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Poll: Obama Up Nine in Ohio?

old progrmr Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 4:29 PM
Fast & Furious, Solyndra, Pelosicare, Leaked secrets, Illegal Amnesty, etc. are simply chaff in the wind, they mean nothing. Obama has a huge lead in Ohio and will now win Florida because of the Hispanic vote. The powerful Government Unions in Ohio will deliver however many votes will be required for an Obama victory in that union dominated State. With wins in these crucial states Obama will have 294 electoral votes to win a second term. The electoral vote projections are the statistics that mean something. These votes are now controlled by the growing leftist demographics of the Nation. Obama will win again, it wasn't an aberration in 2008, this is who WE THE PEOPLE are today. We ARE now a Socialist country and we must deal with that fact.

A new survey from the generally reputable Quinnipiac University polling outfit places President Obama's lead in Ohio at a robust nine points (double his 2008 Buckeye State victory margin), with Mitt Romney languishing in the high 30s.  An outlier, or time to despair?  National Journal has some doubts about the sample:
 

President Obama leads Mitt Romney 47 percent to 38 percent in the Ohio survey. Quinnipiac's sample is slightly more Democratic-leaning than the previous poll. In the latest poll, 34 percent of voters said they generally consider themselves Democrats, compared to 26 percent who...