Illinois Orphans Oct12

Illinois Orphans

Illinois is one of those areas considered by some as an “orphan state.” Barack Obama will surely win here easily with Chicago leading the parade. Like the other orphan states (California & New York) ┬ácandidates in key Illinois congressional races cannot count on millions of...

Lane Changers? Oct11

Lane Changers?

Every now and them we conduct a poll that produces results that stubbornly swim against the current. That usually brings out our CSI lab coats to figure out why, and we sometime end up calling the results a simple outlier and letting it die on the vine. This one may be different. Over the last...

Coattails? Oct07

Coattails?

Before our Drudge-induced website meltdown caused a lost 36 hours for us, we had plans to quickly post the results to the second question we asked on our 10/4 polls in Florida and Ohio: the races for U.S. Senate. If Mitt Romney measurably gained from his debate performance (he did), we wanted...

Boing! Oct05

Boing!

Few disagree that Mitt Romney won Wednesday night’s presidential debate. Even fewer would argue against the notion that Romney sorely needed that performance to put his campaign back on track. With the national polling averages hovering around three percent in Barack Obama’s favor,...

Horse races Oct02

Horse races

We wrap up our latest round of polls with Missouri and Nevada. Missouri NOTE: A reader just let us know that we originally misspelled Todd Akin’s name. It has been corrected, and we apologize for the error. The Show Me State has shown America a fair amount of political upheaval in the...

Western Front Oct01

Western Front

Our second round of polling for today consists of neighboring states with differing opinions: Colorado and New Mexico. Colorado The Centennial State’s electorate is a vibrant mix of aging hippies, current and retired military and nearly every walk of life in between. The eclectic mixture...