Behind the Numbers: voting


Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Poll watcher: Romney leads Gingrich in Florida

Romney leads Gingrich by 38 to 29 percent in the Florida Republican primary contest, according to a Quinnipiac University poll.

By Scott Clement  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 polls, GOP nomination, Voting, Republican Party | Tags:  2012 polls, GOP nomination, Republican Party, Voting

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 10/25/2010

Poll: early voters backing O'Malley by 3 to 1 margin

Fully 16 percent of Marylanders say they will cast their ballot before the November 2 general election, taking advantage of new early voting rules across the state. These voters back Gov. Martin O'Malley over Bob Ehrlich by a wide 3 to 1 margin, according to the new Washington Post poll....

By Kyle Dropp  |  02:17 PM ET, 10/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls, Polls, Polls | Tags:  absentee, early voting, ehrlich, maryland, o'malley

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