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Closing the Deal
Wednesday, October 22 2008

Tags: battleground | democracy corps | interviews | mccain | obama

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Based on more than 3,000 interviews over the course of the past three weeks among likely voters in the key battleground states that will settle the Electoral College, this report shows Barack Obama leading John McCain by 9 points (51 to 42 percent) and significantly over performing Democrats' 4-point edge on party identification. As the campaigns prepare their closing arguments, Stan Greenberg, James Carville and Ana Iparraguirre have identified the key groups that the Obama campaign needs to target in order to realize their potential, prevent erosion and mobilize supporters.

 

 
Democracy Corps conducted more than 3,000 interviews over the course of the past three weeks among likely voters in the key battleground states that will settle the Electoral College. This combined data set shows Obama leading McCain by 9 points (51 to 42 percent) and significantly over performing Democrats’ 4-point edge on party identification. As the campaigns prepare their closing arguments, Democracy Corps has identified the key groups that the Obama campaign needs to target in order to realize their potential, prevent erosion and mobilize supporters.