Archive for the ‘poll’ Category

The Lonely One

27Sep08

I thought McCain did well last night. Glad I’m not the only one. It was one of the most substantive debates in recent presidential campaign history and John McCain won it. The Arizona senator was cool, informed and forceful in Friday’s first presidential debate of the general election campaign. He repeatedly put Barack Obama on […]


Barack Won?

27Sep08

Was McCain disrespectful of Obama during last night’s debate? Post-debate polls indicate that more people think Barack won the debate. The thought of this makes me sick. CBS Insta Poll shows Barack Obama won 39% to John McCain‘s 25% with 36% saying the debate was a draw. Insider Advantage reports those polled Obama won 42% […]


Bounce Over

09Sep08

John McCain’s bounce is no longer rising. In today’s Gallup daily tracking poll, he’s up 5% again. And the Rasmussen daily tracker, the least bouncy poll, has gone from a 1% McCain lead to a tie. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows the race for the White House is tied once […]


More Numbers

09Sep08

CBS News has a poll out that shows McCain in a 2 point lead – reflecting the movement that other polls are showing as the post convention numbers continue coming in. Here’s the lineup: USA Today – McCain up 10%Gallup Tracking – McCain up 5%Rasmussen – McCain up 1%ABC News/Wash Post McCain up 2%CBS News […]


Palin Power

08Sep08

The new ABC News/Washington Post poll only shows McCain with a 2% lead among likely voters (joining Gallup, Rasmussen and USA Today polls in putting McCain out in front), but the news is dramatic when you look inside the poll. McCain’s gains stem from his improved standing against Obama on the election’s core issues and […]


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 […]


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 […]