Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Both parties thought the debate would earn their candidate more Ohio votes.
The outcome of the third and final presidential debate again depends on who you support—local Democrats overwhelmingly thought that President Barack Obama won, while local Republicans said the debate belonged to Mitt Romney. But many members of both parties were sure that the national media would declare Obama the winner. About 86 percent of the Democrats thought that would be the case—the rest thought it would be declared neutral—and about 48 percent of Republicans thought the media would give the debate to Obama. Only 28 percent thought it would go to Romney, with the rest saying the media would declare it neutral. The surveys were part of Patch’s Red/Blue Northeast Ohio series. There were 25 local Republicans and 14 local Democrats who…
Monday, October 22, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met up for the third and final debate Monday night—who do you think should be declared the winner?
With the third and final presidential debate complete, Patch wants to know: who do you think won? President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney met at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, on Oct. 22 to debate matters of foreign policy. The topics ranged from America's role in the world to pulling the troops out of Afghanistan. The candidates even left foreign policy at times to discuss some domestic issues, like education. Who do you think won Monday’s debate? Take our poll and tell us why in the comments. Check back on Tuesday to see what Patch's Red/Blue Northeast Ohio poll participants thought about the final debate.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Here are details on Monday's debate on foreign policy between Republican candidate Mitt Romney and Democratic candidate Barack Obama.
The final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney is set for 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22. The format for this one will be identical to the first debate and the focus will be on foreign policy. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Patch is co-hosting a Debate Watching party at Nighttown in Cleveland Heights and the public is welcome. Hosting your own debate watching party? Share it in the comments. Below is more detailed information on Monday night's debate. It is the final debate before Election Day. October 22, 2012 Presidential The format …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Come join Patch and Nighttown for an evening of politics and fun.
Spent the last presidential debate watching at home? Come watch Monday's debate -- the last of the election year -- at Nighttown with your friends or spouse! We'll have several large-screen televisions, lots of Patch freebies and a convivial atmosphere. And, of course Patch editors will be there, live-tweeting and posting stories and photos on Cleveland Heights Patch, Shaker Heights Patch and Beachwood Patch. Tickets are $5 with all proceeds going to Friends of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library. Additionally, Nighttown will match your donation and give it to WCPN 90.3FM in support of "Around Noon" with host Dee Perry. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. The debate gets under way at 9 p.m. A similar event for the first presidential …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Respondents from both parties thought the national media would declare Barack Obama the winner.
So who won Tuesday night’s debate? Depends on who you ask. Local Democrats surveyed by Patch were enthusiastic about the second presidential debate, with all respondents saying that President Barack Obama won, and most saying that he won by a wide margin. They were also confident that the national media would declare the president the overall winner of the night. The local Republicans Patch surveyed had faith in their candidate, but they weren’t as confident in the media. The majority thought Mitt Romney won, with a few calling the debate neutral and one saying that Obama came out as the winner. But nearly half said that Obama would be declared the winner by the national media; only about 28 percent thought that Romney would be. Some of …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debated issues of domestic and foreign policy Tuesday night in New York—who do you think did best?
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is done. The candidates met at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on Oct. 16 and debated a variety of topics from equal pay for women to immigration reform to foreign security in a town hall format. Citizens—undecided voters chosen by the Gallup Organization—had the chance to ask the candidates questions during the meeting. Who do you think won Tuesday’s debate? Take our poll and tell us why in the comments. Check back Wednesday to see what Patch's Red/Blue Northeast Ohio poll participants thought.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
We're joining together again to bring you another great evening.
We had so much fun with the first Presidential Debate Watch Party at Nighttown, we couldn't resist doing it again. Patch and Nighttown are partnering up to host one more event for the last presidential debate on Monday, Oct. 22. Come and root for your candidate! We'll have large-screen televisions and will be passing out Patch freebies, live-tweeting, Facebooking, and, of course, posting stories and photos on Cleveland Heights Patch, Shaker Heights Patch and Beachwood Patch. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. The debate gets under way at 9 p.m. More than 250 people attended the first party, so it's sure to be a fun evening. Cover charge is a $5 donation to the Friends of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library. Everyone who pays…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Join us at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 for a watch party!
Friday, September 21, 2012
Eat, drink and watch Obama and Romney square off.
Planning to watch the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney on Oct. 3, but don't want to watch it alone? Join Patch and Nighttown for our Presidential Debate Watch Party! We’re bringing in big-screen TVs, serving up appetizers, playing election trivia and giving away prizes. We'll be live-Tweeting and posting on Facebook and, of course, on Shaker Heights Patch, Cleveland Heights Patch and Beachwood Patch. You can be a part of the story, too: Bring your laptop, smartphone or tablet so you can join the conversation online. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. The debate gets under way at 9 p.m. Cover charge is a $5 donation to the Friends of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library. Reservations…