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August 21, 2012

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John Friedson

At this point, most of the Commonwealth realizes that 'Lie-awatha' Warren is a phony who abused the system to get herself into and through school, for starters. Lord knows the voters here in MA are pretty stupid, and generally follow the Democratic party like sheep, but even we occasionally catch on.
Scott being a RINO doesn't hurt him here, either...

Obama 2012

Very disappointing. If Warren can't even win in Massachusetts that says a lot about how far right our country has drifted. Warren is one of the few politicians who speaks the real truth about what's going down... she should be up by 30 points. This is just sad.

Not that I'm giving up. I still think she can and will win. I just don't think that in the end that many voters will vote Obama/Brown.

Jeff

It's interesting to note some things. First off I can't help but notice that this polling firm doesn't say how many women they poll. This could be the reason that the personhood bill failed overwhelmingly despite this polling firm predicting that it would pass by a large amount of votes.

It seems that polling firms under-estimate women voters.

Dustin Ingalls

Jeff, you comment here all the time (unless it's a different Jeff). As always, demographic info is in the link to the full results at the bottom of the post.

@fearlessphilip

Elizabeth Warren is doing very well in MA, given the obstacles. As this write-up points out, it is almost impossible for someone to unseat an incumbent with high approval numbers and no scandals against them. In fact, Warren should be doing much worse given her newcomer status and Brown's popularity. The recent rise in her unfavorable numbers probably comes as a result of Brown's false accusation that her daughter was involved in registering Welfare recipients. It's a shame that these lies had the impact Brown wanted.

On the bright side, it is still "early" in campaign season. Many are expecting Warren to receive a bump after her prime time convention speech, which will help with her name recognition. Also, it does seem to be unlikely that people in MA will visit the polls and check Obama/Brown. Politics are hyper-partisan this time around, and "the Obama factor" is bound to provide the final bump in this race.

NRH

Are you an idiot, Jeff? Click on 'Full results HERE' at the bottom and you can see the questions asked and the topline results. Q12: 52% women, 48% men.

William

@John Friedson - This type of comment is helpful. Are you trying to say she didn’t work and earn her degree? And concerning her ethnicity, Warren is as much of an Indian as the Chief of the tribe whose blood she has. That is to say, exactly the same percentage.

hawkny

What I want to know is who paid for the poll of Brown-Warren?

Paul B

It would be interesting to know the methodology of this poll, and whether it differs from others before it. For instance, were the others of likely voters as well? Was the sample back-weighted in this or the previous polls? It's hard to contextualize or see a trend without knowing these things.

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