A Right-Of-Center Blogger Poll On The Election

by John Hawkins | October 27, 2008 9:13 am

Right Wing News emailed more than 240 right-of-center bloggers and asked them to answer questions about the election. The following 76 blogs responded:

101 Dead Armadillos[1], The Absurd Report[2], David All Group[3], AtlanticBlog[4], Bad Example[5], Betsy’s Page, BizzyBlog[6], Tim Blair[7], Bluey Blog[8], Bookworm Room[9], Lorie Byrd[10], The Captain’s Journal[11], Cassy Fiano[12], Gina Cobb[13], Conservatism Today[14], Conservative Grapevine[15], Copious Dissent[16], Dispatches from Blogblivion[17], Doubleplusundead[18], Drumwaster’s Rants[19], Eckernet[20], Election Projection[21], Electric Venom[22], Cara Ellison[23], Musings[24], Eternity Road[25], Exurban League[26], Fetching Jen[27], Fraters Libertas[28], Jeff Gannon – A Voice of the New Media[29], GayPatriot[30], GOPUSA Northeast[31], (Doug) GraniteGrok[32], Gocinatlanta[33], Guardian Watchblog[34], IMAO[35], JammieWearingFool[36], JB’s Corner[37], Jeremayakovka[38], Joanne Jacobs[39], JackLewis[40], Keith Burgess-Jackson[41], Likelihood of Success[42], Little Miss Attila[43], Mainstream Libertarian[44], Mere Rhetoric[45], Moonbattery[46], Moxie[47], mountaineer musings[48], My Aisling[49], (Shoebox) No Runny Eggs[50], (Steve) No Runny Eggs[50], No Speed Bumps[51], The Nose On Your Face[52], Patriot Room[53], Pal2pal[54], Damian Penny[55], The Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill[56], Professor Bainbridge[57], QandO[58], Reformed Chicks Blabbing[59], Right Wing Rocker[60], Matt Sanchez[61], Shots Across The Bow[62], Don Singleton[63], The Smallest Minority[64], Solomonia[65], SondraK.com[66], Stolen Thunder[67], dcthornton.com[68], Sister Toldjah[69], Trying To Grok[70],
Viking Pundit[71], Vox Popoli[72], WILLisms[73], Wolking’s World[74]

The bloggers were asked to select answers to the following questions (because some bloggers skipped particular questions, gave answers that weren’t listed, or gave answers that were difficult to categorize, there are not 76 responses to each question.)

1) Who do you think is going to win the election?

A) John McCain: 53% (39)
B) Barack Obama: 47% (34)

2) Do you think Sarah Palin has been a plus or a minus to the ticket?

A) Minus: 9% (7)
B) Plus: 91% (68)

3) How do you feel about Sarah Palin as a candidate?

A) I really like her!: 80% (61)
B) She’s so-so.: 12% (9)
C) I’m not a big fan!: 8% (6)

4) The Republican Party did poorly in the 2006 election and even if McCain wins is on track to do poorly again in this year’s Congressional races. If you had to choose between these two options, do you think that’s because they were…

A) Too conservative: 9% (7)
B) Not conservative enough: 91% (67)

5) Do you believe the mainstream media’s coverage has been…

A) Relatively fair and even handed.: 0% (0)
B) Slightly biased in favor of Barack Obama.: 4% (3)
C) Slightly biased in favor of John McCain.: 0% (0)
D) Heavily biased in favor of Barack Obama.: 96% (72)
E) Heavily biased in favor of John McCain.: 0% (0)

6) Do you think Barack Obama is…

A) Honest (Yes or no?)

Yes: 11% (8)
No: 89% (66)

B) Patriotic (Yes or no?)

Yes: 24% (18)
No: 76% (57)

C) Qualified to be President (Yes or no?)

Yes: 12% (9)
No: 88% (66)

  1. 101 Dead Armadillos: http://www.michaeltbarrett.com
  2. The Absurd Report: http://www.theabsurdreport.com/
  3. David All Group: http://www.davidallgroup.com/
  4. AtlanticBlog: http://www.atlanticblog.com/
  5. Bad Example: http://badexample.mu.nu/
  6. BizzyBlog: http://www.bizzyblog.com/
  7. Tim Blair: http://timblair.net
  8. Bluey Blog: http://robertbluey.com/blog/
  9. Bookworm Room: http://bookwormroom.wordpress.com/
  10. Lorie Byrd: http://www.loriebyrd.com/
  11. The Captain’s Journal: http://www.captainsjournal.com/
  12. Cassy Fiano: http://www.cassyfiano.com/
  13. Gina Cobb: http://ginacobb.typepad.com/
  14. Conservatism Today: http://www.conservatismtoday.com
  15. Conservative Grapevine: http://conservativegrapevine.com/
  16. Copious Dissent: http://copiousdissent.blogspot.com
  17. Dispatches from Blogblivion: http://blogblivion.com/
  18. Doubleplusundead: http://doubleplusundead.mee.nu/
  19. Drumwaster’s Rants: http://www.drumwaster.com
  20. Eckernet: http://www.eckernet.com/
  21. Election Projection: http://www.electionprojection.com/
  22. Electric Venom: http://www.electricvenom.com
  23. Cara Ellison: http://caraellison.wordpress.com/
  24. Musings: http://www.enterstageright.com/blog/
  25. Eternity Road: http://eternityroad.info/
  26. Exurban League: http://www.exurbanleague.com
  27. Fetching Jen: http://fetchingjen.blogspot.com/
  28. Fraters Libertas: http://www.fraterslibertas.com/blogger.html
  29. Jeff Gannon – A Voice of the New Media: http://jeffgannon.com/
  30. GayPatriot: http://gaypatriot.org/
  31. GOPUSA Northeast: http://www.gopusanj.com
  32. GraniteGrok: http://granitegrok.com/
  33. Gocinatlanta: http://www.grouchyoldcripple.com/
  34. Guardian Watchblog: http://guardian.blogdrive.com/
  35. IMAO: http://imao.us/
  36. JammieWearingFool: http://jammiewearingfool.blogspot.com/
  37. JB’s Corner: http://jbscorner.blogspot.com/
  38. Jeremayakovka: http://jeremayakovka.typepad.com/
  39. Joanne Jacobs: http://www.joannejacobs.com/
  40. JackLewis: http://jacklewis.net/
  41. Keith Burgess-Jackson: http://keithburgess-jackson.typepad.com
  42. Likelihood of Success: http://likelihoodofsuccess.com
  43. Little Miss Attila: http://littlemissattila.mu.nu/
  44. Mainstream Libertarian: http://www.mainstreamlibertarian.com/
  45. Mere Rhetoric: http://www.mererhetoric.com/
  46. Moonbattery: http://www.moonbattery.com/
  47. Moxie: http://moxie.nu/blog.php
  48. mountaineer musings: http://mountaineermusings.com/
  49. My Aisling: http://myaisling.blogspot.com/
  50. No Runny Eggs: http://norunnyeggs.com/
  51. No Speed Bumps: http://nospeedbumps.com/
  52. The Nose On Your Face: http://www.thenoseonyourface.com/
  53. Patriot Room: http://patriotroom.com/
  54. Pal2pal: http://www.pal2pal.com/BLOGEE/
  55. Damian Penny: http://www.damianpenny.com
  56. The Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill: http://www.papadoc.net/PinkFlamingoBar.html
  57. Professor Bainbridge: http://www.professorbainbridge.com/
  58. QandO: http://www.qando.net/
  59. Reformed Chicks Blabbing: http://reformedchicksblabbing.blogspot.com/
  60. Right Wing Rocker: http://rightwingrocker.blogspot.com/
  61. Matt Sanchez: http://Matt-Sanchez.com
  62. Shots Across The Bow: http://www.shotsacrossthebow.com/weblog/
  63. Don Singleton: http://donsingleton.blogspot.com/
  64. The Smallest Minority: http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/
  65. Solomonia: http://www.solomonia.com/blog/
  66. SondraK.com: http://www.sondrak.com/
  67. Stolen Thunder: http://stolenthunder.blogspot.com/
  68. dcthornton.com: http://blog.dcthornton.com/
  69. Sister Toldjah: http://sistertoldjah.com/
  70. Trying To Grok: http://www.tryingtogrok.com/
  71. Viking Pundit: http://vikingpundit.blogspot.com/
  72. Vox Popoli: http://voxday.blogspot.com/
  73. WILLisms: http://www.willisms.com/
  74. Wolking’s World: http://wolkingsworld.com/

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