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Dem Polling Firm Says Democrats "Underperforming" With Black Voters | Missouri Political News Service

Dem Polling Firm Says Democrats “Underperforming” With Black Voters

September 29th, 2010 by sclemons · No Comments

Senate candidate Roy Blunt meeting with Move-On-Up.org members last February

Another nail in the coffin of the Carnahan Senate bid? Hey Robin, 67% approval among African Americans ain’t gonna get it! We guess those warnings about “drifting too far away” fell on deaf ears, huh?

Public Policy Polling:

One of the things giving Democratic candidates across the country trouble this year that has perhaps not gotten as much attention as it should is that they are really under polling with black voters. It’s a given that black turnout is going to be way down from its 2008 levels this year but more troublesome for Democratic candidates is that they are running well behind Barack Obama’s approval numbers with African Americans in almost every key race we’ve polled over the last six weeks. Read more…


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