Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Foley Leads Malloy By 7% in CT

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Another poll today from Rasmussen Reports and it comes from Connecticut where Republican Foley has opened up a 7% lead over Dannel Malloy.

GOVERNOR – CONNECTICUT (Rasmussen)
Tom Foley (R) 45%
Dannel Malloy (D-inc) 38%

This poll was done August 19-20 among 750 likely voters.

Capito Dominates in WV

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

A poll from Rasmussen Reports today for the state of West Virginia.

US SENATE – WEST VIRGINIA (Rasmussen)
Shelley Moore Capito (R) 50%
Natalie Tennant (D) 33%

This poll was done August 19-20 among 750 likely voters.

Hagan Leads Tillis By 2% in NC

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

We have our first poll from USA Today and Suffolk University and it comes from North Carolina.

US SENATE – NORTH CAROLINA (USAT/Suffolk)
Kay Hagan (D-inc) 45%
Thom Tillis (R) 43%
Sean Haugh (L) 5%

This poll was done August 16-19 among 500 likely voters.

Daines Dominates in MT, Hillary Leads GOP in NC

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Public Policy Polling continues their release from North Carolina with the Presidential numbers involving Hillary Clinton.

PRESIDENT – NORTH CAROLINA (PPP)
Hillary Clinton (D) 47%
Mike Huckabee (R) 44%

Hillary Clinton (D) 46%
Jeb Bush (R) 42%

Hillary Clinton (D) 47%
Rand Paul (R) 42%

Hillary Clinton (D) 47%
Ted Cruz (R) 41%

Hillary Clinton (D) 45%
Chris Christie (R) 38%

This poll was done August 14-17 among 856 likely voters. In the state of Montana, Steve Daines has opened up a 20% lead over the new Democratic nominee Amanda Curtis.

US SENATE – MONTANA (Rasmussen)
Steve Daines (R) 55%
Amanda Curtis (D) 35%

This poll was done August 18-19 among 750 likely voters.

Cuomo Dominates in NY

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

USA Today and Suffolk University are teaming up to do statewide polling for this election year. From the article linked above.

“We are pleased that USA TODAY has recognized the Suffolk University Political Research Center’s accuracy and the astute analysis offered by its director, David Paleologos, by selecting Suffolk as a polling partner for the coming election cycle,” said University President James McCarthy.

I guess they missed this video I found on YouTube.

A pointless poll from Quinnipiac University for the gubernatorial race in New York State showing Andrew Cuomo with a big lead in a head-to-head match up and in a three-way race.

GOVERNOR – NEW YORK (Quinnipiac)
Andrew Cuomo (D-inc) 56%
Rob Astorino (R) 28%

GOVERNOR – NEW YORK (Quinnipiac)
Andrew Cuomo (D-inc) 52%
Rob Astorino (R) 27%
Howie Hawkins (G) 7%

This poll was done August 14-17 among 1034 registered voters.

Roberts Leads By 4% in KS, Election Night in VA, WY and AK

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Big news out of Virginia tonight where, despite the fact their most recent Governor is under investigation, Republicans managed to gain control of the State Senate from the Democrats tonight in a Special Election not even a year after their horrendous statewide election last year.

Public Policy Polling seem to confirm the recent poll from Rasmussen Reports that shows Pat Roberts struggling, albeit with a lead, in his bid for another term in the US Senate from Kansas.

US SENATE – KANSAS (PPP)
Pat Roberts (R-inc) 32%
Chad Taylor (D) 25%
Greg Orman (I) 23%
Randall Batson (L) 3%

US SENATE – KANSAS (PPP)
Pat Roberts (R-inc) 43%
CHad Taylor (D) 39%

GOVERNOR – KANSAS (PPP)
Paul Davis (D) 39%
SBrownback (R-inc) 37%
Keen Umbehr (L) 9%

This poll was done August 14-17 among 903 likely voters.

Polls have just closed in Wyoming and results from there can be found here. The real fun won’t start tonight until the polls start to close in Alaska at Midnight tonight. The results from there can be found here.

Perdue Leads By 9% in GA, Hagan Leads By 4% in NC

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

It looks like Republicans are regaining their footing in the state of georgia if a new poll from Survey USA is to be believed.

US SENATE – GEORGIA (Survey USA)
David Perdue (R) 50%
Michelle Nunn (D) 41%
Amanda Swafford (L) 3%

GOVERNOR – GEORGIA (Survey USA)
Nathan Deal (R-inc) 48%
Jason Carter (D) 39%
Andrew Hunt (L) 4%

This poll was done August 14-17 among 560 likely voters. Meanwhile, Public Policy Polling is still hanging on to the idea that Hay Hagan is leading in their home state of North Carolina in both a three-way race and head-to-head.

US SENATE – NORTH CAROLINA (PPP)
Kay Hagan (D-inc) 42%
Thom Tillis (R) 38%
Sean Haugh (L) 8%

The head-to-head numbers have Hagan up 43-42. This poll was done August 14-17 among 856 likely voters. Finally in Minnesota, Mark Dayton has an 8% lead in his bid for another term according to Rasmussen Reports.

GOVERNOR – MINNESOTA (Rasmussen)
Mark Dayton (D-inc) 49%
Jeff Johnson (R) 415

This poll was done August 13-14 among 750 likely voters.

Franken leads BY 8% in MN, Scott Leads By 6% in FL, Udall Leads By 18% in NM

Monday, August 18th, 2014

In the state of Minnesota, Al Franken only has an 8% lead over Mike McFadden in his bid for another term according to Rasmussen Reports.

US SENATE – MINNESOTA (Rasmussen)
Al Franken (D-inc) 50%
Mike McFadden (R) 42%

This poll was done August 13-14 among 750 likely voters. In the state of Florida, Rock Scott has opened up a 6% lead over Charlie Crist according to a new poll from the Florida Chamber of Commerce done by Cherry Communications (thanks Michael for the link).

GOVERNOR – FLORIDA (FL CoC)
Rick Scott (R-inc) 41%
Charlie Crist (D) 35%
Adrian Wyllie (L) 4%

In a head-to-head match up, Scott Leads 44-41 over Crist. This poll was done August 10-13 among 627 likely voters. In the state of New Mexico, a new poll from the Albuquerque Journal has Tom Udall with an 18% lead over Allen Weh in the US Senate race (thanks to Waingro for the link).

US SENATE – NEW MEXICO (ABQ Journal)
Tom Udall (D-inc) 53%
Allen Weh (R) 355

This poll was done August 12-14 among 606 “proven” voters.

Branstad Leads Hatch By 17% in IA

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Some leftover stuff from Iowa to start the week from Rasmussen Reports.

GOVERNOR – IOWA (Rasmussen)
Terry Branstad (R-inc) 52%
Jack Hatch (D) 35%

This poll was done August 11-12 among 750 likely voters.

GOP Leads Gov Races in TN and WI

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Not that I thought he had much of a chance anyway, the story of Rick Perry being indicted regardless of the merits should just about finish off any chance he has of winning the Republican nomination.

Today, Rasmussen Reports gave us new gubernatorial polls in Wisconsin and Tennessee.

GOVERNOR – TENNESSEE (Rasmussen)
Bill Haslam (R-inc) 55%
Charles Brown (D) 30%

GOVERNOR – WISCONSIN (Rasmussen)
Scott Walker (R-inc) 48%
Mary Burke (D) 47%

The TN poll was done August 11-12 and the WI poll was done August 13-14, both among 750 likely voters.