EMILY's List president predicts a Democratic primary fight in 2016

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"Even though those numbers are like they are, I would imagine there's going to be a primary. And I think that's always good for the party because it discusses the ideas and vision of the party," she said.

Clinton took 65 percent of the vote in a recent poll of support for potential Democratic candidates, and most observers believe if she runs, she'll clear the field.

And speaking earlier at an event launching the group's effort to elect a female president, Schriock said the group hopes Clinton will run.

“I have to say, there is one name that seems to be getting mentioned more than others,” she said. “We do not know if Hillary is going to run, but we are hopeful that she may.”

She said after the event, though, that she believes Democrats will see a primary. And she warned that the general will be a "battle."

"The truth is this is going to be a battle no matter what. We are dealing with a Republican Party that has been out of power for eight years. They are going to throw everything they can at the race to get the White House back, and I think we should be very aware as Democrats that this is going to be a huge battle," she said.

Though Clinton didn't make it through the primary in 2008, EMILY's List released polling on Thursday that indicates the national mood may have shifted in favor of a female presidential candidate, whomever that may be.

And EMILY's List is planning to spend six figures on an effort to help pave the way for that candidate.

They've already released a video featuring young girls "campaigning" for president, following the election of a hypothetical female president in the near future, and are targeting the video to female-centric websites, including Oprah's HelloGiggles, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Feministing and Blogher.

Schriock said Thursday the group will "reach out through every avenue we have" to drum up enthusiasm for a potential female candidate.

The polling released Thursday revealed that 90 percent of those surveyed in nine battleground states said they'd consider voting for a female candidate from their party, and 86 percent said the country is ready for a female president. Seventy-two percent said they expect the nation to elect a female president in the next presidential election.

That's likely an indication Clinton's run seems to many to be an inevitability. Schriock insisted Democrats have several qualified female candidates who could run if Clinton doesn't, including Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.).

But none of those women have received near the level of buzz as Clinton, and Schriock noted the fact that pollsters rarely include female candidates aside from the former secretary of State in their survey.