Who’s Fired Up? Not Democrats

Posted: June 22, 2012 in Polls
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From gop.com:

Obama Is Losing The Enthusiasm Race

Florida Republicans Are 49 Percent More Enthusiastic About Voting In The 2012 Presidential Election Compared To 33 Percent Of Democrats.  (Quinnipiac University, 1697 RV, MoE 2.4%, 6/12-6/18/12)

Democrats Are “Less Satisfied With The Presidential Candidates Than They Were In 2008” With 80 Percent Expressing Satisfaction In 2008, Compared To Just 64 Percent Today. “Democratic voters also are less satisfied with the presidential candidates than they were in 2008 (80% then vs. 64% today). And while 70% of Democratic voters said it really mattered who won the election four years ago, fewer Democrats (63%)say that today.” (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12)

Among Registered Voters, 73 Percent Of Republicans Have “Given Quite A Lot Of Thought They Election” Compared To 66 Percent of Democrats. (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12)

  • Among Registered Voters, 45 Percent Of Republicans Are “Following Election News Very Closely” Compared To 37 Percent of Democrats. (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12)
  • “In 2008, Democrats Held Leads On Both Interest Measures, The First Time That Had Occurred In Campaigns Dating To 1992.” (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12)

72 Percent Of GOP Voters Say It “Really Matters Who Wins The 2012 Election” Compared To Just 65 Percent Of Democrats. “Moreover, GOP voters are more likely than Democrats to say it really matters who wins the 2012 election (72% vs. 65%). Four years ago, Democrats were more likely than Republicans to say it really mattered who prevailed.” (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12)

It’s Hard To Get Excited For Obama In This Economy

49 Percent Of Voters Say Romney Would Do A Better Job At Improving Economic Conditions Compared To 41 Percent Who Say Obama Would Do A Better A Job. (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12)

  • “Disapproval Of Obama Is Highest — 55 Percent — For His Handling Of The Economy.” (Jennifer Agiest and Jim Kuhnhenn, “Poll: Obama, Romney Even Amid Economic Worries,” The Associated Press, 6/21/12)

75 Percent Of Voters Are “Either Very Or Somewhat Worried That The Country Is Headed Toward Another Recession.” “Amid worrisome jobs numbers and the looming threat of a eurozone crisis, the survey found 75 percent of people were either very or somewhat worried the country is headed toward another recession.” (Alice M. Cohn, “The Hill Poll: Voters Fear US Could Slip Into A Double-Dip Recession,” The Hill, 6/18/12)

  • “Among Those Concerned, 46 Percent Said They Were ‘Very’ Worried And 29 Percent Said They Were ‘Somewhat’ Worried.” (Alice M. Cohn, “The Hill Poll: Voters Fear US Could Slip Into A Double-Dip Recession,” The Hill, 6/18/12)
  • “With The Fallout From The 2008 Economic Crash Still Fresh In Voters’ Minds, Just 18 Percent Of Those Surveyed Said They Are Not Very Worried About Another Recession. Only 4 Percent Are Not Worried At All.” (Alice M. Cohn, “The Hill Poll: Voters Fear US Could Slip Into A Double-Dip Recession,” The Hill, 6/18/12)

89 Percent Of Americans Say The Current Economic Conditions Are Either “Fair” Or “Poor” While Just 11 Percent Say Conditions Are “Excellent” Or “Good”. (Pew Poll, 2,013 A, MoE 2.5%, 6/7 – 17/12)

  • 61 Percent Of Americans Say The Economy Will Either Be The Same Or Worse A Year From Now, Compared To Just 34 Percent Who Say It Will Be Better. (Pew Poll, 2,013 A, MoE 2.5%, 6/7 – 17/12)

4 Out Of 10 Adults Say They Are Worse Of Now Than They Were Four Years Ago, Compared With 3 Out Of 10 Who Say They Are Doing Better. “About 4 out of 10 adults say they are worse off now than they were four years ago, compared with nearly 3 out of 10 who say they are doing better now. Among those who say they’re doing worse, 60 percent say they plan to vote for Romney in November.” (Jennifer Agiest and Jim Kuhnhenn, “Poll: Obama, Romney Even Amid Economic Worries,” The Associated Press, 6/21/12)

52 Percent Of Independents Said That “Obama’s Policies Have Made It Harder For Americans To Gain Employment.” “With President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney delivering dueling visions for the U.S. economy in speeches on Thursday, a majority of independents said that Obama’s policies have made it harder for Americans to gain employment, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Friday. Fifty-two percent of independents said they agreed with the idea that the president has not helped create more jobs in America, an argument central to Romney’s campaign.” (Samuel P. Jacobs, “Independents Say Obama Hurts Job Creation,” Reuters, 6/15/12)                                                                                                                                                                        

  • Even 29 Percent Of Democrats Agree With The Claim That Obama Has “Not Been A Job Creator.” “Obama appears to have trouble convincing some members of his own party that his administration has been good for jobs: 29 percent of Democrats said they agreed with the claim that he has not been a job creator.” (Samuel P. Jacobs, “Independents Say Obama Hurts Job Creation,” Reuters, 6/15/12)

Americans Are Less Than Thrilled About ObamaCare

A Recent Associated Press–GfK Poll Found That ObamaCare Is Still Unpopular With Two-Thirds Of Americans Opposing The Law. “Just a third of Americans back President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on which the Supreme Court is about to pass judgment, a new poll finds. But there is overwhelming support among both supporters and opponents for Congress and the president to begin work on a new bill if the high court strikes down the two-year-old law.” (Mark Sherman, “Poll: Just A Third Favor Obama Health Care Law,” The Associated Press, 6/20/12)

  • 47 Percent Of Americans Oppose The Law While 21 Percent Of Independents Supporting The Law, Marking A New Low. “The overall level of support for the law is relatively unchanged in recent months, with 47 percent opposing it. But an Associated Press-GfK poll shows that only 21 percent of independents approve of the law, a new low in AP-GfK polling.” (Mark Sherman, “Poll: Just A Third Favor Obama Health Care Law,” The Associated Press, 6/20/12)

More Americans Disapprove Of Obama’s Handling Of Health Issues Than Those Who Do Approve. “Obama’s approval rating on handling health care was unchanged compared with polls in May and February. Forty-eight percent approve and 50 percent disapprove of his handling of the issue. Independents’ disapproval of Obama on health care topped 50 percent for the first time since October.” (Mark Sherman, “Poll: Just A Third Favor Obama Health Care Law,” The Associated Press, 6/20/12)

Florida Voters Express Disapproval Of Obama, Think Romney Would Do A Better Job Of Handling The Economy

Quinnipiac University Poll: 49 Percent Of Florida Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 47 Percent Approve. (Quinnipiac University, 1697 RV, MoE 2.4%, 6/12-6/18/12)

  • 51 Percent Of Florida Independent Voters Disapprove Of President Obama’s Job Performance, While 44 Percent Approve. (Quinnipiac University, 1697 RV, MoE 2.4%, 6/12-6/18/12)

48 Percent Of Florida Voters Think Romney Would Do A Better Job Of Handling The Economy Than 44 Percent Who Think Obama Would. (Quinnipiac University, 1697 RV, MoE 2.4%, 6/12-6/18/12)

  • 47 Percent Of Florida Independent Voters Think Romney Would Do A Better Job Of Handling The Economy Than 43 Percent Of Independents Who Think Obama Would. (Quinnipiac University, 1697 RV, MoE 2.4%, 6/12-6/18/12)
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