Tag Archive for Polls

Nah, Chriss Street’s not distracted.

There has been a great deal of discussion about the issue of the County investing about 14% of its portfolio, $837 million, in high-risk Structured Investment Vehicles, (SIV) the largest such investment of any local government entity in California. So what are SIV’s? From Wikipedia: A structured investment vehicle (SIV) is a fund which borrows money by…

How Edwards can, and will, win in Iowa

The December 24th issue of Newsweek has coverage of John Edwards campaign for President as it’s cover story.  The Road Warrior Even if he loses in Iowa’s bigger cities, Edwards can still win by wrapping up smaller, far-flung precincts. On the stump, Edwards campaigns with the urgency of a man who is running out of…

Democrats, DTS Registrations Way Up in California; Crying Towels for Republicans

Two items to mention: First off, fellow blogger Chris Prevatt Gila posted on Marty Wisckoll’s new political pulse project for snapshot polling.  A scan at Red County blog shows Matt Cunningham rallying the right wingers to sign up because Marty reports strong responses from Democrats and an tepid one from Republicans.  Start getting used to…

The Cal Counts Initiative; even if it gets on the Ballot and Passes, is it Constitutional?

The Flash Report cites a new Survey USA poll that shows support for changing California’s winner take all delegates for the presidential election to a delegate-by-congressional district approach that would effectively give a Republican candidate the another Ohio in the 2008 race.  A Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll taken in September that spelled out what the…

New Hampshire: Clinton Lead Falls To Single Digits

December 1, 2007 (Rasmussen Reports) – In New Hampshire, home to the first-in-the-nation Presidential Primary, Hillary Clinton’s lead over Barack Obama is now measured in single digits. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone poll of the state’s Likely Primary Voters shows Clinton with 33% of the vote while Obama attracts 26%. John Edwards is the top…

Congressional Quarterly: Democrats to Gain More Seats in 2008

It would be nice to double or triple the Blue representation in OC by 2008. CQ WEEKLY – COVER STORY Nov. 25, 2007 – 4:39 p.m. It’s Looking Like Blue Skies All Over Again By Bob Benenson and Jonathan Allen, CQ Staff Just over a year ago, Democrats seized control of Congress because of the…

Who’s Really The Most Electable Democrat?

Analyst Reveals John Edwards, not Hillary Clinton, as Most Electable Democrat David Terr, PhD number theorist and graduate from UC Berkeley, “we have almost 250 polls involving a hypothetical election between Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton and she is consistently performing worse than Edwards is in those same polls.” They argue that Hillary Clinton performs…