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McCain Wins South Dakota

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, South Dakota

NBC just called it. Again, the landslide scenario isn’t happening…yet. Still…it…is…over. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Could Obama Get South Dakota?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Polls, South Dakota

Check out this exit polling… – John McCain leads men by 19% in ND, but trails among them by 1% in SD – McCain leads women by 7% in ND, but trails among them by 4% in SD – McCain leads Indies by 6% in ND, but trails them by 8% in SD Now that […]

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Former South Dakota GOP Senator Backs Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Republicans, South Dakota

First Colin Powell endorses. Then, the former Republican governors of Massachusetts and Minnesota backed Obama. This time it’s Larry Pressler, the first Vietnam vet to ever win a senate seat. And from a decidedly red state at that. From Politico: Pressler, who said that in addition to casting an absentee ballot for Obama he’d donated […]

October 27th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Rasmussen: McCain Leads By 4 In South Dakota

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

McCain – 47% Obama – 43% I shared some surprising numbers recently that showed Obama leading by 5 in Montana and the two candidates tied in North Dakota…states that went for Bush in 2004 by 20 and 28 points respectively. Now another state that broke for Bush by 20+ points is seen as a potential […]

July 15th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Clinton Wins South Dakota

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, South Dakota

The networks just called it. She’ll probably get a double digit victory, around 15 points or so. Earlier, Drudge had claimed Clinton’s people were predicting a 25 point victory. As I’ve pointed out earlier, Obama was never meant to win this contest, but he’ll most likely win Montana. Regardless of the outcomes tonight, and unfortunately […]

June 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Drudge Claims Clintons Expect 25 Point Win In South Dakota

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, South Dakota

Yesterday I wrote about the false meme that Obama somehow had South Dakota tied up. Today we’re seeing the “Wow, Hillary could win this big” meme starting to take shape. Let’s review the facts again. A poll in late March/early April showed Obama with a 12 point lead, but 20% were still undecided. The only […]

June 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Was Obama Supposed To Win South Dakota?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, South Dakota

A meme has started that has the potential to hurt Obama tomorrow given that he was supposed to win South Dakota…at least according to PoliticalWire. So how did this start? Well, there was a poll conducted in late March/early April by Dakota Wesleyan University that found Obama leading Hillary by 12 points (46 to 34). […]

June 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 16 Comments »