McCain Bounces Ahead of Obama
Posted on Sep 7, 2008
John McCain has captured the lead from Barack Obama, according to Gallup’s daily tracking poll. The data, which include two days of post-convention rumination, show McCain leading 48 percent to 45 percent. Rasmussen has the two candidates dead even.
Update: Other polls are starting to roll in with more bad news for Obama. A USA Today-Gallup poll shows McCain with a double-digit lead.
The latest Gallup Poll Daily tracking update shows John McCain moving ahead of Barack Obama, 48% to 45%, when registered voters are asked for whom they would vote if the presidential election were held today.
These results are based on Sept. 4-6 interviewing, and include two full days of polling after the conclusion of the Republican National Convention last Thursday night. McCain has outpolled Obama on both Friday and Saturday, and is receiving a convention bounce just as Obama did last week.
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