Politics & Government

Poll: California's Democrats shift into Obama's camp

Three and one-half months after Hillary Rodham Clinton won the state's presidential primary, California Democratic voters now prefer second-place finisher Barack Obama, according to a new Field Poll.

In a May 16-27 survey of Democratic voters, Obama was preferred over Clinton by 51 percent to 38 percent – nearly the reverse of Clinton's 51.5 percent to Obama's 43.2 percent in the California primary.

In a related poll that included Democratic, Republican and independent voters, Obama and Clinton each held a 17 percentage-point lead in the state over presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain.

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