rowspan=2 Align="Center">8/18-24/08 3.1% Republican 37% Democrat 44% neither 7% McCain 44% Obama 44% Nader 4% Opinion Research 8/23-24/08 3.3% Barr 2% McKinney 1% McCain 47% Obama 47% McCain 45% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/21-23/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/21-23/08 2% McCain 45% Obama 48% other 1% USA Today / Gallup 8/21-23/08 3.5% LV McCain 43% Obama 47% other 1% 3.2% RV McCain 41% Obama 49% other 1% 3.1% McCain 44% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/20-22/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/20-22/08 2% McCain 45% Obama 49% other <1% TNS 8/19-22/08 2.9% LV McCain 42% Obama 48% Nader 3% Barr 3% other 1% McCain 43% Obama 49% other <1% RV McCain 40% Obama 47% Nader 4% Barr 4% other 1% McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/19-21/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/19-21/08 2% McCain 44% Obama 45% other 2% Gallup 8/18-20/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/18-20/08 2% McCain 39% Obama 42% Opinion Dynamics 8/19-20/08 3.3% McCain 43% Clinton 46% McCain 38% Obama 39% other 4% Economist / YouGov 8/18-20/08 4% McCain 43% Obama 45% other 2% Gallup 8/17-19/08 2% McCain 45% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/17-19/08 2% McCain 42% Obama 45% other 1% CBS News / New York Times 8/15-19/08 3.3% McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/16-18/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/16-18/08 2% McCain 41% Obama 42% Nader 4% Interviewing Service of America, Inc 8/15-18/08 2.8% Barr 1% McKinney <1% other 1% McCain 43% Obama 45% other 2% McCain 39% Obama 44% Nader 4% Hart / Newhouse 8/15-18/08 3.1% Barr 3% McCain 42% Obama 45% McCain 43% Clinton 49% McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/15-17/08 2% McCain 45% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/15-17/08 2% McCain 42% Obama 47% other 2% Quinnipiac 8/12-17/08 2.5% Republican 34% Democrat 46% McCain 51% Obama 35% other 2.7% Winthrop Univ. of Southern Voters 8/7-17/08 3% McCain 45% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/14-16/08 2% McCain 45% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/14-16/08 2% McCain 44% Obama 39% Barr 3% Zogby International 8/14-16/08 3% Nader 2% other 3% McCain 46% Obama 41% other 3% McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/13-15/08 2% McCain 45% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/13-15/08 2% McCain 40% Obama 43% Barr (L) 6% Zogby Interactive 8/12-14/08 1.7% Nader (I) 2% McCain 42% Obama 44% McCain 44% Obama 44% other 1% Gallup 8/12-14/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/12-14/08 2% McCain 47% Obama 46% Tarrance Group (R) / Lake Research Partners (D) 8/10-14/08 3.1% McCain 39% Obama 47% Nader 4% Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D) 8/12-14/08 3.1% Barr 2% other 2% McCain 45% Obama 46% Nader 2% In Battleground States Only Barr 1% other 2% McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/11-13/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/11-13/08 2% McCain 40% Obama 41% other 4% Economist / YouGov 8/11-13/08 4% McCain 42% Obama 48% other 1% Gallup 8/10-12/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/10-12/08 2% McCain 42% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/9-11/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/9-11/08 2% McCain 42% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/8-10/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/8-10/08 2% McCain 43% Obama 46% Pew Research Center 7/31-8/10/08 2.5% McCain 33.6% Obama 38.1% Nader (I) 1.6% Zogby International 8/7-10/08 2.9% Barr (L) 1.2% Keyes (AI) 0.7% McKinney (G) 0.2% Baldwin (C) 0.1% write-in 0.4% other 2.5% McCain 38% Obama 45% Nader (I) 1% Gallup 8/7-10/08 3.3% Barr (L) 1% McKinney (G) <0.5% Clinton (D) 1% other 1% McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/7-9/08 2% McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/7-9/08 2% McCain 38% Obama 43% IBD/TIPP 8/4-9/08 3.2% McCain 42% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/6-8/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/6-8/08 2% McCain 38% Obama 47% Barr 2% Harris Interactive 8/1-7/08 2% Nader 3% other 3% McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/5-7/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/5-7/08 2% McCain 27% Obama 38% neither 22% Sacred Heart Univ. 7/28-8/7/08 3.5% McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/4-6/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/4-6/08 2% McCain 39% Obama 42% other 4% Economist / YouGov 8/4-6/08 4% McCain 44% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/3-5/08 2% McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/3-5/08 2% McCain 39% Obama 45% other 1% CBS News 7/31-8/5/08 3.5% McCain 43% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/2-4/08 2% McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/2-4/08 2% McCain 41% Obama 44% Barr (L) 3% Time Magazine/ ABT SRBI 7/31-8/4/08 3% Nader (I) 3% McCain 41% Obama 46% other 3% McCain 38% Obama 47% Barr (L) 2% Ipsos Public Affairs 7/31-8/4/08 3.1% Nader (I) 4% McCain 41% Obama 48% McCain 41% Obama 47% Barr (L) 2% 3.4% RV Nader (I) 3% McCain 42% Obama 48% McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/1-3/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/1-3/08 2% McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 7/31-8/2/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 7/31-8/2/08 2% McCain 44% Obama 44% other 2% Gallup 7/30-8/1/08 2% McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 7/30-8/1/08 2% McCain 42% Obama 41% Barr (L) 2% Zogby International 7/31-8/1/08 3.1% Nader (I) 2%
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2008 National Presidential Polls
from August of 2008

Last Updated on October 25, 2008
Race Republican Democrat Others Pollster Dates MoE
President McCain 39% Obama 43% Nader 2% Knowledge Networks 8/27-9/5/08 2.4%
Barr 1%
other 3%
McCain 43% Obama 49% other <1% Gallup 8/31-9/2/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 51% Rasmussen Reports 8/31-9/2/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 50% other <1% Gallup 8/30-9/1/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 49% Rasmussen Reports 8/30-9/1/08 2%
McCain 43% Obama 49% American Research Group 8/30-9/1/08 2.8%
McCain 43% Obama 49% other <1% Gallup 8/29-8/31/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 49% Rasmussen Reports 8/29-31/08 2%
McCain 43% Obama 50% other 1% USA Today / Gallup 8/30-31/08 2.3% RV
McCain 44% Obama 46% Nader (I) 4% Opinion Research 8/29-31/08 3%
Barr (L) 2%
McKinney (G) 1%
McCain 48% Obama 49%
McCain 40% Obama 48% other 1% CBS News / New York Times 8/29-31/08 3.5%
McCain 42% Obama 50% other 1% w/ Lean
McCain 39% Obama 48% Diageo/Hotline 8/29-31/08 3.5%
McCain 37% Obama 47% neither 4%
McCain 42% Obama 48% other <1% Gallup 8/28-30/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 49% Rasmussen Reports 8/28-30/08 2%
McCain 43% Obama 44% Barr (L) 5% Zogby Interactive 8/29-30/08 2.2%
Nader (I) 2%
McCain 45% Obama 47%
McCain 41% Obama 49% other 1% Gallup 8/27-29/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 49% Rasmussen Reports 8/27-29/08 2%
McCain 41% Obama 49% other 1% Gallup 8/26-28/08 2%
McCain 47% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/26-28/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 48% other 1% Gallup 8/25-27/08 2%
McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/25-27/08 2%
McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/24-26/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/24-26/08 2%
McCain 36% Obama 41% other 2% Economist / YouGov 8/25-26/08 4%
McCain 46% Obama 44% other 1% Gallup 8/23-25/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/23-25/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/22-24/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/22-24/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 45% Barr (L) 4% Zogby Interactive 8/23-24/08 2.1%
McKinney (G) 1%
Nader (I) 1%
McCain 44% Obama 46%
McCain 40% Obama 44% Diageo/Hotline 8/18-24/08 3.1%
Republican 37% Democrat 44% neither 7%
McCain 44% Obama 44% Nader 4% Opinion Research 8/23-24/08 3.3%
Barr 2%
McKinney 1%
McCain 47% Obama 47%
McCain 45% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/21-23/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/21-23/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 48% other 1% USA Today / Gallup 8/21-23/08 3.5% LV
McCain 43% Obama 47% other 1% 3.2% RV
McCain 41% Obama 49% other 1% 3.1%
McCain 44% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/20-22/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/20-22/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 49% other <1% TNS 8/19-22/08 2.9% LV
McCain 42% Obama 48% Nader 3%
Barr 3%
other 1%
McCain 43% Obama 49% other <1% RV
McCain 40% Obama 47% Nader 4%
Barr 4%
other 1%
McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/19-21/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/19-21/08 2%
McCain 44% Obama 45% other 2% Gallup 8/18-20/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/18-20/08 2%
McCain 39% Obama 42% Opinion Dynamics 8/19-20/08 3.3%
McCain 43% Clinton 46%
McCain 38% Obama 39% other 4% Economist / YouGov 8/18-20/08 4%
McCain 43% Obama 45% other 2% Gallup 8/17-19/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/17-19/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 45% other 1% CBS News / New York Times 8/15-19/08 3.3%
McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/16-18/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/16-18/08 2%
McCain 41% Obama 42% Nader 4% Interviewing Service of America, Inc 8/15-18/08 2.8%
Barr 1%
McKinney <1%
other 1%
McCain 43% Obama 45% other 2%
McCain 39% Obama 44% Nader 4% Hart / Newhouse 8/15-18/08 3.1%
Barr 3%
McCain 42% Obama 45%
McCain 43% Clinton 49%
McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/15-17/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/15-17/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 47% other 2% Quinnipiac 8/12-17/08 2.5%
Republican 34% Democrat 46%
McCain 51% Obama 35% other 2.7% Winthrop Univ. of Southern Voters 8/7-17/08 3%
McCain 45% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/14-16/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/14-16/08 2%
McCain 44% Obama 39% Barr 3% Zogby International 8/14-16/08 3%
Nader 2%
other 3%
McCain 46% Obama 41% other 3%
McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 8/13-15/08 2%
McCain 45% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/13-15/08 2%
McCain 40% Obama 43% Barr (L) 6% Zogby Interactive 8/12-14/08 1.7%
Nader (I) 2%
McCain 42% Obama 44%
McCain 44% Obama 44% other 1% Gallup 8/12-14/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/12-14/08 2%
McCain 47% Obama 46% Tarrance Group (R) / Lake Research Partners (D) 8/10-14/08 3.1%
McCain 39% Obama 47% Nader 4% Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D) 8/12-14/08 3.1%
Barr 2%
other 2%
McCain 45% Obama 46% Nader 2% In Battleground States Only
Barr 1%
other 2%
McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/11-13/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/11-13/08 2%
McCain 40% Obama 41% other 4% Economist / YouGov 8/11-13/08 4%
McCain 42% Obama 48% other 1% Gallup 8/10-12/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/10-12/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/9-11/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/9-11/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/8-10/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 48% Rasmussen Reports 8/8-10/08 2%
McCain 43% Obama 46% Pew Research Center 7/31-8/10/08 2.5%
McCain 33.6% Obama 38.1% Nader (I) 1.6% Zogby International 8/7-10/08 2.9%
Barr (L) 1.2%
Keyes (AI) 0.7%
McKinney (G) 0.2%
Baldwin (C) 0.1%
write-in 0.4%
other 2.5%
McCain 38% Obama 45% Nader (I) 1% Gallup 8/7-10/08 3.3%
Barr (L) 1%
McKinney (G) <0.5%
Clinton (D) 1%
other 1%
McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/7-9/08 2%
McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/7-9/08 2%
McCain 38% Obama 43% IBD/TIPP 8/4-9/08 3.2%
McCain 42% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/6-8/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/6-8/08 2%
McCain 38% Obama 47% Barr 2% Harris Interactive 8/1-7/08 2%
Nader 3%
other 3%
McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/5-7/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/5-7/08 2%
McCain 27% Obama 38% neither 22% Sacred Heart Univ. 7/28-8/7/08 3.5%
McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/4-6/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/4-6/08 2%
McCain 39% Obama 42% other 4% Economist / YouGov 8/4-6/08 4%
McCain 44% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/3-5/08 2%
McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/3-5/08 2%
McCain 39% Obama 45% other 1% CBS News 7/31-8/5/08 3.5%
McCain 43% Obama 47% other 1% Gallup 8/2-4/08 2%
McCain 47% Obama 46% Rasmussen Reports 8/2-4/08 2%
McCain 41% Obama 44% Barr (L) 3% Time Magazine/ ABT SRBI 7/31-8/4/08 3%
Nader (I) 3%
McCain 41% Obama 46% other 3%
McCain 38% Obama 47% Barr (L) 2% Ipsos Public Affairs 7/31-8/4/08 3.1%
Nader (I) 4%
McCain 41% Obama 48%
McCain 41% Obama 47% Barr (L) 2% 3.4% RV
Nader (I) 3%
McCain 42% Obama 48%
McCain 43% Obama 46% other 1% Gallup 8/1-3/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 8/1-3/08 2%
McCain 44% Obama 45% other 1% Gallup 7/31-8/2/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 7/31-8/2/08 2%
McCain 44% Obama 44% other 2% Gallup 7/30-8/1/08 2%
McCain 46% Obama 47% Rasmussen Reports 7/30-8/1/08 2%
McCain 42% Obama 41% Barr (L) 2% Zogby International 7/31-8/1/08 3.1%
Nader (I) 2%
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(G) = Green Party
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