The Daily Stern: Swinging the election
: TOLD YA: Polls are showing the impact of the Howard Stern voter.
Now, a new poll says Stern – with an estimated weekly audience of 8.5 million – could be Kerry’s key to getting crucial swing voters on his bandwagon.
The New Democratic Network’s poll says (my emphasis):
Potentially offsetting the conservative dominance of the radio waves is Howard Stern. The nationally-syndicated radio host is listened to by 17 percent of likely voters, and nationally, they would support Kerry over Bush by a margin of 53 percent to 43 percent. In the battleground states, their preference for Kerry is even stronger, backing him by a margin of 59 percent to 37 percent. More importantly, one-quarter of all likely voting Stern listeners are swing voters. This means that four percent of likely voters this fall are swing voters who listen to Howard Stern, showing Stern