Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13982
Obama Now 17 Points Atop McCain in Washington State: Democrat Barack Obama defeats Republican John McCain 56% to 39% in an election for President of the United States in Washington State today, 06/10/08, 147 days until the election, according to this SurveyUSA pre-election tracking poll conducted exclusively for KING-TV in Seattle and KATU-TV in Portland Oregon. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll released one month ago, Obama is up 2 points; McCain is down 3. Obama leads among men and women, young and old, among whites and minorities. 13% of Republicans cross-over to vote for Democrat Obama; 7% of Democrats cross-over to vote for Republican McCain. Independents split. Obama leads by 19 points in Metro Seattle, by 17 in Western Washington, and by 10 in Eastern Washington. Among voters younger than Obama, Obama leads by 24. Among voters older than McCain, Obama leads by 4. Among moderates, Obama returns in June to the significant advantage he had in April, but lost in May. Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 Washington adults 06/07/08 through 06/09/08; of the adults, 778 identified themselves as being registered to vote in Washington state. Of the registered voters, 637 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the November general election. 37 of Washington's 39 counties vote exclusively by mail; ballots must be postmarked no later than Election Day, 11/04/08.
If you were filling out your ballot for President right now, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican John McCain? Or, Democrat Barack Obama?
637 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentIncomeRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.9 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigrat< $50K> $50KWestern Eastern Metro Se
McCain (R)39%44%35%36%37%40%46%37%42%36%45%41%41%****35%85%7%42%83%32%3%39%40%51%37%29%67%25%34%41%43%**29%14%93%****72%40%39%39%42%38%
Obama (D)56%51%60%59%57%56%49%58%53%60%49%53%54%****56%13%89%46%13%63%92%57%55%45%57%65%29%70%55%56%51%**66%82%7%****21%54%57%56%52%57%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%19%33%29%18%52%48%46%12%43%85%3%4%9%28%40%22%25%41%20%48%52%37%22%40%34%64%28%69%44%4%12%17%7%3%4%6%32%68%27%20%52%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.