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*Please respond: poll of DP members*

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I'm curious what percentage of active DP members are new since 2007/2008 vs. were here four years ago. This might give us an indication of how much support has grown.

So, if you're reading this, please copy the following questions, paste them in a reply, and answer them.

Thanks,

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Please answer true or false:

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age:
8) state:
9) occupation:
10) sex, M/F:
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul:
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure):
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian:
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)

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Didn't realize there were so many Texans here!

Sound Off!

I'll start:

One!

1) I was an active DP member

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.TRUE
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.TRUE(IN PRIMARY)
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.NO
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.NO
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.NO
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.NO

Please answer:
7) age:39
8) state:TX
9) occupation:TATTOOER
10) sex, M/F:M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul:2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure):POSITIVE
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian:4
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:0
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:15
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)
MONETARY POLICY/SOUND MONEY,ENDING ALL WARS (DRUG WAR INCL.)&FOREIGN POLICY,REPEAL PATRIOT ACT

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy
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It will be a bit skewed

because all of Ron's support was not here at DP during 2007-08.

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. False
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. True
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. False
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. False
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. False
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. False

Please answer:
7) age: 50+
8) state: TX
9) occupation: retired
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 1987
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Positive
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 35 ('anarcho-capitalist' would be a better description for me)
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 45
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: N/A
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.) All equally important

Have a great holiday!

A graph of the results would be neat. Any way to automate it?

1) True - I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
2) True - I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
3) False - I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.
4) False - I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
5) False - I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
6) False - I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age: 31
8) state: Connecticut
9) occupation: Editor
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: early 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Pos. This guy really exists? Why haven't I heard of him before?
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: Since 2002, about 10 years. (previously didn't care, thought politics was a lost cause)
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: N/A
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: N/A
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority - monetary policy (sound money), foreign policy (non intervention), extricate from rigged international finance and supra-governmental authorities (restore sovereignty). Everything else falls in line once these three are corrected. (yes, I know countries are bombed into oblivion for turning against powerful international financial interests and am well prepared for their flailing.)

Poll answers

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.

NO

2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.

NO

3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.

NO

4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.

NO

5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.

YES :-(

6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age: 32
8) state: NC
9) occupation: Software Engineer
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2008
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): pos
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 6
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 22
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)

1. reduce size of government/civil rights/repeal patriot act
2. foreign policy
3. monetary policy/return to gold standard
4. return abortion jurisdiction/enforcement to the states
5. end drug prohibition

New Supporter in '11

1) F - I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
2) F - I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
3) F - I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.
4) T - I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
5) F - I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
6) T - I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age: 30
8) state: OR
9) occupation: IT
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2008
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Neg, due to word of mouth from uninformed friends in 2008. Needed to do my own research to learn the true facts.
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 0
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 0
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 8
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority - His Foreign Policy stand won me over, Ending war on drugs 2nd.

Poll Response

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008: FALSE
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. FALSE
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. FALSE
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. FALSE
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. FALSE
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. FALSE

7) age: 35 yrs
8) state: Texas
9) occupation: former business owner; current homemaker
10) sex: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: It was so long ago that I cannot remember the year.
12) first impression of Ron Paul: unsure
13) number of yrs I've considered myself a libertarian: approx. 3-4 yrs
14) number of yrs I've considered myself a conservative: for as long as I can remember, even though my parents were Democrats.
15) number of yrs I've considered myself a liberal: none. I've never considered myself a liberal.
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority: how does one choose? We are under attack on so many different levels that they are all priority right now. I'll give it a shot... First, following the Constitution, then border security, fiscal policy, personal liberties, reduction of government, repeal the patriot act, return to gold standard and foreign policy.

Please answer true or

Please answer true or false:

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.: TRUE
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.: TRUE
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses: FALSE
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses: FALSE
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general: FALSE
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general: FALSE

Please answer:
7) age:60
8) state: TX
9) occupation: CPA
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): POSITIVE!
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 40
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 40
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)Reduce Size of Govt., Foreign Policy, Monetary Policy, Gold Std., Repeal Patriot Act, End Drug War, Civil Rights/Liberties

Plano TX

Responses

Please answer true or false:

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. True
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. True
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. F
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.False
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.False
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.False

Please answer:
7) age: 31
8) state: MI
9) occupation: Technical Support
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): Pos
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 3
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative:20
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:0
16) Personal Liberty, Role of Government, Monetary Policy, Foreign Policy

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1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. F
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. F
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. F
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. F
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. F
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. F

Please answer:
7) age: late twenties
8) state: MA
9) occupation: odd jobs/freelance graphic design
10) sex, M/F: wanna check?
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2006
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): pos
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 10 or so
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 3
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority

Following the Constitution (pretty much covers the whole bit; one either follows the Constitution or one does not).

A signature used to be here!

Answers

1. False
2. True
3. True
4. False
5. False
6. False
7. 30
8. NY
9. No answer
10. male
11. 2007
12. Unsure
13. 0
14. 0
15. 0
I considered myself an independent

16. Constitution, debt, reduce size and scope of government

My info

Male, age 40, Republican, defense contractor in Maryland. Voted for Ron Paul in 2008 primary, and in general election voted for Chuck Baldwin. First heard about him about 2002, but didn't take action until 2007. Positive first impression. Been a Conservative for 10+ years and a "Libertarian" for perhaps 1 year. Foreign policy, reducing the size of our government, auditing the Fed, securing our borders, ending birthright citizenship for children of illegal aliens, getting rid of the TSA, getting rid of the Patriot Act are all very important to me, in that order.

Phew...that's a lot of work...

do you plan to compile the results, graph them, and publish the results to us?

I like the post, though, and think it's a good idea, but Survey Monkey as suggested by rpjazzer would be better.

'Cause there's a monster on the loose

I'll go first:

F 1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008.
F 2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008.
T 3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses.
n/a 4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses.
T 5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general.
F 6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general.

Please answer:
7) age: 31
8) state: TN
9) occupation: homemaker
10) sex, M/F: F
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 2007
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): unsure
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 6 mos
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 18 yrs
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal:
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)
monetary policy, which sums up all the rest when you think about it. The welfare-warfare-police-bureaucracy-state would not be possible without phony money.

I suggest you use a site like

I suggest you use a site like survey-monkey or something like that. It will save you and us a ton of time!

survey monkey is different

I set this up to be an interesting READ - one response at a time.

It only takes a minute to copy/paste and answer.

Please copy the questions too; just seeing the T/F answers is not very interesting.

Try it!


"Know what you know, know what you don't know, and understand and appreciate the distinction."

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You can make the answers

You can make the answers available using a survey site.

great idea rpjazz.

much more efficient way to compile data like this.

'Cause there's a monster on the loose

I'll start

Please answer true or false:

1) I was an active DP member in 2007/2008. T
2) I voted for Ron Paul in 2008. T
3) I voted for another Republican in the primary/caucuses. F
4) I voted for a Democrat in the primary/caucuses. F
5) I voted for McCain in the 07/08 general. F
6) I voted for Obama in the 07/08 general. T

Please answer:
7) age: 50
8) state: CA
9) occupation: software engineer
10) sex, M/F: M
11) year I first heard of Ron Paul: 1987
12) first impression of Ron Paul (pos, neg, unsure): pos
13) number of years I've considered myself a libertarian: 26
14) number of years I've considered myself a conservative: 0
15) number of years I've considered myself a liberal: 0
16) list Ron Paul positions/views that are important to you in order of priority (e.g.: foreign policy, monetary policy, return to gold standard, reduce size of government, civil rights, end drug prohibition, repeal patriot act, etc.)
1 - reduce size of government
2 - reduce government spending
3 - foreign policy
4 - monetary policy
5 - civil rights including ending drug prohibition


"Know what you know, know what you don't know, and understand and appreciate the distinction."

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