Godlike Productions - Conspiracy Forum
Users Online Now: 2,022 (Who's On?)Visitors Today: 1,915,407
Pageviews Today: 2,430,933Threads Today: 530Posts Today: 9,688
04:55 PM

Rate this Thread

Absolute BS Crap Reasonable Nice Amazing

Pew's final poll: Obama 50, Romney 47

Anonymous Coward
User ID: 15188107
United States
11/05/2012 03:58 AM
Report Abusive Post
Report Copyright Violation
Pew's final poll: Obama 50, Romney 47
Pew's final poll: Obama 50, Romney 47

Comments ()

11/4/12 4:28 PM EST
[link to www.politico.com]
After finding a dead-even race in its previous poll, today the Pew Research Center tips Obama for a small lead in its last pre-election national survey:

In the Pew Research Centerís election weekend survey, Obama holds a 48% to 45% lead over Romney among likely voters. ... Our final estimate of the national popular vote is Obama 50% and Romney 47%, when the undecided vote is allocated between the two candidates based on several indicators and opinions. ...

Obamaís increases in likely voter support are most notable among women, older voters, and political moderates. Women now favor Obama by a 13-point margin (53% to 40%), up from six points a week ago and reflecting a shift toward Obama since early October. Right after the first presidential debate, the womenís vote was split evenly (47% each). Men, by comparison, favor Romney by a 50% to 42% margin, with little change in the past month.

Romney continues to lead among voters age 65 and older, by a nine point margin (51% to 42%) in the current survey. But that is only about half of the 19-point lead he held among seniors just a week ago. Political moderates now favor Obama by 21 points (56%-35%).

Pew showed Obama with an 8-point lead over Romney in late September, and had Romney up 4 points in the aftermath of the first debate. Now that the effects of Romney's awful September and Obama's awful leadoff debate have subsided a bit, the race has returned to a familiar place: with Obama slightly ahead, marshaling a broader coalition than Romney, yet far from safe on the eve of Election Day.

Read more about: Barack Obama, Polls, Mitt Romney, Pew Research Center, 2012 Elections