That puts the Republican's lead beyond the margin of error.
The survey was taken from last Friday to Sunday, after the Republican National Convention, and indicates the Minnesota gathering gave him a substantial bounce.
Obama had a seven-point advantage following the Democratic convention the week before.
The addition of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to the Republican ticket prompted 29 percent of the voters surveyed to say they were more likely to vote for McCain.
I only think its going to get better
In the new poll, taken Friday through Sunday, McCain leads Obama by 54%-44% among those seen as most likely to vote. The survey of 1,022 adults, including 959 registered voters, has a margin of error of +/— 3 points for both samples.
its strange they have two polls
McCain leads Obama by 54%-44% among those seen as most likely to vote
McCain leads Democrat Barack Obama by 50%-46% among registered voters
USA Today, Gallup Poll: John McCain, Sarah Palin Take Ten Point Lead
Edited by Caesar, 08 September 2008 - 06:56 AM.