Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #14004
20 Weeks To Election Day, Kentucky Voters Picking McCain: 140 days until America elects its next President, Republican John McCain leads Barack Obama by 12 points in the Bluegrass State, according to this SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WHAS-TV Louisville, WLEX-TV Lexington, and WCPO-TV Cincinnati. Today, it's McCain 53%, Obama 41%. McCain leads by 16 points among men, by 8 among women. Obama leads by 13 points among voters 18-34; McCain leads among those 35+. 12% of Kentucky Republicans cross over to vote for Democrat Obama; 35% of Kentucky Democrats cross over to vote for Republican McCain. Among voters with household incomes under $50,000 a year, McCain leads by 4. Among voters with incomes greater than $50,000, McCain leads by 19. Among the 52% of likely voters who say the economy is the most important issue for the next President, McCain leads by 12. Obama leads by 12 in greater Louisville; McCain leads in the rest of the state.
Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 Kentucky adults 06/13/08, 06/14/08, and 06/16/08. No interviews were conducted on Father's Day, 06/15/08. Of the adults, 797 identified themselves as registered voters. Of them, 626 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the general election on 11/04/08.
If the election for President were today, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican John McCain? Or, Democrat Barack Obama?
626 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeParty AffiliationIdeologyCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentIncomeRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigrat< $50K> $50KWestern LouisvilNorth CeEastern
McCain (R)53%55%51%41%60%54%55%52%54%50%59%54%84%35%47%82%48%13%55%50%60%43%44%64%36%44%55%53%**40%47%80%****77%49%57%55%41%58%61%
Obama (D)41%39%43%54%36%39%38%43%39%45%32%40%12%59%42%13%47%80%39%44%34%53%47%31%58%43%42%41%**57%51%17%****14%45%38%37%53%38%31%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%22%31%28%20%52%48%44%12%44%33%57%9%31%37%13%40%60%55%27%18%58%38%23%76%52%2%12%11%7%5%3%6%47%53%21%29%35%15%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.