Presidential polls

Rasmussen: Perry 29, Romney 18, Bachmann 13

Aug 17, 2011 By Paul Burka

A phenomenal showing by Perry, who has done nothing more than announce his candidacy and press the flesh in three venues. The impending battle for Tea Party support between Perry and Bachmann may already be over. Romney has been running for four years and is hardly any better off than…

Time: Perry breaks the “rules”

Aug 9, 2011 By Paul Burka

The gist of the piece is that Perry ignored what presidential candidates are supposed to do — participate in the Iowa straw poll, for example — and stiffed Iowa (not to mention his home state press) by planning to announce his candidacy in South Carolina on the day…

Bachmann overtakes Romney in Iowa

Jul 11, 2011 By Paul Burka

When I got to my computer this morning, I didn’t expect to be posting about two presidential polls today. The first one, already posted, was about New Hampshire. This one is about Iowa. Here is the basic information about the poll: Voter/Consumer Research conducted the poll by telephone interviews…