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April 05, 2011

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Anonymous

Romney does NOT lead in NH. This was a poll skewed by his people for their agenda.Ron Paul raised more money than Romney and even Bachmann who raised more money than Romney.Romney is TOAST.

Granny T

Dustin,Thank you for answering my question. Ill try to be more patient.

Dustin Ingalls

Was it that difficult to interpret the data? Or didnt you like the results?Its called having paying clients whose polls come before these pro-bono ones.No poll is a real poll unless it includes a proper, demographically weighted sample size of over 1,000 likely voters - not registered voters, not citizens, and certainly not just residents.False. Were the pollsters here.You cant do a LV screen almost a year before an election. Thatd be incredible invalid. Itd also decrease the number of respondents.

I Am Iron Man

Heres hoping Trump actually runs and forces the other candidates to get even crazier in order to beat him. What works for the Tea Party Birhers is actually what wont work for the general election. Im hoping that whoever the eventual GOP nominee is that they are completely unelectable... This is key to Obama winning by a wide margin so he has the coat tails to keep the Senate and win back the House.This country is in dire need of more progress and we cant get it with the Republicans in control of anything.

Carney

No poll is a real poll unless it includes a proper, demographically weighted sample size of over 1,000 likely voters - not registered voters, not citizens, and certainly not just residents.This poll MAY have gotten likely voters, since it surveyed usual NH Republican primary voters, but usual isnt as good as likely.But the fatal flaw is that it surveyed only 384 people - a far far cry short of a proper sample size.So this is a junk poll, done on the cheap, with totally unreliable numbers. The media falls for these junk polls again and again and again.But it fits the Silly Season to have a junk poll touting a joke candidate.Meanwhile real candidates, most especially Romney, are actually laying the groundwork to run and win, rather than running around running their mouths.

Kevin

Looks like youre going to have to start putting Trump in all of your polls.Its rather hilarious that he can come out there, spout a few conspiracies about Obama, and race ahead of nearly every established candidate.

Bob

Recommend that you include Herman Cain in future polling. Hes gaining momentum in Iowa and across the country. Thanks.Such wishful thinking. If he doesnt lead the primary poll in his home state of Georgia then hes as good as toast.

Anonymous

Trump is surging not just for his birther views but also for his staright talking about Iran, Red China and OPEC. He is the only one criticizing the on-going manufacturing sellout to a Communist nation by both parties. He has a Pro-American message that will resonate big time. His message to also not let Iran takeover Iraq and get nukes is also a winner - a strong CIC. My advice though is for him not to advocate psuedo-amnesty for illegals and to also come out against the H1-B visa sellout of American workers. He needs to push for making E-Verify mandatory for the globalist corporations thus again coming out for Main Street. If he combines all these pro-American themes he wins the Republican primary in a cakewalk and also wins a Reagan-size victory over Obama.American across the poliitical spectrum are longing for an American-First president that has strong leadership qualities.

Joanne D

New Hampshire is home to the Nations First in the Nation Primary and the resident of the state are well informed.

Dustin Ingalls

John LaRosa and Anon: We included Cain in Georgia, but wont likely elsewhere. Straw polls arent good indicators of actual support, or Ron Paul wouldve overwhelmingly won the nomination in 2008.Is there absolutely no connection between Favorables and Voting Choices ???Its odd, but weve seen that quite often. If youve been reading the blog, youll remember weve commented often on how well liked Palin is by Republicans, but how little that translates to votes in the primary. They like her, but theyre not ready to vote for her for president. New Hampshire voters really like Romney and Paul, but obviously that doesnt mean Paul is getting huge support (though more than in most other states) or that Romney isnt vulnerable to a challenge from someone who galvanizes the right.

Bob Burns

I think Ron Paul has made it clear he is not running. Paul gets a big bounce in NH with not Huckabee i would like to see it the other way.

zaq001

Please include Herman Cain in future polling! Hes been winning straw poll after straw poll, and Gallup polling showed him 3rd our of 15 potential candidates. He clearly is showing that he deserves to be mentioned.

Granny T

You polled NH last weekend. Why havent you posted the results of the polls you did 1-2 weeks ago? You said youd post FL on Monday. Which Monday were you talking about? What about Mississippi and North Carolina? Was it that difficult to interpret the data? Or didnt you like the results?

Anonymous

In future polling, start dumping Huckabee and Palin from your polling. Those two are running. Please include Trump, Bachmann, and Cain. Those people are running.

Rasmus

Lastly, one thing that would be worth doing is a message-testing poll.Test the primary in a state where Romney is strong, say, Nevada, or New Hampshire if you hadnt already done it, then ask Considering that Mitt Romney implemented an individual mandate during his tenure as Massachusetts Governor, would you vote for....It seems biased, but its really just testing what the effect of the primary campaign will be.

Rasmus

Hi Tom,Im surprised about the relatively strong Santorum numbers. Not only does he have a pretty good Fav-Unfav- breakdown, but Im surprised at 47% having an opinion on him.Looking at his numbers, it seems like he would score in the 3-4% range had he been included in the matchups- his favs are better than Barbours and just slightly weaker than Pawlentys and Bachmanns. Considering that Paw got lots of press and Bachmann is the Tea-Party darling its odd that a relatively obscure former Senator five years out of office would do just as well.Second, would you consider replacing Barbour with Trump in your primary polls after seeing these numbers?

OSUPhantom

I think these numbers look good for Giuliani. Its within striking distance of Romeny and hasnt been trying very hard until recently. Then again Im biased...

Anonymous

Shouldnt the Florida R primary #s have been out yesterday?

Bonncaruso

Wow, I would love to spot the element in all of this, the part of the electorate that is stark raving mad and batsh** crazy, but it appears that practically all but 12% of the republican electorate in NH is so.ODS has really made progress, eh?ODS: Obama derangement syndrome

Tom Jensen

Giulianis in the poll, I just didnt blog about his numbers. Click the link to the full results.

Andrew Carden

No Giuliani?

Anonymous

Herman Cain should be listed in the poll. He is winning straw polls all over the country. He is the leader we need. Thanks for your time!

CraigS

Tom I am confused . In Favorability ratings among TEA PARTY voters, Romney is + 64 % and Trump is + 17 %. Among all GOP voters, Romney s favorables are + 49 % and Trump is MINUS 2 So exactly how does this translate to a Trump lead among Tea party voters , 23 to 21 and a Romney lead of 26 to 20 among all respondees? Is there absolutely no connection between Favorables and Voting Choices ??? CraigS

John LaRosa

Recommend that you include Herman Cain in future polling. Hes gaining momentum in Iowa and across the country. Thanks.

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