Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13281
New Jersey Democratic Primary: 12 Points Between Clinton and Obama -- 4 Days to the NJ Democratic Primary, it's Hillary Clinton 51%, Barack Obama 39%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WABC-TV New York and WCAU-TV Philadelphia. There is a 40-point Gender Gap: Men back Obama 5:4. Women back Clinton 2:1. The contest is tied among voters under age 50. Clinton leads by 23 points among voters age 50+. Among voters who say the Economy is the most important issue, Clinton leads by 30 points. Among voters who say Iraq is most important, Obama leads by 5. Clinton's strength among registered Democrats overcomes Obama's support among Unaffiliated voters.
Filtering / Timing: 2,000 state of NJ adults were interviewed 01/30/08 and 01/31/08. All interviews completed after results of the Florida Primary were known, after John Edwards withdrew from the race, but before the California debate between Clinton and Obama which began 8 pm ET on 01/31/08. Of the adults, 1,772 were registered to vote. Of them, 642 were identified by SurveyUSA as likely to vote in the 02/05/08 Democratic Primary.
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?
642 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RacePartyIdeologyAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.9 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratUnaffiliConservaModerateLiberalRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigratNorthernCentral Southern
Composition of Likely Voters100%45%55%19%30%30%21%49%51%60%22%13%5%0%92%8%12%39%29%43%31%26%29%69%25%73%37%3%19%18%4%5%6%5%43%31%26%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.