Monday, August 04, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

INDEPENDENT VOTERS
  • MISSOURI: Picking for the Parties (Columbia Tribune) There’s plenty to draw Republicans and Democrats to the polls for Tuesday’s primary election. And under Missouri law, independent voters can pick up a ballot, too.
  • MICHIGAN: Primary doesn't lack for intrigue (Times Herald)

CAMPAIGN
  • Why McCain is still in it (LA Times) But neither McCain nor Obama can be considered a generic candidate, because both enjoy strong appeal among independent voters.
  • Parties sense changes in the political winds here (Kalamazoo Gazette) 40 percent of independent voters told Pew they lean Democratic, compared with 27 percent who lean Republican and 33 percent who say they have no leanings either way.

SWING VOTE
‘Swing Vote’ is a big miss (Philadlelphia Metro) While he's busy raising his socially conscious, stereotypically spunky daughter, Molly (Madeline Carroll) all by his lonesome, a series of unlikely events leads to Bud becoming the ultimate swing voter: A voting machine's malfunction has left the outcome of the presidential race squarely on his red neck.

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