Friday, March 5

The Bad News: The Nader Factor Rears Its Ugly Head

Associated Press-Ipsos poll conducted by Ipsos-Public Affairs. March 1-3, 2004. N=771 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.5. (Data from 11/03 and earlier co-sponsored by Cook Political Report.)

"If the election for president were held today and the candidates were George W. Bush, the Republican, and John Kerry, the Democrat, and Ralph Nader, the independent, for whom would you vote?" If "other" or "not sure": "Do you lean more toward Kerry, Bush or Nader?"

Bush: 46%
Kerry: 45%
Nader: 6%
Any Nader supporters dancing in the street out there?