Behind the Numbers: 2010


Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 11/10/2010

New exit poll numbers! (Oy.)

Final updated exit poll numbers now available, giving you a whole new set of numbers to memorize.

By Jon Cohen  |  11:23 AM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Exit polls | Tags:  2010, election, exit polls, midterms

Posted at 01:48 AM ET, 11/03/2010

Exit poll: big shift among independents

2010 2008 president National House GOP +19 Dem +8 California Sen. GOP +4 Dem +33 Kentucky Sen. GOP +16 GOP +20 Nevada Senate GOP +4 Dem +13 Ohio Senate GOP +39 Dem +8 Penn. Senate GOP +10 Dem +17 W. VA. Senate Dem +7 GOP +19 Wisc. Senate GOP...

By Jon Cohen  |  01:48 AM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Exit polls | Tags:  election 2010, exit polls

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 10/25/2010

Poll: O'Malley holds sizable 54-40 lead over Ehrlich

In the new Washington Post poll, Governor Martin O'Malley holds a commanding 54-40 lead in his rematch against Bob Ehrlich among likely voters, about the same as a month ago. Here are some highlights among subgroups: Ehrlich leads O'Malley by a slim 50-44 margin among whites, while nearly nine in...

By Kyle Dropp  |  12:45 PM ET, 10/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Maryland, Maryland | Tags:  ehrlich, election 2010, governor, local polls, maryland, o'malley

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Poll: two thirds haven't heard of Pledge to America

News of Republican congressional candidates' "Pledge to America" has not broken though, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Only about a third of Americans are familiar with the new GOP document; fully two-thirds express no knowledge of the conservative framework that proposes to reduce the size of government...

By Kyle Dropp  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Congress, Congress, Congress, Congress | Tags:  Congress, election 2010, gingrich, midterms, pledge to ameica, republicans

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 09/10/2010

Obama bringing needed change?

At his news conference this morning, President Obama expressed frustration about not being "able to create a greater spirit of cooperation in Washington." It's a complaint shared by most Americans. Fewer today say the commander-in-chief has brought needed change than at any time in his presidency, according to the new...

By Kyle Dropp  |  11:41 AM ET, 09/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Barack Obama, Barack Obama, Barack Obama | Tags:  Obama, election 2010, independents, needed change, news conference