Tag Archive for Polls

Blame Bush? It’s Not Just for Democrats Anymore

The Republicans are crowing about this prospects in this Fall’s midterms and have been for quite some time.  Traditionally, the president’s party loses seats in a midterm election and I do expect we’ll lose some seats in the House and Senate simply because there were seats long held by Republicans that turned blue in 2006…

Latest Projections for Maine Question #1

From Nate Silver over at FiveThirtyEight.com we have his latest analysis of the anti-Gay Marriage measure on the ballot in Maine, Question #1. Maine — Question 1 — “Do you want to reject the new law that lets same-sex couples marry and allows individuals and religious groups to refuse to perform these marriages?” . The…

The Debate Last Night: Obama won again

Election Night keeps looking better and better; its stilll going to come down to a massive GOTV effort by Democrats, especially for those down ticket races and ballot questions. The second debate was much like the first debate in that voters felt Obama won.  According to a CBS poll of 516 uncommitted voters showed that…

WDYT: Is the “McMentum” Fading Away?

As I was saying this morning, the corporate media declared John McCain “the winner” of the weekend. But according to today’s Gallup tracking poll, he really isn’t. Check this out: Obama 46% McCain 43% So what’s happening? McCain’s probably coming off of his “BEST. WEEK. EVAH.” He got to strut his “foreign policy street cred”…

Obama Increases Lead on McCain

This from www.fivethirtyeight.com.  President-elect Obama has 345 electoral college votes to McCain’s 193.  These numbers based on state-by-state polling results from multiple sources aggregated to project a singel outcome. Of course, this changes weekly and a lot can happen between now and election day. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com comes from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election…