Skip to comments.NBC/WSJ Poll: Obama Gains in Battlegrounds Ohio, Fla., Va.
Posted on 09/13/2012 6:05:13 PM PDT by Publius804
The post-Labor Day, post-conventions polls show President Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney in the three key swing states of Florida, Ohio and Virginia, which ratchets up pressure on Romney to turn things around in the debates in October.
Obama is ahead of Romney by five points among likely voters, 49 percent to 44 percent, in both Florida and Virginia, and in Ohio, he has a seven-point lead, 50 percent to 43 percent, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls.
Youd rather be in Obamas shoes than Romneys in these three critical states, said Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, NBC News reported, adding that the leads are not insurmountable.
Things could change when the candidates face off at the first presidential debate on Oct. 3 in Denver.
Obama won the three states in 2008 and George W. Bush won them in 2004, according to NBC. Romney likely needs to capture at least two of the three battleground states to win the White House but Obama can reach 270 electoral votes by winning just one or two of these battlegrounds as long as he wins the other states considered to be in the Democrat column.
Miringoff noted that most voters in these battleground states have already made up their minds.
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consider the source......NBC, Nothing But Crap
I stopped at NBC
Oversampled by Democrats +18.
Obama voters over-sampled by an average of +11 in these skewed polls, and they can only manage 5 to seven points? No. I’m not worried.
Are we sure that isn't supposed to be Marxist? I'm sure this is just another BS poll.
Really? Wow...thanks for the insight
Is the ‘squishy middle’ of American politics so easily swayed by polls they’d support a candidate simply to be on the winning side?
Wages down, more Americans in poverty, food stamp nation, retreating overseas with horrible foreign policy.
How could any American support four more years of this nightmare? Unbelievable.
I don’t believe it but I guess we’ll find out Nov. 6.
Hopefully, Floridah, Ohio, and Virgina, after you guys re-elect 0zer0, we can have more dead, raped ambassdors, more stolen sensistive documents, less allies, nuclear war in the middle east.
Go ahead. Do it.
It’s about to turn towards Romney after the Middle East foul up.
Wonderful. We are going to have 4+ more years of this stumble bumb.
Take anything from NBC or any other big media poll with a grain of salt. There is lots of Dem oversampling going on and they trail the GOP & Conserv/Mod Indy group by a huge margin.
And the Republican candidate - Mitt Romney! Can you imagine a more outrageous provocation of the proletariat than this capitalist running dog?
The wheel of history is turning!
These polls are oversampled Dem horseshit. It’s gonna be a closer election than we want it to be, but Obama is not ahead by 5% anywhere except in lost cause states(NY, CA, etc.).
Won’t last, for those who are inclined, there is some good money to be made over @ intrade. com
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