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05/03/05 :: By S.M. Dixon
The Numbers Do A Number on Bush
Categories :: Polling

Bush's downward spiral continues.




04/29/05 :: By S.M. Dixon
Bush by the Numbers
Categories :: George W. Bush :: Polling

The conservative AOL has released a poll whose results have got to be making the Bushites cringe.




03/25/05 :: By Tom Ball
Pollsters Simply Cannot Protect Bush Enough
Categories :: Polling

By making a few reasonable assumptions, we are able to get a rough idea of where Bush’s REAL approval rating is -- simply derive the approval rating for the independents, (something that was not given but can be derived from the available information) and change the weightings to a more realistic level of 33% for each political affiliation Dem/Rep/Ind. With that, we see that Bush’s approval rating of only 34.8%!




02/11/05 :: By Tom Ball
Gallup Overweights Poll with Republicans -- AGAIN
Categories :: Polling

Here we go again.

The other day, Gallup released a poll showing a spike in Bush's approval ratings to 57%, up 6 points from 51% three weeks ago. Gallup speculated that the Iraqi elections were the impetus for the spike, but our friend, Steve Soto over at The Left Coaster was quick to spot the true source of the spike.

Apparently, the Gallup organization is fond of Republicans -- after all, they found it appropriate to overload them (by 9%) in their latest Bush poll.




11/08/04 :: By Delton Murphy
Who Let The Bush Win?
Categories :: Discrimination :: Election 2004 :: Elections :: Polling :: Progressive Strategy :: Reference

In order to effectively frame the dialogue and shape the language necessary for progressive change, we must first take an introspective and honest look at both who and how America voted in last week's election.




11/08/04 :: By Delton Murphy
Riddle Me This
Categories :: Criminal Acts :: Election 2004 :: Kerry, John :: Polling :: Theories

Theories are thriving in the middle of all the turmoil and uncertainty surrounding the Presidential Election. Some argue the obvious: Kerry knew he didn't have the votes so threw in the towel. Other more imaginative theorists surmise that the Skull and Bones Duo and distant cousins staged the whole thing from the beginning. Will we ever find out what really happened?




11/01/04 :: By Delton Murphy
Today's Thoughts for Tomorrow
Categories :: Election 2004 :: Polling

Will Kerry win in a landslide or eke by in what the pundits and polls call a 'statistical dead heat'? Or, will the unspeakable happen? Here are a few thoughts about tomorrow today.




10/31/04 :: By Stu Finkel
Young Cell Phone Users: Kerry 55, Bush 40
Categories :: Polling

A new Zogby cell phone text messaging poll of voters 18-29 finds Kerry well ahead of Bush, 55 to 40.




10/31/04 :: By Tom Ball
Tracking Polls Looking Good for Kerry
Categories :: Polling

Bush can't even break 46% in the Fox News tracking poll. Keep in mind that if an incumbent fails to consistently poll over 50%...well...BC04 is in DEEP trouble.




10/31/04 :: By Tom Ball
Must Read Excerpts from a Dem Strategists Conference Call
Categories :: Election 2004 :: Polling

The Kerry Campaign brain machine got together and spilled its guts on the OBL tape, battleground states, and Kerry's chances on Tuesday. Lot's of great stuff, so I included all the interesting tidbits.




10/30/04 :: By Stu Finkel
Poll Internals: A Comparison
Categories :: Polling

Newsweek releases another Republican slanted poll; Democracy Corps has more believable Party breakdown figures.




10/27/04 :: By Stu Finkel
CBS/NY Times Poll May Have Shown Kerry up by 9 in Florida
Categories :: Polling

CBS/NY Times are refusing to release a poll that may have shown Kerry up by 9 in Florida.




10/27/04 :: By Tom Ball
Battleground Polls
Categories :: Election 2004 :: Polling

Looking at three independent pollsters: Have to say, I'm feeling pretty good about all of these! Don't understand the Zogby numbers though...showing Kerry in the lead in Colorado -- an outlier. Hmmm. Also, even if Zogby is correct with the OHIO numbers, it doesn't bode well for Bush if the best he can pull is 46% of the vote. Remember, undecideds break for the challenger and all that.




10/25/04 :: By Delton Murphy
Black Faces in High Places: Top 31 Reasons Why Ethnic Communities Will Vote For John Kerry
Categories :: Civil Rights :: Discrimination :: Election 2004 :: Polling :: Reference

Let's leave the land of delusion for awhile and highlight a few unpleasant facts of life under Bush over the last couple of years by taking a look at how George W. fares with civil rights and ethnic communites across the county. So before you start contemplating life as a Canadian just in case the unspeakable occurs on election day, arm yourself with the facts.




10/25/04 :: By Tom Ball
Target: Florida
Categories :: Polling

Entering into the final week before the election, we start to feel the burning importance of the polls, if not for a reality check, then for an inspiring spark of confidence. Florida's St. Petersburg Times gives us the following rundown of these final critical days.




10/22/04 :: By Stu Finkel
Feeling Blue in PA (and OH)
Categories :: Polling

Good news on the polling front in PA and OH: A Qunnipiac Poll has Kerry up 51-46 in PA among Likely Voters; a Gallup Poll has Kerry up 50-44 in OH among Registered Voters.




10/14/04 :: By Tom Ball
Hit the Online Polls: Republicans Are Finally Waking Up!
Categories :: Polling

Nevertheless, Kerry's lead in several online polls is tenuous at best (CNN, FoxNews, AOL). Let's hit the online polls with everything we've got! All the polls are here with updated results!! Hit em hard and spread the word.




10/14/04 :: By Tom Ball
Hit the Post Debate Polls (With Results)
Categories :: Polling

ALERT: These polls are ongoing -- VOTE NOW!!! We are rocking the online polls. Spread the word and GOTV!




10/09/04 :: By Tom Ball
Hit the Post Debate Polls (With Results)
Categories :: Polling

ALERT: These polls are ongoing -- VOTE NOW!!!

We are rocking the online polls. Spread the word and GOTV!




10/08/04 :: By Stu Finkel
Electoral Map Looking Good
Categories :: Polling

The most diligent poll gatherers on the internet are beginning to show how the Kerry surge has translated into the state polls. Gallup continues to show its demonstrable Republican bias.




10/08/04 :: By Tom Ball
How do We Know Zogby is Right?
Categories :: Election 2004 :: Polling

Guess which polling outfit has the number one, best-of-the-best, hang-your-hat-on-it accuracy over the last two presidential election cycles? And why does it matter to Democrats in 2004? Give up? Okay, I'll tell you...




10/06/04 :: By Tom Ball
Take the Post Debate Online Polls
Categories :: Election 2004 :: Polling

Post debate analysis of Edward's debate win over Dick Cheney.




10/03/04 :: By Tom Ball
Newsweek Poll: Kerry 47%, Bush 45%
Categories :: Election 2004 :: Polling

After 62.5 million voters were able to see Kerry and Bush side by side discussing Bush's 'strongest' issues, They came to one conclusion...John F. Kerry should be our new president.




09/30/04 :: By Tom Ball
Gallup: Kerry 50%, Bush 46% Nationwide - Learn the Truth
Categories :: Polling

Our ally, Dr. Polkatz, has looked at Gallup's recent results using weights of other polling outfits. The result, instead of a large Bush lead, we have KERRY AHEAD by 4% nationwide.




09/28/04 :: By Stu Finkel
What the Fuck are the Pollsters Thinking?
Categories :: Polling

But more importantly, the polls themselves must be considered more and more suspect. As has been noted here and elsewhere around the blogosphere over the past month, they are heavily skewed towards Republicans, even though self-declared Democrats usually outnumber Republicans.




09/19/04 :: By Stu Finkel
Polls up their you know whats
Categories :: Polling

The wide divergence in polls that has been seen especially this past week is nothing short of bizzarre. As the headlines up here on this website today indicate, things, if anything, seem to be swinging back Kerry's way




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  • Young Cell Phone Users: Kerry 55, Bush 40
  • Tracking Polls Looking Good for Kerry
  • Must Read Excerpts from a Dem Strategists Conference Call
  • Poll Internals: A Comparison
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  • Electoral Map Looking Good
  • How do We Know Zogby is Right?
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