Apparently, 32 Percent of Voters aren’t Paying Attention to How Our Elections Work

By: Monday July 14, 2014 10:30 am

A new Rasmussen poll found that 68 percent of  voters think the election rules are rigged to help incumbents, which means there is still 32 percent of the voters who aren’t paying enough attention. Obviously, the reason this number is so high is because it is true. When Congress has an approval rating in the [...]

Romney Leads in Colorado, Obama up in Virginia and Wisconsin

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 9:56 am

Mitt Romney currently has a five point lead in Colorado, according to the most recent Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News Swing State Poll. While Romney leads in Colorado, Obama still holds the advantage in Virginia and Wisconsin. From Quinnipiac: Colorado: Romney at 50 percent to Obama’s 45 percent; Virginia: Obama at 49 percent to Romney’s [...]

Michigan Primary Remains Extremely Close

By: Monday February 27, 2012 3:35 pm

With the Michigan Republican Presidential Primary tomorrow, polls see the race to be a nearly tied between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Three new polls show the top two contestants within two points of each other. Both PPP and Rasmussen have Romney leading by two points, but the Mitchell/Rosetta Stone Poll has Santorum with a [...]

Multiple New Polls Find Santorum Leading in Michigan

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 10:31 am

Rick Santorum currently holds a solid lead in the upcoming Michigan primary according to four recent polls of the state. In the polls, the  Santorum lead over Mitt Romney ranges from 3-10 points. From the Detroit News poll: Santorum leads Romney 34 percent to 30.4 percent among likely Republican primary voters, but the gap is [...]

GOP Race Remains Incredibly Volatile

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 2:01 pm

The huge rapid swings taking place in the Republican primary this year are truly crazy. Only a week ago Newt Gingrich’s overall level of support shot up by double digits nationally in the states with upcoming primaries, South Carolina and Florida. This surge allowed Gingrich to win a significant victory in South Carolina and gave [...]

Gingrich Gains Serious Momentum in South Carolina

By: Thursday January 19, 2012 12:52 pm

A few of the recent polls of South Carolina still show Mitt Romney leading but there are strong signs that Newt Gingrich has gained some serious momentum after Romney’s poor debate performance this week. For example, the Marist poll, which shows Romney with a large 10 point lead, picked up a big shift in the [...]

Romney Holds Small Lead in South Carolina

By: Friday January 13, 2012 4:55 pm

Mitt Romney currently holds a very small lead over Newt Gingrich in the South Carolina primary. From PPP: Mitt Romney continues to hold a modest lead in South Carolina’s Republican primary for President.  He’s at 29% to 24% for Newt Gingrich, 15% for Ron Paul, 14% for Rick Santorum, 6% for Rick Perry, 5% for [...]

Gingrich Wave May Be Starting to Ebb

By: Thursday December 15, 2011 3:19 pm

Newt Gingrich continues to lead in all the national polls but we are starting to get the first signs that his incredible surge over the past two months is starting to fade. Over the past week Gingrich has been dropping steadily in the Gallup national daily tracking poll of the GOP primary. In the December [...]

WV Sen: Manchin-Raese Race Extremely Close

By: Tuesday September 21, 2010 5:31 pm

Despite it being a bad year for Democrats nationally, Democratic Governor Joe Manchin is still extremely popular in West Virginia. It was assumed because of his high popularity he would win the Senate Special election easily, but the latest polling from PPP indicated the race is very tight–showing in fact a small lead for Republican [...]

CA: Whitman, Fiorina Lead Democratic Rivals

By: Saturday August 14, 2010 7:15 am

The latest SurveyUSA poll of California found Republican Meg Whitman with a single-point lead over Democrat Jerry Brown in the race for governor, and incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer trailing Carly Fiorina in her re-election bid. SurveyUSA (8/9-11) Governor Meg Whitman 44 Jerry Brown 43 Others 6 Undecided 6 Senate Carly Fiorina 47 Barbara Boxer [...]

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