Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13272
 
In CA, McCain, Once 4th, Now 1st, with Romney on his Tail: John McCain and Mitt Romney, running last and next-to-last as recently as October in SurveyUSA's California polling, today finish 1st and 2nd, according to this latest tracking poll data conducted for KABC-TV Los Angeles, KPIX-TV San Francisco, KGTV-TV San Diego and KFSN-TV Fresno. Rudolph Giuliani, who led in California's Republican Primary by 20 points in August and by 21 points in October, now finds himself leading only Ron Paul. Giuliani today loses 3:1 to McCain, and 2:1 to Romney. Today it's McCain 37%; Romney 25%; Mike Huckabee 14%; Giuliani 12%; Paul 4%. Since SurveyUSA's last poll, released two weeks ago, McCain is up 4 points; Romney is up 12. Romney leads by 4 among Conservatives; McCain leads by 28 among Moderates. One-third of likely Republican primary voters say the economy is the issue the next president should focus on ahead of all others; McCain leads by 11 among those voters. 22% of voters say immigration is the most important issue; Romney leads by 8 among them.
 
Filtering: 2,100 state of CA adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 01/27/08. Of the adults, 1,783 were registered to vote. Of them, 506 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 02/05/08 Republican Presidential Primary.
 
If the Republican Primary for President of the United States were today, would you vote for ...(names rotated) Rudy Giuliani? Mike Huckabee? John McCain? Mitt Romney? Ron Paul? Or some other Republican?
506 Likely And Actual VotersAllEarly VotingGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTop Issue For Next President2004 VoteAbortionGlobal WarmingStem Cell ResearLabor UnionSame Sex MarriagGun OwnershipMilitary DraftWho Is Winning WBush in HistoryPassport CurrentRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.4 pct pointsActual VLikely VMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigratBushKerryPro-lifePro-choiRealMade-upForAgainstYesNoSupportOpposeYesNoNeedNo NeedUnited STerrorisOne Of AAn AveraOne Of TYesNoCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Giuliani12%15%11%12%11%15%13%8%13%14%10%12%**18%6%11%3%**10%13%18%14%**3%12%10%****13%11%30%9%16%12%12%14%9%12%12%16%11%10%13%15%10%11%17%15%13%8%12%13%11%17%9%7%
Huckabee14%14%14%10%19%16%15%17%7%15%13%13%**16%17%15%11%**20%7%8%14%**13%8%21%****12%15%7%21%5%14%16%8%25%20%12%3%18%14%13%11%14%15%11%15%16%6%12%15%18%15%16%3%
McCain37%35%37%39%34%35%36%39%36%36%38%36%**28%52%36%46%**27%48%44%37%**54%45%35%****26%38%31%27%49%45%24%42%26%36%37%48%33%40%35%41%36%37%36%27%38%41%34%40%32%37%34%49%
Romney25%25%26%26%24%22%26%24%29%25%26%27%**25%17%27%12%**31%20%16%26%**20%16%26%****34%26%18%30%19%18%35%25%27%16%28%17%27%25%25%23%26%27%19%33%24%22%28%22%28%23%26%27%
Paul4%4%4%4%4%0%4%7%5%2%6%4%**4%7%4%4%**4%4%3%3%**4%11%1%****5%3%5%4%5%4%5%5%4%7%3%4%4%3%6%3%5%3%8%0%4%11%5%4%3%5%5%2%
Other3%4%3%3%3%6%2%3%3%3%3%4%**1%1%3%1%**4%2%2%3%**1%3%3%****2%3%2%4%2%3%3%2%5%2%3%2%3%3%3%3%3%3%5%4%2%5%4%2%4%1%5%2%
Undecided5%3%5%4%5%6%5%2%7%5%4%5%**8%0%4%22%**4%6%8%3%**5%5%4%****7%4%7%4%4%4%6%5%4%6%4%9%4%5%5%3%5%4%4%5%3%8%5%5%5%3%4%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely And Actual Voters100%29%71%58%42%19%32%27%22%51%49%71%3%17%10%89%5%5%57%32%7%33%1%6%12%16%3%3%22%82%8%54%43%56%40%63%31%24%74%23%74%47%51%29%69%73%19%20%61%19%54%43%27%35%22%16%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.