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2008 Election Polls

Remembering Gallup's Wacky 2000 Tracking Poll

Alan Abramowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Abramowitz

I'm sure the Gallup folks would like us to forget it, but it's worth recalling just how well their likely voter screen performed in the weeks leading up to the 2000 election.

New Poll: Presidential Race Tied

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen Reports' latest poll shows Barack Obama taking 44% of the vote while John McCain gets 42%. When "leaners" are included the numbers are even...

Obama's Missing 2 Percent: Cellphone-Only Users

Salon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Say you want to reach a representative sample of the U.S. electorate for a presidential poll. The Obama-McCain race is relatively close these days, wi...