Feb 1 2008
07:39 pm

"More than 16,000 of you participated in our online poll, and a clear winner emerged: Barack Obama, with more than 69% of the total votes. John Edwards edged out Hillary Clinton by a narrow margin, and after Edwards left the race, a majority of his supporters indicated in a follow up poll that they would move to support Obama.

You can see the full results of our online poll, along with breakdowns by race, age, and other factors, as well as comments from members about the candidates, here:

(link...) has a very diverse membership, perhaps the most diverse of any online advocacy organization. The poll gives an interesting picture of the differences in how we view the candidates, as well as how we see them similarly. With 86% of Black members choosing Obama, the results also say something about how politically-engaged Black folks see the Presidential race. In particular, they indicate that Black America is on a different page than many of our elected Black officials who have split their endorsements."

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