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jenmito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 02:17 PM
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Obama approval/disapproval in today's Gallup Tracking Poll:
Edited on Sat Jan-22-11 02:18 PM by jenmito
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Cleita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 02:22 PM
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1. How come gallup never polls me?
Oh, I know. I live on the liberal West Coast and they never poll here. They like to poll Middle America.
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jaysunb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 02:36 PM
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3. Correct !
And you could add the East coast to that as well. :)
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jenmito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 02:56 PM
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4. They called ME a few times...
and I live in NY.
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 04:25 PM
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5. Actually I got a call from Gallup a few years ago.
One voice for them equals about 50-thousand I think.
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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 05:46 PM
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7. Because their sample is usually 500 people
So the odds of any individual ever being polled are very low.
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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 02:28 PM
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2. Rassmussen is so screwed up that they still show that as a negative - because they focus on
Edited on Sat Jan-22-11 02:29 PM by Pirate Smile
strong disapproval vs. strong approval. They list it as -6. Gotta give the RW something to try to hang onto.
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jenmito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 04:51 PM
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6. Exactly...
but even their "-6" is the smallest gap in these past two days than in a very long time.
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