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  • Ohioblog: A Swing State Journal

    Tuesday, October 05, 2004

    You want polls? We got polls 

    Post first-debate polls reflect what everyone knew: a tight presidential race just got tighter. Gone are President Bush's double digit leads. In their place are a deadheat in the USA Today/CNN/Gallup Poll and 5-point leads for the president in the Washington Post-ABC News (51 percent to 46 percent) and The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press (49-44).If you only read one of these reporters, read Pew, which notes: ``The general belief that Kerry won the debate (2-to-1 voters say he did) has not appreciably improved his overall image.''President Bushcontinues to have the ``stronger and more positive'' support than Kerry, according to Pew, and nowhere, if you believe an unscientific Army Times Publishing Co. survey, is the president's support stronger than among military personnel. They support the president 4-to-1. These surveys are interesting but statistically meaningless. For more numbers, some meaningless, some not, go to

    posted by Ohioblog: A Swing State Journal at 9:30 AM

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