SurveyUSA: Obama Opens Wide Lead in Iowa
A new SurveyUSA poll in Iowa shows Sen. Barack Obama leading Sen. John McCain by 11 points, 54% to 43%.
Key findings: “Among women, Obama leads by 20 points; among men, Obama and McCain tie. Among voters younger than Barack Obama, Obama leads by 15. Among voters older than John McCain, Obama leads by 9. Among voters who are in-between the two candidates’ ages, Obama leads by 7. Among white voters — 95% of Iowa’s likely voters — Obama leads by 8 points. 11% of Republicans cross over to vote for Obama; 8% of Democrats cross over to vote for McCain; Independents break for Obama by 9 points.”