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

Posted May 4, 2008 at 6:00am

Here’s our latest round-up of state-by-state general election match-ups, pitting Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama against John McCain.

And this is a great a site to visit if you want to see an interactive map that shows how those the states are tilting, although some of its numbers may differ from what you read here:

New to our round-up:


**Indiana:** Although this is a solid “red” state in presidential elections, a poll by the Mike Downs Center on Indiana Politics show both Clinton and Obama are competitive with McCain. She leads 48 percent to 45 percent and Obama leads 48 percent to 47 percent. The margin of error is 2.8 percent.

These three swing state polls were conducted by Quinnipiac University April 23-29:

– **Florida:** Clinton leads McCain 49 percent to 41 percent while McCain edges Obama 44 percent to 43 percent. The margin of error is 2.6 percent. Clinton ties McCain among white working class voters at 45 percent each, while McCain beats Obama in this group 51 percent to 34 percent.

– **Ohio:** Clinton leads McCain 48 percent to 38 percent, while McCain is ahead of Obama by 43 percent to 42 percent. The margin of error is 2.9 percent. Clinton leads McCain among white working class voters 46 percent to 40 percent while McCain leads Obama 54 percent to 34 percent.

– **Pennsylvania:** Clinton leads McCain 51 percent to 37 percent and Obama bests him 47 percent to 38 percent. The margin of error is 2.5 percent. Clinton leads McCain among white working class voters 48 percent to 40 percent while McCain leads Obama 45 percent to 38 percent.