Thursday, January 24, 2008

NY Times/CBS Superdelegate survey

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The New York Times and CBS News just completed their latest survey of superdelegates for the 2008 Democratic Convention:

In an indication of where Democratic Party leaders are leaning, the telephone survey of the party’s superdelegates found about one-third of them undecided, 25 percent favoring Mrs. Clinton and about 10 percent supporting Mr. Obama. In an earlier survey completed by The Times and CBS News in November, more of the party leaders were undecided, though they supported Mrs. Clinton over Mr. Obama then as well.

Clinton: 202
Obama: 96
Edwards: 33
Kucinich: 1
Undecided: 274.5
No answer: 189.5

Survey conducted Jan 1-17. Florida & Michigan not included. (Democrats Abroad get 1/2 vote per delegate).
A couple of notes:
The CBS News election website still has the old numbers.
Edwards number went down from 41 to 33, but is now in line with the other media surveys. (See tracker at left).
Almost a quarter of the superdelegates refused to answer or were not reachable.
There are 464 superdelegate votes still up for grabs.