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Virginia Swings to Obama

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Just a few days after my post about a John McCain lead in Virginia, The Real Clear Politics average now has the pendulum swinging back in Barack Obama’s favor. The Democrat has now taken a very small lead in their survey of recent polls.  Here is the breakdown:

Virginia: McCain vs. Obama

Polling Data

Poll Date Sample McCain (R) Obama (D) Spread
RCP Average 09/07 – 09/14 47.5 48.0 Obama +0.5
PPP (D) 09/13 – 09/14 1090 LV 46 48 Obama +2
FOX News/Rasmussen 09/14 – 09/14 500 LV 48 48 Tie
SurveyUSA 09/12 – 09/14 732 LV 46 50 Obama +4
CNN/Time 09/07 – 09/09 920 RV 50 46 McCain +4

See All Virginia: McCain vs. Obama Polling Data

The lead is small and well within the statiscal margin of error, but it has to be worrisome for the McCain camp, who needs Virginia to win.

Written by Ryan Nobles

September 17, 2008 at 5:32 pm

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  1. […] Reason We Started a Blog So only a few hours after I trumpeted the news of Barack Obama taking the lead in Virginia, a new poll by Christopher Newport University was […]


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