Final gallop poll: Obama leads by 10 points!

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    PRINCETON, NJ -- The final Gallup 2008 pre-election poll -- based on Oct. 31-Nov. 2 Gallup Poll Daily tracking -- shows Barack Obama with a 53% to 42% advantage over John McCain among likely voters. When undecided voters are allocated proportionately to the two candidates to better approximate the actual vote, the estimate becomes 55% for Obama to 44% for McCain.

    The trend data clearly show Obama ending the campaign with an upward movement in support, with eight to 11 percentage point leads among likely voters in Gallup's last four reports of data extending back to Oct. 28. Obama's final leads among both registered voters and likely voters are the largest of the campaign.
     
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    Obama leads McCain by eight points nationally among likely voters, 51 to 43 percent, which is down three points from his 53-to-42 lead in the poll nearly two weeks ago.

    To put Obama’s eight-point edge into perspective, the final NBC/WSJ survey before the 2004 presidential election had President Bush with a slim one-point lead over John Kerry, 48 to 47 percent.

    Bush went on to win that election, 51 to 48 percent.

    Poll: Obama holds significant lead - Decision '08
     
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    I dont think they can cheat enough to win this time.
     
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    Not with the Dems in power in Ohio, and Charlie Crist mad at McCain in Florida.
     
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    I think Charlie Crist is also a really decent guy as politicians go.
     

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