05/07/2012 4:32:27 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Unions.


38 posted on 05/07/2012 10:41:39 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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