Matching Up Clinton Against McCain And Huckabee

Posted December 24, 2007 at 11:00am

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In a pair of test general election match-ups, John McCain beats Hillary Clinton 49 percent to 43 percent, but Clinton would fare better against Mike Huckabee whom she leads 47 percent to 43 percent in the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey. The Senator from Arizona is currently viewed favorably by 55 percent of the nation’s voters. That’s the most positive rating of any Presidential candidate in either party, the survey found. Just 33 percent of voters say they will definitely vote against him if he is on the ballot. Clinton has the highest level of core opposition-47 percent say they will definitely vote against her if she wins the nomination. Forty-two percent of voters nationwide have a favorable opinion of Huckabee while 42 percent have an unfavorable view.