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POLL: Rasmussen 5/8 Round-Up


New Rasmussen Reports automated surveys find:

  • Among 760 likely Democratic primary voters, Sen. Hillary Clinton leads Sen. Barack Obama (34% to 26%) in a national primary; former Sen. John Edwards trails at 16%. Last week, Obama edged out Clinton 32% to 30% (conducted 4/30 through 5/3).

  • Among 620 likely Republican primary voters, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani (at 25%) leads Sen. John McCain (17%), former Sen. Fred Thompson (16%), and former Gov. Mitt Romney (12%) in a national primary (4/30 through 5/3).

  • Among 800 likely voters, Clinton and Giuliani both run at 45% in a nationwide general election match-up; Clinton edges out McCain 48% to 44% (4/30 through 5/1).

  • Among 800 likely voters, 47% would vote for the Democrat in their congressional district if the election were today; 36% would vote Republican (5/2 through 5/3).

  • Among 1,000 adults, 32% say they have been following the DC Madam story closely; 63% are not paying much attention to it (5/2 through 5/3).

  • Among 1,000 adults, 58% think a "truly competetive third party" would be good for the United States (5/4 through 5/5).

 

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