Tag Archive for "Polling Data"August 25, 2011
Only 43% in the Democrat stronghold of New Jersey say failed President Barack Obama deserves reelection, with 47% of those surveyed responding that he does not deserve a second term. Just a few months ago, only 39% in New Jersey said he did not deserve to be reelected.
The Washington Examiner dug deep into the internals of a Washington Post poll – deeper, in fact, than the Washington Post cared to – and found that a whopping 46% of registered voters say they definitely will not vote for failed President Barack “AA+” Obama in 2012.
Barack Obama has driven confidence in the US Government among the American people down to its lowest levels since the Watergate era.
The Battleground poll conducted for Politico by George Washington University shows Republicans with growing momentum going into next Tuesday’s mid-term election, with independent voters rejecting the Democrat party and siding with Republicans in droves.
An analysis at political site Real Clear Politics expands on a point I made several days ago; pollsters are mistakenly using the sky-high Democrat turnout from the 2008 election rather than historical norms to model turnout this year, causing many races to seem closer than they are.
A newly released Quinnipiac University poll confirms that the Pennsylvania US Senate Race between Republican Pat Toomey and Democratic Socialist candidate Joe Sestak has tightened, but finds Toomey slightly ahead where two earlier polls found him trailing slightly.
Gallup has courted a lot of controversy this year in reporting their Congressional Generic Ballot numbers. One week, the GOP will be leading by 10 points, followed by a week when the Democrats pull within to a point or two of a tie, followed by a week when the GOP will pull to a 5 point lead again.
A Marist poll commissioned by left-wing news outlet McClatchy shows a Republican sweep brewing here in Pennsylvania.
Dan Hirschhorn at PA2010 points to some more detailed data about the questionable poll on the PA-8 Congressional race commissioned by the SEIU and far-left VoteVets.org, claiming that the data show the poll’s results are “more than kosher.”
A Politico poll conducted by George Washington University shows that 81% of likely voters get their election news from cable news stations, with 42% relying on FOX News versus only 12% for MSNBC.