Posted on July 16, 2008

Poll Finds Obama Isn’t Closing Divide on Race

Adam Nagourney and Megan Thee, New York Times, July 16, 2008


The results of the poll, conducted against the backdrop of a campaign in which race has been a constant if not always overt issue, suggested that Mr. Obama’s candidacy, while generating high levels of enthusiasm among black voters, is not seen by them as evidence of significant improvement in race relations.


[Editor’s Note: Complete poll results can be read or downloaded here. “How the Poll Was Conducted” can be read or downloaded here.]