Archive for October, 2008

Oct 31 2008

The Nightly Bi-Poller Report For 10_31_08

Tonight I continue my monitoring of the two families of polls being produced this year by pollsters in order to provide our readers insight into how the presidential race is playing out based on two  different assumptions on turnout models. The tracking polls in the ‘traditional’ family use historic voting trends to weight things like […]

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Oct 31 2008

Polling Trick Or Treat

Sorry for the dearth of posts, but have to earn the rent. Some wild data out today. Many polls are drifting back to Obama slightly (more on this later in the Nightly Bi-Poller). But here are some interesting nuggets until we get there. Governor Rendell admits Obama is possibly in a statistical tie with McCain […]

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Oct 31 2008

Happy Halloween!

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I’m going to be in meetings with little opportunity to post. Remember today is for the kids, so please give the political heat a rest this evening. (click here to enlarge)

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Oct 30 2008

Faux Bravado From Obama/Dem Pollster

In an attempt to answer McCain’s internal poll numbers, showing McCain has a good chance to pull a hat out of a rabbit here in the final days, an Obama/Dem pollster (not sure which) tips his hand mathematically and confirms the McCain camp’s claims. Here is a item by item analysis and an important summary, […]

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Oct 30 2008

The Nightly Bi-Poller Report For 10_30_08

Tonight I continue my monitoring of the two families of polls being produced this year by pollsters in order to provide our readers insight into how the presidential race is playing out based on two  different assumptions on turnout models. The tracking polls in the ‘traditional’ family use historic voting trends to weight things like […]

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Oct 30 2008

Obama The Salesman

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Most have claimed that Obama is very good at presentation in speeches and other events, well apparently Bill Clinton agrees: “I haven’t cleared this with him and he may even be mad at me for saying this so close to the election, but I know what else he said to his economic advisers (during the […]

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Oct 30 2008

Another Poll Shocker – Obama Loses 2/3rds Of His Lead In One Week

The race is clearly tightening, according to another new national poll out today: As the candidates make their closing arguments before the election, the race has tightened with Barack Obama now leading John McCain by 47 percent to 44 percent among likely voters, according to a FOX News poll released Thursday. Last week Obama led […]

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Oct 30 2008

Early Voting And Polls

For those interested in an expert opinion on early voting and polling drop by DJ Drummond today.

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Oct 30 2008

Please Talk To Everyone You Can From Now Til Tuesday!!

Please take the time to talk to people and explain why you are voting for whoever you are. I think the undecideds are growing in number the closer we get to election day. And this is caused because of the doubt and hesitation from information about Obama. A lot of people did not take the […]

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Oct 30 2008

Poll Schocker – McCain and Obama Tied In Pennsylvania

It seems those rumors of Obama being in trouble in PA might very well be true: Obama 47, McCain 43, Undecided 9 Dates conducted: Oct. 27-28. Error margin: 4 points. Given the margin of error this is a statistical tie.

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