A Textbook Victory


Last Sunday evening, we forwarded the results of our final Chicago mayoral race poll to our clients, the Chicago Retail Merchants Association. tablet samsung s2 custodia As is fairly common, they chose to not release them the day before the election, but have now allowed us to do so. Despite swirling rumors of rapid slippage in Rahm Emanuel's large lead, our poll of 2,000+ Chicago voters instead showed just a bit of consolidation: [table id=69 /] Few predicted such a clear-cut majority for Emanuel--most polls seemed to have him teetering excruciatingly close to the 50% + 1 mark needed to avoid a runoff, but Emanuel's numbers remained strong on the eve of election. Forty-eight hours later, he won the election with 55.2% of the vote. custodia tablet 9 6 samsung The other candidates finished in the order predicted by the poll (click HERE for the final election results). While many seemed surprised, in our opinion they should not have been. samsung j7 2017 custodia portafoglio Rahm had 'em at Hello. custodia samsung s9 ringke Even when Emanuel was merely a rumored candidate, he showed surprisingly strong support in our September 9, 2010 poll (for those results, click HERE). custodia samsung galaxy j5 2016 brillantini Throughout the subsequent polls we conducted on the race, (November, December, and January) and finishing with the above numbers from February 20, Emanuel continued to build momentum and only gave up a tiny bit of the ground he gained at the very end. This was a textbook victory for Emanuel; his fundraising (more than $12 million raised, $8 million+ spent) was stellar; he was a fixture shaking hands at Chicago's El stops even on the worst days of Chicago's frigid winter, and he stood tall against the vitriol thrown his direction during the contentious residency debate/court battle. custodia samsung tab a 10 While many pundits pontificated that former U.S. custodia tablet samsung t719 Senator and Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun would eventually erode Emanuel's support in Chicago's African American community, that simply never happened.