Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #14431
Delaware, Home to Biden, Poised to Deliver 3 Electoral Votes For Obama: In an election for President of the United States in Delaware today, 09/24/08, six weeks from the vote, Democrat Barack Obama defeats Republican John McCain 57% to 37%, according to this latest exclusive WCAU-TV News poll conducted by SurveyUSA.

Obama leads among most groups; McCain leads among Republicans, conservatives, those who consider themselves pro-life, and gun owners. Obama leads by 29 points among the youngest voters, by 2 points among the oldest. 24% of Delaware Republicans cross over to vote for Obama; 13% of Democrats cross over to vote for McCain. Independents favor Obama by 15 points.

Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 Delaware adults 09/22/08 through 09/23/08. Of the adults, 816 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 703 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely voters in the 11/04/08 general election. Delaware has 3 Electoral College votes. John Kerry carried the state by 8 points in 2004; Al Gore carried the state by 13 points in 2000.
If the election for President were today, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican John McCain? Democrat Barack Obama? Or one of the other candidates?
703 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionIncomeIntellectual?Traveled AbroadSpeak Another LaUSA Super PowerOwn a Gun?
Credibility Interval: ± 3.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choi< $50K> $50KYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNo
McCain (R)37%40%35%28%38%39%46%34%42%33%39%42%44%11%****72%13%38%78%29%13%41%35%45%36%29%60%25%37%39%38%45%41%29%41%37%44%20%56%29%
Obama (D)57%55%59%67%56%58%48%61%54%61%55%54%51%87%****24%83%53%20%68%83%55%59%49%61%66%34%71%56%57%57%51%55%65%55%58%53%73%39%66%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%23%31%27%19%54%46%49%10%41%76%18%3%3%34%48%17%26%38%15%50%50%44%32%24%38%60%28%72%75%18%77%23%27%73%78%15%32%66%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.