Behind the Numbers: dc


Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/13/2010

The D.C. mayoral ground game

As the mayoral campaigns ramp up their get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts before Tuesday's primary, the Washington Post poll shows the cold fact that it's hard to translate those efforts into votes. Mayor Adrian Fenty is trailing, but not for lack of effort: in the Post poll, out two weeks ago, half...

By Kyle Dropp  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C., D.C., D.C., D.C. | Tags:  GOTV, contact, d.c. mayoral race, fenty, gray, primary, voting

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 09/02/2010

Going negative in the D.C. mayoral

In candidate forums, televised ads and grassroots efforts, the leading mayoral campaigns have gone negative - something D.C. voters noticed even before the recent volleys - according to a new Washington Post poll. In the Post poll, taken before the mayor adopted a new underdog approach, Democratic voters divided about...

By Kyle Dropp  |  02:09 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C., D.C. | Tags:  attack ads, dc, fenty, gray, issues, mayoral campaign, negative campaigning, voting