Rasmussen: Rand Paul leading by 10 points

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    Election 2010: Kentucky Senate - Rasmussen Reports

    This further shows that SurveyUSA's latest poll which shows Rand only leading by 2 less than a month after their previous poll showed him leading by 15 was entirely as a result of their changing their methodology to one that shows more Democrats coming out to vote for Conway in 2010 than showed up to vote for Obama in 2008. Naturally that's a very unlikely outcome.
     
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    Go get em Rand! :)
     
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    Rand Paul is a social-con. We don't need any more of them.
     
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    Rasmussen has almost every Republican doing better than the rest of the polls.

    That's an odd situation, don't you think?
     
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    They're fighting for Jim Bunning's seat. This is not what gets the GOP the Senate.
     
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    Not really. They lean conservative, but they're still one of the most accurate pollsters. Do you think it's strange that SurveyUSA thinks more Democrats are going to show up to vote for Conway in 2010 than voted for Obama in 2008? Now that's something strange, to completely change your methodology to get a completely different result.
     
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    Constitutionalists like Rand are considered extremists by the U.S. security apparatus.
     
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    SurveyUSA actually has as good or better an overall record than Rasmussen.
     
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    It's true that SurveyUSA was the closest in the Presidential election. However, do you honestly think more Democrats are going to show up to vote for Conway in 2010 than did for Obama in 2008? Do you think it makes sense to change your methodology that much?

    Of course it doesn't.
     
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    You still have to pay to see Rasmussen's crosstabs, right? Kind of hard to do comparative analysis under that circumstance.
     

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