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Ohio exit poll: More Democrats vote,
but independents back Romney

CBS News, by Brian Montopoli

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Posted By:Photoonist, 11/6/2012 7:45:37 PM

As expected, the presidential race is tight in Ohio, where the polls just closed: President Obama is winning women 55 percent to 44 percent in the early CBS News exit poll, while Mitt Romney is leading 52 percent to 46 percent among men. Women made up 51 percent of the electorate, compared to 49 percent among women. Thirty-nine percent of voters so far identified themselves as Democrats, compared to 30 percent calling themselves Republican. Thirty-one percent identified as independent or something else, and Romney has a big edge among this group - 56 percent to 40 percent for Mr. Obama.

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In this exit poll Democrats have a 9 pt advantage but remember it IS and exit poll and Republicans might decline to participate. Nevertheless Romney is up 16% among Independents.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 11/6/2012 7:48:20 PM     (No. 8993798)

Romney wins Ohio. This is the same failed model they've been using. Ohio will turn out to be somewhere from D+1 to R+1.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: formerNYer, 11/6/2012 7:53:02 PM     (No. 8993812)

Hard to believe that ohio will b D+9, if this was fact I'm sure I would have heard this from Fox on their exit polls.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DaddyO, 11/6/2012 7:56:19 PM     (No. 8993823)

Minorities and women were polled, white men were not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snowcloud, 11/6/2012 8:09:47 PM     (No. 8993861)

Since the ACTUAL polls are closing now can they PLEASE eightysix these stupid exit polls??????

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Reply 5 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/6/2012 8:25:19 PM     (No. 8993919)

#4: I hate exit polls too. They're so bogus. And Matt Drudge is such a pill with his mischief.

Arrrggghh! This whole day has been driving me crazy what with all the Democrat voter fraud (and the little bit of Republican fraud that may have happened -- please let's don't become like Them) and the bogus exit polls.

I was trying to follow Stephen Green's drunkblog (Vodka pundit) because he's funny, but I couldn't stand it. I guess I'm just going to be a whirling dervish for a while. Maybe I'll lose some weight. heh

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Reply 6 - Posted by: provide, 11/6/2012 8:58:41 PM     (No. 8994023)

As the results come in, Jesse Jackson will know how many more ballots he'll need to truck in.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 11/6/2012 11:43:33 PM     (No. 8994654)

More Democrats voted many times apparently.

Within two years, w/o a leader and Dingy Harry with a majority of morons in the Senate, the U.S. cesspool will hasten and facilitate Armegeddon. Zero will be immune to the impeachment he deserves for treason via Libya.

By noon tomorrow expect gun store shelves to be bare.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/6/2012 11:57:49 PM     (No. 8994710)

Blacks didn't turn out in 2010 because skin pigmentation wasn't on the ballot. In this election we saw white turnout like 2010 coupled with black/Latino turnout of 2008.

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