Yesterday we looked at a potential Clinton-McCain race. Today we have Obama-McCain
(using head-to-head matchup polls from
What would an Obama-McCain election look like? See the map above. But it is VERY early and
most voters are barely paying attention now.
Besides, most of the states were not polled at all. It's more for fun
that anything serious at this point.
The map cannot be directly compared to yesterdays matchup of Clinton vs. McCain because
SurveyUSA didn't poll the same states on that matchup (they poll the races their customers
pay them to poll and for some reason, Obama-McCain didn't seem so important to Florida
newspapers, so it wasn't polled.
Some of these head-to-heads were done in Dec. and that might have seemed like an unlikely
With three serious Democrats (Clinton, Obama, Edwards) and five or six serious Republicans
(McCain, Giuliani, Romney, Thompson, Huckabee, and maybe Paul) there are 18 maps ==> too many.
Maybe when the field is narrowed more and there are more polls, I'll try some of the others.
For now, the Republicans are focusing on Florida and the Democrats on South Carolina.
However, for some reason today's polls are Florida and New York, as follows.
CNN is keeping track of the delegates for the
and for the
Note that other sources may differ because CNN is trying to count the PLEOs (Party Leaders and
Elected Officials) and when different reporters call a PLEO and hear "Well, I like Hillary,
but Barack has his charms too" they may score it differently.
Here is CNN's count: