Post-Palin polling

American Research Group


USA Today/Gallup


CBS News


CNN/Opinion Research




Gallup tracking


Rasmussen tracking (w/leaners)


Between Hurricane Gustave and Hurricane Sarah, I doubt McCain is going to get much if any convention bounce.

The latest Frank Luntz focus group, as reported by Joe Klein, suggests that Palin is playing very badly with undecided voters.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: