Irish America Splits Prez Vote


Though McCain took a leading role in trying to pass immigration reform legislation during the past few years, 23.1% of his voters feel he will not enact any kind of reform package while 29.5% of McCain voters still remain unsure.

On enacting comprehensive immigration reform, a 60 plus male voter from Wisconsin said that McCain "will have a lot of bigger issues to deal with now, and he is not sure if he will even touch immigration reform during his presidency."

A female voter from Georgia between the age of 30 and 60 said she feels McCain will follow through with his previous immigration reform plan to build fences. "He will get rid of the Mexicans and create more jobs for us here," she said.

On whether Obama, if he becomes the next commander in chief, will create a comprehensive immigration reform package, a man from New York between 30 and 60, said, "Of course he (Obama) will because he comes from foreign roots himself."

A male over 60 from Florida feels Obama will stay "well clear of the contentious issue if he has any sense."


The undecided voters varied in age.

Two of those polled were under 30. Eleven were between 30 and 60, and 11 of those asked were 60 or over.

All said they still had not made a decision on which candidate was the best person to lead the country. "I would have voted for McCain in the past but now I feel he is just all talk," said an under 30 male voter in New Jersey.

A male over 60 in Florida said, "I don't trust either candidate to tell you the truth, I just don't know who to vote for."

"I may very well be tossing a coin in two weeks," said an over 60 male from New Jersey.

(Additional research by Amy Feran, Garrett O'Dowd and Joanna Kelly)