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2011 CPAC Presidential Straw Poll Results

February 12, 2011 politisite 5

Texas Congressman Ron Paul won the CPAC presidential straw poll this afternoon gaining 30% of the vote, with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney coming in second with 23%. Other candidates in the straw poll lagged far behind – former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin got only 3% of the vote. The results for the other candidates: Former NM Gov. Gary Johnson: 6% NJ Gov. Chris Christie: 6% Former Speaker Newt Gingrich: […]

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Poll accuracy in the 2008 presidential election: Rasmussen, Pew

August 6, 2010 politisite 0

Costas Panagopoulos, Ph.D. Department of Political Science Fordham University For inquiries: cpanagopoulo@fordham.edu or (917) 405-9069 For all the derision directed toward pre-election polling, the final poll estimates were not far off from the actual nationwide voteshares for the two candidates. On average, preelection polls from 23 public polling organizations projected a Democratic advantage of 7.52 percentage points on Election Day, which is only about 1.37 percentage points away from the […]

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Mitt Romney wins Presidential Straw Poll at SRLC

April 11, 2010 politisite 0

When it comes to voting for a potential Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin only came in third behind Ron Paul and Mitt Romney.  If anyone can Analise a straw poll, one might infer that voters want someone who has a strong record on economic issues.  Romney fits that particular bill.   Romney came in first with 24% edging out Ron Paul by a single vote.  Palin and Gingrich tied for third with […]

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Presidential Tracking Poll

July 25, 2009 politisite 0

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 30% of the nation’s voters now Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Thirty-nine percent (39%) Strongly Disapprove giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends). The number who Strongly Disapprove of the President has increased slightly following the prime time press conference on Wednesday night. That figure—39%–is now […]