Exit Polls in NJ and VA: Obama Popular, But Not a Factor
From Marc Ambinder: First things first: even in a year when the composition of the electorate is dramatically different than the 2008 presidential election, President Obama'...
From Marc Ambinder:
First things first: even in a year when the composition of the electorate is dramatically different than the 2008 presidential election, President Obama's approval rating in Virginia is 51% among voters surveyed. In New Jersey, it's 57%. Fewer than half of voters for Bob McDonnell, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in VA, say they voted to send a message to Obama. About 38% of voters for Chris Christie, the New Jersey GOPer, tried to send a message, too. 38% of CreighDeeds voters said their vote for the Democrat was to support Obama.
Last year, Obama took 57% of the vote in New Jersey and 53% of the vote in Virginia.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
States May Downshift Regulations for Driverless Cars2 hours ago
Court: Ohio Illegally Removed Voters From Rolls8 hours ago
Kansas Governor Pulls Plug on Quarterly Economic Report9 hours ago
A National Model for Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline9 hours ago
Moody's Downgrades Chicago Schools Further Into Junk Status9 hours ago
When It Comes to Waste, San Francisco Isn't As Green As It Thinks9 hours ago