November 7, 2008

Palin Puzzle

56%

Of those citing Palin as a factor in their vote, a majority backed McCain.

Of the six-in-ten voters who cited Sarah Palin as a factor in their vote, 56% favored John McCain compared with 43% who chose Barack Obama. However, the exit polls are mixed on Palin’s impact, since 60% of Americans casting ballots said that Palin is not qualified to be president should it become necessary. Of those voters, 81% backed Obama. Read More