Posts tagged: Rick Perry
Washington Republicans held a “straw poll” over the last week of December to test the strength of the presidential candidate field. It pretty well mirrored Iowa and the nation…at that time.
Here's the breakdown, released yesterday by the Washington State Republican Party:
In that least week of 2011, Gingrich was starting to fade and Rick Santorum was just beginning an uptick in Iowa, and that can be read in to the Washington numbers. Swap those two results, and the top four look quite a bit like Iowa caucus results.
Remember: Washington is also a caucus state this year…as opposed to some strange hybrid of a caucus and a presidential primary, as it has been for the last couple of cycles.
Say what you will about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's “oops” moment — OK, so it was more than a full minute — but he at least parlayed it into an appearance on David Letterman.
He mocks himself by reading the Top 10 list.
OLYMPIA — For those who are Jonesing for some campaign-style polling, a Seattle political consulting firm is trying to supply a fix.
It has a new poll of 500 voters that suggest if the election were held today, Republican Rob McKenna would beat Democrat Jay Inslee for governor. And President Barack Obama would beat either of the two current GOP frontrunners, Rick Perry or Mitt Romney, for president in Washington state.
Two initiatives on this November's ballot would also pass, according to the Strategies 360 poll.
But there are some caveats and some details beneath the surface of the raw numbers, Kevin Ingham, the firm's vice president for polling, explained Monday morning in the big rollout of the numbers.
An independent conservative group, which apparently prefers Michele Bachman over Rick Perry as the Republican presidential nominee, has released a new video.
Perry, not surprisingly, has denounced it as “blatantly false.”
Most notable thing about this ad: The narrator has a great Texas twang. (So great that it might not be real?)