Archive for the ‘bounce’ Category

23 Points


Catholic voters are good predictors of national elections, says George Stephanopoulos on the news tonight. He’s right. “The Catholic vote has been the classic swing vote in American presidential politics. In the last nine Presidential elections, the candidate who won the Catholic vote has won the popular vote nationwide. The latest ABC News poll shows […]

The GOP convention was the launch pad that the McCain campaign had hoped for, fueled by the inclusion of Sarah Palin. A new USA/Today poll, conducted by Gallup, indicates a bump of about 11%. The Republican National Convention has given John McCain and his party a significant boost, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken over the […]

Barack’s convention bounce has been wiped out, even though viewers of McCain’s Thursday night speech won’t be fully included in the Tracking Poll results until tomorrow’s update. Earlier, Rasmussen called the race a tie, and now The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking update shows John McCain moving ahead of Barack Obama, 48% to 45%, when […]



In today’s Rasmussen Daily Tracking Poll, Sarah Palin has pulled the presidential race back into a tie. In the first national polling results based entirely on interviews conducted after Sarah Palin’s acceptance speech, Barack Obama gets 46% of the vote and so does John McCain. When “leaners” are included, it’s all even at 48%. Now […]

Four Points


A week ago, John McCain had a two point lead over Team Obama in the Zogby poll. This week, the Republican ticket has moved into a 4 point lead. The McCain/Palin ticket wins 49.7% support, compared to 45.9% backing for the Obama/Biden ticket, this latest online survey shows. Another 4.4% either favored someone else or […]

Bounce Over


In the wake of the CBS poll showing the presidential race has pulled back to even, the more reliable Rasmussen daily tracking poll reinforces that things are heading McCain’s way. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows the beginning of John McCain’s convention bounce and the race is essentially back where it was […]

Sarah Smile


Now there are two polls out showing that Barack’s bounce is gone. Earlier Sunday afternoon, the Zogby poll gave McCain a 2 point lead, and now the CNN/Opinion Research poll, released Sunday evening, confirms that Barack’s ride was a short one. With a survey of voters taken Friday through today, the results show that 49 […]