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Gallup Obama approval numbers
suggest shifting Electoral College map

Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:garnet, 1/30/2014 8:09:28 AM

Gallup has released President Obama´s approval numbers for 2013 for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. I thought it would be interesting to compare those percentages with Obama´s percentage of the 2012 popular vote in each state and D.C. His approval numbers seem to track closely with his percentage of the vote: his job approval nationally was 50 percent in the first week of November 2012, and he received 51 percent of the popular vote. Gallup conducts many interviews over the course of a year, and so its figures for each state are statistically meaningful,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Screwgun, 1/30/2014 8:38:39 AM     (No. 9711283)

Barone´s predictions for 2012 were so spectacularly wrong he ended up on my ignore list.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 1/30/2014 8:41:27 AM     (No. 9711289)

Dream on. We heard the same stuff before 2012, and we all know how that turned out.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Vivi, 1/30/2014 9:01:11 AM     (No. 9711326)

There were fifty something precincts in Pennsylvania where supposedly Romney didn´t receive a single vote. Fix the cheating then we can talk about polls.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/30/2014 9:20:22 AM     (No. 9711372)

"Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything."
-Joseph Stalin

Professor Barone is probably right. But let´s face it---"What difference does it make?"---if the leftist weasels are allowed to continue the wholesale employment of rigged electronic "voting" machines, and other unchecked massive voter fraud schemes, from coast to coast?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: shamus, 1/30/2014 9:31:50 AM     (No. 9711401)

Any country stupid enough to chose Barrack Obama as their leader has no future.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/30/2014 10:19:55 AM     (No. 9711495)

These polls never seem to include dead voters, and people from precincts with 115% turnout who all voted for the same person.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/30/2014 10:35:28 AM     (No. 9711523)

If amnesty goes through along with greatly expanded future immigration the Democrats are bound to pick up tens of millions of new foreign born voters in the years ahead. What will that do to the Electoral College map?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 1/30/2014 10:43:30 AM     (No. 9711542)

Obama isn´t running again so the guilt-ridden liberals might not turn out quite as heavily for an old, fat and ugly white women. With that hope, it is the Republicans´ election to lose between now and then with an amnesty bill.

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