Pre-Debate Benchmarking, “Town Hall” “Debate” Edition

As I did before the first Presidential Debate, and the Vice-Presidential debate, here’s a look at where the race stands a mere three hours before the second Presidential Debate begins.

First, the National Popular Vote:

And, the Electoral College.

Let’s see how things change after tonight’s clash.

FILED UNDER: Barack Obama, Campaign 2012, Politicians, Public Opinion Polls, Quick Takes, US Politics,
Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020.