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Sunday, May 04, 2008

New Polls








Latest Indiana And North Carolina Polling Averages

North Carolina Democratic Primary RealClearPolitics Average
Obama 49.2
Clinton 42.2

Indiana Democratic Primary RealClearPolitics Average
Clinton 47.3
Obama 41.5


CBS/NY Times Voters Approve of Obama's handling of Wright, Now Leads McCain by 11

Sun May 04, 2008 at 04:22:16 PM PDT

From the new CBS/NY Times poll, taken May 1-3 (full results,.pdf)

OBAMA’S HANDLING OF WRIGHT SITUATION (Among registered voters who have heard about Wright)

All Voters Dem Primary Voters
Approve 60% 68%
Disapprove 23 22

Half of voters think Obama’s comments on Wright were appropriate, but one in four voters (and slightly more Republicans) would have liked him to have gone further in his rejection.

OBAMA’S COMMENTS ON WRIGHT WERE...
(Among registered voters who have heard about Wright)
All Voters Dem Primary Voters
About right 52% 53%
Not critical enough 26 24
Too critical 6 9

Almost half – 47% - of voters see political motivation as the main reason behind Obama’s decision to renounce his minister. Fewer, 34% think the split came mainly because Obama disagreed with things Wright said.

Gallup Daily Polling:

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