Tag: rasmussen reports

Tie ballgame

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net It’s a dead heat in Virginia between Barack Obama and John McCain. That’s the rendering of a Rasmussen Reports poll of 500 Virginia voters released today. The poll, conducted on Wednesday, had Obama and McCain each drawing 44 percent of the votes of those surveyed.


Reading tea leaves on approval numbers, trust factors

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net President Bush’s approval rating is at its lowest point in his presidency, and one of the bottom 10 approval ratings on record. But even with that being the case, he’s twice as popular as Congress. Bush’s average quarterly approval rating is at 29 percent for the most recent quarter surveyed […]


Obama maintains narrow lead

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Barack Obama holds anywhere from a three- to seven-point lead over John McCain in today’s polls. Gallup has Obama up by a 47 percent-to-44 percent margin, while Rasmussen Reports has the Democrat ahead 45 percent-to-41 percent. A fun tidbit from Rasmussen – a hypothetical matchup between Obama and the sitting […]


Obama leads polls, early Electoral College rendering

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Democrat Barack Obama continues to hold a four-point lead over Republican John McCain in the daily tracking polls of Gallup and Rasmussen Reports. The lead in the Gallup poll has Obama up by a 47 percent-to-43 percent margin. Rasmussen has Obama up 44 percent-to-40 percent, with a 47 percent-to-45 percent […]


Tight as a tick

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net It’s still tight. Barack Obama holds a three-point advantage on John McCain in Gallup’s daily tracking poll in the race for the White House, and a narrower one-point lead in the Rasmussen Reports daily track. Obama is up 46 percent-to-43 percent in the Gallup numbers. The lead is 47 percent-to-46 […]


Inside the poll numbers

Analysis by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Barack Obama continues to hold a two- to four-point lead in the major national polls. Looking inside the numbers, one might be able to foresee the margin widening as we head into the election season.


Obama-McCain race holding steady in polls

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Gallup has the Barack Obama-John McCain race tightening, while Rasmussen has Obama opening up a slightly larger lead. The daily tracking poll at Gallup has Obama up by a 46 percent-to-44 percent margin over McCain, who gained a point in the three-day rolling poll over where he was yesterday. Rasmussen’s […]


Obama maintains leads in daily tracking polls

Item by Chris Graham freepress@ntelos.net A four- to five-point lead for Barack Obama. That is the story in today’s poll data from Rasmussen Reports and Gallup. WIth leaners included, Obama holds the same 49 percent-to-44 percent edge over John McCain in the Rasmussen Reports daily tracking poll that he held yesterday. Today is the 12th […]


Obama maintains slight edge in polls

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The presidential race had seemed to be moving in the direction of a big Barack Obama groundswell, but things are tightening back up once again. The Rasmussen Reports daily presidential tracking poll has Obama leading John McCain by a 49 percent-to-44 percent margin, while a Gallup Poll released today has […]