Mason-Dixon Poll Favors Bush on Super Tuesday

July 7, 2008 - 8:25 PM

(CNSNews.com) - With the March 7th Super Tuesday contests on the horizon, the latest Mason-Dixon Polls in several key states indicate it will be a good day for Texas Gov George W Bush.

While Bush does well against Arizona Sen. John McCain, McCain fares better in several general election match ups against Vice President Al Gore, the likely Democratic nominee.

In Georgia, Bush leads McCain 54 to 37 percent, with Alan Keyes at four-percent and eight-percent undecided.

In the Democratic race, Gore leads Bradley 64 to 27 percent, with nine-percent undecided.

But in the general election contest, McCain beats Gore by a margin of 49 to 38 percent, while Bush defeats the vice president 47 to 40 percent.

In Ohio, Bush leads McCain 54 to 35 percent, with Keyes at four points and seven- percent undecided. In the Democratic race, Gore trounces Bradley 67 to 22 percent, with 11 percent undecided.

In New York, Bush and McCain are locked in a statistical dead heat, with Bush showing 45 percent of the vote and McCain at 44 percent. Alan Keyes brings up the rear at three- percent, with eight-percent undecided.

In the Democratic contest, Gore leads Bradley 57 to 31 percent, with 12 percent undecided.

In Missouri, Bush leads McCain 48 to 36 percent, with Keyes at three percent and 14 percent undecided. On the Democratic side, and even though it's his home state, Bradley is 20 points behind Gore. The vice president's tally is 53 percent, while Bradley shows 33 percent. Fourteen- percent remain undecided.

While Bush beats McCain in the primary, Missouri voters told pollsters that in the general election they would give the nod to McCain over Gore, 48 to 38 percent. Against Gore, Bush also wins but by a narrow 44 to 42 percent.

In Maryland, Bush leads McCain 45 to 37 percent, with Keyes at three percent and 15 percent undecided. In the Democratic contest, Gore leads Bradley 59 to 28 percent, with 13 percent undecided.

In the general election contest, Gore beats Bush 46 to 38 percent, while McCain defeats Gore 44 to 38 percent.