Quinnipiac: Hillary leads McCain in Ohio
A Qunnipiac University "swing state" poll released Tuesday shows Hillary Clinton with an eight percentage point lead over John McCain in Ohio, while a match-up of McCain and Barack Obama is a statistical dead heat.
The poll, conducted March 24 through 31 among 1,238 Ohio voters, showed Clinton with 48 percent support compared to 39 percent for McCain, who has locked up the Republican presidential nomination.
A head-to-head match-up of Obama and McCain showed Obama with 43 percent support, one percentage more than McCain. The margin of error in the Quinnipiac poll is plus or minus 2.8 percent.
The same poll showed tht Ohio is one of the few places where her "favorable" ratings are higher than her "unfavorable" ratiing, but only slightly: 47 percent view her favorably, 45 percent unfavorably.
Obama's favorable rating is 45 percent while 37 percent said they have an unfavorable opinion of him. A high number - 16 percent - said they don't know enough about him to form an opinion.
McCain had a favorable rating of 42 percent, with 33 percent saying they have an unfavorable opinion. But a whopping 21 percent of those polled said they don't know enough about the Arizona senator to form an opinion.
Read the full poll here