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OK: McCain 64, Obama 34 (9/28-29)

Topics: PHome

SurveyUSA
9/28-29/08; 656 LV, 3.8%
Mode: IVR

Oklahoma
McCain 64, Obama 34
Sen: Inhofe (R-i) 53, Rice (D) 37

 

Comments
Trosen:

Awesome.. score one for Inhofe and the anti-global warming crusade! Glen Beck must be ecstatic.

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metsmets:

This is exactly the same margin as George Bush got last time around. (65%)

How hard do they look for Democrats to poll? Does anyone in OK ever change their minds?
How bad does the economy have to get before someone switches parties?

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Inkan1969:

Darn, I was hoping that the McCain campaign collapse would be big enough to get some movement in hard red states.

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Shaft:

If Jesus himself came down and asked the OKies to vote for Obama....they'd turn Jewish!

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Trosen:

The "hard red" states are the reason a lot of these polls still look close. In terms of popuar percentages, it balances out all the big states where Obama is leading with smaller middle-america red states where the Republican Party still dominates.

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pbcrunch:

Trosen:

I agree. It's amazing how many red states are 20%+ for McCain: OK, ID, NE, UT, WY, TN, AL, AK = 44 EV.

While substantially fewer states are that way for Obama: HI, DC, and VT = 10 EV.

I know that calculating by EV isn't very accurate but the discrepancy is HUGE nonetheless.

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rdw4potus:

hey PB,

You're wrong about one of your red states. NE allocates 3 of its 5 EV by congressional district, and NE1 & NE2 are both pretty close. It's possible that NE could go for McCain by 10-20% and still give Obama 1 or 2 EV...

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BonJoviForPres:

pfffttt! mark my words OK is going blue! this poll doesn't seem to take into consideration the vast Cuban / African American / Eskimo and Peruvian demos.

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marty:

I don't suppose anyone is still reading posts on this site, but I just have to say that Trosen's comment is absurd. If you look at states that are going for Obama by 15% or more which includes NY, CA, MA, Ill and a couple of smaller staes, the EV count is around 55 or 60. Add that to HI,VT and DC. A 15% victory is a landslide in anyone's book.

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AW:

I'm an Oklahoman and an Obama supporter. I guess this explains why my Obama yard signs keep getting stolen.

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