Sacramento, CA — A new Field Poll shows Hillary Clinton has pull in California. The Poll found strong support for former Secretary of State Clinton among California voters and a possible run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.
The poll findings were released today. They show Clinton’s popularity in the state is as high as it’s ever been. In all, 56 percent of those asked gave a positive opinion of her and 30 percent a negative one. In fact, the poll found more voters across all demographic groups in the state have a favorable rather than unfavorable opinion of Clinton. Democrats view her positively nearly eight to one, and those with no major party preference favor her two-to-one. In regards to gender, five in every three or 55% to 33% of men in the state give her good ratings. It is even higher for women at 58%to 28%. The only voter groups which had a higher disapproval then approval ratio were Republicans and conservatives.
One note: those surveyed were not asked whether they would vote for her in a presidential contest. The poll was based on telephone interviews with 846 registered voters from June 26 to July 21 and has a sampling error margin of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.