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Public Policy Polling: McCain Up By 6 In South Carolina

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Barr, Democrats, Independents, McCain, Polls, Republicans, South Carolina

McCain – 45% Obama – 39% Barr – 5% More evidence that solidly red states aren’t nearly as solid this time around. Because while South Carolina went for Bush by 16 points in 2004, now we’re down to single digits. Public Policy Polling shares why Obama is keeping it close… The demographics fueling Obama’s ability […]

July 16th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Cross Mark Sanford Off The Veep List

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in McCain, South Carolina, Veep, Video

The South Carolina Governor has been mentioned as a possible dark horse candidate for McCain’s right hand position, but he won’t be coming back from this one… Now, he contends he wasn’t even on McCain’s list… Sanford was later asked if he was being vetted for the VP job. He said he has not been […]

July 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

7 More Pledged Delegates Switch To Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Edwards, Iowa, Pledged Delegates, South Carolina

I talked about one of Edwards’ switchers earlier, and now 6 out of the 8 from South Carolina and 1 from Iowa have announced they’re backing Obama. They are… Daniel Boan, South Carolina Christine Brennan-Bond, South Carolina Robert Groce, South Carolina Susan Smith, South Carolina Mike Evatt, South Carolina Lauren Bilton, South Carolina Machelle Crum, […]

May 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

3 More Superdelegates For Obama Today

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hawaii, Hillary, New Mexico, South Carolina, Super Delegates!!!

That’s +7 for the day. Are the floodgates about to open? From RCP: [...] the Obama campaign has won the endorsements of Hawaii Rep. Mazie Hirono and Laurie Weahkee, a New Mexico superdelegate and lead organizer for the Native American Voters Alliance. Also, Wilber Lee Jeffcoat… Jeffcoat, a retired trucking supervisor and member of the […]

May 9th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama’s Victory Speech

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, South Carolina

If you care to watch it and haven’t yet. What’s interesting is Hillary didn’t give a speech. But Bill was speaking in Independence, Missouri and some think he basically gave her concession. Weird, eh? Conservative Rich Lowry says this on Obama’s speech Overall, a stunningly deft performance, and a moving one. It’s the best liberal […]

January 27th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama > McCain + Huckabee

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Huckabee, McCain, Republicans, South Carolina

Yes, that’s how big Obama’s win was tonight. Here are Obama’s numbers compared to the top two Republicans in South Carolina: Obama: 295,091 McCain: 147,283 Huckabee: 132,440 That’s 295,051 to 279,723. Stunning. Could Obama actually be competitive in South Carolina come election time? Some seem to think it’s at least plausible… Obama can now say […]

January 27th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Wins South Carolina 2 to 1

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Hillary, South Carolina

Yep, it’s going to happen. He has 55% to Clinton’s 27%. Again, this is a massive win. Vote totals (95% reporting): Obama: 280,836 Clinton: 134,536 Edwards: 90,486 Tweet

January 26th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Hillary And Obama Split The White Male Vote

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Gender, Hillary, South Carolina

She got 29%. He got 27%. Does Hill have a male problem? Tweet

January 26th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Bill Clinton Discounts Obama’s South Carolina Win

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Billary, South Carolina, Video

Watch the following video and ask yourself why he’s comparing Obama’s win to Jesse Jackson’s wins in 1984 and 1988. Obviously it was just because both Obama and Jesse share similar political views. It’s not about both of them being black. Not at all. Because Bill Clinton doesn’t ever play racial politics. No way, no […]

January 26th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

South Carolina Exit Polls

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in South Carolina

Here are the number, courtesy of ABC: African-Americans: Obama 81%, Clinton 17%, Edwards 1% African-American women: Obama 82%, Clinton 17%, Edwards 0% Whites: Edwards 39%, Clinton 36%, Obama 24% Edwards winning white men, Clinton white women. Economy clear top issue. ABC News: Preliminary exit poll results indicate a very large turnout among women and African-American […]

January 26th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »