super tuesday | change

By eug | eugonline February 5, 2008 at 11:37AM

super tuesday | change
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Reporting exit poll data moments ago, ABC NEWS lead with the news that "change" was the most important attribute in a candidate for President among Democrats nationwide as they left the polls today in 24 states: Change 52%, Experience 23%, Empathy 13% (on the Republican side: Shared Values 44%, Experience 25%, Straight Talk 22%). At the same time, Drudge Report is blaring the headline now: "Obama Large in Some Exit Polls," with no further details. Added, ABCNEWS.com story on the subject.

And as we all know, exit polls have proven misleading in previous elections.

UPDATE at 6:52 p.m. ET: Drudge is reporting the following exit poll data and warning, "Exit numbers early and do not represent actual votes":

OBAMA: Alabama: Obama 60, Clinton 37... Arizona: Obama 51, Clinton 45... Connecticut: Obama 53, Clinton 45... Delaware: Obama 56, Clinton 42... Georgia: Obama 75, Clinton 26... Illinois: Obama 70, Clinton 30... Massachusetts: Obama 50, Clinton 48... Missouri: Obama 50, Clinton 46... New Jersey: Obama 53, Clinton 47...

CLINTON: Arkansas: Clinton 72, Obama 26... California: Clinton 50, Obama 47... New York: Clinton 56, Obama 43... Oklahoma: Clinton 61, Obama 31... Tennessee: Clinton 52, Obama 41...

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