Clinton Would Stomp Palin in Prez Race: Poll

Hillary scores 2-1 over Palin among women voters
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 7, 2008 3:11 AM CDT
Sarah Palin at a rally in California. A new poll says women voters much prefer Hillary Clinton.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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(Newser) – Hillary Clinton would make moose meat of Sarah Palin in a head-to-head election battle to be president, according to a new poll among women voters. In a theoretical 2012 faceoff,  women voters said they would back Hilary 61% to Palin's 27%, reports the New York Daily News. Clinton is viewed as a better mom, role model and leader.

Three times as many women think Clinton would do a better job with the economy and foreign relations. Since losing the Democratic nomination, Clinton's popularity has grown.  "Hillary Clinton may not have won the Democratic nomination, but she appears to have won the hearts of American women," said the director of the poll conducted for "Palin appeals to a much smaller group."