NBC/WSJ poll: Obama leads in Florida, Virginia, Ohio

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    Percentages of REGISTERED Reps vs Dems....Ohio as one example the numbes are a virtual tie....37 vs 36 percent of registered voters.

    This poll is a huge oversampling of Dems.....not surprising..after all...it's NBC
     
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    LOTS of if's in your retort....random would in fact be a key....IF NBC conducted their polls randomly......clearly, they didn't.
     
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    There's not a single "if" in my response. What leads you to believe the sample in that poll is statistically inaccurate? It matches just about every random sample poll of its kind in recent months. Do they ALL over-sample Dems, including Fox?

    Or perhaps people are easily conned by rightwing talking points and forget to actually think before claiming over-sampling?
     
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    Registered voters? Why would you use old voter registrations and rely only on registered voters when your sample is meant to be likely voters? You don't even have to declare party affiliation to register in Ohio.

    Can you show me a poll that found a statistically significant difference in sample than this one?
     
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    Wrong.

    Ohio is only key to the Romney campaign.

    Sucks for him, huh?
     
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    Ummm, if you haven't noticed....they are talking about the polls....not the election, Dick
     
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    Why would you say that?? All I did was post the results of a poll that came out today. There is asolutely nothing wrong with that.

    Also, you should not call people, "retarded". It's not cool at all. Some people ARE retarded and it's disrespectful and unkind to them to hear the word being used in a negative way. Usually to insinuate that someone is stupid. Think next time.
     
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    You mean like you did?
     
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    I definitely think polling is more representative in closed primary states.
     
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    Typical liberal deflection: It's everyone's fault except Obama. Obama can do no wrong. Blah blah blah.
     

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