Monday, August 25, 2008

Watch Out for those Stubborn Hillary Clinton Supporters

Can you believe it? The Obama camp has landed in Denver, but not to the expected thunderous applause from a unified gathering of delegates. Instead, those stubborn Clinton supporters are still demanding justice for their candidate.

USA Today reports that more than half of Clinton backers are still not sold on Obama. Here’s the scoop:

“DENVER — Fewer than half of Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters in the presidential primaries say they definitely will vote for Barack Obama in November, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, evidence of a formidable challenge facing Democrats as their national convention opens here today.

In the survey, taken Thursday through Saturday, 47% of Clinton supporters say they are solidly behind Obama, and 23% say they support him but may change their minds before the election.

“Thirty percent say they will vote for Republican John McCain, someone else or no one at all.

“The findings spotlight the stakes for Clinton when she addresses the convention Tuesday and when her name is placed in nomination.”

Read the article in its entirety here.

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