Posts tagged "polls"

Census Totally Screws Dems, Not Just In Illinois

Like a number of “blue” states, it appears people are fleeing Illinois like it was on fire and heading to states with questionable school board decisions, warmer climates and compelling roadside tourist attractions. As a result, Illinois stands to lose one House seat to the Bible belt; we’ll be divided into 18 House districts instead... Read more »

Rahm Buys Space on Drudge?

I was pleasantly surprised to be greeted by a poll about my thoughts on the Rahm Emanuel residency issue this morning on the Drudge Report as opposed to the ads for gold or terrifying Photoshops of Nancy Pelosi. I wouldn’t lite to you, obviously, mostly because I’m honored that a candidate would go that far... Read more »

Hot Damn! The First Mayoral Poll...

Somebody better figure out quick how to convince a number of minority-coalition candidates to back off their bid, otherwise Emanuel is going to run away with this thing. A poll conducted for Chicago Teamsters Joint Council 25 in the upcoming Chicago mayoral race shows former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel far ahead of... Read more »

Brady Now Above 50 Despite Himself, Mark Kirk

In politics, the magic number is nearly always 50% or a 15 point margin, because it means no matter how badly you f*** up in the last month of the campaign, you’ve got enough of a lead over your opponent that it doesn’t matter. Leave it to Bill Brady to blow a lead like that... Read more »

Ridiculously Early Poll Puts Rahm In Lead For Mayor

A polling company I’m not familiar with and, for all I know, could be run out of a basement by seventeen-year-olds in between rounds of Dungeons and Dragons (don’t laugh, I used to play it), decided to robo-poll 2,365 Chicago denizens last night to see who they prefer to replace “Da Mayor” (professional title, I’m... Read more »