Tag: Demographics

Obama takes the lead in Swing States with early voting

The strategy to get your people to the polls early and avoid all of those last minute problems was brilliant. From TPM: • In Florida, Public Policy Polling (D) has Obama up 56%-42% among early voters, with an estimated 56% of the total likely vote now cast. McCain is ahead 54%-43% with the rest, for an overall top-line of Obama 50%, McCain 48%. • In Nevada, Public Policy Polling (D) has Obama up 57%-43% among early voters, with an estimated 71% of the total likely vote already cast. McCain is up 57%-38% among the remaining votes, for an overall top-line result

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America, Not As Black As People Imagine

A recent New York Times survey shows Senator Barack Obama leading Senator John McCain by 45 percent to 39 percent. Okay, no surprise. But in reading the polling data, one question did stand out. People were asked what percentage of the country was black. The Census Bureau reports that in 2006, 12.8 percent of the American public was black. That number added up to about 38.3 million people. In the New York Times survey, 32 percent of all people said America was between 20 and 30 percent black. An additional 32 percent said the black population was between 30 and 40

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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