Barack Obama breaks 50

The first time a three-day Gallup rolling average has Obama above the magical threshold.

By Thomas Schaller
Published September 2, 2008 5:37PM (EDT)

Barack Obama is up 8 points, 50 percent to 42 percent, over John McCain in today’s latest, three-day rolling average poll from Gallup.


Thomas Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller is professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the author of "Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South." Follow him @schaller67.

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