The Potomac Primaries and of course Super Tuesday results
taken into account. Bookmaker
has Barack Obama as the betting favorite to be elected President of the
the POTUS race. Fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton is +205, while Republican John
McCain is +220. The field, which would include any independent or third-party
candidate, is +7000.
RealClearPolitics.com, which has among its most popular
features, a consensus of all the national polls, has hypothetical primary
election match-ups quite close. Obama has a 47.7-44 percent lead over John
McCain, but McCain gets the upper hand against
McCain is struggling with support among conservatives.
According to sports
betting expert Joe Duffy, no political novice either, “Many conservatives
will stay home if Obama is the Democratic nominee, but if it’s
it will be as simple as ABC,” Duffy pauses, “Anybody but
Though McCain is the presumed Republican nominee, the
Democratic race is tight, but perhaps not says according to the oddsmakers. Bookmaker has Obama a
prohibitive -260 favorite to be the party nominee, with once-frontrunner
now at +200.
According to Duffy,
is a live dog. “The
is ruthless,” Duffy said reminding bettors of Bill Clinton’s nickname this time
16 years ago, “The Comeback Kid”.
Sportsbook allows the more general bet of which party will win the White
House. Democrats are -225, while Republicans are +175.