The Duck of Minerva

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Election perspective

September 14, 2008

The 2004 September 13-15 CNN/Gallup/USA Today poll had George Bush over John Kerry by 14 points. George Bush won the election by around 2.5 points.

Current polls give John McCain a -1 to +3 lead over Barack Obama.

This election could go in any direction between today and November 4.

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.