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Election Day Report

This report covers candidate sentiment analysis on November 6, 2012 in the key swing states.

Obama continued to have a negative score in Wisconsin, but his Sentiment Score in other states remained positive. He led in all states.

Romney had no positive score. 

Tuesday November 6, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment analysis on November 5, 2012, just one day before the election. 

Obama had a negative score in Wisconsin only. He led in sentiment in all states.

Romney had no positive score. His sentiment score only improved in New Hampshire. 

Monday November 5, 2012

This report shows candidate sentiment scores for Friday November 2, 2012 in the key swing states. 

Obama had a positive score in Virginia, Ohio, and Nevada.  He led in sentiment in all states.

Romney had a positive score in Ohio only.  He had his Sentiment Score improve in North Carolina, Ohio, Colorado, and Nevada.

Friday November 2, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment scores on November 1, 2012 in the key swing states of the election. 

Obama had a positive score in Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, and New Hampshire; and he had a negative score in Ohio only.

Romney had a positive score in Wisconsin.  He only led in sentiment in Wisconsin and Ohio.

Thursday November 1, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment scores on October 31st, 2012 in the key swing states. 

Obama’s Sentiment Score was only negative in Florida and Ohio.  He led in sentiment in most of the states (The exceptions were Ohio and New Hampshire.)

Romney had a positive score in Ohio and New Hampshire.  He had his Sentiment Score increase in all states.

Wednesday October 31, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment scores on October 30, 2012 in the key swing states.

Obama had a positive score in Virginia, Ohio, and Colorado. He continued to lead in sentiment in all states.

Romney had no positive score. His Sentiment Score increased in Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, and Nevada.

Tuesday October 30, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment scores for Monday October 29, 2012. 

Obama had a positive score in Virginia, Colorado, and New Hampshire.  He led in sentiment in all states.

Romneyhad his Sentiment Score increase slightly in Wisconsin, Virginia, and Florida. However, he had no positive score.

Monday October 29, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores for Friday October 16, 2012 in the key swing states.

Obama’s Sentiment Score decreased in all states. However, he led in sentiment in most of the states (the exception was Colorado.)  He had a positive score in Virginia and Nevada.

Romney’s Sentiment Score increased in Ohio and Colorado.  But he had no positive score.

Friday October 26, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores on October 25, 2012.

Obama had a positive score in all states, except for North Carolina.  He led in sentiment in all states.

Romney had no positive score.  His Sentiment Score improved in all states, except for Ohio.

Thursday October 25, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores for October 24, 2012. 

Obama had a positive score in Ohio. He led in sentiment in all states. 

Romney had no positive score. His Sentiment Score decreased in all states.

Wednesday October 24, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment on Tuesday October 23, 2012. 

Obama had a positive score in Ohio and Colorado. His Sentiment Score decreased in all states, except for Colorado. 

Romney had no positive score. He only led in sentiment in Virginia.

Presidential Debate Report: October 22, 2012

This report covers sentiment scores for the presidential candidates throughout the October 22nd Presidential Debate. 

Obama’s Total Sentiment Score led in both periods of time. It slightly decreased in the second period. 

Romney had his Sentiment Score improved in the second period in most of the states (the exceptions were New Hampshire and Nevada.) His Total Sentiment Score increased remarkably in the second period, but was still much below Obama’s. And he did not achieve any positive score in any state in both periods.

Tuesday October 23, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores for October 22nd, 2012. 

Obama had a positive score in North Carolina, Florida, and Ohio. He led in sentiment in all states. 

Romney had no positive score. His Sentiment Score decreased in all states, except for Ohio where it increased slightly.

Monday October 20, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores for Friday October 19, 2012. 

Obama had a positive score in Wisconsin, Virginia, and Ohio. He led in sentiment in those states, and also in Nevada. 

Romney had a positive score in North Carolina and Florida.

Friday October 19, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment scores for October 18, 2012. 

Obama’s Sentiment Score increased in all states. He led in sentiment in Wisconsin, Florida, and New Hampshire, and he had a positive score in Wisconsin, Florida, and Nevada. 

Romney’s Sentiment Score increased in most of the states (the exceptions were Wisconsin, Virginia, and Florida.) He had a positive score in North Carolina, Ohio, and Nevada.

Thursday October 18, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores for Wednesday October 17, 2012. Obama’s Sentiment Score decreased in all states. He only led in sentiment in New Hampshire and Nevada. Romney’s Sentiment Score increased in Wisconsin, Virginia, and North Carolina.

Presidential Debate Report: October 16, 2012

This report covers the sentiment around the candidates during the Presidential Debate on October 16, 2012. 

Obama’s Total Sentiment Score led in both periods of time. It slightly increased in the second period. 

Romney had his Sentiment Score improved in the second period in most of the states (the exceptions were Winsconsin, Virginia, and New Hampshire). He did not achieve any positive score in any state in both periods.

Wednesday October 17, 2012

Obama had a positive score in Wisconsin.  His Sentiment Score decreased in most states, which are Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Colorado, and New Hampshire.

Romney enjoyed having his Sentiment Score increase in all states. However, he only led in sentiment in Ohio and Colorado, and he had no positive score.

Tuesday October 16, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment scores for Monday October 15, 2012. Obama led in sentiment in all states, except for Florida. He had a positive score in Virginia and North Carolina. Romney had no positive score and barely led in sentiment in Florida.

Monday October 15, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate scores for Friday October 12, 2012. Obama led in sentiment in Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, and Ohio. He had a positive score in North Carolina. Romney led in sentiment in Florida, Colorado, and Nevada. He had a positive score in Florida.

Vice Presidential Debate Report: October 11, 2012

Biden’s Total Sentiment Score led in both periods of time, although from 7:00-8:00, it decreased to a negative score. Ryan had his Sentiment Score improved in the second period in some states, such as Virginia or North Carolina. However, there was a huge drop in sentiment in New Hampshire from 2.6 to -15.4 that made his Total Sentiment Score in the period 7:00-8:00 decrease even further.

Friday October 11, 2012

This report covers presidential candidate sentiment around the key battleground states for October 11, 2012. Obama led in sentiment in North Carolina, New Hampshire, and Nevada. Especially, his score was positive in North Carolina and New Hampshire. Romney had a positive score in Colorado. He had his score decreased, however, in North Carolina, Ohio, and New Hampshire.

Thursday October 11, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment scores for October 10, 2012. Obama’s Sentiment Score was negative in all states, except for Wisconsin where his score was at 0. He only led in sentiment in Wisconsin and Virginia. Romney’s Sentiment Score was also negative in most of the states (the exception was Colorado where his score was at 0.) However, he was doing better than Obama by having his score improved in Wisconsin, North Carolina, Ohio, Colorado, and New Hampshire.

Wednesday October 10, 2012

This report covers candidate sentiment score for October 9, 2012. On this day, sentiment scores of both candidates were negative in all states. Obama’s Sentiment Score increased in most of the states (the exceptions were Colorado and New Hampshire). Romney’s Sentiment Score decreased in all states, except for Wisconsin where his score increased. He only led in sentiment in Colorado.

Tuesday October 9, 2012

This daily report covers presidential candidate scores for October 8, 2012. Majority of the scores of both candidates decreased. Obama’s Sentiment Score decreased in all states, except for New Hampshire where it remained the same. Romney’s Sentiment Score increased only in Virginia and North Carolina. However, he led in sentiment in most states (the exceptions were Wisconsin and New Hampshire).

Monday October 8, 2012

On this daily report covering sentiment scores for Friday October 5, 2012, the majority of the scores for both candidates improved. Romney's sentiment scores in Virginia and North Carolina decreased. He led in sentiment in Florida, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Nevada. Obama's sentiment score in Ohio decreased while all of the rest increased. He led in sentiment in Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, and Ohio.

Friday October 5th, 2012

This daily report covers the candidate sentiment scores for Thursday October 4, 2012. Romney's Sentiment score was negative in all eight battleground states yesterday but he did lead in sentiment in North Carolina and New Hampshire. Obama had a better day, his sentiment scores showing improvement in Florida, Colorado and New Hampshire. The only positive sentiment score Obama had yesterday was in Ohio with a score of 1.2.

Presidential Debate Sentiment Report October 3, 2012

This report is a recap of the presidential candidate debate held on October 3, 2012. It shows the change in sentiment for Obama and Romney per hour specifically for the eight battleground states; Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Colorado, New Hampshire and Nevada.

Thursday October 4, 2012

This daily report covers the candidate sentiment scores for Wednesday October 3, 2012. On this day, the lead that Obama had in sentiment score narrowed. Sentiment scores for Obama increased in Wisconsin, North Carolina, New Hampshire, and Nevada, while decreasing in Virginia, Ohio, and Colorado. Romney's sentiment score increased in Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Nevada while decreasing only in Ohio. Romney also broke into a positive sentiment score in New Hampshire which is the first time either candidate has achieved a positive sentiment score since our analysis began.

Wednesday October 3, 2012

This daily candidate tracking report covers candidate sentiment scores for Tuesday October 2nd, 2012. The story behind this day is about the change in sentiment around Romney. In Wisconsin and in North Carolina, Romney's sentiment score went down by 22.2 and 22.7. While yesterday's daily report showed Romney winning in sentiment across several of these states, Obama is now winning in sentiment score for all 8 swing states. Even if Obama is winning, however, his sentiment scores are still negative across the board. Follow over the next few days to see if this trend continues.

Tuesday October 2, 2012

This daily candidate tracking report covers candidate sentiment scores for Monday October 1st, 2012. On this day, Romney's scores have decreased in all states with the exception of Ohio. He leads in sentiment in Wisconsin, North Carolina, Ohio, and Colorado. Obama's sentiment scores have increased in Wisconsin, Florida, and New Hampshire while others have decreased. However, he still has negative sentiment scores in all states but New Hampshire.

Monday October 1, 2012

This daily candidate tracking report covers candidate sentiment scores for Sunday September 30, 2012. The results show that Romney has a positive Sentiment Score in four states: Wisconsin, North Carolina, Florida, and Colorado. Romney leads in sentiment in these states as well as New Hampshire. Obama only has a positive sentiment score in Colorado and Ohio on this day. He leads in sentiment in Virginia, Ohio, and Nevada.
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