Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Recent polls

A recent blast e-mail message from the Bush campaign highlights recent polls with this chart:

(Click on chart to make it slightly bigger.)

If you cannot read the chart, it shows Bush leading by 4.8% prior to the debates, Kerry leading by 0.2% during the debates and Bush regaining a 4.2% lead after the debates. (The chart takes the average poll results from five organizations: Gallup, Newsweek, ABC News, TIPP and Time.)

Indeed Bush seems to be leading the popular vote, but Kerry is making headway in the swing states. Stay tuned.

To see various takes on the electoral and popular votes, check out the sites listed on the right of this blog under the heading, "Election Polls and Sites."