Most of the focus on been on Ohio, but Florida remains equally important to Mitt Romney path to 270. Without taking Florida there is almost no plausible way for Romney to win the White House, but recent polling of the state remains incredibly close. PPP has Obama up by one while CNN has Romney with [...]
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 29, 2012 9:36 am|
The polls show President Obama is dominating with the early vote. According to PPP over a third of the vote has already been cast in Ohio and among those people Obama is leading 63 percent to 36 percent. The Obama ground game has managed to bank an impressive amount of their vote already. This is going to be a very difficult build in advantage for the Romney team to overcome.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 23, 2012 10:12 am|
Obama currently holds a small lead in the swing state polls so any performance that was merely strong enough to prevent further slippage in the polls is a political victory for the Obama team. This debate was probably Romney’s last real chance to make big gains against Obama and he didn’t seem to capitalize on it.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:04 am|
President Obama performed better in the second debate than the first, although given the low bar he set with his first performance that wasn’t hard. The instant polling shows that Obama is seen as having won the second debate but only by a small margin.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 12, 2012 10:21 am|
The first impressions among voters is that last night’s Vice Presidential debate was mostly a draw. The CNN poll of voters found most Americans split on who performed better in the debate. From CNN: Forty-eight percent of voters who watched the vice presidential debate think that Rep. Paul Ryan won the showdown, according to a [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 10, 2012 9:47 am|
Before the debate Ohio appeared to be President Obama’s firewall, the must-win swing state for Romney where Obama held a big lead. Directly following the debate the polling has become very tight. The latest CNN poll has Obama up by four in Ohio while SurveyUSA gives Obama only a single point lead.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 4, 2012 11:39 am|
Early impressions from last night’s debate indicate Mitt Romney won it. Most pundits agree that Romney had the strong performance and the instant polling and focus groups all seem to share the opinion. From CNN: According to a CNN/ORC International survey conducted right after the debate, 67% of debate watchers questioned said that the Republican [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday September 11, 2012 1:48 pm|
Polling has consistently found that President Obama has the edge over Mitt Romney when it comes to character traits such as likability, honesty and empathy. Obama also has long held a big regarding who would best handle social issues. Basically, the only thing Mitt Romney had going for him was that he was perceived as best able to handle the economy, which is the issue voters care most about. After the conventions, however, Romney seems to have lost his main advantage.
|By: Jon Walker Monday August 27, 2012 10:56 am|
While it seems the presidential race has already been fully underway for an eternity, the holding of the respective conventions has traditionally been considered the point when the race begins in earnest. That is when Mitt Romney makes the transition from presumptive nominee to the official candidate of the Republican party. Going into the “start” [...]
|By: Jon Walker Friday August 10, 2012 12:16 pm|
Two new national polls by major TV networks were released yesterday showing that President Obama leads Mitt Romney by more than the polls’ margins of error. The CNN poll found Obama with a seven point lead over Romney, the margin of error is ±3%. Similarly the Fox New poll found Obama with a nine point [...]