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National Tracking Poll Roundup

We've discussed how uncorrelated the movements of the tracking polls have tended to be--they rarely seemed to show coherent movement in one direction. But it's interesting to note that, even with the addition of a new tracking poll (Fox), the movement today was generally all in one direction: Kerry's. (You can find all the relevant data and links at NowChannel.com.)

Here are today's results:

Zogby: 47-46 Kerry from a 46-46 tie yesterday
Rasmussen: 47.9-47.1 Bush, from 48.7-46.7 Bush yesterday
WaPo LV: 49-48 Bush, from 50-47 Bush yesterday
WaPo RV: 48-47 Kerry, from 48-46 Bush yesterday
Fox 3way LV: 47-45 Bush, from 50-45 Bush yesterday
Fox 3way RV: 46-46 tie, from 48-46 Bush yesterday

The once exception to that pro-Kerry movement: the TIPP poll which (3way) was 46-44 Bush today, compared to a 46-46 tie yesterday.

Note: Today's WaPo RV result makes 5 out of 6 days that Kerry has been ahead in their RV sample.

Note: At this stage of the election in 2000, Bush was ahead of Gore by 4 points in the Zogby tracking poll, by 4 points in the ABC/WP tracking poll and by 7 points in the TIPP tracking poll.