August 22nd, 2008
09:45 AM ET
6 years ago

Poll: Obama leads in Michigan

Sen. Obama is leading in Michigan according to a new poll.
Sen. Obama is leading in Michigan according to a new poll.

(CNN) - Sen. Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic nominee, is leading in the battleground state of Michigan, according to a poll released Friday.

Obama leads Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee, by 7 percentage points – 46 percent versus 39 percent. In the survey, 12 percent said they were unsure about their choice for president, 2 percent supported Ralph Nader, and 1 percent backed the Libertarian Party's Bob Barr.

The Detroit Free Press/Local 4 poll of 600 likely Michigan voters was conducted August 17-20 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

CNN considers Michigan a toss-up state. Click here to see CNN's Electoral Map.


Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama • John McCain • Michigan • Polls
soundoff (26 Responses)
  1. aware

    Obama will lose!

    He is the guy who lied about enabling surviving botched abortion babies to be refused medical care and called those who questioned his vote "liars" is not fit to be president of the United States of America.

    McCain 08! :)

    August 22, 2008 02:50 pm at 2:50 pm |
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