Wednesday, October 22, 2008

AP Poll Shows Race Dead Even...And Pennsylvania Is Definitely In Play

Yep, dead even:

The presidential race tightened after the final debate, with John McCain gaining among whites and people earning less than $50,000, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that shows McCain and Barack Obama essentially running even among likely voters in the election homestretch.

The poll, which found Obama at 44 percent and McCain at 43 percent, supports what some Republicans and Democrats privately have said in recent days: that the race narrowed after the third debate as GOP-leaning voters drifted home to their party and McCain's "Joe the plumber" analogy struck a chord.

Three weeks ago, an AP-GfK survey found that Obama had surged to a seven-point lead over McCain, lifted by voters who thought the Democrat was better suited to lead the nation through its sudden economic crisis.

The contest is still volatile, and the split among voters is apparent less than two weeks before Election Day.

McCain is also leading in Ohio and Florida. Mason-Dixon had McCain down in Florida, he's now up by two.

But the big story is Pennsylvania. As you'll remember, I had a story yesterday about how Obama's internal polls for the Keystone State were accidentally leaked to a local talk show host and showed the One only up by two, well within the margin of error. As I speculated yesterday, McCain's campaign must know that Pennsylvania is doable because of the amount of their very limited resources they're spending there.

Apparently, they're not the only ones. Democrat Governer Ed Rendell has sent two separate memos to the Obama campaign in the past five days telling the One that he's 'nervous about Pennsylvania' and requesting that he return to in Pennsylvania.

Apparently those bitter rednecks clinging to their guns and religion have the Dems worried. There's a lot of them out there. Keep in mind that if McCain takes Pennsylvania and holds the rest of the Red states, it's all over..even if the Dems flip New Mexico, Iowa, Colorado and Virginia.'s not over till it's over. Keep your nerve up,make sure you vote and help work the phone banks and get people to the polls.

1 comment:

Sabra said...

"Apparently those bitter racists AND rednecks clinging to their guns and religion have the Dems worried."

There. Fixed that for you.

Honestly, I think John and Sarah DO stand a chance and that makes me very, very happy!!!