October 15, 2012 Leave a comment
Wow– everybody is a sophisticated poll watcher now. No sooner had the latest ABC/Washington Post poll come out then everybody was pointing out that it had a D+9 advantage. Now, we know that’s not going to happen. But given recent polling, this has to be seen as a very positive result for Obama. A more realistic D advantage puts Obama in a dead heat, but that’s certainly better than the couple points behind he’s been faring on many national polls of late.
I did find the last item about voter contacts especially interesting:
Certainly does suggest that the Obama organization is definitely doing it’s part in the swing states. Mark Blumenthal has a thorough run-down on what to make of the poll.