Today’s Headlines — Nov. 4, 2008
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/04/voters-go-to-polls-today-in-historic-election/Voters go to polls today in historic electionhttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/04/lawyers-to-descend-on-polls-to-protect-voting/Campaigns send lawyers to watch polls Thousands volunteer to watch for possible irregularitieshttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/04/joe-plumber-says-mccains-chances-slim/Joe the Plumber says McCain’s chances slimhttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/04/catholics-probe-aid-directed-to-acorn/Catholics probe aid directed to
Vote With Your Mind…
Indiana polls opened at 6:00 this morning, and I headed out the door at 6:10 to go cast my ballot. I arrived at the polling location just three minutes later
Polling Non-Response Rates
I have been wondering about a unique factor in this year’s polling data. Since a large fraction of people pollsters call refuse to participate, how do pollsters compensate for different
About those polls (yeah, never mind. I was either wrong outright or other factors made the point moot.)
I’ve been thinking about the polls that have Obama winning by anything between 1 and 13% tomorrow. Frankly, as many of you know, I don’t believe them. So I started
Being An Optimist Today
1) The last batch of swing state polls that came from FOXNews/Rasmussen show the closest numbers in a while. This includes McCain leading in FL (+1) and NC (+1). They
Unlocking Those “Pesky” Polls
I make my living as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, so statistics are an integral part of my life. Knowing what I know, I am dumbfounded that Poll results
McCain within the MOE in MINNESOTA???
Survey USA came out with a poll yesterday showing the Presidential race within the margin of error in….MINNESOTA!!!!!!http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=f848e0e7-4b37-4480-9248-35238dba01ceObama: 49%McCain: 46%MOE: 3.9%SERIOUSLY??? Granted, Minnesota is a lot less liberal than many
Let’s Reignite Operation Chaos Tomorrow
Friends, tomorrow is the day we’ve been focused on for so long. Let’s make it a great day. Let’s reignite Operation Chaos.As you know, the media relies on exit polling
Closing the case: four more reasons McCain should win
In two previous postings, here and here, I have discussed six reasons why Sen. John McCain should emerge victorious in tomorrow’s race for the White House. To recap, they are
A Healthy Trend in Pennsylvania
I can’t tell you who’s going to win Pennsylvania tomorrow, but it seems rather likely that whoever takes the state is probably going to win the White House as well.
Fox News/Rasmussen State Polls: McCain tied everywhere!
Here for the detailsOH: 49-49 TiedFL: 50-49 McCainMO: 49-49 TiedNC: 50-49 McCainCO: 51-47 ObamaVA: 51-47 ObamaI think this is Fox and Rasmussen’s CYA poll. If he wins, they can say
26 Reasons McCain Will Win
The Obama campaign is a typical Democrat operation. Every four years, the Dems assume that Americans are sheep, that they are dazzled by people like Obama, that they are grasping
McCain’s path to victory?
So, 48 hours from now, we should have a good idea of whether John McCain pulled off the impossible.So how does he do that?Let’s take a look at the “dire”
The Strategy of Defeatism
All day long I have listened to Fox News and their “analysts” bemoaning the latest polls and what they mean, state by state, and, in some cases, county by county.
Will You have a Friend in Penn
Penn State… here’s what CAN happen,You vote to Spread the weatlh, the tourists just don’t come..They can’t afford the gas, nor hotels (that will probably close) or the shoefly pies.The