Exactly half of voting-age Americans in a recent Harris Interactive poll indicate they would not vote for Hillary Clinton if she became the Democratic nominee for president in 2008.
The poll, which surveyed 2,223 potential voters, was released Tuesday. It revealed strong, negative opinions of the New York senator, who is viewed as a polarizing figure in American politics.
Nearly half of those polled said they don't like Clinton's political opinions and/or Clinton as a person. A majority - 52 percent - of those polled said "she does not appear to connect with people on a personal level."
Perhaps surprisingly, nearly half (45 percent) of the women polled would not vote for Clinton, while 56 percent of men said they would choose someone else instead. Self-proclaimed seniors (62 years and older) also tilted against Clinton in the poll, with 69 percent showing their disapproval of her as a 2008 candidate.
More than one in five Democrats and 48 percent of self-proclaimed independent voters also said they would choose another candidate over Clinton for 2008.