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Old 08-24-2016, 08:59 AM
 
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The "shy voter" or "ashamed voter" theory.

Essence: It's not socially acceptable for a college grad to admit that they plan to vote for Trump, so they lie to pollsters. Sort of a reverse version of the old "Bradley effect" theory, where black LA Mayor Tom Bradley polled better in his gubernatorial campaign than he actually did because white voters wouldn't admit that they wouldn't vote for a black man.

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Old 08-24-2016, 09:10 AM
 
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Well I live in Los Angeles.

I was tempted to put a Trump bumper sticker on my car but I suspect I will get a bit of vandalism so went against it.

I also stopped expressing my political views on social media here because I end up getting into arguments with all my 'friends'.

Not sure why someone would be scared to admit it in an anonymous poll though.
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:10 AM
 
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The media and HRC campaign has labeled all trump supporters as uneducated, stupid, racist etc.. why would anyone want to admit that they fall into that category? They don't. However, they will vote for him when nobody is watching!
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:12 AM
 
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Will Obama suffer from the 'Bradley effect'? - CNN.com
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Kansas
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Geesh, I bet Bernie votes for Trump after what the DNC has put him through. Saying so would probably get him a "dirt bath"!

If someone has and uses commonsense, they can see the real picture. Trump's competition gets more unpalatable everyday and her supporters are falling by the wayside.

A couple of times now, we have worn our "Veterans for Trump" out in public and our son just has a black one with "Trump" in white letters (that one really pops and I highly recommend that color combination). I have two window stickers, but they are not visible from the street - we have a LOT of illegals! We encountered people of EVERY race while out, a diverse population of a college town. We had no issues, some smiled others just showed no response. I was carrying a tote with a 1 million volt stun gun readily accessible.

I would not put a bumper sticker on my car or signs in the yard. As we know the Hillary supporters are mostly chicken poop and would be most likely to sneak around for their criminal actions like their candidate, Hillary.

I have watched the methodology behind the polls and know the game. I studied "Statistics and Probability" in college, very interesting. I also love math and playing with numbers and watching others do it, so the poll methodology is "interesting".

I suspect support for Trump to be over 60% and easily nearing 70% of those that will actually go out and vote.

Doesn't matter what the Hillary supporters opinions are, they think Hillary is competent!
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:24 AM
 
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It will be a little easier to support Trump publicly after he's elected president because you can say "I didn't vote for him; I just want America to do well".
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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In my part of the country it's the Clinton voter who is the shy voter. If you support Clinton, you just keep it to yourself. I think that many women are like that everywhere. They are not about to tell Earl that they will be voting for the woman come November.
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:27 AM
 
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In my part of the country it's the Clinton voter who is the shy voter. If you support Clinton, you just keep it to yourself. I think that many women are like that everywhere. They are not about to tell Earl that they will be voting for the woman come November.
Where you are from woman are scared to tell men they support a woman? Wow. That must be some place you live..
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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The "shy voter" or "ashamed voter" theory.

Essence: It's not socially acceptable for a college grad to admit that they plan to vote for Trump, so they lie to pollsters. Sort of a reverse version of the old "Bradley effect" theory, where black LA Mayor Tom Bradley polled better in his gubernatorial campaign than he actually did because white voters wouldn't admit that they wouldn't vote for a black man.

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Riiight.

Her idiocy is now confirmed.
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:30 AM
 
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Where you are from woman are scared to tell men they support a woman? Wow. That must be some place you live..
Perhaps he's a time traveler.
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