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CNN Poll: Obama Doubles Lead In Colorado, Makes Gains On Map

11/29/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Does the road to the White House run through the Rocky Mountains? A new state poll in Colorado suggests that Barack Obama has doubled his lead over John McCain there, as the Democratic nominee claims more territory on CNN's Electoral Map.

In a new survey -- one of five new CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation state polls released Wednesday -- 53 percent of likely Colorado voters questioned say that Obama is their choice for president, with 45 percent backing McCain. That 8 point lead for Obama is double the 4 point advantage he held in our last poll, taken two weeks ago.

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