August 18, 2008

Strongly for Obama

58%

Fully 58% of Obama backers say they support Obama strongly; by comparison 39% of McCain’s backers describe themselves as strong supporters.

While McCain is attracting more support from Republicans than Obama is from Democrats, his backers continue to be less enthusiastic than Obama supporters; 58% of Obama backers say they support Obama strongly compared with fewer than half of McCain’s backers (39%) who describe themselves as strong supporters. McCain’s soft supporters are most troubled by his positions on economic issues, while Obama’s soft supporters say they are most troubled by his personal abilities and experience. Read More