Bush's two-point convention bounce is one of the smallest registered in Gallup polling history, along with Hubert Humphrey's two-point bounce following the 1968 Democratic convention, George McGovern's zero-point bounce following the 1972 Democratic convention, and Kerry's "negative bounce" of one point among registered voters earlier this year. Bush's bounce is the smallest an incumbent president has received.
Tuesday, September 07, 2004
Who cares about polls?
Why isn't the The CNN/USA Today/Gallup post-Republican convention poll -- "the first national poll conducted entirely after the completion of that convention" -- getting any more play in today's papers? I was alerted to this in the blogosphere, namely at New Donkey and Donkey Rising, which have good commentary. One of many illuminating conclusions:
Posted by David at 9:50 AM