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Polls Don't Reflect Romney's Momentum in Ohio

Richard1843 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 11:37 PM
Remember folks, that we conservatives may be a little poll weary. We have been polled and robo-called since march of 2011. I personally have only participated in a handful of polls since the hawkeye cauci took place last year. And it is not from lack of opportunity, wewere getting a half a dozen calls a day for a while. That is all.

"I think the intensity is on our side this year," said Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, perhaps the most effective campaigner for Mitt Romney, as he shook hands Thursday afternoon with volunteers and supporters in a suburban Cincinnati restaurant. "Theirs is not what it was in 2008."

Portman was visiting the Firehouse Grill to campaign not only for Romney but also for Brad Wenstrup, the local Republican favored to win a seat representing Ohio's 2nd District in Congress. After the event, Portman came over to a table where my laptop displayed the RealClearPolitics average of Ohio polls. There were nine polls...