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Daniel……Massachusetts Governor: With Charlie Baker as Republican Nominee Governor Race is a Toss-Up….

Hello Dog!

A new Statewide Survey in the Bay State shows that if Republicans rally around State Senator Charlie Baker (R-MA) they might have a chance unseating Democratic Incumbent Governor Deval Patrick (D-MA)

Rasmussen Survey

Massachusetts Governor 2010

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General Election

Incumbent Governor Deval Patrick (D)  33 %
State Senator Charlie Baker (R)  28 %
State Treasurer Tim Cahill (I)  25 %
Undecided  14 %

Incumbent Governor Deval Patrick (D)  32 %
State Treasurer Tim Cahill (I)  28 %
Businessman Christy Mihos (R)  26 %
Undecided  14 %

Job Approvals

President Barack Obama (D)

Approve  55 %
Disapprove  44 %

Governor Deval Patrick (D)

Approve  34 %
Disapprove  64 %

Analysis:

Patrick with a HORRIBLE 34 % Job Approval Rating. Baker is surging that’s a fact. Still this Poll seems to be in line with a recent 7News / Suffolk University Poll from Mid February with had a 33-25-23 Split with Baker as GOP Nominee and a 34 (Patrick) 26 (Cahill) 19 (Mihos) Split if Mihos would be the Republican Nominee.

This could get far more worse for Patrick as time goes on.

Daniel G.

The key words here are ‘if’ and ‘could’…..the fact is Patrick is ahead in a state that Obama is currently carrying by 11%……me thinks the people of the state has had enough experimenting with electing Republicans….and Patrick is no Coakley……..even if people aren’t crazy about him.

Ah, even Rasmussen acknowledges a Patrick lead in the poll……

March 10, 2010 - Posted by | Breaking News, Counterpoints, Daniel G @ PolitcalDog, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Polls, Updates | , , , ,

14 Comments »

  1. Fact checking:

    In Massachusetts a Governor who has 34 % JA has NEVER won Reelection.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  2. so?…..there never was a black president……

    nor was there a first lady that became a Senator, then Secretary of State…..

    when was the last time a Republican was a Mass senator?

    you gotta do better than that…….

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  3. Just wait until November folks when james b ala The Dog and his Democratic Party go down in FLAMES.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  4. Everyone hear me:

    james is a Democratic Cronie.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  5. james,

    You got my Florida Post?

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  6. Yes…. it’s up…

    We have no choice but to wait till November…do we?

    And yes I tend to favor democrats…..

    But I also trash them when I feel they mess up……

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  7. I know you and TPL…didn’t notice that I was all over Obama a few months ago before he decided that it was alright for him to get his hands dirty on the Healthcare Bill…..

    Oh, Snap!

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  8. james b

    I chuckle at you being “all over Obama” you come running back very quickly and with even stronger support

    Comment by Timothy Peter Leal | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  9. that’s who I am….

    One way or another……

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  10. Memo to Daniel G.,

    Patrick WINS because Obama and Co., will ensure that he wins re-election to a likely 2nd and final four-year term in November.

    I’d like to see at least 2 African American governors come 2011 (Artur Davis of AL will WIN,you watch).

    Comment by Conservative Democrat | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  11. CD you are doing fine today

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 10, 2010 | Reply

  12. James B, thanks.

    I think Daniel G., is resistant to seeing African Americans winning statewide office.

    Comment by Conservative Democrat | March 11, 2010 | Reply

  13. Now….. what would make you think that?

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 11, 2010 | Reply

  14. Very nice information.

    Comment by Large Plastic Storage Boxes | March 28, 2010 | Reply


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