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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Obama Newspaper Endorsements for the General Election

My post on Obama newspaper endorsements for the primary comes up #3 on a Google search for "Obama newspaper endorsements" right now, so I'm now compiling data for the General Election, with daily circulation numbers, and 2004 and 2000 candidate endorsement.
California
Stockton Record: 70,209; Bush in 2004, Bush in 2000, Dole in 1996, nobody in 1992, Bush in 1988, Reagan in 1984, Reagan in 1980, Ford in 1976, Nixon in 1972, Nixon in 1968, Goldwater in 1964, Nixon in 1960, Eisenhower in 1956, Eisenhower in 1952, Dewey in 1948, Dewey in 1944, Willkie in 1940, Roosevelt in 1936.
San Jose Mercury-News: 204,308; Kerry in 2004
Colorado
Gunnison County Times: 4,000; No 2004 endorsement
Hawaii
Honolulu Star-Bulletin: 64,305
Iowa
Storm Lake Times: 3,200; Kerry in 2004
Missouri
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 281,198/454,998; Kerry in 2004
New Mexico
Santa Fe New Mexican: 25,249; Kerry in 2004
Ohio
Canton Repository: 66,812/86,357; Bush 2004
Virginia
Falls Church News Press: 30,500; Kerry in 2004
Washington
Seattle Times: 215,311/420,587; Kerry in 2004, Bush in 2000
Seattle Post-Intelligence: 128,012/423,635; Kerry in 2004
West Virginia
The Charleston Gazette: 48,061; Kerry in 2004

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