Sunday, September 07, 2008
McCain-Palin Now On Top In Polls
A series of polls taken following the Republican National Convention show that Sen. John McCain has closed the gap and taken a lead over Sen. Barack Obama, who some polls suggested was leading by as much as 8 percentage points following the Democratic National Convention. A USA Today/Gallup poll shows McCain leading Obama 54%-44%, his biggest lead in any polls to date. Zogby has McCain up 49.7%-47.1% over Obama post-convention. The Gallup Tracking poll has McCain up 3 points, 48%-45%, and Rasmussen's tracking poll has the two tied at 48%. McCain leads the Real Clear Politics average by 1%, or 46.7%-45.7%.