Readers pick favorites for President

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If the Oregon primary election was held today, which one of the following candidates would you most likely support for the REPUBLICAN nomination for President in 2008 If the Oregon primary election was held today, which one of the following candidates would you most likely support for the DEMOCRATIC nomination for President in 2008
Rudy Giuliani 30% 24% Barack Obama
John McCain 16% 21% Hillary Rodham Clinton
Mitt Romney 15% 21% John Edwards
Ron Paul 11% 10% Bill Richardson
Fred Thompson 10% 9% None
Mike Huckabee 8% 6% Joe Biden
None 8% 6% Dennis Kucinich
Alan Keyes 1% 2% Chris Dodd
Duncan Hunter <1% <1% Mike Gravel
Tom Tancredo <1%

Responses provided by 885 Oregon Business readers in an online survey conducted by research partners Conkling Fiskum & McCormick. All respondents voted in both parties.

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