Tuesday, August 12, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

CAMPAIGN
  • Iowa Poll Released by Rasmussen Reports: Barack Obama 46%, John McCain 41% (Transworldnews)
  • State by State Poll Tracker from CQ Politics
  • McCains coming to New Jersey on Tuesday (NY Newsday) McCain hopes to appeal to the 2.2 million unaffiliated registered voters. There are 1.7 million registered Democrats and 1 million Republicans.

LOCAL INDEPENDENT NEWS
2008 Election Forecast: Oregon Independents are the Wild Cards (CQ Politics) The wild card is the state’s large number of independent voters. While Democrats made up 43 percent of the state’s registered voters at the end of April and 33 percent were Republicans, 20 percent were unaffiliated.

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