Category Archives: Polls

Rescued from the memory hole: Gallup has been controversial for a while

I get a lot of questions about polls – which are the “good” ones, which are biased, etc. But I get more questions about Gallup than an other polling outfit. Which is why it was fascinating to stumble across this … Continue reading

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Is the election really over?

Michael Tomasky seems to think so.

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No freaking out about that Florida presidential poll

I know it’s tempting. But some perspective, please, when it comes to the poll showing the presidential race deadlocked in Florida.

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Of Muppets and vampire squid

You can’t make this stuff up.

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Polls, damned polls, and Mitt Romney

For quite some time, I’ve been of the mind that no matter how mad hatter the GOP primary became, and whatever fits the GOP base went through, they would ultimately, if reluctantly, settle for Mitt Romney, the way they settled … Continue reading

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Another GOP poll (and not a good one) this time on Hispanics

According to a new poll, Hispanic voters have one word to describe the GOP…

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Move over, Herman, Florida’s got a brand new bag

Gingrich … Behold, the polls …

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Collapse of the emoprogs?

Two statistics tucked into the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll should not be missed, if you’ve been following the sturm und drang between “Obama Democrats” and “emoprogs.”

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NBC/WSJ poll: Cain on top, Romney on hold

The big takeaway from the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll: Mitt Romney is just as acceptable now as he has always been, but he’s no more loved.

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Things that don’t make the news: Obama surges in Gallup horse race, GOP in the dumps

You probably didn’t hear this one on the teevee today: President Obama has surged to a strong lead against a generic Republican in the generally notoriously conservative-skewing Gallup poll.

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