Poll Vault

Posted October 8, 2008 at 5:27pm

Connecticut

4th district

New

Rep. Christopher Shays (R) 41%
Jim Himes (D) 31%
Sacred Heart University/WSHU-TV poll of 400 likely voters taken Sept. 22-25. It had a 4.9-point margin of error.

Previous

Shays 45%
Himes 45%
Feldman Group (D) poll of 500 likely voters taken Sept. 17-18 for Himes. It had a 4.4-point margin of error.

Michigan

7th district

New

Mark Schauer (D) 46%
Rep. Tim Walberg (R) 36%
Myers Research & Strategic Services poll of 500 likely voters taken Oct. 5-6 for Schauer. It had a 4.4-point margin of error.

Previous

Schauer 42%
Walberg 36%
Myers Research & Strategic Services poll of 500 likely voters taken Sept. 24-25 for Schauer. It had a 4.4-point margin of error.

Minnesota

Senate

New

Al Franken (D) 41%
Sen. Norm Coleman (R) 37%
Dean Barkley (Independence) 14%
Minnesota Public Radio-Humphrey Institute poll of 418 likely voters taken Oct. 3-5. It had a 4.8-point margin of error.

Previous

Franken 43%
Coleman 34%
Barkley 18%
Princeton Survey Research Associates poll of 1,084 likely voters taken Sept. 30-Oct. 2 for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. It had a 3.9-point margin of error.

New Jersey

Senate

New

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D) 50%
Dick Zimmer (R) 34%
Fairleigh Dickinson University poll of 760 likely voters conducted Sept. 29-Oct. 5. It had a 3.6-point margin of error.

Previous

Lautenberg 48%
Zimmer 41%
Strategic Vision (R) poll of 800 likely voters conducted Sept. 26-28. It had a 3.5-point margin of error.

Ohio

1st district

New

Steve Driehaus (D) 46%
Rep. Steve Chabot (R) 44%
Research 2000 poll of 400 likely voters conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 1 for the Daily Kos (D) Web site. It had a 4.9-point margin of error.

Previous

Chabot 46%
Driehaus 44%
SurveyUSA poll of 645 likely voters conducted Sept. 19-21 for Roll Call. It had a 3.9-point margin of error.

16th district

New

John Boccieri (D) 48%
Kirk Schuring (R) 38%
Research 2000 poll of 400 likely voters taken Sept. 30-Oct. 1 for the Daily Kos (D) Web site. It had a 4.9-point margin of error.

Previous

Boccieri 49%
Schuring 41%
SurveyUSA poll of 635 voters taken Sept. 19-21 for Roll Call. It had a 4-point margin of error.

Virginia

5th district

New

Rep. Virgil Goode (R) 57%
Tom Perriello (D) 40%
SurveyUSA poll of 680 likely voters conducted Oct. 6-7 for WDBJ-TV in Roanoke and WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. It had a 3.8-point margin of error.

Previous

Goode 64%
Perriello 30%
SurveyUSA poll of 615 likely voters conducted Aug. 10-12 for WDBJ-TV in Roanoke and WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. It had a 3.9-point margin of error.