Archive for the ‘McCain leads’ Category

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 […]

The three day Gallup tracking poll has tightened up considerably since the start of the Republican convention, with Barack now showing just a 2 point lead over McCain – 47% to 45%. Obama had led McCain by as much as eight percentage points in recent days, both during and immediately after the Democratic National Convention […]

McCain Leads


Did Joe Biden’s selection as Barack’s running mate excite voters? It’s official: Barack Obama has received no bounce in voter support out of his selection of Sen. Joe Biden to be his vice presidential running mate. While Rasmussen shows the race as a tie, today’s Gallup Daily Tracking Poll has McCain jumping into a 2 […]

The Bump


Were all media attention not about to swing to Obama for the next week or so, some might be starting to ask – “where’s McCain’s lead?” After all, he’s been kicking the crap out of Barack for almost a month, yet all he’s been able to do is keep it about even. This surprises me […]

The Numbers


The presidential race remains close, with Rasmussen showing McCain back in the lead by 1%. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that the race for the White House is tied—Barack Obama and John McCain each attract 44% of the vote. When “leaners” are included, it’s McCain 47% and Obama 46%. With […]

McCain’s lead


Of the two polls that take a daily, constant look at the race for President, Rasmussen is, in my opinion, the gold standard. With a sample size of 3000, it shows a running tally of the last 3 days of surveys of likely voters. Today, for the first time since Barack secured the nomination on […]