Skip to comments.Polls: Obama leads Romney in Florida, Ohio and Virginia
Posted on 05/24/2012 7:14:46 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney in Florida, Ohio and Virginia, according to new polls of the key 2012 swing states, although Obama's advantage has narrowed in recent months.
Obama has inched ahead of Romney 48 percent to 44 percent in both Florida and Virginia, according to three new NBC News/Marist polls. In Ohio, the president has a 6-point advantage over Romney, leading his Republican rival 48 percent to 42 percent among registered voters in the state. (The polls have a plus or minus 3 percent margin of error.)
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>> according to three new NBC News/Marist polls
I thought the word “Marxist” had an “x” in it. :-)
O sure he does!>sarc
Only yesterday Romney was up 6 in Florida. Theses polls are worthless.
Suspect poll, suspect assumptions, suspect methodology.
How about likely voters.
Just for a change...
Oh, good one
remember, the polls have to look like it’s close or the democrat vote fraud won’t be believable
>> Theses polls are worthless.
Yep, just manufactured “news” pushed out there to advance an agenda.
There is NO WAY in hell he’s leading in Florida unless they already have several million ballots stuffed and ready in Palm Beach and Miami/Dade Counties! You wouldn’t believe the dread in people’s faces here. Well, unless your on a government pension, and you know those folks should be worried also!
Polls before the conventions are useless. Like gauging how well an NFL team will do based on pre-season games.
Three words when considering the veracity of this poll - Ay Bee See.
Poll yesterday had (R)omney up by 6 in Florida.
It all depends on who is polling, who is being polled, and how they are polled..........
ABC poll. Much like my PMS. Very unstable. Wouldn’t trust it for the second it takes me to throw this plate across the kitchen.
Well, for the Cowboys, that seems to work..............
Polling registered voters is worthless since about 40% of them don’t vote anyhow. I think Rasmussen is the most accurate since they poll likely voters.
Significant. What's key is in what direction it will trend.
among registered voters. . . .
Significant, in that it is not a poll of LIKELY voters.
Looking at Ohio poll for example:
- only 88% are even registered voters
- 8% don’t even really plan to vote
- heavily swayed toward Rats 37% vs 28%
- 14% undecided
- 8% have never voted in a POTUS election before and not because of age.
>> I have a collection of images with idiotic reactions from Obama nitwits
To paraphrase an old witticism: “God must love nitwits... he made SO MANY of ‘em!”
Nitwits of voting age are bad ju-ju for a democratic republic, though.
This “poll” must include the 40,000 dead FL voters.
Ya, I was going to say, at least in Florida, Obama is way behind.
I’ve heard that these polls are often distorted. I’ve heard that they produce these polls to give the false impression that Obama is more popular than he really is.
Yea, like totally dude.
Same story, different day- poll massively over-samples Dems:
“This poll must include the 40,000 dead FL voters.”
LOL. And Mickey Mouse.
These “polls” are... horse. sh*t.
what a joke poll
And they'll continue to the bitter end. They want to convince those who have left the Obama camp that he's really what they had hoped he would be so they might consider jumping back. I'm more interested in Scott Walker today and will pay more attention to the Presidential polls at the end of Sep through Oct...Then the crdible polls will be showing a truer picture and the others will slowly close their own bias gaps to not look so irrelevant.
Well you know this is crap.
First it was registered voters, not likely voters.
Second, even with that snafu the leads are 4-6 points and that’s not looking any deeper at the internals.
VA I don’t know about, but there is no way Obama is winning Ohio, its not even going to be close there. I suspect the same for FL.
These polls just don’t jive with reality... any poll showing obama with any statistically measurable lead in a state that isn’t hard core blue at this point, is suspect to me out of the gate. And even in most of those states if his lead is more than 5 points I’m am suspect.
Every poll I’ve looked at for 6+ months in their internals shows that voters by and large are ready to crawl over broken glass, and then roll through salt in order to vote against this guy in overwhelming margins.
Yes, among registered voters, many of whom aren't paying attention and will not show up at the polls in November. Worthless poll.
Yesterday's poll of Florida had Romney up by seven in likely voters...which is far more accurate historically.
Get ready for the biggest onslaught of. "The Dear Leader is Great," "The Dear Leader is Winning," "The Dear Leader can do no Wrong," "The Dear Leader is our Hero," "The Dear Leader is the Best Leader Ever," and, "The Opponent is Sleasy, Hateful, Racist, Mean, Out of touch, (you provide any negative comment)," in history
But the people are already showing they are not buying it, except those who are hopelessly tied up in the ideology, or hopelessly hooked on the Federal dole. We can only hops and pray that there are still more of us than them...and the doubtless hundreds of thousands of dead and illegal voters they will also marshall.
I find this hard to believe.
What's the over/under on the number of times they will refer to Obama as the "Comeback Kid"?
Likely voters with crosstabs is the only legit demographic outside the election itself.
Independent, that is not enrolled in any party
I know Obama is Losing OH.. and I believe FL as well.. Yes FL is full of retiree New Englanders who retired there and skewed the state, but I don’t believe for one minute they are looking around at their kids and grandkids plight, and going, yep, 4 more years of this bozo.
Just not seeing it. Health Care, which might have been a plus for this set is incredibly unpopular, and gay issues sure aren’t going to swing them... So I really don’t see how FL, or OH are even close. VA with the DC area who knows.. but I don’t see any calculus giving Obama a victory in OH or FL. Or for that Matter, NC, IN, WI and yes even PA.
Basically any state that isn’t a new england or west coast liberal state, I think is lost to Fauxbama. PA is democrat, but thye are more blue dog democrats than light in the loafer new england liberals. Pelosi, Reid and Obama have dragged their party so far from them, that I just don’t see the partying getting major support this fall in rust belt at all.
MN likely will stay blue, but WI, OH, and PA? really doubt they aren’t going red, at least 2 of the 3. MI? Well lets just say if MI goes red, its going to be an electoral tidal wave, because if it goes red, the rejection of Obama is goign to be so massive, even some of the new england states (besides NH) will likely go red as well.
I think these polls are more akin to gauging whether the Cincinnati Reds would beat Chicago White Sox in the 1919 World Series... with the poll performed 5 minutes prior to the start of the series.
Is ANYONE in FR voting for Romney?
But go ahead, let the Left be lulled into complacency.
Oh gee look what I found!! A poll from yesterday and a CNN polling firm to boot!
Poll: Romney takes lead in Florida
CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser
(CNN) - A poll released Wednesday morning indicates that Mitt Romney holds a six point lead over President Barack Obama in the crucial battleground state of Florida.
The six-point advantage for Romney is up from the beginning of the month, when Romney was at 44% and Obama at 43% in Quinnipiac’s previous poll in Florida.
According to the poll, by a 52%-44% margin, Florida voters say the president does not deserve a second term in the White House, and by a 52%-44% margin, they say they don’t approve of the job he’s doing in office.
“Gov. Mitt Romney has slipped into the lead in Florida and that standing is confirmed by his much better numbers than the president when voters are asked whether they view the candidates favorably or unfavorably. They view Romney favorably 44%-35%, while Obama gets a negative 45%-50% favorability,” says Peter A. Brown, assistant vice president of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.
“The overall picture in Florida is positive for Romney, who is ahead 50%-37% among men, while women are divided 44%-45%. And the president is getting just 33% of white votes, compared to 85% percent of black votes and 42% percent of Hispanic votes,” adds Brown.
While the president’s favorable rating stands at 45%, a wider margin of Florida voters (76%-21%) say that Obama’s a likeable person, compared to 58%-31% for Romney. But on the most important issue to voters, the economy and which candidate can better handle it, Romney has a ten-point advantage over the president.
The survey also indicates that by a 50%-40% margin, Florida voters oppose same-sex marriage. The state has a ban on such marriages written into Florida’s constitution.
The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted May 15-21, with 1,722 registered voters questioned by telephone. The survey’s overall sampling error is plus or minus 2.4 percentage points.
Romney has an 87% approval rating among GOP voters according to Gallup. Your question should be who isn't voting for Romney and who wants to give support to the marxist kenyan in the White House.
I'm voting for Anyone But Obama. If the Republican nominee is you, Romney or Chumlee from "Pawn Stars", it doesn't matter. ABO 2012!
I will vote for ANYONE who runs against Obama and I don’t give a sh*t who it is because NO ONE can be any worse and I mean NO ONE. Romney sure wasn’t my 1st choice and in fact wasn’t a choice at all but it’s what we have and a no vote or a 3rd Party write in is no different then a vote to keep Obama in the WH.
Before anything can be done about reversing the death spiral we find ourselves in here in America, we first have to stop it. Like a patient who is bleeding to death you have to first stop that before the healing can begin. And while the healing part is important the stopping of the bleeding is even more so and must occur first.
I want the zero fired, and him and his ilk led out by their ear from the WH. I want trump to get on the microphone on Nov 7th and say,”you’re fired!”
Of course you do, because it isn’t true or legitimate.
Look at the demographics and notice how they re skewed to the libs.
Then check out further down in the thread the poll yesterday re Fla which has Romney up by 6 and way ahead in other areas regarding the economy etc.