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WSJ: Polling the Independent voters

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Here are some of the stats on Independent voters from the Wall Street Journal article "Republicans Gain Ground Among Independents".

A new comprehensive national survey shows that independent voters—who voted for Barack Obama by a 52%-to-44% margin in the 2008 presidential election—are now moving strongly in the direction of the Republican Party...
The article also said that:

* Independents say they lean more toward the Republican Party than the Democratic Party, 50% to 25%

* The Republican Party is closer to their views by 52% to 30%

* 48% of independents were either "sympathetic to" or "supporters" of the tea party.

* Republicans have a 37% to 23% lead overall among independents who say they intend to vote in the upcoming congressional elections

* Independents who say they are certain to vote in the upcoming election, will vote for the Republicans 42% to 20%

* After Christine O'Donnell's victory last week, Republican lead in the upcoming congressional election with all likely-to-vote independents has reached 22 points, 40% to 18%

* After Christine O'Donnell's victory last week, Republican lead in the upcoming congressional election with all certain to vote independents has reached 23 points, 45% to 22%

* 81% say the federal government and the political leadership in Washington are out of touch with Americans like themselves​

Things are not looking good for democrats this November, and I couldn't be happier.

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Why is it most of the people labeled "Independent" on this forum, defend Obama or are anti-conservative?

Could it be that.... naaaaa.... it just couldn't be.
 

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Why is it most of the people labeled "Independent" on this forum, defend Obama or are anti-conservative?

Could it be that.... naaaaa.... it just couldn't be.
Proof?????
 

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I was speaking of those on this forum who's lean is marked "Independent". Your lean is "Very Conservative".
That doesn't really have anything to do with the article ...
 

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That doesn't really have anything to do with the article ...
It was just an observation. If you have a comment on the article itself, go for it... You will be the first to chime in.
 

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I was speaking of those on this forum who's lean is marked "Independent". Your lean is "Very Conservative".
I am independent yes a conservative but an independent.Independent means no political party
 
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