Writing in Forbes, pollster John Zogby notes that President Obama will have a more difficult time capturing the youth vote ("First Globals") this time around because... hard times and the growing libertarian leanings of young voters will make them a more difficult target than four years ago.While Zogby predicts that a majority of these voters will still cast ballots for Obama, he sees their turn-out being depressed, and a potentially significant minority defecting to.
Last week Zogby showed Obama 44%, Romney $3%, Johnson 2%.Now, IOBPE (formerly IOBPE Zogby) shows Romney 46%, Obama 43%, Johnson 4%.A lot of progress in one week. Read Post
Most of his voters, Zogby says, are coming from Romney at this point:Adding a third-party candidate, Libertarian nominee Gary E. Johnson, into the equation changes the race slightly to give Mr. Obama a 1 percentage-point advantage o... Read Post
2008 LP candidate Bob Barrprobably cost John McCainNorth Carolina. This year'selection could see Gary Johnsonhurt Barack Obama in NC. Gary Johnson has always argued that he will take as many votes, in the end, from President Obama a... Read Post