RCP's average of a number of polls shows the gap is starting to close over the last few days::
Is the "Spread the Wealth" gaffe starting to have an impact? Is it something else? Is it just polling error? Time will tell.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Barack Obama's lead over Republican John McCain in the presidential race has dropped to 3 points, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Sunday. Obama leads McCain by 48 to 45 percent among likely U.S. voters, down 1 percentage point from Saturday. The four-day tracking poll, which has a margin of error of 2.9 points.
Pollster John Zogby said the numbers were good news for McCain, and probably reflected a bump following his appearance in the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday. "For the first time in the polling McCain is up above 45 percent. There is no question something has happened," Zogby said.
The MSM decided Obama won the debate. The polls may be indicating overwise.