Zogby - Obama by 5.3

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    According Zogby, who called for Kerry to win Iwoa and Florida in 2004, Obama is now up by 5.3 which is 5 off from the previous day.

    Zogby's poll does NOT include people who have already voted. No polls do.

    I've never seen a poll that has cut someone's lead in half in one day. I do not trust this poll whatsoever until it shows me some consitency.
     
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    consistently in favor of Obama.
     
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    its getting closer to election day, they are likely adjusting the polling sample rate to more closely reflect the electorate, instead of the massive over sample they have been doing of democrats
    watch for all the polls to get closer in the coming days
     
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    Polls are crap by themselves.

    I never understood polls anyways. I think I should be the one deciding how well or bad a candidate is doing. What's the point? How well or bad a candidate is doing according to other people shouldn't affect how I vote or think. Maybe it's affirmation for those who are weak-minded needing to know they are on the winning side.
     
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    Perhaps they adjusted their models due to:

    a. Republicans early voting is equal to Democrats according to Gallup

    b. First time voters percentage will be the same as previous elections according to Gallup

    c. 2/3 of Acorn registrations were bogus or already registered according to NY Times
     
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    The Press use the polls to attempt to suppress voter turn out. The same way they try to declare a winner early on election night in the hopes of causing some voters not to vote.

    The VAST majority of the TV press support Obama and want him to win. The press has been trying to influence our elections for years now and are getting more blatant about it each election. It has not been totally successful but they keep trying.
     
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    Not at all. There hasn't been one poll this year that has gone from 10 to 5 in one day. Doesn't make any sense.
     
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    Massive over sample of Democrats? Have you read the data from any of the polls or are you just spewing what FauxNews says? I mean, really... all polls do have slightly more Democrats than Republicans, just because there are more registered Democrats than Republicans in the country, but MASSIVE over sampling?

    If we were talking about the DailyKos poll, sure I wouldn't have a problem, but Pew, Quinnipeac, BigTen, Rasmussen, Research 2000? Sorry, no.
     
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    I doubt a, but I'll give it to you because Rush and Hannity have been rallying the troops, there's really no way to verify b until after the elctions and C: polls don't use data from Acorn to find who is a registered voter. They pull out a white pages and they call people. The first question is "Are you a registered voter?" If they say "no" the call ends.
     
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    Somehow I don't think you slept so good last night.
     

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