Thursday, June 19, 2008

New Swing State Poll

The Quinnipac Poll released on yesterday, June 18th, evidences an increase of support in for Obama amongst women, blacks and younger voters. Barack Obama leads John McCain among likely voters in FLORIDA, OHIO and PENNSYLVANIA, according to simultaneous Quinnipiac University Swing State polls released today.

This is the first time Obama has led in all three of these states. No one has been elected President since 1960 without taking two of these three largest swing states in the Electoral College.

The results of the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University polls show:

FLORIDA: Obama edges McCain 47 – 43 percent
OHIO: Obama tops McCain 48 – 42 percent
PENNSYLVANIA: Obama leads McCain 52 – 40 percent

Source: Quinnipac University Swing State Poll