“My friends and fellow Americans, I am very pleased and very privileged to introduce to you the next vice president of the United States, Governor Sarah Palin of the great state of Alaska,” McCain told a capacity crowd of 12,000 at the Nutter Center.
Whoever is responsible for these ads is a genius. Ever since they started being released almost daily, McCain has tied or overtaken Obama. Of course, the convention will put some wind back in the Democrat’s sails for awhile. So McCain needs to make a good pick for his Vice Presidential partner.
|Who do you trust more to handle on national security issues?|
|Does Bill Clinton Want Barack Obama to Win the Presidential Election?|
|Who is Winning the War on Terror?|
|Feb 29-Mar 2||46||22|
|Jan 2-3, 2008||43||25|
|Jan 3-4, 2007||33||36|
|For history prior to January 2007, click here.|
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows Barack Obama and John McCain each attracting 44% of the vote for the second straight day. When “leaners” are included, though, McCain picked up another point since yesterday and now has a statistically insignificant one-point advantage over Obama, 47% to 46%
If the election for President were held today would you support John McCain, the Republican, Barack Obama, the Democrat, or Bob Barr, the Libertarian?
John McCain 49%
Barack Obama 42%
Bob Barr 1%
Source: Strategic Vision Political
If a general election was held yesterday under MMP, which political party would you have voted for with your party vote? That is, for the political party you most want to be represented in parliament.
|Aug. 2008||Jan. 2008||Jul. 2007|
|New Zealand First||3%||3%||2.6%|
Source: TNS / TV3
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 New Zealand voters, conducted from Aug. 14 to Aug. 20, 2008. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.
What do you think should happen to South Ossetia?
|Remain in the composition of Georgia||4%|
|Become part of Russia||46%|
|Become an independent state||34%|
|Hard to answer||16%|
Source: Yury Levada Analytical Center
Methodology: Interviews with 1,600 Russian adults, conducted from Aug. 9 and Aug. 10, 2008. No margin of error was provided.