Skip to comments.New polls show Romney overtakes Obama in Colorado, nationally
Posted on 10/06/2012 10:39:32 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
A new poll shows Mitt Romney flipping a 5-point deficit in Colorado before the first presidential debate, which was held on Wednesday in Denver, to a 3.5-point advantage later in the week another signal that Mr. Romney's comparatively strong debate performance has started to translate into rising poll numbers for the Republican.
A poll from Gravis Marketing, conducted Oct. 3-4, shows Mr. Romney with a 49.4 percent to 45.9 percent lead over Mr. Obama. The president had held nearly a 5-point lead in a poll conducted Sept. 25, at 50.2 percent to 45.5 percent.
Mr. Obama's job approval numbers are also significantly underwater in the new poll: 40.5 percent approve, while 50.9 percent disapprove. Just 36.8 percent of voters say the country is on the right track, compared to 53.5 percent who think it's on the wrong track.
The political party affiliation of the survey's sample was about 32 percent Republican, 28 percent Democrat and 40 percent "other."
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One debate can make a big difference. Right now I say Romney would win this election, probably take Wisconsin, Indiana, Florida and Colorado too.
Its cool to see the battlegrounds switch to the ones the Dems thought they owned.
I like this. I like this a lot.
Now it looks like they’ve started under utilizing the Dems. What’s up with that?
Glass Jaw.. who knew...
Dunno. Perhaps they are basing the poll on the current number of registered dems, reps, and ind?
They all got caught fudging the numbers; the debate gave them the excuse they needed to salvage their reputations after Obumbles gets thrown out of office.
As much as I like this poll result, I am unsure what to make of the sampling they used in CO: 32R/28D/40I .........comments?
How do you read this poll?
As the election gets closer, pollsters use more accurate sampling. They don’t want to be accused of getting it wrong later.
With the independents moving to the GOP and heavy Republican turnout, the Democrats could lose the Senate as well as the White House and the GOP could add several seats to its House majority.
It doesn’t look good and if Obama lives it down on his second debate, congressional Democrats are going to look for reasons not to have him in their districts or states. They don’t want to go down with the ship.
IN has never been a swing state. 2008 was anomaly and we won’t see that again in our lifetime.
If this continues (and I pray that it does), we are looking at the makings of the greatest landslide victory in decades.
It’s obvious. It’s so they can later deflate Mitt’s numbers to blunt his moment... at the appropriate time.
Not me. I can’t stand the guy.
But I do wish every one else the best. I wouldn’t get in any one’s way in this election.
Since he’s a liberal Republican, keep in mind why the race is as close as it is. Obama still has a chance to recover.
It ain’t over yet.
This was expected.
Obama is not going to recover.
The RNC convention didn't change much because unfortunately it was held the last big vacation week of summer; before Labor Day and, by the time there was a small bounce it was washed away by the DNC convention held the following week.
This is really the first time Romney was able to reach that amount of the public unfiltered. It helped!
This can't be right.
It was also the first time many saw Obama unfiltered and unpackaged