Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.
As former President Bill Clinton prepares to speak in Miami, the man he stumped for at the Democratic National Convention has opened up a six-point lead over his Republican challenger.
The dust is still settling from Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate, but new polling from USA Today/Gallup is showing a tepid response from most Americans about Ryan’s selection.
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are neck and neck in the latest Gallup poll of swing states, including Florida. But, a deeper look at the numbers shows Romney’s path to the White House may be narrowing.
The shooting death of Trayvon Martin has triggered marches and rallies across the country. But, the latest polling showed that views of the incident have broken down along racial lines.
As political insiders begin to descend on the state of Florida for the January 31 primary; Mitt Romney has gone from presumed-nominee on Monday to possibly losing two states in a week by Saturday night.
Many assume that Floridians live the best life. They’re close to the beach, the sun shines a lot, and the weather is generally pleasant. But, a new survey from Gallup-Healthways found that Floridians don’t have a positive view of their life.