Latest presidential polls

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Listed underneath each poll are the dates it was taken, number of likely voters (LV) and the margin of error (MoE). When results don’t total 100 percent, the remainder either didn’t know, declined to answer or backed another candidate.

Suppose the election for president were being held today and you had to choose among Al Gore and Joseph Lieberman, the Democrats; George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, the Republicans; Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke, the Green Party candidates; and Pat Buchanan and Ezola Foster, the Reform Party candidates. For whom would you vote?

  • Gore 48 percent.

  • Bush 44 percent.

  • Nader 7 percent.

  • Buchanan 1 percent.

    Nov. 3-Nov. 5, about 600 LV, MoE 4 percentage points; Sponsors include MSNBC and Reuters.

  • Bush, 49 percent.

  • Gore, 45 percent.

  • Nader, 3 percent.

  • Buchanan, 1 percent.

    Nov. 2- Nov. 4, 1,741 LV, MoE 2.5 percentage points.

  • Bush, 48 percent.

  • Gore, 46 percent.

  • Nader, 3 percent.

  • Buchanan, 1 percent.

    Nov. 1-Nov. 3, 1,495 LV, MoE 3 percentage points (ABC and the Post share data but handle analysis independently just prior to election).

  • Bush, 48 percent.

  • Gore, 43 percent.

  • Nader, 4 percent.

  • Buchanan, less than 1 percent.

    Nov. 2-Nov. 4, 2,733 LV, MoE 2 percentage points.

  • Bush, 47 percent.

  • Gore, 46 percent.

  • Nader, 5 percent.

  • Buchanan, 1 percent.

    Nov. 3-5, 1,200 LV, MoE 3 percentage points.

  • Bush, 46 percent.

  • Gore, 37 percent.

  • Nader, 5 percent.

  • Buchanan, 1 percent.

    Oct. 30-Nov. 2, about 1,000 LV, MoE 3 percentage points.

  • Bush, 47 percent.

  • Gore, 42 percent.

  • Nader, 5 percent.

  • Buchanan, 1 percent.

    Nov. 1-4, 1,158 LV, MoE 3 percentage points.

  • Bush, 47 percent.

  • Gore, 44 percent.

  • Nader, 2 percent.

  • Buchanan, 2 percent.

    Nov. 3-4, 751 LV, MoE 4 percentage points.

  • Bush, 46 percent.

  • Gore, 43 percent.

  • Nader, 3 percent.

  • Buchanan, 1 percent.

    Nov. 1-4, 1,307 LV, MoE 3 percentage points.

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