Poll: Both Democrats Top McCain in New York

threehorsemen Poll: Both Democrats Top McCain in New YorkA Quinnipiac poll released this morning affirms, not particularly shockingly, that identity politics is alive and well in New York.

The survey of hypothetical general election match ups in the state found:

Clinton-McCain: White voters split with 45 percent for McCain and 42 percent for Clinton; blacks back Clinton 65 – 16 percent. Men split with 45 percent for Clinton and 44 percent for McCain; women back Clinton 53 – 31 percent.
Obama-McCain: White voters back McCain 48 – 38 percent, as blacks go with Obama 83 – 8 percent. Men support Obama 47 – 42 percent and women back the Democrat 48 – 35 percent.


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