Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby New Hampshire Tracking Poll: Big "Mo-bama" Grabs Dems in Granite State; McCain Regains Lead Over Romney in GOP Battle

Zogby gave permission to reprint the below, just in:

‘ UTICA, New York—Democrat Barack Obamas dramatic post-Iowa momentum has come to full bloom in the Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby New Hampshire daily tracking poll, rocketing to a 10-point lead over rival Hillary Clinton and a 20-point over Edwards. In New Hampshires Republican primary race, the survey shows Arizonas John McCain had a very good day at the same time that Massachusettss Mitt Romney lost ground, resulting in a five-point lead for McCain.

Iowas GOP caucus winner Mike Huckabee has fallen into a distant third at 10%, barely ahead of Rudy Giuliani, who enjoyed a slight uptick and rests at 9%.

Democrats NH Tracking

Clinton 1-4/6: 29% 1-2/5: 31%

Obama 1-4/6: 39% 1-2/5: 30% . . .

Pollster John Zogby: This full sample is after Iowa. On the Democratic side, we have clarity and confirmation of what is being felt on the ground in New Hampshire: big momentum for Obama and movement against Clinton. As in the closing days in Iowa, Clinton is slowly losing her support among women (she leads 37% to 33%), Democrats (Obama leads 36% to 32%), and Liberals (Obama leads 34% to 32%). Obama leads among Independents (47% to 22%), men (45% to 21% for Edwards and 18% for Clinton), and 18-29 year olds (47% to 22%). Obama also leads Clinton among all voters under age 65, Moderates (by a 45% to 25% margin), and among voters in union households (40% to 22%). . .

Among Republicans, McCain leads Romney among Independents 43% to 26%, voters over 50, Moderates (50% to 20%), women (36% to 25%), and in the North (45% to 21%, effectively knocking out Paul). It is tied between Romney and McCain with Republicans and men. Romney leads among Conservatives and Very Conservative voters.

Republicans NH Tracking

McCain 1-4/6: 34% 1-2/5: 31%

Romney 1-4/6: 29% 1-2/5: 32% . . .

[Huckabee fell from 12% to 10% over this period, actually losing momentum in NH.]

This is the fourth of five three-day tracking news reports to be released in advance of tomorrow’s New Hampshire primary. . .

The GOP and Democratic three-day rolling tracking surveys were conducted using Zogby International’s live operator call center in Upstate New York. The GOP rolling sample included 834 likely voters and carries a margin of error of +/- 3.4 percentage points. The Democratic rolling sample included 844 likely voters and carries a margin of error of +/- 3.4 percentage points. Both tracking survey samples were taken between Jan. 4-6, 2008.

[Methodology is here.] ‘

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