In yesterday’s Jolt, I told folks not to let their blood pressure rise as they watch tracking polls like the Morning Call’s ones in Pennsylvania. As Obi-Wan notes, in the short term, polls go up a bit, they go down a bit, like the stock-market averages. The gradual trend is more important than each day’s shift of a few percentage points back and forth.
Well, the tracking poll does seem to be showing a trend:
Of course, tomorrow we could see Toomey lose some ground. But the overall movement in the race seems to be in his favor.