Pew Research Center

  1. pewresearch:

    A new study from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press finds that a substantial majority of voters plan to watch the debate: 62% say they are very likely to watch, another 21% say they are somewhat likely.

    The survey, conducted Sept., 27-30 among 1,001 adults, including 828 registered voters, finds that by a 51%-29% margin, more voters say Obama will do better than Romney in Wednesday’s debate.

    Nearly nine-in-ten Democrats (89%) expect Obama to do the better job in the debate. By contrast, Republicans are less confident in their candidate: 64% say Romney will do the better job, 16% say Obama. The balance of opinion among independent voters mirrors that of all voters: 44% say they expect Obama will do the better job, 28% say Romney.

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  2. pewresearch:

“While more digital activity does not necessarily translate into more votes, historically candidates who are first to exploit changing technology have an advantage.  From Roosevelt to Reagan, presidential candidates have used the way they communicate to suggest that they understand how the country is changing.” 
Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism Director Tom Rosenstiel on the new report Obama Outpaces Romney in Direct Voter Communications on Web, Social Media 

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    “While more digital activity does not necessarily translate into more votes, historically candidates who are first to exploit changing technology have an advantage.  From Roosevelt to Reagan, presidential candidates have used the way they communicate to suggest that they understand how the country is changing.” 

    Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism Director Tom Rosenstiel on the new report Obama Outpaces Romney in Direct Voter Communications on Web, Social Media 

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