martes, 12 de junio de 2007

Hillary avanza en NH

Fue tan evidente que a nadie sorprende. Decíamos la semana pasada que Hillary Clinton se había comido a todos sus rivales en el último debate demócrata celebrado en New Hampshire. Ahora, la última encuesta de la CNN viene a confirmarlo con sus números. Hillary habría aumentado considerablemente su intención de voto entre los votantes del estado. En lo que hasta hace poco parecía una carrera cerrada, ha abierto una brecha que les costará cerrar a Obama y Edwards.

(...) In early April, New Hampshire Democrats were all over the place. The front-runners -- Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-New York; Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois; and former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina -- were closely matched. Clinton was at 27 percent, Edwards was at 21 percent and Obama was at 20 percent. It was essentially a jump ball.

Who jumped highest after the debate? Clinton. According to a new CNN/WMUR poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters released Monday, the New York senator has surged into the lead, with 36 percent support. Obama has held fairly steady at 22 percent, while Edwards has lost support. He's now at 12 percent. (...)