Since Anthony Weiner officially announced his return to politics, his support in the New York mayoral race has grown significantly. According to a new Marist poll, he is now in second place, trailing Christine Quinn by only five points in the Democratic primary.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 29, 2013 8:30 am|
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday April 3, 2013 9:25 am|
Overwhelmingly the American people think job creation, not deficit reduction, should be top priority in Washington. Not surprising, with millions of Americans unemployed or underemployed, regular people are far more concerned about a serious immediate problem rather than a possible future issue.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 1, 2012 7:15 am|
President Obama holds a small lead in Iowa, New Hampshire and Wisconsin according to the latest NBC/WSJ/Marist polls. If Obama wins Ohio, as most of the polling now indicates he will, he would need only one or two more swing states to get to 270.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 26, 2012 7:31 am|
Despite Nevada being the state with the worst unemployment rate throughout Obama’s tenure, he still manages to hold a modest lead there over Mitt Romney. The latest NBC News/WSJ/Marist polls show Obama up by three in Nevada and the race completely tied in Colorado
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 19, 2012 7:30 am|
If President Obama can hold on to Ohio, where he is currently favored to win, he only needs to capture one or two other swing states to get to 270 Electoral College votes.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 11, 2012 8:00 am|
The presidential race has become more competitive in the swing states as a result of the first debate, but the movement in Mitt Romney direction has been modest. According to the latest NBC News/WSJ/Marist polls, the race has only moved a few points in Romney’s direction in Virginia and Ohio, while there has been no change in Florida.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 3, 2012 7:35 am|
The latest set of NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls show the race moving marginally in Mitt Romney’s direction. After multiple bad weeks, it appears Romney’s nose-dive has finally stopped. In Florida and Virginia Romney is almost tied with Obama, but Obama still holds a solid advantage in Ohio.
|By: Jon Walker Friday September 21, 2012 8:15 am|
For the past week basically every poll of a “swing state” has found President Obama with a solid lead over Mitt Romney, and a new set of NBC/WSJ/Marist polls are no different. The polling found Obama currently leads by more than the margin of error in Colorado, Iowa, and Wisconsin among likely voters.
|By: Jon Walker Friday September 14, 2012 7:30 am|
Another day of polling and another day of bad news for Mitt Romney. According to a new set of NBC/WSJ/Marist polls of likely voters, President Obama leads in the three biggest swing states – Florida, Ohio and Virginia. In all three state Obama’s lead is outside of the polls’ 3.1% margin of error.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 31, 2012 7:15 am|
The presidential election is effectively tied in the swing states of Colorado, Iowa and Nevada according to the latest Marist/NBC News polls. President Obama is technically up by two in Nevada and one in Colorado but those small leads are within the margin of error.