Skip to comments.Gallup Daily: McCain Moves Ahead, 48% to 45%
Posted on 09/07/2008 10:46:42 AM PDT by sunmars
PRINCETON, NJ -- The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking update shows John McCain moving ahead of Barack Obama, 48% to 45%, when registered voters are asked for whom they would vote if the presidential election were held today.
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Every now and then, dead cats don’t bounce.
And this dead cat only went “splat”.
And extremely difficult to achieve. Kudos to them. Most fun is Obama having to run against our VP. You go John.
when was the last time, that the republicans got a bigger bounce out of the conventions and were ahead after them, i sure as shit dont remember it.
The DNC picked a lame horse.
Hold your horses here.
This poll shows only REGISTERED voters. A very inaccurate way of gauging voter sentiment. LIKELY voters are the more accurate estimate.
Secondly, Let’s not forget that the popular vote counts for little. It is the ELECTORAL VOTE that counts as the year 2000 election has shown us.
I’m sad to inform you that McCain is still BEHIND in the electoral votes and that’s what counts.
More work needs to be done.
The bounce hasn’t fully hit yet, because it’s event happens / which is followed by poll / which is followed by compile statistics / which is followed by release results.
Give it till Tuesday or so.
You think they’re going crazy now?
Better grab the straps, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride.
and thats only because they are not doing any polls on those until the bump settles after conventions, but then i expect there will be a massive shift, somethings happening out there, i can feel it.
Maybe we just needed to put something there to show Bambi as the weasel he is and it looks like its happening.
Electoral is what matters! The work has just begun folks!
This is what you call a good start.
Things can turn on a dime.
Do NOT get complacent.
We all need to do our part, and keep it up right up to election day, because the dems are going to pull out all the stops.
Sucks to be Obama.
I heard that McCain out drew viewers with his speech thurs.
Fight! Stand up! Stand up and fight!
“This poll shows only REGISTERED voters. A very inaccurate way of gauging voter sentiment. LIKELY voters are the more accurate estimate.”
Absolutely, positively true. The thing that is fascinating thought is that this is a weekend poll and repubs typically poll horribly during the weekend.
“Secondly, Lets not forget that the popular vote counts for little. It is the ELECTORAL VOTE that counts as the year 2000 election has shown us.”
This is also true. However, the national poll is quite different for the Presidential race. I recall reading that if the difference is something greater than 2% on election night and that leader has over 50%, it is almost statistically impossible for the person leading the race to lose due to the Electoral College. It’s kind of like a rising tide lifting all ships.
Of course, the above is based on statistics...there would still be the small chance that he could lose the EC.
Stand up and fight!
Nothing is inevitable here.
We’re Americans, and we never give up.
We never quit.
We never hide from history. We make history.
Yes, and make them sign in blood that they will do our bidding, that is, putting country first, and water-board them if they don't.
Especially with half the media making it their mission to bring down Palin. I heard 30 Democrat lawyers went off to Alaska to find dirt, and a crew of New York Times reporters have done the same thing. They're going to look for anything they can find, then blow it hugely out of proportion.
In the meantime, Biden gets to skate. Who's questioning him? Who's looking into his background? I hope the Republicans don't just play defensive. I hope they go on the offensive, on both Biden and Obama.
Was he that bad?
Now Nobama has a rear view like his islamo brethren.
Don’t forget Bush won electoral, Gore won popular vote.
Wait till after the debates when Obambi and Plugs are taken to the woodshed. If MacCain/Palin are this far ahead with registered voters now, we could see a blowout.
Yes and Bush won electoral and popular against Kerry, something i was genuinely surprised about.
This is Joe Pesce and Obama - very funny.
Pass it on, no kids.