Independents & Third-Party Candidates

WeAskAmerica New Mexico Presidential Poll: Obama (50.9%), Romney (40.6%), Gary Johnson (3.9%)

October 1, 2012

In the latest WeAskAmerica Poll, President Obama leads Governor Romney by 10 points in New Mexico.

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WeAskAmerica Colorado Presidential Poll: Obama (49.3%), Romney (45.5%), Gary Johnson (1.3%)

October 1, 2012

In the latest WeAskAmerica Poll, President Obama leads Governor Romney by 3 points in Colorado.

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WeAskAmerica Iowa Presidential Poll: Obama (47.5%), Romney (43.7%), Gary Johnson (2.3%)

October 1, 2012

In the latest WeAskAmerica Poll, President Obama leads Governor Romney by 3 points in Iowa.

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WeAskAmerica Michigan Presidential Poll: Obama (52%), Romney (39.9%), Gary Johnson (1.1%)

October 1, 2012

In the latest WeAskAmerica Poll, President Obama leads Governor Romney by 12 points in Michigan.

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#DrudgeRetort — Drudge fabricates a quote tied to a Small Business Owner and Obama Supporter

September 10, 2012

Instead of calling for reason, quoting Van Duzer accurately, or posting anything pertinent from the Politico article, the Drudge Report has reached an all-time low: attacking a business owner for being a man of principle.

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Charlie “Orange Creamsickle” Crist addresses the Democratic National Convention in an attempt to rally Independent Voters behind Obama

September 7, 2012

“Calling himself “a former lifelong Republican,” Crist gave a strong endorsement of Obama in his convention speech, jabbing at Romney, his running mate Paul Ryan and their party.”

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Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: Obama (46%), Romney (45%), Undecided (5%)

August 29, 2012

“President Obama attracting support from 46% of voters nationwide, while Mitt Romney earns 45% of the vote. Four percent (4%) prefer some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided.”

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Washington Times/JZ Analytics Poll: Romney (45.7%), Obama (45.7%), Libertarian Gary Johnson (4%), Undecided (5%)

August 28, 2012

“Voters are also increasingly enthusiastic about their pick, with independents in particular ditching their concerns and getting enthusiastically behind their chosen candidate.”

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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist endorses Democrat Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate

August 1, 2012

“Instead of seeking a second term as governor in 2010, then-Republican Crist opted to pursue his own seat in the U.S. Senate. After being defeated by Marco Rubio for the Republican nomination, Crist ran as an independent and lost.”

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Pew Research Center: Support for same-sex marriage among Independents has increased since 2008

August 1, 2012

“According to Pew, support for same-sex marriage also has increased among independents. In the new poll, 51 percent of independents favor it, and 40 percent are opposed. In 2008, 44 percent of independents backed same-sex marriage, 45 percent were against it.”

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce funds attack ads against Maine Independent Senate Candidate Angus King

July 31, 2012

““While King was governor, state spending skyrocketed to $2.6 billion; the king of mismanagement, when King left office, he left Maine with a $1 billion shortfall,” the narrator says.”

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Howley: Liberals in Maine wielding political power to benefit Independent Senate Candidate Angus King

July 31, 2012

“Dill previously told the Free Beacon that national Democrats are refusing to support her candidacy [to avoid ruining] King’s electoral chances. King has [reportedly] promised Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to caucus with Democrats.”

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Former Governor & current U.S. Senate Candidate Angus King (I-ME) criticized for wind company’s federal loans

July 31, 2012

“In Tuesday’s report, the congressional committee questioned whether the technology employed in the Record Hill project was sufficiently innovative to qualify for loan guarantees, and whether loan guarantees were even necessary given the strong credit rating of Yale University, one of the project partners.”

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President Obama’s endorses the Senate’s Cybersecurity Act of 2012

July 22, 2012

“Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) are to introduce to the Senate a revised version of the cybersecurity bill.”

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Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT): A special counsel should investigate leaks of national security secrets to avoid a conflict of interest

June 18, 2012

“Published details of what are described as U.S. cyber-attacks on computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facilities have prompted outrage over on Capitol Hill among members on both sides of the aisle.”

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