Data Points: Historical Convention Bounces

Past conventions have typically resulted in a 5-point bounce for presidential candidates.

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8: After the national conventions of their respective parties, percentage points gained by Al Gore and George W. Bush in 2000

16: ...by Bill Clinton in 1992

9: ...by Walter Mondale in 1984

10: ...by Jimmy Carter in 1980

8: ...by Ronald Reagan in 1980

7: ...by Richard Nixon in 1972

Source: Gallup Poll