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Polls 2012

Mark Blumenthal

How Sandy Almost Knocked Out The Exit Polls | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Sandy may have shaken up the final week of the 2012 presidential campaign, but few realize how close the storm came to crippli...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Exit Polls 2012 (LIVE UPDATES) | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

As voting comes to a close throughout the country, exit polling results will quickly follow. Exit polls are conducted for the National Election Po...

Mark Blumenthal

Final Polls: Obama Leads | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As millions of voters head to their polling places across the U.S., the final round of pre-election polls finds a close race nationwide,...

Mark Blumenthal

Exit Polls: There's One Thing They Won't Tell You | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you care about politics and spend a fair amount of time online, odds are good that sometime between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Eastern time...

Mark Blumenthal

The Polling Cake Is Baked: Obama Lead Holds In Battleground States, Inches Up Nationally | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just one day remaining in the 2012 race for president, the polling picture is now virtually complete. President Barack Obama contin...

Mark Blumenthal

Presidential Polls 2012: Obama's Battleground Advantage Holds | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The veritable fire hose of data turned on in the final days of the 2012 campaign leaves little doubt that while the national popular vot...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Has Trouble Closing Gender Gap | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has not closed the gender gap in the final days before the election, despite recent reports that President Barack Obama no l...

All About the Swing: 2008, the First Debate and Now

Simon Jackman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Simon Jackman

On the eve of the second presidential debate, it is helpful to take stock of what current polling is indicating about the campaign.

Mark Blumenthal

Romney Sees Gain In Key State | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaigns for both President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney could find something to like in a new batch...

Polls Reveal Surprising Obama Gain Among Key Group | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

The three Quinnipiac University CBS/New York Times swing state polls released this morning, like the three released last week, capture the consistency...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Near Ties Persist In Crucial Swing States | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

With the party nominating conventions just a few weeks away, the race for president remains in about the same place it has been all summer, according ...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama Leads In Crucial Swing States | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New polls in three critical battleground states provide good news for President Barack Obama, as all three show him leading presumptive ...

Mark Blumenthal

Attack Ads Have Surprising Effect On Candidates' Negatives | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Is the early wave of attack advertising driving up the negatives for the presidential candidates? The unfavorable ratings for both Presi...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls: Does Romney Have A Hidden Edge? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Are national pollsters oversampling Democrats? That's a charge made by some conservative pundits, and they may have a point: If the most...

Mark Blumenthal

Obama-Romney Polls Find A Stubborn Margin | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Same as it ever was. That's the primary message from the latest batch of national polls on the race for president conducted in early Jul...