Democrats oblivious to growing voter disquiet

The Democrats’ yearlong spending orgy, record $1.4 trillion budget deficits and a $12 trillion national debt have been overshadowed by the economy and jobs, health care reform and other issues. But they are part and parcel of a spending binge that has spawned a taxpayer rebellion and driven Mr. Obama’s job approval polls down into the 40s.

Washington Times

Michigan: Any of 3 Republicans Would Win Governors Race

Survey of 500 Likely Voters in Michigan
December 16, 2009

Election 2010: Michigan Governor
Cox (R) 39%
Cherry (D) 34%
Some other candidate 9%
Not sure 17%
Election 2010: Michigan Governor
Hoekstra (R) 46%
Cherry (D) 32%
Some other candidate 6%
Not sure 16%
Election 2010: Michigan Governor
Bouchard (R) 42%
Cherry (D) 32%
Some other candidate 6%
Not sure 20%

Source: Rasmussen Reports

Illinois: Republicans Could Pick Up Governorship

Survey of 500 Likely Voters in Illinois
December 20, 2009

Election 2010: Illinois Governor
Ryan 46%
Quinn 39%
Some other candidate 9%
Not sure 6%

Election 2010: Illinois Governor
Ryan 40%
Hynes 42%
Some other candidate 7%
Not sure 11%

Source: Rasmussen Reports