Updated: State-by-State General Election Match-Ups
Here’s our latest additions to our round-up of state-by-state general election match-ups:
– **Minnesota:** A poll for the Minneapolis Star Tribune conducted May 12-15 shows Barack Obama ahead of John McCain 51 percent to 38 percent and Clinton leading McCain 49 percent to 40 percent. The margin of error is 3.6 percent. The survey said that none of the three have majority support among crucial independent voters. The Democrats have won in every presidential election in the state since 1976.
– **Nebraska:** McCain leads Obama 50 percent to 39 percent with 5 percent undecided and 6 percent preferring “other,” in a survey conducted May 15 by Rasmussen Reports. McCain leads Clinton 57 percent to 34 percent. McCain is viewed favorably by 61 percent of voters compared to 37 percent; Obama is viewed Unfavorably by 50 percent compared to 49 percent; and Clinton is viewed unfavorably by 59 percent compared to 39 percent.
– **Alaska:** McCain leads Obama 51 percent to 41 percent with 8 percent undecided and preferring someone else, in a Rasmussen survey conducted May 14. He leads Clinton 53 percent to 36 percent. McCain is viewed favorably by 57 percent of voters compared to 42 percent; Obama is viewed favorably by 52 percent compared to 46 percent; and, Clinton is viewed negatively by 58 percent to 40 percent.