Politics

Rasmussen: McCain Leads By 6 In Mississippi

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McCain – 50%
Obama – 44%

No change from last month with these numbers, but it should be noted that Bush won this state by 20 points in 2004, and 17 points in 2000.

The details…

  • While McCain has a solid 57% to 38% lead among men, Obama leads 49% to 44% among women.
  • Obama also dominates among the youngest set of voters (age 18-29), 75% to 22%. McCain holds the advantage in voters of all other age groups.
  • McCain attracts 84% of Republican voters in Mississippi and 54% of voters who are not affiliated with either party.Obama’s support in the Magnolia State comes from 78% of Democrats and 33% of unaffiliated voters.
  • McCain is viewed favorably by 58% of voters and unfavorably by 37% of voters. Obama’s numbers are 48% favorable, 51% unfavorable.

One last note…Mississippi hasn’t voted for a Democrat for President since Jimmy Carter.

More as it develops…