Latest State-by-State General Election Match-Ups: Michigan

Posted May 28, 2008 at 12:25pm

Here are our latest additions to CQ Politics state-by-state general election match-ups:

**Michigan:**John McCain leads Barack Obama by 41 percent to 37 percent but with a whopping 21 percent undecided, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted May 27. The margin of error is 4.3 percent. McCain has an 18 point lead among men voters while Obama leads among women by 8 points. Obama trouces McCain with voters under 34 but he does similar to Obama among voters in the 25-to-49 and over-65 age groups. McCain leads among white voters, who are 83 percent of the sample, by 43 percent to 34 percent but 23 percent are undecided. Obama leads 62 percent to 26 percent among black voters, who comprise 13 percent of the sample. A May 7 survey by Rasmussen Reports had shown a toss-up race no matter which Democrat runs against McCain. McCain had 45 percent to Obama’s 44 percent with 6 percent saying they’d vote for a third-party candidate and 5 percent undecided. Clinton tied with McCain at 44 percent with 9 percent saying they’d vote for a third-party candidate and 4 percent undecided. The margin of error is 4.5 percent.