Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Herman Cain Making Traction

Herman Cain is beginning to make some traction.  People have actually started putting him in more polls .  Recently, PPP has started to include him.  One such poll is for Georgia, and he is pulling people away from Newt Gingrich, who is from Georgia orginally. 

Cain’s 16% standing is pretty impressive for several reasons. His third place finish comes despite having 15% less name recognition than the rest of the quartet. And even though he’s competing with a second home state candidate he still does better in Georgia than Sarah Palin does in Alaska (15%), Gary Johnson does in New Mexico (13%), or Rick Santorum does in Pennsylvania (11%).

The fact that Cain is the first choice of so many of the people who are familiar with him bodes well for his prospects if he can muster the resources to run a serious campaign.

If you take Cain out of the mix in Georgia Gingrich does lead the way with 31% to 24% for Huckabee, 10% for Palin, 8% for Romney, 5% for Bachmann, 4% for Paul and Pawlenty, and 3% for Haley Barbour.
Today Herman was in Missouri:  This video is not that great, but it is a bit of taste of his speech:  If I can find the full speech I will post. 

1 comment:

Teresa said...

It is good to hear that Herman Cain is starting to do better in the polls.

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