Quinnipiac Poll: Obama Surging in Three Swing States

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 08:08 AM

By Martin Gould

Share:
A    A   |
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
Mitt Romney’s reeling campaign received more bad news on Wednesday as polls in three crucial swing states showed President Barack Obama moving ahead.
 
The Quinnipiac University surveys have Obama reaching 50 percent of the vote in both Virginia and Wisconsin, while in Colorado the president has overtaken the GOP candidate.
 
“Voters in these three critical states see the candidates as about even handling the economy, while President Obama is seen as better able to handle health care, Medicare and an international crisis,” said Peter Brown, the assistant director of the universtity’s polling institute.
 
“Voters in each state say the president cares about their needs and problems while Romney doesn’t care.”
 
The poll results showed:
 
  • Obama leading by 48 percent to 47 in Colorado, where Romney led by 50-45 just six weeks ago;
  • Obama holding on to a four percentage point lead in Virginia, but having 50 percent of likely voters saying they will cast their ballot for him; and
  • Obama widening his lead to six points in Wisconsin, up from two points in a poll conducted four weeks ago, immediately after Romney had chosen the state’s Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate.
 
“All the bounces seem to be over as the candidates buckle down for a seven-week down-to-the-wire race to the finish. The races are close, but Gov. Mitt Romney is losing ground to President Barack Obama in Colorado and Wisconsin and still trailing in Virginia,” said Brown.
 

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Ex-Policy Analyst: Ukraine Fighting Risks Nuclear Meltdown

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 19:15 PM

The military conflict in Ukraine could trigger a nuclear meltdown if fighting disrupts the electrical grid keeping that  . . .

Report: Emails Show Justice Dept. Involved in IRS Tea Party Probe

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 19:01 PM

Embattled former IRS official Lois Lerner last year discussed working with the Justice Department to prosecute nonprofit . . .

University Protesters Want Condi Rice Arrested

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 17:56 PM

Nearly 200 University of Minnesota professors and students are protesting Condoleezza Rice's scheduled speech Thursday o . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved