If elected President, 63% of voters say that John McCain is likely to reach across the aisle and work with Democrats to pass important legislation. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 51% say that Barack Obama will do the same if elected.
Ninety-two percent (92%) of Republicans say that McCain is likely to work in this bi-partisan manner along with 35% of Democrats.
As for Obama, 78% of Democrats say he’d be likely to reach across the aisle but only 17% of Republicans say it’s likely to work out that way.
Among voters not affiliated with either major party, 67% expect a President McCain to work with Democrats while 54% say a President Obama would work with Republicans.
- OBAMA IS NOT SEEN AS EITHER THE POST-RACIAL, POST-PARTISAN OR POST-FEMINISM CANDIDATE.
- AND MOST PEOPLE ALSO THINK HE LACKS THE LEADERSHIP OR EXPERIENCE OF MCCAIN.
- IT WILL BE A LANDSLIDE FOR THE GOP.
The Rasmussen Reports Balance of Power Calculator shows McCain leading in states with 200 Electoral College votes while Obama has the edge in states with 193 votes.. When “leaners” are included, shows Obama leading 259-247 (see Quick Campaign Overview).IT WILL BE A LANDSLIDE FOR MCCAIN.
... Rasmussen Markets data now shows gave McCain to be a slight favorite for victory in November. These figures are updated on a 24/7 basis by market participants and currently give McCain a 50.6 % chance of victory. Expectations for Obama are at 48.7 %. Prior to this past week, expectations for a Democratic victory had generally been in the 60% range.