Washington Post-ABC News Poll: One Year Out, a Desire for Change
One year until Election Day, a nation deeply divided along partisan lines agrees on one thing: the need for a new direction. Democrats have advantages on each of the top issues for next year's presidential contest, they are viewed more favorably than Republicans, and a majority of Americans would prefer to see them retain control of Congress. But at this stage, the leading candidate for the party's nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton, would face strong competition from the Republican front-runner, Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Data Analysis by Jennifer Agiesta and Jon Cohen; Graphic by Laura Stanton, The Washington Post - November 4, 2007
Republican Nomination Most Open in Decades Article | For the first time in nearly 30 years, there is no breakaway front-runner for the Republican nomination as the first votes of Campaign 2008 loom, and a new Washington Post-ABC News poll underscores how open the GOP race remains.