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October 11, 2011

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jeff

I don't agree with this Poll. Many MAY claim that he will unify his party but I see a lot of potential that says other wise. A lot of republicans cant stand Romney, they've stated as such. He might get a lot of moderate republican voters but they are becoming increasingly rare.

Bazinga !

When will you release the Katy Perry vs. Rick Perry numbers ?

jeff

"Obama can only hope that Perry makes some sort of comeback in the next few months- it may be his only path to reelection."

This is an opinion and not a fact. Just because your polls are showing slight negative Obama against the GOP field doesn't mean that the republican is going to become president. You're trying to say that their is a solid lean when it seems that it could really go either way at present.

To be perfectly honest I see a lot of weaknesses in the GOP field that your polls seem to miss for some reason. I'm not sure if the people haven't seen it or if maybe you're just polling the wrong demographic groups. (shrug)

pbrower2a

...Even in a 50-50 split of the popular vote, the President wins because the huge margins against him are concentrated in relatively few states.

Mitt Romney's best chance is now to pick up New Hampshire (which may be easier than any other state) or one of Colorado and Nevada -- and then he must pick up all of Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia. Every one of those is an effective toss-up, so Romney's chance is one in 16. That is a poor chance. That is little better than the chance that John McCain had two months before the 2008 election.

At this stage Mitt Romney needs to improve the odds by changing the circumstances. This is with the President's nationwide approval rating in the tank. That is also before the Hard Right forces compromises on him that the Obama campaign can assail at will.

Obama 2012

I'm definitely with the Tea Party on the "Anyone But Romney" train... not that I don't think Obama can beat Romney. I think he can. But it'll be a helluva lot harder than beating a clown like Perry, Gingrich, or Cain.

Unfortunately I think ultimately Romney will win the nomination by default.

Mike Luddy

I'm voting for Obama if Romney gets the nomination. This is how we got Bush - he was no ones first choice, but he was "electable". I think polls like the above, and more importantly the commentary is exactly why we get awful choices in the general election.

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