Tag Archives: Rasmussen

Only 29% of US Population (42% of registered voters) Participated in 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Posted by Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 — According to the Associated Press, 90 million Americans — only 42% of registered voters — pulled the lever for a congressional candidate on Tuesday. That’s just a hair under 29% of the US population of 310.6 million.

“So much for the consent of the governed,” says Thomas L.… Read more ...

Poll: 31% of GOP Primary Voters Lean Toward Third Party if Palin is GOP Presidential Nominee

Third Party and Independent Daily:

From Rasmussen, via KintlaLake:

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 31% of likely primary voters say they are at least somewhat likely to consider supporting a third-party candidate for president if former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is the GOP nominee.

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Ⓧ Voters: it’s not apathy, it’s non-consent

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Ⓧ VOTERS: IT’S NOT APATHY, IT’S NON-CONSENT

Coming out of the 2010 mid-term elections, it’s too early to compile exact statistics — but odds are a majority of Americans didn’t cast ballots on Tuesday.

Some are disenfranchised by age restrictions, incarceration or other legal obstacles.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: Pollster Scott Rasmussen says Americans “want to govern themselves”

Staff at LP blog:

In his editorial “A Vote Against Dems, Not for the GOP,” pollster Scott Rasmussen says:

Elected politicians also should leave their ideological baggage behind because voters don’t want to be governed from the left, the right, or even the center. They want someone in Washington who understands that the American people want to govern themselves.

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LifeNews.com: Tom Tancredo Would Tie Hickenlooper Without Dan Maes in Race

LifeNews.com reports

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in Colorado shows Hickenlooper with a 47% to 42% lead over Tancredo, a former GOP congressman.

Maes, the failed Republican candidate whose campaign has died due to scandals and other problems, gets the support of 5 percent of voters — just enough to prevent Tancredo from tying Hickenlooper.

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Whitney’s numbers go down in Illinois polls

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney has recently seen an unfortunate slump in his poll numbers, from a high of 11 percent on August 15 to a low of 2 percent on September 3.  A new poll released yesterday, which is the first Rasmussen poll to include the candidate, shows Whitney at 4 percent.… Read more ...

FL: Working from 9%, “The Other Guy” Focuses on Economy

Press release from Farid A. Khavari’s independent campaign for governor of Florida:

MIAMI, SEPTEMBER 2nd — A Rasmussen poll of 750 likely Florida voters yesterday shows Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Alex Sink in a virtual dead heat for governor — with 9% of voters supporting “some other candidate” after independent Democrat Bud Chiles dropped from the race.… Read more ...

Third Party and Independent Daily: Latest Tancredo News

TPID has two new items about former Congressman Tom Tancredo’s run for Governor as an American Constitution Party candidate in Colorado:

CO: Tancredo Admits Drug War is a Failure, Calls for Legalization and Taxation of Marijuana

From the Real Vail news:

One of the more candid moments in McGarry’s interview with Tancredo was when he asked him about legalizing marijuana.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: Poll says more support legalizing marijuana than oppose

Libertarian Party blog:

A Rasmussen Reports poll released today says that 43% of Americans support legalizing marijuana, while 42% are opposed. Additionally, 75% of respondents favored the legalization of doctor-prescribed marijuana. The Libertarian Party sides with mainstream America on this issue. The LP has supported legalizing marijuana for decades.

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Florida Libertarian Accuses Scott Rasmussen of GOP Bias, Electioneering

Press release emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Much like Rocky Balboa, the famed Philly underdog, Alex Snitker keeps getting knocked to the mat, but always comes up swinging. The former U.S. Marine and Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate who crashed a media-sponsored candidate forum in Sarasota last month has now set his sights on the man who he feels has wronged him, and the voting public.… Read more ...

Tight Race for Rhode Island Governor

A new Rasmussen survey in Rhode Island finds Lincoln Chafee (I) and Frank Caprio (D) running even in the race for governor at 33% each with John Robitaille (R) trailing at 21% support, while another 13% are undecided.

http://politicalwire.com/archives/2010/04/27/tight_race_for_rhode_island_governor.html

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Libertarian Cooper, Independent Narcisse to Speak to Iowa Taxpayer Group

Emailed by Steve H. to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

The Libertarian candidate for Iowa governor, Dr. Eric Cooper, has been confirmed as a speaker at Iowa Taxpayer’s Day, an annual event hosted by Iowans for Tax Relief on April 17. (http://www.taxrelief.org/articles/show/51) Dr. Cooper will participate in a candidate forum along with Republicans Terry Branstad, a former governor seeking to regain his old seat, State Rep.… Read more ...