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June 07, 2012


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Steven M

Sorry but I can't help but think that there is some kind of political motivation behind this poll.

You expect us to believe that in a state where voters typically back the democrat by about 1-3 points more than the national average, that Obama is ahead by 15?? That would imply that nationally, Obama is ahead by at least 12, which NOBODY believes.

MN is a D+2 state. Obama is probably ahead there but not by 15; maybe by 5. You guys really need to tone down the bias before it becomes too obvious.


I guess there is now good reason to believe PPP is touching the scales just a little bit. A new poll from Purple Strategies came out today showing Romney up by 3 in Florida which makes perfect sense based on the national polls. You will recall PPP this week said Obama was up by 4, which I questioned. In every swing state you show Obama with a lead. It's just not possible if the state of the national race is even. So, it is with deep regret that while I will continue to read your polls, I no longer believe they are entirely accurate and will have to adjust for whatever bias is present. It appears to be around 3-4 points. I'm sure as we get closer to the election your polls will change and we will hear about how this group or that group suddenly and without warning changed it's views on the candidates thereby changing the results to more accurately reflect the vote. Rasmussen is accused of the same sort of bias in the other direction. Pollsters must be careful if their results seem out of sink with the national numbers.

Don Surber

Romney is doing worse than McCain? I find that most difficult to believe. But then again I thought Walker was up by more than 3 and I was right.

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