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POLL: Gallup Iraq Positions in 2008


Additional analysis from recent Gallup national surveys of 2,004 adults (conducted 6/1 through 6/3 and 6/11 through 6/14) finds:

  • 70% think a candidate's past and current positions on the war in Iraq is either "very" or "extremely important" in determining his or her vote for president; 22% say "somewhat important;" 7% say "not that important."

  • Among Democrats who say "extremely important," Sen. Hillary Clinton leads Sen. Barack Obama 41% to 27% in a national primary; among all Democrats, Clinton leads Obama 38% to 31%.

  • Among Republicans who say "extremely important," former Mayor Rudy Giuliani runs at 29%, former Sen. Fred Thompson at 21%, and Sen. John McCain at 20% in a national primary. Among all Republicans, Giuliani runs at 32%, McCain at 20%, and Thompson, at 16%.

  • In a general election match-up, Clinton leads Giuliani 42% to 45% among those who say positions on Iraq are "extremely important;" among those who say either "somewhat" or "not that important," Giuliani leads Clinton 51% to 43%.

 

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