Archive for the ‘polls’ Category

Exit Polls I

04Nov08

For what it’s worth, exit polls were embargoed until 5pm, which means they are embargoed no longer. Will keep you up to date as they become available. From AP: The economy is by far the top issue on voters’ minds as Election Day at last arrives. An Associated Press exit poll finds six in 10 […]


Razz Wrap

04Nov08

The final Rasmussen poll is out, and it shows a 6% advantage for Barack. The final Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Election 2008 shows Barack Obama with 52% of the vote while John McCain is six points back at 46%. One percent (1%) of voters say they’ll select a third-party option while 1% […]


Ever Wondered?

03Nov08

(Please read this with Andy Rooney’s voice in your head.) Have you ever noticed that the polls that show Barack with the biggest lead come from the big liberal news media? The only polls other than Gallup that indicate higher than a 7% Obama lead are from NBC/WSJ at 8%, ABC/Washington Post at 11%, and […]


Gallup seems pretty confident. by Frank James Gallup has completed it pre-election polling and all indications are that enough voters support Sen. Barack Obama to make him the next president of the U.S. Here’s an excerpt from Gallup’s report, based its final Gallup/USA Today tracking poll before Election Day: PRINCETON, NJ — The final Gallup […]


McCain has 24 hours to make a move. Today’s Zogby poll results? Obama 50.9%, McCain 43.8% UTICA, New York – As Election Day nears in the U.S. Presidential race, Democrat Barack Obama has increased his lead to 7.1 points over Republican John McCain, up from a 5.7 point advantage in yesterday’s report, the latest Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby […]


Who Blew It?

02Nov08

A clever video, designed as an internet tool to get the vote out. You can make your own, with whatever name you choose, here.


The surge worked for Iraq, but it’s not working for McCain. His move up in the polls from last weekend petered out during the week, and weekend numbers, which generally favor the Democrats, are showing a stalled race. The Real Clear Politics tally shows an average lead of 6.7% for Barack, and today’s Rasmussen report […]


Zogby Returns

02Nov08

Friday’s strong day of polling was not repeated on Saturday for McCain, who still runs behind Obama by nearly 6 points in the Zogby poll. After a strong day of polling for Republican presidential candidate John McCain on Friday, Democrat Barack Obama experienced a strong single day of polling on Saturday, retaining a 5.7 point […]


Gallup

01Nov08

With Zogby and Rasmussen both showing Barack with a five point lead, Gallup jumps to 10% today. Barack Obama leads John McCain in Gallup Poll Daily tracking interviewing conducted Wednesday through Friday by an identical 52% to 42% margin among both traditional likely voters and expanded likely voters. Obama leads by a similar 52% to […]


While John McCain has made some effort to claim the mantle of the Reagan legacy, he hasn’t done much of anything to sell Americans on the idea. The dummies running McCain’s campaign have sat still and allowed Barack, the big government liberal who will surely expand the size of government if elected, to become the […]


Zogby Shocker

01Nov08

The race for president tightens, as the Zogby poll shows McCain cutting two points off Barack’s lead. That’s good news – but that’s not the surprise. Republican John McCain made a small gain against Democrat Barack Obama and has pulled back within the margin of error, now trailing Obama by five points, 49.1% to 44.1%, […]


Four

31Oct08

While Zobgy stayed at 7% in favor of Barack today, Rasmussen tightened a bit. The Rasmussen Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows Barack Obama with 51% of the vote, John McCain with 47%.Over the past five days, Obama’s lead has been between three and five percentage points each day. That’s a bit […]


Razz Too

30Oct08

Rasmussen also moves two points toward Barack today. After showing the candidates just three points apart yesterday, the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll on Thursday returns to the range that has defined the race for over a month. It’s Obama by five, 51% to 46%. Zogby jumped two points, showing Barack up seven. This […]


Zogby Turns

30Oct08

Zogby has turned against McCain, with Barack’s lead jumping 2% today.Democrat Barack Obama has opened a 7-point lead over Republican rival John McCain with five days left in the race for the White House, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Thursday. Obama leads McCain by 50 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in […]


Rasmussen operates the most stable, in my estimation, of polls. I like it because it is slow to change – something in their technique apparently buffers the daily fluctuations. Today it moves two points, after having shown a 5% Barack lead for the last two days, and an 8% lead for the two days before […]


4.5

29Oct08

Zogby shows Obama up 4.5 points – basically unchanged from yesterday. The race for President of the United States remained essentially frozen in time yesterday, with very little movement. Just a week to go before Election Day, the latest Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby daily tracking telephone poll shows Democrat Barack Obama gained 0.1 points, while Republican John McCain […]