Tag Archive for Polls

Hillary’s Post Convention Bump Raises Her Prospects

I try not to pay attention to the presidential polls in the days following each party’s convention because the respective candidates get a bounce of sorts that elevates their status in the polls. After the GOP convention, Republican nominee Donald Trump had effectively tied the score and even Nate Silver’sThirtyEight.com site had Trump and Hillary…

New Poll shows Loretta Gaining Steam on Kamala

Monday’s LA Times carried this story that shows the race for US Senate in California may be a two Democratic-candidate race. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez started from ground zero this Spring and is now within 10 points of State AG Kamala Harris.  None of the Republicans in the race are even close to challenging. According to…

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…