Clinton, Giuliani Hold Lead In Ohio Presidential Races


Thursday, March 22nd 2007, 10:03 am
By: News On 6


THE RACE: The presidential race for Democrats, Republicans in Ohio.

THE NUMBERS - DEMOCRATS

Hillary Clinton 32%

Barack Obama 22%

Al Gore 14%

John Edwards 11%

(all other candidates below 5%)

THE NUMBERS - REPUBLICANS

Rudy Giuliani 31%

John McCain 20%

Newt Gingrich 8%

Mitt Romney 6%

Fred Thompson 6%

(all other candidates below 5%)

The Quinnipiac poll was conducted March 13-19. For the Democratic candidates, 431 Democratic voters and those who say they lean Democratic were asked their preference to win the Democratic nomination. The sampling error plus or minus 4.5 percentage points. For the Republican candidates, 385 Republican voters were asked their preference for the GOP nomination. The sampling error was plus or minus 5 points.

OF INTEREST: Clinton is seen favorably by 48% and unfavorably by 41%. Her negatives among Ohio voters are higher than the negative ratings of any of the other top Democrats or Republicans.