Pay attention to the West Virginia *Democratic* Primary, too.
The Democratic primary in West Virginia will likely give us some interesting data on how badly coal is going to hurt Hillary Clinton.Read More »
I once said that Democrat Stephanie Herseth Sandlin was done. Finished. Had no chance of winning the South Dakota at-large House seat. Was pining for the fjords. Hers was a dead candidacy. She then promptly tied up the race in the polling.
Noem 49 – Herseth Sandlin 44, MoE 4.5. That’s the Rasmussen result today. That has me breathing easier, but it’s still definitely making me want to put my head in the sand after calling this race over.
It just goes to show that big shifts in a race are possible and can come when they are least expected. Polling measures more than just Likely Voter screens, partisan makeups, and all these other stats and crosstabs that we argue back and forth all day about. Sometimes, a cigar’s just a cigar.