Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13401
Geography Surveyed: Texas
Data Collected: 02/23/2008 - 02/25/2008
Release Date: 02/25/2008 4:00 PM ET
Sponsors: KRLD-AM Dallas, KTRK-TV Houston, KTVT-TV Dallas
The 'Ayes' of Texas Are Upon Him: Obama Now Atop Clinton -- In a Democratic Primary in Texas today, 02/25/08, 8 days till votes are counted, Barack Obama moves ever-so-slightly ahead of Hillary Clinton, though at the edge of the margin of sampling error, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KTRK-TV Houston, KTVT-TV Dallas and KRLD-AM radio Dallas. Today, it's Obama 49%, Clinton 45%. Compared to a SurveyUSA tracking poll released one week ago, Obama is up 4 points, Clinton is down 5 points.
Interactive Tracking Graphs: SurveyUSA's interactive tracking graphs, a SurveyUSA exclusive, allow you to see the movement within the critical demographic subpopulations. Among Hispanic voters, Clinton led by 33 points last week, leads by 13 points today. Among women, Clinton had led by 27, now by 11. Among voters younger than Barack Obama, Obama had led by 6, now by 22. In North Texas (which includes Dallas and Fort Worth), Clinton had led by 2, now trails by 19. In East Texas (which includes Houston), Obama had led by 5, now leads by 18. Among registered Democrats, Clinton had led by 14, now by 2. Among voters focused on the Economy, Clinton had led by 5, now trails by 11. Among those who attend religious services regularly, Clinton had led by 7, now trails by 15. Among Pro-Life voters, Clinton had led by 1, now trails by 14. Among seniors, Liberals, voters in Central Texas, South Texas and West Texas, Clinton's support is holding.
Filtering: 2,000 state of Texas adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 02/23/08 through 02/25/08. Of them, 1,780 were registered to vote. Of them, 704 were determined by SurveyUSA to have already voted in the 03/04/08 Democratic Primary, or to be likely to vote on or before Election Day. Of the 25% of respondents who have already voted, it's Clinton 51%, Obama 46%.
|Asked of 704 Likely & Actual Voters|
|Credibility Interval for this question = ± 3.8 percentage points.|
|If the Democratic Primary for President of the United States were today, would you vote for...(names rotated) Hillary Clinton? Barack Obama? Or some other Democrat?|
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