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« on: January 25, 2006, 01:34:41 pm »
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Strategic Vision:

GEORGIA GOVERNOR
Sonny Perdue 57%
Mark Taylor 36%
Undecided 7%

Sonny Perdue 56%
Cathy Cox 38%
Undecided 6%

GEORGIA GOVERNOR - DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY
Cathy Cox 46%
Mark Taylor 40%
Undecided 14%
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2006, 01:36:08 pm »
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Not much chance of her coming home then Sad

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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2006, 01:40:08 pm »
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That's unfortunate.  I figured he'd be ahead, but not by that much.
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2006, 02:07:19 pm »
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I'm not much surprised that he is ahead, but I am surprised he is ahead by that much.  Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2006, 02:24:57 pm »
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Perdue continues to surprise everyone.

Taylor is competent; Cox is not.
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2006, 02:49:12 pm »
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Perdue has improved his standing by a good 10% in JA in SUSA's rankings in the last six months, so a larger lead like this does not surprise me, frankly.
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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2006, 03:18:24 pm »
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Taylor is competent; Cox is not.

If anything, it's just the opposite.
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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2006, 03:36:58 pm »
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well, the dems cant win every governors race.
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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2006, 03:44:08 pm »
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IIRC, Strategic is one of the few polling firms that acually favour the GOP, just as a reminder...but this wasn't really expected to be all that competitive to begin with, was it?
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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2006, 03:51:29 pm »
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IIRC, Strategic is one of the few polling firms that acually favour the GOP, just as a reminder...but this wasn't really expected to be all that competitive to begin with, was it?

True.  Of course, they were started and are headquartered in Georgia (especially when they used to work only for Rep. campaigns).  One would hope they would understand the state better than others.

Or maybe I should just go with Scoonie's statement and close my mind:

FYI, Strategic Vision is a partisan GOP pollster.
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« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2006, 03:52:08 pm »
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It doesn't look too promising for Ralph Reed, unsurprisingly, though he is still likely to win his party's nomination for Lt. Governor:

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Ralph Reed, a Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor? (Republicans only)

Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 20%

If the Republican primary for Lieutenant Governor was held today, whom would you vote for Ralph Reed or Casey Cagle? (Republicans only)

Ralph Reed 40%
Casey Cagle 34%
Undecided 26%
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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2006, 03:53:57 pm »
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It doesn't look too promising for Ralph Reed, unsurprisingly:

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Ralph Reed, a Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor? (Republicans only)

Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 20%

And to think some people *cough* AuH2O *cough* were touting him as a future presidential candidate.
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« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2006, 03:58:51 pm »
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In the mold of Gary Bauer maybe.
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« Reply #13 on: January 25, 2006, 04:14:08 pm »
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In the mold of Gary Bauer maybe.
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« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2006, 04:46:38 pm »
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Perdue has improved his standing by a good 10% in JA in SUSA's rankings in the last six months, so a larger lead like this does not surprise me, frankly.

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The important race in GA is Lt.Gov...
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« Reply #15 on: January 25, 2006, 04:47:59 pm »
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It doesn't look too promising for Ralph Reed, unsurprisingly:

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Ralph Reed, a Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor? (Republicans only)

Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 42%
Undecided 20%

And to think some people *cough* AuH2O *cough* were touting him as a future presidential candidate.

OK, correction time. I said he **wanted** to run for President and that his political savvy made him noteworthy in that regard. That was also before the Abramoff thing really hit, which is particularly bad for Mr. Reed.
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« Reply #16 on: January 25, 2006, 04:48:10 pm »
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GA will be losing its 2 highest and best Democrats in the process.
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« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2006, 05:04:18 pm »
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Zell left already.
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« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2006, 06:33:53 pm »
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Im just giving you a hard time, AuH2O.  I dont remember the exact quote, but I remember you talking highly about Reed and his presidential aspirations.
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« Reply #19 on: January 25, 2006, 08:06:38 pm »
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roy barnes was way ahead in early 2002.
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« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2006, 08:55:04 pm »
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Im just giving you a hard time, AuH2O.  I dont remember the exact quote, but I remember you talking highly about Reed and his presidential aspirations.

It's fine, but trust me, I'm not hoping or counting on Reed for much of anything.

I am, however, extremely impressed by his political IQ. I think he's one of the top strategists in the country. But Karl Rove isn't going to be President, either.
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« Reply #21 on: January 26, 2006, 04:16:31 am »
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roy barnes was way ahead in early 2002.

Roy Barnes was way ahead until the polls opened.
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« Reply #22 on: January 26, 2006, 11:46:59 am »
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Purdue hasn't done anything to make himself unpopular as Barnes did, plus the Democrats are making fools of themselves by their strident opposition to picture ID cards for voters.  The Dems concerns aren't entirely unfounded, but for the average middle of the road voter, it is a sensible protection against voter fraud.
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« Reply #23 on: January 26, 2006, 11:56:40 am »
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Purdue hasn't done anything to make himself unpopular as Barnes did, plus the Democrats are making fools of themselves by their strident opposition to picture ID cards for voters.

Nothing foolish about it. Required picture ID cards will disenfranchise hundreds, maybe thousands.
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« Reply #24 on: January 26, 2006, 01:09:22 pm »
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... the Democrats are making fools of themselves by their strident opposition to picture ID cards for voters.

Nothing foolish about it. Required picture ID cards will disenfranchise hundreds, maybe thousands.

Frankly, anyone not able to acquire a free picture ID card, either because of lack of qualification or lack of competence, is someone who needs to be disenfranchised.
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