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« on: October 17, 2014, 07:12:38 am »

Jungle:

38-38-10 Landrieu/Cassidy/Maness

Runoff:

48-44 Cassidy/Landrieu

http://www.poppolling.com/useruploads/files/la_toplines_vox.pdf
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2014, 07:21:27 am »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2014, 07:23:58 am »
« Edited: October 17, 2014, 07:27:44 am by FreedomHawk »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!

Not really. It seems consistent with the rest of the unaffiliated polls, and the fact that people are taking a poll from Louisiana that doesn't show Landrieu being completely slaughtered, just defeated as good news shows desperation and denial on the Democrats' part. It should also be noted that the jungle is tied which is HUGE and shows that Landrieu is quickly losing momentum, not gaining it in the slightest. I mean, muh PPP is a Democratic pollster as you can see on RCP from the label, yet every Democrat and some Republicans on this forum treats them like the untouchable gold standard, so why are Republican polls inaccurate and biased?
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2014, 07:26:59 am »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!

Not really. It seems consistent with the rest of the unaffiliated polls, and the fact that people are taking a poll from Louisiana as good news shows desperation and denial on the Democrats' part. It should also be noted that the jungle is tied which is HUGE and shows that Landrieu is quickly losing momentum, not gaining it in the slightest.

Vox Populi is one of the worst pollster. They had Wehby leading by 2 few month ago...
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2014, 07:28:32 am »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!

Not really. It seems consistent with the rest of the unaffiliated polls, and the fact that people are taking a poll from Louisiana as good news shows desperation and denial on the Democrats' part. It should also be noted that the jungle is tied which is HUGE and shows that Landrieu is quickly losing momentum, not gaining it in the slightest.

Vox Populi is one of the worst pollster. They had Wehby leading by 2 few month ago...


I'm not saying it's a good poll, just consistent with the others. The Wehby poll was clearly an outlier, and this isn't.
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2014, 07:29:24 am »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!

Not really. It seems consistent with the rest of the unaffiliated polls, and the fact that people are taking a poll from Louisiana as good news shows desperation and denial on the Democrats' part. It should also be noted that the jungle is tied which is HUGE and shows that Landrieu is quickly losing momentum, not gaining it in the slightest.

Vox Populi is one of the worst pollster. They had Wehby leading by 2 few month ago...


I'm not saying it's a good poll, just consistent with the others. The Wehby poll was clearly an outlier, and this isn't.

This poll isn't consistent with the others. Landrieu has never been tied with Cassidy in the first round;
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2014, 07:31:02 am »

New Poll: Louisiana Senator by Vox Populi Polling on 2014-10-14

Summary: D: 38%, R: 38%, I: 16%, U: 8%

Poll Source URL: Full Poll Details
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2014, 10:06:59 am »

I don't understand why Maness isn't getting a higher percentage despite almost everyone having endorsed him? Endorsements don't matter anything anymore, even when they come from every imaginable tea party group out there? The Tea Party seems to be either dead or struggling for its life in Louisiana. It did pretty well in neighbouring Mississippi though.
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« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2014, 10:41:12 am »
« Edited: October 17, 2014, 11:30:44 am by Miles »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!
Not really. It seems consistent with the rest of the unaffiliated polls, and the fact that people are taking a poll from Louisiana that doesn't show Landrieu being completely slaughtered, just defeated as good news shows desperation and denial on the Democrats' part. It should also be noted that the jungle is tied which is HUGE and shows that Landrieu is quickly losing momentum, not gaining it in the slightest.

Democrats are deluded because the runnoff poll is within the margin of error? 'Shame on them.

Where do you get this idea that Landrieu is 'quickly losing momemtum'? Most of the last handful of primary polls shows Landrieu only up a few points. Having this at a tie wouldn't be necessarily suggest she's losing momentum.

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Oh please, how many times have we seen this argument on here?

Personally, I've never called PPP the 'gold standard' but its a solid pollster. You're right, though; we should totally throw PPP's years worth of accuracy out the window and trust Vox Populi, which just launched last year!
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« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2014, 08:59:00 pm »

A republican poll, so great news! This is far from being over!!!!!!
Not really. It seems consistent with the rest of the unaffiliated polls, and the fact that people are taking a poll from Louisiana that doesn't show Landrieu being completely slaughtered, just defeated as good news shows desperation and denial on the Democrats' part. It should also be noted that the jungle is tied which is HUGE and shows that Landrieu is quickly losing momentum, not gaining it in the slightest.

Democrats are deluded because the runnoff poll is within the margin of error? 'Shame on them.

Where do you get this idea that Landrieu is 'quickly losing momemtum'? Most of the last handful of primary polls shows Landrieu only up a few points. Having this at a tie wouldn't be necessarily suggest she's losing momentum.

He thinks that because Maness is losing support to Cassidy (which was always going to happen), it means Landrieu is losing support.

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Because one party's pollsters have excellent track records and are actual polling firms, while the other party was so incensed by 2012 polling showing bad results for them that they literally started making up numbers. Oh, and PPP > some joke n00b R firm, duh.
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« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2014, 09:18:47 pm »

It's simply the most idiotic attack against PPP - yes, they may have a relationship with the Dem, they're also the most reliable at the state level for two straight elections. They're trusted because they're GOOD.
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« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2014, 10:16:36 pm »

Weird poll. I don't see how Landrieu has a chance in the run-off if she's only in the jungle.
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« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2014, 10:38:31 pm »

This poll is from one of the worst pollsters in the country. Anyone with half a brain will ignore it.
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« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2014, 01:53:16 am »

This poll is from one of the worst pollsters in the country. Anyone with half a brain will ignore it.

So that explains why you commented on it
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