PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Stumping by former U.S. President Clinton has the potential to do more good for Democratic candidates than campaigning by President Obama, Gallup said Tuesday.
The net positive impact of Clinton's campaigning among Democratic registered voters is plus-48, while the number is plus-42 for Obama, results of the Gallup poll indicated.
Where Clinton resonates more positively than Obama is among independents and Republicans, results indicated.
Clinton's positive numbers likely stem from having been out of office for a decade, becoming a more benign figure to voters identifying themselves as independents with the Republican Party.
The data indicate Clinton is in a position to have at least a modestly more positive net impact on a House, Senate or gubernatorial campaign than Obama, the Princeton, N.J., polling agency said.
Results based on nationwide telephone interviews conducted with 935 registered voters Wednesday through Sunday. The margin of error is 4 percentage points.