Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13343

Geography Surveyed: Ohio
Data Collected: 02/10/2008 - 02/11/2008
Release Date: 02/12/2008 6:50 AM ET
Sponsors: WCMH-TV Columbus, WCPO-TV Cincinnati, WEWS-TV Cleveland

Clinton Looks Ahead to Next Firewall State, Ohio, Where Women and Whites Give Her Hope: In a Democratic Primary in Ohio today, 02/12/08, the day of the Virginia and Delaware primaries and 3 weeks till Ohio votes, Hillary Clinton tops Barack Obama 56% to 39%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WCPO-TV Cincinnati, WCMH-TV Columbus, and WEWS-TV Cleveland. Clinton's lead comes entirely from women, where she leads by 29 points. She and Obama are tied among men. Whites vote 3:2 Clinton. Blacks vote 3:1 Obama. Obama runs strongest in Western Ohio, where he holds Clinton to 50% and trails her by 5 points. In Eastern Ohio Clinton leads by 18; in Central Ohio she leads by 30.

Filtering / Timing: 2,000 state of Ohio adults were interviewed 02/10/08 and 02/11/08. Of them, 1,812 were registered to vote. Of them, 720 were determined by SurveyUSA to have already voted, or to be likely to vote on or before the 03/04/08 primary. All interviews were completed after results in Louisiana, Washington, Nebraska were known. Half of interviews were completed before results in Maine were known, half after. All interviews completed before results of Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland primaries were known.

  Asked of 720 Likely & Actual Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 3.7 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?

56% Clinton
39% Obama
3% Other
2% Undecided

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