Obama ups McCain
now in Nevada 10%,
Ohio 9%, Florida 7%
Barack beats Mac in Iowa 10-15%,
New Hampshire 5-15%, Virginia 11%
By MITCH R. CONFESOR
a.k.a Jason Hussein Bourne
Filipinos for Obama Movement
Philippines-America for Obama
MANILA – With less than a week to the November 4 election in the United States, the lead of Democratic Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois against his losing rival Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona continues to grow in the crucial battleground or swing states that will determine the eventual winner of the race to the Oval Office.
The latest Suffolk University survey conducted on October 23-27 shows Obama leading McCain in Nevada by 10 percent, at 50-40 percent with an error margin of 4.6 points.
And the latest LA Times/Bloomberg poll conducted on October 25-27 shows Obama beating McCain in Ohio by 9 percent, at 49-40 percent, and in Florida by 7 percent, at 50-43 percent, both with an error margin of 4 points.
Meanwhile, the latest Marist surveys show Obama pulling ahead of McCain in a poll conducted on October 23-24 in Iowa by 10 percent, at 52-42 percent, and in a separate poll conducted on October 22-23 in New Hampshire by 5 percent, at 50-45 percent, both with an error margin of 4 points.
But two surveys separately conducted in Iowa and New Hampshire show Obama pounding McCain in both states by 15 percent, both at 54-39 percent. The Iowa survey from Lee Enterprises was conducted on October 19-22 with an error margin of 4 points, while the New Hampshire survey from the Boston Globe was conducted on October 18-22 with an error margin of 3.5 points.
Moreover, the latest Virginia Commonwealth University survey conducted on October 20-22 shows Obama trouncing McCain in Virginia by 11 percent, at 51-40 percent with an error margin of 4 points.