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Battleground Poll

Reasons for Optimism

October 30, 2008

One can only judge future elections based on trends that have been determined in previous elections.  With five days to go until lection day, I am becoming increasingly optimistic.  There is still a good chance that Barack Obama will win and be our next President (ugh), but there is also reason to be optimistic and [...]

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Polls Tightening – Movement Towards McCain

October 8, 2008

There is reason for optimism for McCain supporters.  The last couple of days of polling show movement towards McCain.  This is especially interesting in regards to the tracking polls, as they take a multi-day rolling sample.  As is my standard policy, I am ignoring polls that track only registered voters, such as the Gallup tracking [...]

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Obama’s Debate Bounce

September 30, 2008

We could follow hastily concocted debate-night tracking polls or even overanalyze focus groups with minuscule sample sizes; or we could take a look at today’s tracking polls to see where John McCain and Barack Obama stand today relative to where they did before. Today is the day to do this because today is the first [...]

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