Final Polls & Results
Iowa: GOP | Dems
New Hampshire: GOP | Dems
Michigan: GOP | Dems
Nevada: GOP | Dems
South Carolina: GOP | Dems
Florida: GOP | Dems
Super Tuesday: GOP | Dems
Virginia: GOP | Dems
Maryland: GOP | Dems
Wisconsin: GOP | Dems
Ohio: GOP | Dems
Texas: GOP | Dems
Pennsylvania: Dems
North Carolina: Dems
Indiana: Dems
West Virginia: Dems
Oregon: Dems
Kentucky: Dems

General Election: McCain vs. Clinton

Polling Data

PollDateSampleClinton (D)McCain (R)Spread
Reuters/Zogby04/10 - 04/131049 LV4146McCain +5.0
ABC/Wash Post04/10 - 04/131197 A4548McCain +3.0
Rasmussen04/10 - 04/131600 LV4347McCain +4.0
AP-Ipsos04/07 - 04/091000 A4845Clinton +3.0
CBS News/NY Times03/28 - 04/021196 RV4843Clinton +5.0
Hotline/FD03/28 - 03/31799 RV4150McCain +9.0
Rasmussen03/27 - 03/301600 LV4049McCain +9.0
NBC/WSJ03/24 - 03/25800 RV4446McCain +2.0
Pew Research03/19 - 03/221,248 RV4944Clinton +5.0
FOX News03/18 - 03/19900 RV4643Clinton +3.0
CBS News03/15 - 03/18RV 4644Clinton +2.0
CNN03/14 - 03/16950 RV4947Clinton +2.0
USA Today/Gallup03/14 - 03/15685 LV5146Clinton +5.0
Reuters/Zogby03/13 - 03/141004 LV4048McCain +8.0
NBC/WSJ03/07 - 03/101,012 RV4745Clinton +2.0
Cook/RT Strategies03/06 - 03/09802 RV4547McCain +2.0
Newsweek03/05 - 03/061,215 RV4846Clinton +2.0
ABC/Wash Post02/28 - 03/02LV 5047Clinton +3.0
LA Times/Bloomberg02/21 - 02/25RV 4046McCain +6.0
AP-Ipsos02/22 - 02/241000 A4843Clinton +5.0
USA Today/Gallup02/21 - 02/241653 LV4650McCain +4.0
Pew Research02/20 - 02/241240 RV5045Clinton +5.0
CBS News/NY Times02/20 - 02/241115 RV4646Tie
FOX News02/19 - 02/20900 RV4447McCain +3.0
Hotline/FD02/14 - 02/17803 RV4048McCain +8.0
Reuters/Zogby02/13 - 02/16928 LV3850McCain +12.0
USA Today/Gallup02/08 - 02/10706 LV4849McCain +1.0
AP-Ipsos02/07 - 02/101,029 A4645Clinton +1.0
Time02/01 - 02/04958 LV4646Tie
CNN02/01 - 02/03974 RV5047Clinton +3.0
Cook/RT Strategies01/31 - 02/02855 RV4145McCain +4.0
ABC/Wash Post01/30 - 02/011249 A4649McCain +3.0
FOX News01/30 - 01/31900 RV4445McCain +1.0
NPR01/29 - 01/311000 LV4548McCain +3.0
Rasmussen01/25 - 01/271200 LV4048McCain +8.0
NBC/WSJ01/20 - 01/221008 A4446McCain +2.0
LA Times/Bloomberg01/18 - 01/221312 RV4642Clinton +4.0
Rasmussen01/16 - 01/17800 LV4745Clinton +2.0
USA Today/Gallup01/10 - 01/131106 LV4750McCain +3.0
Hotline/FD01/10 - 01/12803 RV4347McCain +4.0
Rasmussen01/09 - 01/10800 LV3849McCain +11.0
CNN01/09 - 01/10840 RV5048Clinton +2.0
Rasmussen12/19 - 12/20800 LV4349McCain +6.0
FOX News12/18 - 12/19900 RV4247McCain +5.0
Zogby12/12 - 12/141000 LV4249McCain +7.0
CNN12/06 - 12/09RV 4850McCain +2.0
FOX News11/13 - 11/14900 RV4645Clinton +1.0
Gallup11/11 - 11/14897 RV5044Clinton +6.0
Rasmussen11/07 - 11/08800 LV4547McCain +2.0
ABC/Wash Post10/29 - 11/011131 A5243Clinton +9.0
Quinnipiac10/23 - 10/291636 RV4444Tie
LA Times/Bloomberg10/19 - 10/22512 RV4838Clinton +10.0
Rasmussen10/10 - 10/11800 LV4443Clinton +1.0
FOX News10/09 - 10/10900 RV4744Clinton +3.0
FOX News09/25 - 09/26900 RV4639Clinton +7.0
Rasmussen09/12 - 09/13800 LV4645Clinton +1.0
Rasmussen08/15 - 08/16800 LV4644Clinton +2.0
Quinnipiac08/07 - 08/131545 LV4741Clinton +6.0
Rasmussen08/01 - 08/02800 LV4543Clinton +2.0
FOX News07/17 - 07/18900 RV4542Clinton +3.0
Zogby07/12 - 07/141012 LV4543Clinton +2.0
Rasmussen07/09 - 07/10800 LV4738Clinton +9.0
CNN06/22 - 06/24907 RV4947Clinton +2.0
Rasmussen06/20 - 06/21792 LV4642Clinton +4.0
Newsweek06/20 - 06/21831 RV5045Clinton +5.0
USA Today/Gallup06/11 - 06/14927 RV4946Clinton +3.0
Quinnipiac06/05 - 06/111,711 RV4442Clinton +2.0
LA Times/Bloomberg06/07 - 06/101056 RV4145McCain +4.0
FOX News06/05 - 06/06900 RV4343Tie
Zogby05/17 - 05/20993 RV4347McCain +4.0
Hotline/FD05/16 - 05/20800 RV4543Clinton +2.0
Newsweek05/02 - 05/03831 RV5044Clinton +6.0
Rasmussen04/30 - 05/01800 LV4844Clinton +4.0
Marist04/26 - 05/01823 RV4742Clinton +5.0
Quinnipiac04/25 - 05/011166 RV4146McCain +5.0
Hotline/FD04/26 - 04/30801 RV4545Tie
Cook/RT Strategies04/20 - 04/22855 RV4243McCain +1.0
Time04/05 - 04/091102 RV4446McCain +2.0
LA Times/Bloomberg04/05 - 04/09603 RV4542Clinton +3.0
Rasmussen04/02 - 04/03800 LV4746Clinton +1.0
FOX News03/27 - 03/28900 RV4347McCain +4.0
Time03/23 - 03/261102 RV4248McCain +6.0
Time03/09 - 03/121500 RV4443Clinton +1.0
American Res. Group03/02 - 03/052104 LV4245McCain +3.0
Newsweek02/28 - 03/011202 RV4746Clinton +1.0
Time02/23 - 02/261144 RV4645Clinton +1.0
Zogby02/22 - 02/241078 LV3947McCain +8.0
Quinnipiac02/13 - 02/191536 RV4446McCain +2.0
Marist02/12 - 02/15978 RV4646Tie
USA Today/Gallup02/09 - 02/11936 RV5047Clinton +3.0
Siena02/06 - 02/091120 RV4544Clinton +1.0
Rasmussen01/24 - 01/25800 LV4445McCain +1.0
Newsweek01/24 - 01/25837 RV5044Clinton +6.0
Time01/22 - 01/231064 RV4747Tie
Cook/RT Strategies01/18 - 01/21872 RV4248McCain +6.0
ABC News/Wash Post01/16 - 01/191000 A5045Clinton +5.0
Newsweek01/17 - 01/181003 A4847Clinton +1.0
Hotline/FD01/11 - 01/14800 RV3948McCain +9.0
Battleground01/08 - 01/11500 LV4353McCain +10.0
IBD/TIPP01/02 - 01/04951 A4148McCain +7.0
CNN12/15 - 12/171019 A4747Tie
Rasmussen12/14 - 12/151000 LV4549McCain +4.0
LA Times/Bloomberg12/08 - 12/111342 RV3650McCain +14.0
Newsweek12/06 - 12/07RV 5043Clinton +7.0
FOX News12/05 - 12/06900 RV4048McCain +8.0
Marist11/27 - 12/03967 RV4349McCain +6.0
Rasmussen11/26 - 11/271000 LV4448McCain +4.0
Rasmussen11/04 - 11/051000 LV4348McCain +5.0
CNN11/03 - 11/051019 A4748McCain +1.0

All Commentary & News Stories

- Partisan Gulf Is Back, Broad & Looming Large - John Harwood, NY Times

- Don't Expect a New Electoral Map in '08 - Stuart Rothenberg, Roll Call

- A Frame of Reference for the General Election - Jay Cost, RealClearPolitics

- The Bluster of Obama's Words - George Will, Newsweek

- GOP Insiders Worry About McCain's Chances - Tom Edsall, Huffington Post

- McCain Still Has a Chance to Win - Janet Daley, Daily Telegraph

- Time for Obama to Be More Ordinary - Clive Crook, Financial Times

- McCain's Evangelical Problem - Robert Novak, Chicago Sun-Times

- Hillary's Final Curtain - Rebecca Traister, Salon

- Clinton's Loss Driven by Strategy, Not Sexism - Al Hunt, Bloomberg

- Dream On: Against an Obama-Clinton Ticket - The New Republic

- Obama's VP Hand - Washington Times

- A Campaign We Can Believe In? - William Kristol, New York Times

- Mr. Obama's Neighborhood - Andrew Ferguson, Weekly Standard

- Adhering to Principles that Keep America Free - Fred Thompson, Townhall

- Can '68 Can Teach Us About '08? - David Shribman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

- What's Up Hillary's Sleeve? - Dick Morris & Eileen McGann, FOX News

- How Obama, McCain Should Choose VP - Michael Barone, US News & WR

- Let's Give Hillary a Hand - Katha Pollitt, The Nation

- Voting For Commander in Chief - Frederick Kagan, Weekly Standard

- What Obama Needs To Do - Dick Polman, Philadelphia Inquirer

- Obama, McCain Seek to Redraw Electoral Map - Dan Balz, Washington Post

- For Clintons, an Old Dream Finally Fades - John Harris, The Politico

- McCain on How to Beat a Rock Star - Bailey and Meacham, Newsweek

- McCain Could Still Win - John O'Sullivan, Sunday Telegraph

- Let the Debates Begin - David Broder, Washington Post

- Obama and McCain, the Same? - Los Angeles Times

- We Must Work Together to Elect Barack Obama - Senator Hillary Clinton

- Emotional End to Historic Bid - Kate Snow & Eloise Harper, ABC News

- Ending Bid, Clinton Backs Obama - Nagourney, Zeleny & Rutenberg, NYT

- General Election's New Playing Field - Michael Barone, US News & World Rpt

- Obituary of the Hotly Anticipated Candidacy - Chuck Todd, NBC News

- The Clinton Obituary May Be Premature - Edward Luce, Financial Times

- McCain's Speech Problem - Robert Novak, Chicago Sun-Times

- McCain Campaign Bets on Lean Mode - Mike Allen, The Politico

- Timing + Charisma + Internet = Obama Nomination - Blake Dvorak, RCP

- Savor Obama's Nomination - Bob Herbert, New York Times

- Principle Beats Pork in California - John Fund, Wall Street Journal

- Mr. Obama's Neighborhood - Andrew Ferguson, Weekly Standard

- Mr. Obama's Middle East - Washington Post

- Lobbyists and Washington Politicians - Washington Times

- The Democrats Rebuff Mrs. Clinton - Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

- Overwrought Reactions to Her Speech - Hendrik Hertzberg, New Yorker

- The Meaning Of An African-American Milestone - Ellis Cose, Newsweek

- Obama's Art of Ostracism - Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

- McCain, Master Economic Flip-Flopper - Gene Sperling, Bloomberg

- Obama "Pretends" on Iraq - Peter Wehner, Contentions

- Why Didn't More Women Vote for Hillary? - Amy Sullivan, Time

- The Democratic Gamble - Ronald Brownstein, National Journal

- Obama's Bridge Between MLK and RFK - John Avlon, RealClearPolitics

- It's Time for Another Obama Race Speech - Juan Williams, WSJ

- Adding Clinton Would Diminish the Ticket - George Will, Washington Post

- Post-Mortem: The Fall of the House of Clinton - The Economist

- Smiling at Obama is a Reflex - Kathleen Parker, Chicago Tribune

- I'm Not Totally Sure We Can - Kurt Andersen, New York Magazine

- McCain Bumbles the Delivery - Jonathan Martin, The Politico

- Obama Kicks Off General In Virginia - Wilson & Trygstad, RealClearPolitics

- Astrophysicists and the Electoral College - Neil Tyson, New York Times

- Don Young Embodies What's Wrong With the GOP - Pat Toomey, WSJ

- Look What Happened to Jimmy Carter - Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

- Obama-Hillary Ticket? Ain't Gonna Happen - Toby Harnden, RCP

- Will Obama Run to the Center? - Las Vegas Review-Journal

- Historic Odds Favoring Obama in '08 - Mort Kondracke, Roll Call

- What John McCain Underestimates - Mark Halperin, Time

- Democrats Fell Hard for a Fresh Face - Rich Lowry, New York Post

- Seeing Bobby Kennedy in Barack Obama - James Ridgeway, Mother Jones

- Health Care: Dems' Lost Opportunity - Froma Harrop, Providence Journal

- Political Hardball, Clinton-Style - Joan Vennochi, Boston Globe

- A Series of Crucial Errors for Hillary - Richard Adams, The Guardian

- How Obama Could Win in a Landslide - Dick Morris, Times of London

- The Unretirement of Reverend Wright - Steven Gray, Time

- Let the Second-Guessing Begin! - Jonathan Alter, Newsweek

- Obama's Flip-Flopping Problem - Philip Klein, American Spectator

- Bill Clinton's Party of One - Ezra Klein, The American Prospect

- Obama Works A Tough Room at AIPAC - Robert Dreyfuss, The Nation

- How Obama Did It - Karen Tumulty, Time

- Lincoln's Rule: Organization Matters - Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal

- Clinton Talked Herself Right Out of the Job - E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

- Hillary's VP Provocation - Robert Novak, Chicago Sun-Times

- Obama Still Trying to Dismiss Clinton Supporters - Marie Cocco, RCP

- Rejoice: It's the End of the Clintons - Raymond De Souza, National Post

- Obama: A Victor on His Heels - David Broder, Washington Post

- Racism in Retreat - John McWhorter, New York Sun

- A World of Problems Awaits Winner - Anatole Kaletsky, Times of London

- The Running-Mate Dilemma - Joe Conason, New York Observer

- Europe Wants Obama, But May Get McSame - Tim Garton Ash, Guardian

- Obama's Approach is Naive and Dangerous - John Bolton, Los Angeles Times

- Supers Didn't Hold For Clinton - Katharine Seelye, New York Times

- Obama, McCain and Iran - Thomas Sowell, RealClearPolitics

- Unshakeable Commitment to Israel's Security - Sen. Barack Obama, AIPAC

- It's Over. Now It Begins - New York Times

- Obama Can't Get Bullied By Clinton - Wall Street Journal

- Rezko's Guilty. Who's Next? - Chicago Tribune

- McCain's Big Challenge - Ruth Conniff, The Progressive

- Clinton to End Bid, Endorse Obama - Nagourney & Zeleny, New York Times

- In a Close Race, Obama Won on Points - Jay Cost, RealClearPolitics

- Sizing Up A McCain-Obama Battle - Brian Montopoli, CBS News

- Obama's Ease on TV is Edge Over McCain - David Yepsen, DM Register

- McCain, Obama Must Shake Off the '60s - Daniel Finkelstein, London Times

- Obama's Evolving Position on Talking to Iran - Jonathan Karl, ABC News