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Friday, August 24, 2012

Preview of Gallup's GOP Convention Coverage

Through both upcoming political conventions, Gallup's stories will provide the empirical backdrop to what's happening on the stage.

Here is some of what you can expect from us during the week of the GOP convention:

  • A historical analysis of the impact of the conventions, including a look at the extent to which the candidates' pre-convention standings predict who wins
  • Americans' current predictions on who will ultimately win the presidential race
  • How Americans view key players at the GOP convention
  • How Americans currently rate each of the two political parties
  • A Gallup editors' review of Mitt Romney's strengths and weaknesses as a candidate
  • Americans' first reactions to Romney's speech at the convention
To get each new story as soon as it is published, be sure to sign up for Gallup news alerts.

Gallup Daily tracking currently finds Romney and Obama tied, 46% to 46%, among registered voters. We'll see if and how these numbers move over the coming weeks.  

In the meantime, convention-watchers may be interested in these recent stories:
You can get more news and data about the presidential race on's Election 2012 page, at our U.S. Presidential Election Center, in Frank Newport's Polling Matters blog, and via our new and improved mobile apps.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Get Gallup's Revamped Mobile App: More Data, More Features, More Fun

Posted by Elizabeth Mendes, Deputy Managing Editor

The new and improved Gallup apps for the Android, iPhone, and iPad are now available. These revamped apps offer a lot more data, exciting new features -- including trends (we heard you!), and more content from all parts of Gallup.

With the new apps, you can now:
  • Get U.S. Gallup Daily tracking data updates at 1 p.m. EST every day
  • View U.S. Gallup Daily tracking data trends over time with interactive graphs
  • Explore data from more than 140 countries
  • Read top Gallup news articles
  • Access all Gallup blogs
  • Get hard-hitting leadership insights from the Gallup Business Journal
  • Share articles via email, Facebook, Twitter, or SMS
  • Save your favorite stories
Download it now for data-driven insights on the topics you care about most.

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