Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Obsessed with the numbers? ( has an article going over the latest poll numbers and advice on interpreting them. What's more useful is they give a list of sites that summarize the polling numbers for you.

Electoral Vote Predictor 2004( uses the latest poll from each state, regardless of the poll's credibility, and awards a state to whoever is leading in the latest poll, no matter by how much.

USA Today's battleground state tracker ( also uses the latest polls, but it seems to refrain from painting a state red or blue until there's a consensus in the polls beyond their margins of error.

Washington Post's Electoral College map ( is a somewhat slower-moving and subjective affair, combining recent polling with analysis from the likes of David Broder.

CBS News electoral vote map ( doesn't describe its analysis method.

Or you could just wait for two more weeks, yes?