Obama Lead Shrinks in New Mexico

By: Wednesday July 18, 2012 4:52 pm

President Obama still holds the lead in the swing state of New Mexico. According to PPP Obama leads 49 percent to Romney at 44 percent, but this is a serious drop from earlier in the year. From PPP: PPP’s newest New Mexico poll finds the race for President there getting a lot more competitive. Barack [...]

Obama and Romney Tied in Florida and Ohio

By: Thursday May 10, 2012 10:32 am

Florida and Ohio are again living up to their reputations of being the big presidential swing states. Two new polls show that in both states President Obama and Mitt Romney are currently tied. A new poll from Suffolk University found that Obama holds only a single point lead in Florida Suffolk University (5/6-5/8) Obama 46% [...]

FDL’s Big Midterm Election Liveblog (Part One)

By: Tuesday November 2, 2010 5:59 pm

Welcome to part one of FDL  midterm election night liveblog. For the most recent list of FDL top 108 House races to watch tonight go here You can also find my list of the twelve House races in early closing states that should give you a sense of how the night will go look here. [...]

OH Sen: With Portman’s 19-Point Lead, GOP Likely to Hold Seat

By: Wednesday October 6, 2010 11:28 am

Any hopes Democrats once had (say, at the beginning of 2009) to take the open Ohio Senate seat now appear to be completely gone. The latest Quinnipiac poll of likely voter has Republican Rob Portman with a massive 19-point lead. Quinnipiac (9/29-10/3) Rob Portman (R) 55 Lee Fisher (D) 36 DK/NA 8 Portman is in [...]

OH Sen: Fisher Trails Portman by Twenty

By: Friday September 17, 2010 5:09 pm

It looks like the chances of Democrats taking this open Republicans Senate seat in Ohio are steadily slipping away. The latest poll from Quinnipiac has Democrat Lee Fisher trailing his Republican opponent Rob Portman by 20 points: Quinnipiac (9/9-114) Lee Fisher (D) 35 Rob Portman (R) 55 Someone Else 1 DK/NA 9 All recent polling [...]

WA, NV, OH Sen: CNN Poll Shows Murray Strong, Reid in Nail-Biter, Fisher Falling Far Behind

By: Thursday September 16, 2010 12:16 pm

A new set of likely voter polls for CNN/Time shows Democrats likely to hold on to the Senate seat in Washington State, Nevada’s Senate race still dead even, and Ohio sliding further into the Republican column. CNN / Time (PDF) (9/10-14) Nevada Senate Sharron Angle (R) 42 Harry Reid (D) 41 Scott Ashjian (T) 5 [...]

NC and OH Sen: GOP Holds Commanding Leads According to New SurveyUSA Polls

By: Wednesday September 15, 2010 12:10 pm

We have two new Senate polls from SurveyUSA–of North Carolina and Ohio–and they are both bad news for Democrats. The Republicans hold large leads, well outside the margin of error. North Carolina SurveyUSA (9/10-13) Richard Burr (R) 58 Elaine Marshall (D) 34 Mike Beitler (L) 6 Undecided 2 Ohio Senate SurveyUSA (9/10-13) Rob Portman (R) [...]

OH Sen: Rob Portman With Seven Point Lead Over Lee Fisher

By: Thursday September 2, 2010 11:26 am

Republican Rob Portman currently holds a seven point lead over Democrat Lee Fisher in the race for the open Ohio Senate seat according to the newest PPP poll of likely voters. PPP (PDF) (8/27-29) Lee Fisher 38 Rob Portman 45 Undecided 18 The problem for Fisher is serious enthusiasm gap and projected weak Democratic turnout. [...]

OH Sen: Fisher-Portman Race Still Extremely Close

By: Wednesday June 30, 2010 12:15 pm

The race for the open Ohio Senate seat is still extremely close according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Democratic Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher holds only a two-point lead over Republican Rob Portman: Quinnipiac 6/22-27 Fisher 42 Portman 40 Someone else 1 Won’t Vote 1 Don’t Know 17 The race is effectively tied, with Fisher’s lead [...]

Fisher’s Small Lead Over Portman Makes Ohio Democrats’ Best Chance for a Senate Pick Up

By: Thursday April 29, 2010 10:35 pm

Ohio Democratic Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher has been receiving a string of good news from Quinnipiac polling lately. Yesterday, they released a poll showing that Fisher has pulled into a commanding lead over his primary opponent, Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, ahead of the May 4th primary (Fisher 41% – Brunner 24%). And today Quinnipiac [...]

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