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The Democratic Strategist

Political Strategy for a Permanent Democratic Majority

On Day of Debate, Election is a Dead Heat

Alan Abramowitz reports that “a look at the polls that have been conducted since the first debate reveals a race that is close to a dead heat in the nation as a whole and in the key battleground states. There have been 14 national polls conducted since the first debate. In those 14 polls, George Bush holds an average lead of just 1.1 points.”