Presidential Race Maps Writing on the Wall
Our innovative presidential election maps offer a snapshot of where things stand and where they are headed in the state-by-state hunt for electoral votes. Armed with public opinion polls, the history and demographics of each state, knowledge of the nation’s geographic and cultural diversity, and common sense and intuition, political director Maurice Berger offers continuous updates and a blog (below map) on the state of the presidential race. Today’s Map Today monitors its current status. Tomorrow’s Map Today charts its momentum in the coming days or weeks. And Election Day Today records the actual outcome of the 2012 presidential race.
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Roll over a state for poll averages, click for commentary.
Basemap
AL
9
AK
3
AZ
11
AR
6
CA
55
CO
9
CT
7
DE
3
DC
3
FL
29
GA
16
HI
4
ID
4
IL
20
IN
11
IA
6
KS
6
KY
8
LA
8
ME
3
MD
10
MA
11
MI
16
MN
10
MS
6
MO
10
MT
3
NE
5
NV
6
NH
4
NJ
14
NM
5
NY
29
NC
15
ND
3
OH
18
OK
7
OR
7
PA
20
RI
4
SC
9
SD
3
TN
11
TX
38
UT
6
VT
3
VA
13
WV
5
WI
10
WY
3
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270 Needed to Win.

Toss Up
Total 0
Unclear Too close to call 0
Barack Obama (Democrat)
Total 303
Democratic Safe 217
Leaning_democratic Leaning 86
Republican (Republican)
Total 235
Republican Safe 191
Leaning_republican Leaning 44
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NY TIMES Poll: Four Southern Senate Race Close

Posted Apr 24, 2014 at 8:35 AM by Maurice Berger

Surveys conducted by The New York Times suggest close US Senate races in three of four southern states:


Arkansas: Sen. Mark Pryor (D) 46%, Tom Cotton (R) 36%

Kentucky: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) 44%, Alison Lundergran Grimes (D) 43%

Louisiana: Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) 42%, Bill Cassidy (R) 18%

 

North Carolina: Sen. Kay Hagan (D) 42%, Thom Tillis (R) 40%

Why Are Poor Americans Poor?

Posted Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 AM by Maurice Berger

A new pol by HuffPost/YouGov reports that 44% of Americans believe that poor people are poor largely because of a lack of opportunities, while only 30% said it's predominantly because of their individual failings

TX Governor: Is It Close Or A GOP Romp?

Posted Apr 22, 2014 at 9:04 AM by Maurice Berger

While a number of polls report a considerably closer race, a new survey byTexas Tech  shows Republican Greg Abbott with a huge lead over potential DDemocratic challenger Wendy Davis in the race for governor, 54% to 25%

 

 

KS US Senate: GOP Incumbent Holding Strongl

Posted Apr 21, 2014 at 8:16 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Rasmussen in Kansas reports that incumbent Republican  US Sen. Pat Roberts holds a significant lead over potential Democratic challenger Kathleen Sebelius, 54% to 37%.

Republican Ahead In TX Gubernatorial Race

Posted Apr 17, 2014 at 12:47 PM by Maurice Berger

A new survey Public Policy Polling in Texas reports that Republican Greg Abbott leads Democrat Wendy Davis in the race for governor by double-digits, 51% to 37%.

FL Insiders Think Bush Will Run In 2016

Posted Apr 16, 2014 at 8:29 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Florida Insider of 120 of the state's "most plugged in politicos" finds that 74% think former GOP Gov. Jeb Bush will run for president in 2016 but just 32% think Sen. Marco Rubio will do so.

NH US Senate: Democratic Incumbent Ahead

Posted Apr 15, 2014 at 9:50 PM by Maurice Berger

 

A new survey by Public Policy Polling in New Hampshire reports that incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen lead Republican challenger Scott Brown in the U.S. Senate race, 49% to 41%. Another survey by WMUR also shows Shaheen leading 45% to 39%.

Control of US Senate: A Red Flag For Democrats In NC?

Posted Apr 11, 2014 at 7:48 AM by Maurice Berger

A new SurveyUSA poll in North Carolina reports that Democratic US Sen. Kay Hagan now trails all five possible Republicans she might face in her re-election race this year. In this must win state for Democrats, are Hagan's numbers a red flag?

Majority Question Bridgate Internal Investigation

Posted Apr 10, 2014 at 8:55 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press n New Jersey reports that 52% believe that the newly released internal probe into GOP Gov. Chris Christie's administration and the Bridgegate scandal was intended to "to help Chris Christie's reputation." 

Majority Believes That All Politicians Are Corrupt

Posted Apr 09, 2014 at 9:21 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Reason-Rupe reports that 75% of Americans think all politicians are "corrupted" by campaign donations and lobbyists. 

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