Entries in Polls (224)
Manchester, NH - In case you missed it, new polling shows Jeanne Shaheen leading Scott Brown by six points, 50-44.
Key Takeaways: "The survey, obtained by CQ Roll Call, found the Democrat ahead 50 percent to 44 percent against former Sen. Scott P. Brown, R-Mass."
"According to a polling memo, it found Shaheen with a 7-point net favorable rating, while Brown’s was 7 points underwater. The senator led by 15 points among women and by 7 points among independents, while Brown led by 4 points among men. The incumbent also led by 33 points on the question of which candidate 'is committed to New Hampshire.'”
"The poll of 600 likely voters was taken Oct. 7-9 and had a 4-point margin of error. Voters were interviewed on both landline and mobile phones."
"The New Hampshire Senate race is rated Leans Democratic by the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call."
To read the full write-up of the poll, click HERE
Oct. 9, 2014
Permission to republish original opeds granted.
A Republican rout in the Senate?
An unpopular president in his sixth year in office typically does not do well in the midterms, anyway, but 2014 on paper has all the makings of a rout. A look into some of the key races.
Predicted failure of Obamacare co-ops
The first shoe to drop in an impending Obamacare funding grant scandal was heard in New York this week, where the Freelancers Union, which received a $340 million health insurance co-op grant from the Administration in 2012, announced that they were no longer going to provide health insurance.
Karlgaard: America's missing wealth
Study: "[I]t's been runaway federal regulation that's crimped U.S. growth by the year and utterly smashed it over two generations."
Concord Monitor: Poll: Democratic incumbents leading in U.S. Senate, governor races
By ALLIE MORRIS
Democratic incumbents are leading in the U.S. Senate, congressional and governor races, according to a New England College Poll released yesterday.
In the tightest race, U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter leads Republican challenger Frank Guinta 46 percent to 41.6 in the 1st Congressional District race.
U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is leading her Republican opponent, Scott Brown, by about 10 points, according to the poll. Shaheen pulled in 51 percent among likely, registered voters, compared with Brown’s 41.2 percent.
In the 2nd Congressional District, incumbent U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster leads Marilinda Garcia 49.6 percent to 36.7 among likely, registered voters.
Gov. Maggie Hassan is leading Republican opponent Walt Havenstein by some 15 points, according to the poll.
The poll, conducted between Sept. 10 and 11, has a margin of error of about 4 percent and draws from a sample of 630 registered voters.
CSNH's Latest Poll:
Scott Brown leads Senator Jeanne Shaheen by almost 2 points: 45.9% to 44.3%
(September 15, 2014) - Today, Magellan Strategies BR released the results of a New Hampshire statewide survey conducted September 10-11, 2014. The automated survey of 2,214 likely voters has a margin of error of +/- 2.0%. The survey was commissioned by Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire.
WMUR-TV's James Pindell first reported on the poll earlier today.
Download the full summary by clicking HERE.
Download the survey presentation by clicking HERE.
Brown's lead is in part the result of solidifying the GOP base.
Scott Brown's lead is also the result of his growing support among women, independents and soft Democrats.
The protracted negative political environment is beginning to cut deeper into key swing voting groups' attitudes and opinions, which is shaping a GOP friendly electorate.
Among undecided voters, Shaheen will have a steeper hill to climb.