Hillary Clinton leads by wide margins in Ohio and Pennsylvania, two primary states on which her campaign has staked its comeback, according to new polls on the Democratic race. The New Yorker leads Barack Obama in the Buckeye State by 55% to 34% and in Keystone country by 52% to 36%. The polls spanned February 6-12, a period beginning after Super Tuesday but ending before the Potomac Primary.
“Ohio is as good a demographic fit for Sen. Clinton” as exists, the head pollster said, noting a big blue-collar population and small college-educated and black populations, Reuters reports. Clinton leads by 16% among Ohio’s women and 36% among whites. Pennsylvanians would elect Clinton over McCain by 6% and Obama over McCain by 1%, while Ohioans chose McCain over Clinton by 1% and over Obama by 4%.