Will the Bradley Effect Be Obama's Downfall?

With the economic crisis center stage, Barack Obama has solidified his lead, pulling ahead of John McCain by 10 points among likely voters, 53-43 percent, in a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll. But the question remains: Is that margin enough? "We've seen these types of leads disappear at election time," said Michael Dawson, professor of political science at the University of Chicago. The concern is particularly at play for black candidates. It is called the Bradley effect, named after...Full Story
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