Obama Leads Clinton Nationally – Says Gallup Daily Tracker Poll
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%.