WASHINGTON, DC—Today Crossroads GPS released a memorandum describing results of a new national battleground poll that show Hillary Clinton narrowly trailing a generic Republican nominee for president and winning women voters by a scant two percentage points.
The Crossroads GPS survey, conducted on March 22-26 in 15 “battleground” states before Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy, analyzed a variety of issues and trends that are on Americans’ minds. The poll also asked about respondents’ perceptions of Clinton.
The poll found surprising weaknesses in Clinton’s image and support. Fully 95% of voters are aware of Clinton and have an opinion of her, and that opinion is already polarized (49% favorable | 46% unfavorable). When respondents were given both positive and negative information about Clinton, her image worsened by a net 10 points. [Read more…]