Sen. Barack Obama leads his rival Sen. Hillary Clinton nationally by three percentage points, says the Gallup Daily Tracker poll. The Gallup Daily Poll released on Sunday has indicated that 49% of national Democratic voters say they are most likely to support Obama for the party's presidential nomination, while 46% prefer Hillary Clinton.
According to the poll, in a general election match-up, Obama is tied with Arizona Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee, with both polling at 45 percent support among registered voters. But, in a race between McCain and Clinton, the Arizona senator leads Clinton by two points, 45 percent to 47 percent,
The poll was conducted surveying 1,231 people from 3 – 5 April. The poll had Margin of Error: ± 3%. The voters supporting other included 1%, and the voters with no Opinion 5%.
Rasmussen Reports Daily Tracking Poll was also released on Sunday. It was conducted surveying 900 voters from 2 – 5 April. According to the poll, 50% of national Democratic voters say they are most likely to support Obama for the party's presidential nomination, while 42% prefer Hillary Clinton. So the poll indicates that Obama currently has 8 percentage points lead over Clinton. The poll had Margin of Error: ± 4%.