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« on: February 24, 2012, 01:08:02 pm »

48% Romney
41% Obama

45% Santorum
41% Obama

The survey of 500 Likely Voters in Montana was conducted on February 22, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2012/election_2012_presidential_election/montana/election_2012_montana_president
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« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 01:24:12 pm »

Much better than I expected. I thought Obama would trail by 10-15%.

I wish Rasmussen would poll Indiana now.
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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2012, 01:35:58 pm »
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The GOP is going to have to defend another state that should be a cakewalk for them? Cool.
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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2012, 01:38:16 pm »
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The GOP is going to have to defend another state that should be a cakewalk for them? Cool.

yeah that Billings media market can burn through even the deepest of pockets.
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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2012, 01:48:52 pm »

The GOP is going to have to defend another state that should be a cakewalk for them? Cool.

yeah that Billings media market can burn through even the deepest of pockets.

Yeah, McCain only spent 400$ in Montana in 2008, Obama spent 1.5 million $.
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2012, 01:49:59 pm »
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Yeah, this seems more plausible than that R internal (lol) that someone posted a while back.
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2012, 03:43:51 am »
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It's nice to see Montana polled. I find the state to be fascinating for some reason.
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2012, 12:15:12 pm »
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It's nice to see Montana polled. I find the state to be fascinating for some reason.

I think it is the shape.

also this was probably your version of drunkpost.
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2012, 12:17:32 pm »
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Isn't Montana comparable in area to Germany, but has about 1% of the population? That itself makes it fairly fascinating.
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2012, 06:02:17 pm »
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I think it's hilarious how the border between Montana and Idaho is shaped like a profile of Ronald Reagan.
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« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2012, 06:02:50 pm »
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Isn't Montana comparable in area to Germany, but has about 1% of the population? That itself makes it fairly fascinating.
Alaska is far bigger and has fewer people.
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« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2012, 10:06:12 pm »
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I don't really get the border between Montana and Idaho. For part of the way it's the Continental Divide, but after that it isn't (otherwise it would connect with the border between British Columbia and Alberta). What is the border in the northern part?
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« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2012, 11:29:29 pm »
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Isn't Montana comparable in area to Germany, but has about 1% of the population? That itself makes it fairly fascinating.
Alaska is far bigger and has fewer people.

Yes but we all know why, it's an empty frozen land. Montana is located in a habitable region.
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« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2012, 11:35:06 pm »
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Doesn't shock me. I feel like Montana will be very close no matter what in November.

I'm calling it like this:

50.1% Republican
46.9% Obama
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« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2012, 11:40:58 pm »
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Isn't Montana comparable in area to Germany, but has about 1% of the population? That itself makes it fairly fascinating.
Alaska is far bigger and has fewer people.

Yes but we all know why, it's an empty frozen land. Montana is located in a habitable region.
Marginally habitable at best. There's little question as to why Montana is so sparsely populated also. I was there in late June and it was still chilly. The highway through Glacier National Park was still closed for snow clearance, which was a major disappointment. The Eastern half of the state is just an extension of North Dakota, a dynamic that I'm sure you're very familiar with. The Western half is also extremely remote, but rugged also, which made for a fun vacation, but not a practical place to live. FWIW, Wyoming has an ever lower population density.
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« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2012, 03:09:09 am »
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Good thing Romney isn't taking public financing.
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« Reply #16 on: February 27, 2012, 07:48:17 am »
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Isn't Montana comparable in area to Germany, but has about 1% of the population? That itself makes it fairly fascinating.
Alaska is far bigger and has fewer people.

Yes but we all know why, it's an empty frozen land. Montana is located in a habitable region.
Marginally habitable at best. There's little question as to why Montana is so sparsely populated also. I was there in late June and it was still chilly. The highway through Glacier National Park was still closed for snow clearance, which was a major disappointment. The Eastern half of the state is just an extension of North Dakota, a dynamic that I'm sure you're very familiar with. The Western half is also extremely remote, but rugged also, which made for a fun vacation, but not a practical place to live. FWIW, Wyoming has an ever lower population density.

I was in the area twice. In late August 2010, the first time, and while it wasn't closed, I experienced temperatures around freezing on the main highway through Glacier (with light snow flurries). Fascinating place really. But probably not the most convenient place to live.
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