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The Sarah Palin Effect? A convention bounce for McCain of as much as 13 points. Barack’s bounce averaged a little over 4 points. USA Today/Gallup – McCain up 10%Gallup Tracking – McCain up 5%Rasmussen – McCain up 1%ABC News/Wash Post 2% Jake Tapper reports on his ABC News Blog that: There are Obama supporters who […]



It is convention eve, and the latest Gallup tracking poll shows the presidential race as a tie. PRINCETON, NJ — The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking update finds a precise tie between John McCain and Barack Obama, with 45% of nationwide registered voters currently supporting each candidate for president. The initial polling results on Joe […]

Short Bounce


Barack’s bounce appears to be fading already. Yesterday, he had a 5 point lead from Rasmussen and a 9 point lead from Gallup, but today offers a different picture. Gallup has dropped, but just one point, to an 8% lead for Barack. But Rasmussen goes back to 3% for Obama. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential […]