Rasmussen: McCain Leads By 6 In Mississippi
McCain – 50%
Obama – 44%
No change from last month with these numbers, but it should be noted that Bush won this state by 20 points in 2004, and 17 points in 2000.
- While McCain has a solid 57% to 38% lead among men, Obama leads 49% to 44% among women.
- Obama also dominates among the youngest set of voters (age 18-29), 75% to 22%. McCain holds the advantage in voters of all other age groups.
- McCain attracts 84% of Republican voters in Mississippi and 54% of voters who are not affiliated with either party.Obamaâ€™s support in the Magnolia State comes from 78% of Democrats and 33% of unaffiliated voters.
- McCain is viewed favorably by 58% of voters and unfavorably by 37% of voters. Obamaâ€™s numbers are 48% favorable, 51% unfavorable.
One last note…Mississippi hasn’t voted for a Democrat for President since Jimmy Carter.
More as it develops…