Archive for the ‘tie’ Category

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It’s a Tie

23Sep08

The fallout from McCain’s mishandling of the economy conversation over the past 8 or 9 days peaked a few days ago, according to the polls, when Barack retook the lead and stretched it to 6 points in the Gallup poll. Today…. Obama’s three percentage point advantage over McCain in today’s report,based on Gallup Poll Daily […]


Poll Update

12Sep08

All polls from the last couple of days show McCain leading a bit, but the numbers are small enough so you should think about this as a tied race. Rasmussen Tracking 09/09 – 09/11 3000 LV 48 45 McCain +3 Gallup Tracking 09/08 – 09/10 2718 RV 48 44 McCain +4 Hotline/FD Tracking 09/08 – […]


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 […]


23 Points

09Sep08

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 […]