Our Latest Round-Up of State-by-State General Election Match-Ups

Posted April 14, 2008 at 2:47pm

John McCain is leading Barack Obama 53 percent to 38 percent in Florida, with Hillary Clinton leading McCain by a statistically insignificant 45 percent to 44 percent, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll conducted April 10. The margin of error is 4.5 percent. McCain is viewed favorably by 62 percent of voters, Clinton by 49 percent and Obama by 42 percent. This is one of the few states in our round-up of general election match-ups where Clinton is not the lowest on the favorability scale. The Rasmussen Reports poll, conducted March 12, had McCain over Obama 47 percent to 43 percent and ahead of Clinton 47 percent to 40 percent

In late March, Clinton had a statistically insignificant lead of 44 percent to 42 percent over McCain, while Obama trails him 46 percent to 37 percent. The margin of error is 2.9 percent. (Quinnipiac University, conducted March 24 – 31). Earlier, Public Policy Polling had McCain ahead of Clinton 47 percent to 43 percent and leading Obama 50 percent to 39 percent in a survey conducted March 15-16. The margin of error was 3.9 percent.