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Internal Rick Perry Campaign Polling Shows Positive Picture in Iowa

Dec 6, 2011
Joe Hyde

You wrote this. Only a communist or an egomaniacal lunatic would desire to vote on their own stuff.

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Email from Joe Allbaugh

The video above appears to be helping the Perry campaign improve Rick Perry's standing with the Iowa electorate.

Senior Rick Perry Campaign advisor Joe Allbaugh sent out an email today revealing Rick Perry's internal polling in Iowa. The campaign's pollster is Mike Baselice of Baselice and Associates out of Austin.

The release of the internals was more than likely in response to the avalanche of polls released yesterday showing pautry movement for Perry in Iowa. Public Policy Polling had Perry stagnant in Iowa, tied with Michele Bachmann at 9% and the ABC News/Washington Post poll showed Perry at 11%, behind Ron Paul.

Of particular note is the effect the Perry "Faith" Television commercial is having on the campaign's internal poll. Of those who have seen the ad, Perry is polling at 28%.

Name Awareness and Image

  • Rick Perry’s positive is at 67% among all respondents, and is at 71% among those who have seen a television ad about Perry.
  • Among those who share all or most of the views of the Tea Party Movement, Perry is at 78% positive. Furthermore, Perry’s positive image is 71% among voters who are undecided on the ballot test.
  • Rick Perry’s strongly positive image increased six points since our Nov. 19-20 survey.

Ballot Test

  • At 13%, Rick Perry is now in third place on the ballot test. Gingrich is at 29% and Romney is at 19%.
  • Perry garners 19% among voters who attend church services more than once a week.
  • Among the voters who have already seen the new faith TV ad, Perry is at 28%.
  • Only 24% of respondents are definitely supporting any of the seven candidates on the ballot whereas 67% state they could still change their minds. Moreover, three-quarters of the Gingrich voters indicate they could still change their minds. The race remains very fluid.

Information Flow

  • 68% have seen, read or heard something recently about Rick Perry. The net favorable reaction to what voters have seen, read or heard has increased for the third consecutive survey. Our message is starting to hold!

Notes to the survey:

Iowa Survey Highlights. Field dates: December 3-4, 2011. Survey of 501 likely caucus goers. Margin of error: +/- 4.9% at the .95 test level

Read more about it at rickperry.org

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I Believe the heart-Believe

Dec 6, 2011 4:52 pm

I Believe the heart-Believe to reason-Believe myself- I believe in a better future ***Rick Perry for President 2012*** believe it!

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Looks like Newsmax just

Dec 6, 2011 10:26 pm
Joe Hyde

Looks like Newsmax just caught up with me. Getting more coverage of this positive Perry news here now: http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/perry-poll-gingrich-romney/2011/12/06...

And that's good! To quote George C Scott as Patton (1970): "Americans traditionally love a winner, and will not tolerate a loser." If the MSM is allowed to frame Perry as losing in these polls, then it makes it much harder. What is up with FoxNews lately anyway? It's becoming wall-to-wall Gingrich with little mention of Perry.

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