Wednesday, October 22, 2008

FOX News/Rasmussen Reports Poll: McCain Gains Slight Lead in Florida and Ohio

FOX News/Rasmussen Reports state polling this week shows a slightly improved situation for John McCain compared to a week ago

The biggest change is found in Florida where the race is now essentially even with McCain at 49 percent and Obama at 48 percent. A week ago, Obama was up by five percentage points and the week before he held a seven-point lead.

McCain also moved slightly ahead again in Ohio with a 49 percent to 47 percent advantage over Obama. A week ago, those numbers were reversed and Obama had the two

9 comments:

sol said...

An antidote:
http://www.fivethirtyeight.com/

jacob said...

I dont cast my vote or elect my candidaite thru predictions and media pundits, the only poll that is acurate is election day and what the american people decide, but my job is to show the mccain supporters that its not over and we can stil win this thing if we go out and vote and not rely on websites that you find out from nowhere..

Sol said...

Your job?

No one, I hope casts their vote according to this or that poll. Yet, there is a reasons these polls take up so much space in the daily media, which is why you need to be corrected at times, are at the very least, put to the right perspective.

jacob said...

the polls are a way how to persuade people to vote for the winner and be a side of the winner and not the loser, yes polls do make a effect, but sometimes polls show that altough the media wants a candidate , the people's mind show different, and thats why we see such a confusion in the polls these days...

sol said...

Classical logic; Polls affect the outcome only if it affects the outcome otherwise it does not affect the outcome.

And then you wonder why you see confusion...

jacob said...

well we didnt see yet a outcome, so where is ur confidence?

sol said...

We didn't. My confidence is in the polls. Rhetoric and skewed logic I'll leave to Bush and Palin.

jacob said...

so write on ur dollar Bills; in polls we trust

sol said...

You got me bro.

Seriously, what the fuck are you saying?