Daily Breakdown: State Polls Show Obama Ahead, National Polls Show A Tight Race
October 31, 2012

The split between the popular vote and the Electoral College isn't as simple as Ohio.

Don't Judge Strategy From Spending
October 31, 2012

Instead, follow the polls and the candidates.

How Sandy Changed The Campaign
October 30, 2012

How will Sandy affect the election? That depends partly on whether you think voters were still making up their minds.

Why Florida Remains So Close
October 29, 2012

Romney can't make outsized gains in a state where McCain did relatively well, allowing demographic changes to keep Obama in the game.

Ohio 2012
October 29, 2012

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The Latest Campaign Spending Increases and What They Mean for the Race
October 29, 2012

Romney is pouring money into Iowa and Wisconsin—and Obama isn't matching him.

Daily Breakdown: PPP Polls Show Obama Ahead In Ohio and Florida
October 29, 2012

Obama has a strong polling weekend.

A Desperate, Deceptive Gambit for Romney in Ohio
October 28, 2012

Didn't think Romney could get any more dishonest? Wait til you hear what he's doing in Ohio.

Daily Breakdown: New Polls Provide A Different Take On Virginia And Ohio
October 28, 2012

The need for additional polls was waning over the last few days. The state of the race and pollster house effects have been stable for so long that the results of the next poll can usually be predicted just by knowing the state and the firm. But last night, two less-frequent yet strong pollsters surveyed their home turf and added a different take on two crucial states.   Plenty of surveys have found a one or two point race in Ohio, but with one exception since the first presidential debate, live interview surveys contacting cell phones have shown Obama leading by 3 to 5 points in Ohio.

2004 And The Possibility Of A Shift In Ohio
October 27, 2012

Kerry led in Ohio at this point four years ago.