Sunday, September 14, 2008

Presidential Election -- Kentucky

Electoral votes: 8

2004 result: Bush 60%, Kerry 40%

2000 result: Bush 57%, Gore 41%

Most recent Democratic win (1996): Clinton 46%, Dole 45%, Perot 9%

African American percentage: 7.5% (national average is 12.8%)

Link to polls in Real Clear Politics

McCain has pretty substantial leads in those polls, but they vary quite a bit. His margins have ranged from 9% to 21% since July. It's not McCain's strongest state, but there seems little reason to think that Obama can catch up.

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