The non-stop, vicious, personal attacks on Hillary Clinton by Barack Obama supporters is having a noticeable effect. In a new Rassmussen poll, only 64% of Democratic Primary voters say they will vote for Obama in November.
"John McCain continues to lead both potential Democratic opponents. McCain leads Barack Obama 50% to 41% and Hillary Clinton 48% to 43%
McCain is viewed favorably by 55% of voters nationwide and unfavorably by 42%. Obama's reviews are 46% favorable and 52% unfavorable. For Clinton, those numbers are 45% favorable, 52% unfavorable.
In the Democratic Presidential Nomination, it's Clinton 46%, Obama 43%. For the past week-and-a-half, Obama's support has been between 43% and 47% every day. Clinton's support has ranged from 42% to 46%
New polling data from Pennsylvania shows Clinton with a ten-point late in the Keystone State's April 22 Primary. In discussing that Primary, Governor Ed Rendell indicates that the Clinton campaign is ready to keep fighting to the end of the primaries and beyond.
The division in the Democratic Party is highlighted by the fact that just 71% of Democratic Primary voters now say they will vote for Hillary Clinton in the general election campaign. If Barack Obama is nominated, 64% of Democratic Primary voters are ready to vote for him.
Clinton is currently viewed favorably by 74% of Democrats nationwide, Obama by 67%. By way of comparison, McCain is viewed favorably by 83% of Republicans.
Over the past month, McCain has gained ground in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. He leads both Democrats in North Carolina, Georgia and Arkansas. Both Democrats continue to lead in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and California"