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Obama's White Base Shows Cracks Compared With 2008
gallup.com ^ | June 12, 2012 | Lydia Saad

Posted on 06/12/2012 4:58:41 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

PRINCETON, NJ -- Gallup Daily tracking indicates Barack Obama is receiving less support in the 2012 presidential election from some of the white subgroups that gave him the strongest support in 2008. These include non-Hispanic white registered voters who are 18 to 29 years old, female postgrads, and the nonreligious, among others. Obama won the 2008 election comfortably over John McCain, but the 2012 election contest with Mitt Romney is shaping up to be more competitive, with the two statistically tied since Gallup started Daily tracking on the race in April. These findings partly explain why.

For this analysis, Gallup has compared Obama's current support among registered voters, based on Gallup Daily tracking from May 21-June 10 with 7,343 registered voters, to his support among registered voters in Gallup's last month of interviewing in the 2008 pre-election poll, from Oct. 1-Nov. 2, comprising 30,623 registered voters.

Obama Down Five Percentage Points Among All Voters

The 46% of registered voters supporting Obama today is five percentage points below the 51% supporting him in final weeks of the 2008 election campaign. Similarly, whites' support for Obama is six points lower than it was in October/November 2008 (38% vs. 44%), and blacks' is down four points (87% vs. 91%). At the same time, Hispanics' support, at 67%, is essentially unchanged.

Whites make up about three-quarters of all U.S. registered voters, and are therefore the most important racial or ethnic group in any election, at least mathematically. Even if Obama were to regain his 2008 level of support among blacks and improve his support somewhat among Hispanics, he could still lose if his support among whites slips any further. By the same token, even a slight increase in whites' support could secure his re-election.

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1 posted on 06/12/2012 4:58:47 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s because they just realized he is black and they’re all RACISTS!!!!/sarc.


2 posted on 06/12/2012 5:05:59 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You can only ride that “white guilt” train so far. Especially when you’re wearing out the race card every day. Most are coming to the realization that Obama is nothing but a two-bit Chicago punk.


3 posted on 06/12/2012 5:07:16 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Something’s turning all those white Obama supporters into racists.


4 posted on 06/12/2012 5:08:26 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hussein himself is also cracking...
5 posted on 06/12/2012 5:08:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama’s base has a crack? What a coincidence. So does mine.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 5:11:42 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama should show some leadership here and use the bully pulpit to quash the incessant racial dimension being played by the media and pollsters. It is unseemly.

I thought it was a Uniter? Wha happen?


7 posted on 06/12/2012 5:12:16 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama is free-basing white crack?


8 posted on 06/12/2012 5:18:33 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Obama's White Base Shows Cracks Compared With 2008

So he wears make-up?

9 posted on 06/12/2012 5:25:50 PM PDT by x
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Tomorrows Gallup report: Why has the black demographic’s support for Obama slipped the least?


10 posted on 06/12/2012 5:27:28 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Sounds like something that you used to Paint with—maybe to “whitewash” walls...God knows he’s whitewashed over the truth - can we get the “SUPER JUMBO WHITE BASE CONTAINER”?


11 posted on 06/12/2012 5:30:25 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: skeeter

Sounds like something that you used to Paint with—maybe to “whitewash” walls...God knows he’s whitewashed over the truth - can we get the “SUPER JUMBO WHITE BASE CONTAINER”?


12 posted on 06/12/2012 5:30:46 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: x


13 posted on 06/12/2012 5:35:32 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How can he have a white base since all white are racist?


14 posted on 06/12/2012 5:37:32 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama’s White Base Shows Cracks......
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I knew that White folk would eventually start slabbing their pants like the young, Black gangstas do.


15 posted on 06/12/2012 5:49:29 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Barack Obama is receiving less support in the 2012 presidential election from some of the white subgroups that gave him the strongest support in 2008. These include non-Hispanic white registered voters who are 18 to 29 years old, female postgrads, and the nonreligious, among others.

GREAT NEWS!!! When many people still believed that BHO would be a shoo-in for reelection 6-12 months ago, I was saying that he was losing, and would continue to lose, many of his '08 supporters. I know people who voted for him last time who loather him. They feel betrayed and can't wait to vote against him this time. Even the Black community will NOT turn-out in the numbers they did in '08. He will get the same percentage of the Black vote but the number will be smaller. I guarantee it. They will not vote for Romney, but they'll just not break their necks getting to the polls like they did in '08. The new has worn off.
I'M LOVIN' IT!!!
16 posted on 06/12/2012 6:10:06 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Chode

YOUR POST #13: “America’s First Gay President” (Newsweek Magazine)


17 posted on 06/12/2012 6:12:24 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Fresh Wind

I really did LOL at your Post #6.


18 posted on 06/12/2012 6:15:02 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve been showing my white crack to Obama and his base for nye on four years.


19 posted on 06/12/2012 6:16:55 PM PDT by IamConservative (Well done is better than well said. - Ben Franklin)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
bingo...

20 posted on 06/12/2012 6:36:44 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Free ThinkerNY, additional:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2894608/posts


21 posted on 06/12/2012 8:20:59 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama’s White base were always cracked.


22 posted on 06/12/2012 8:26:51 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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