Skip to comments.New Franklin & Marshall poll shows Romney closes gap on Obama in Pennsylvania (0 48, R 44)
Posted on 10/30/2012 9:18:59 PM PDT by Arthurio
Oct 31, 2012 00:01
Election 2012: Franklin & Marshall College Poll
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By KAREN SHUEY Staff Writer
Less than a week before Election Day, the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney is closer than it's ever been in Pennsylvania, a new Franklin & Marshall College poll shows.
The poll, released this morning, shows Obama with a 4-point lead over Romney among likely voters in the state. Obama led Romney by 9 percentage points in the college's September poll.
Romney's gain reflects the former Massachusetts governor's recent ability to connect with middle-class voters here, poll director G. Terry Madonna said.
"(Romney) was on his way to losing the election, but his performance in the debates really changed that," said Madonna, who heads F&M's Center for Politics and Public Affairs.
Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/767700_New-Franklin---Marshall-poll-shows-Romney-closes-gap-on-Obama-in-Pennsylvania.html#ixzz2AqYRIeAp
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Obumble below 50% again...
internals democrats plus 8?
Why do I get the strong feeling that Pennsylvania, Iowa, Virginia, and Wisconsin are all in the bag.. I still have the shakes about Ohio.. The Rats have known about the importance of Ohio, and have all of the crooks in place.. It’s their linchpin.. Gulp
And then only a 4 pt Obama lead.
The signs are all there for a large Romney win in 7 days. This feels like 2008 in reverse. We knew the last week in 2008, McCain was losing. And we know in 2012 Romney is winning.
Wow. That tells me R is actually winning PA.
I want to believe we can take PA.
I grew up there and remember many election nights where RATs jumped out to big early leads as Philly and Pittsburgh got their results in first only to see the lead disappear as the “T” started reporting their results.
There were a lot of nights where D’s went to bed thinking their guy had won only to be shocked the next morning.
Seems like forever since that has happened. Sure would love to see a repeat of it Tuesday night (although a Romney blowout win would be OK too, I suppose).
just got this tweeted to me as well:
In 2008 the GOP edged the Democrats by just 2% in absentee returns. As of today the GOPs lead is 18.8% a 16.9% bump in a state Obama won by 10% in 2008. Republicans have turned in 55.2% of the absentee ballots to date while the Democrats have returned just 36.4%.
“Wow. That tells me R is actually winning PA.”
Well this poll is so far left, that you can’t make any judgement from it.
If Romney wins all the states you list, then he does not need Ohio.... I still think in the end, he takes Ohio. He just needs to put Obama on defense again this week.
849 registered voters 427 Democrats, 317 Republicans and 105 belonging to another party or unaffiliated
What a joke!
Wow is that right?
A D+13 is high, even for Pennsylvania.
Actually pretty close to the registered voter information from 2010.
nothing is in the bag....don’t believe that....at least, pray....pray donate and vote is better...
I hope we are both right.. :)