United States presidential election, 2008/sandbox

=Charts of polling data in battleground states=

"Updated August 20, 2008"

Florida

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In Florida, from February to mid-May 2008, McCain held a steady lead in the polls. From mid-May to mid-June, the candidates were virtually tied. Polling conducted since mid-June shows McCain in the lead in most polls, and Obama ahead in some polls. The number of undecided voters has generally been decreasing from an average of about 15% down to an average of about 5% to 10% in recent polling. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Florida]

Indiana

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In Indiana, from February 2008 until early May 2008, McCain's 9% lead in the polls was reduced to a tie. The candidates were tied in polls conducted in late June. A recent poll shows McCain with a 6% lead over Obama. During this period, undecided voters made up an average of about 7% to 11% of the total. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Indiana]

Michigan

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In Michigan, from February 2008 to mid-May, Obama and McCain were very close in the polls. From mid-May to early July, Obama was ahead by as much as 10%, but Obama's lead has recently decreased to about 3% to 4%. The number of undecided voters has generally been decreasing from an average of about 15% down to an average of about 10% in recent polling. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Michigan]

Missouri

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In Missouri, from February 2008 to present, McCain had steadily led in the polls. His lead was the greatest in March. The polls closed to within a few percentage points from mid-May to early July, and McCain is beginning to pull away again in recent polling, currently showing an average lead of about 5% to 10%. The number of undecided voters has generally been decreasing from an average of over 10% down to an average of about 7% to 8% in recent polling. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Missouri]

Ohio

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In Ohio, from February 2008 until mid-April 2008, McCain's held a slight 2% to 3% lead in the polls. From mid-April to mid-July, Obama held a 3% to 4% lead in the polls. Recent polls show McCain pulling ahead of Obama. The number of undecided voters has generally been decreasing from an average of about 15% down to an average of about 10% in recent polling. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Ohio]

Pennsylvania

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In Pennsylvania, from February 2008 until mid-April 2008, the candidates moved back and forth between leading and lagging in the polls. Since mid-April, polls show Obama with a lead averaging about 7% to 8%. The number of undecided voters has generally been decreasing from an average of about 15% down to an average of about 10% in recent polling. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Pennsylvania]

Virginia

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In Virginia, from February 2008 until mid-May 2008, McCain held a lead in the polls averaging about 6%. From mid-May to present, Obama and McCain are basically tied. During this period, undecided voters made up an average of about 5% to 11% of the total. [Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2008#Virginia]

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