Rasmussen: Romney Surging in Virginia, Missouri, NC

Friday, 19 Oct 2012 01:06 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Support for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is ticking up in the key states of North Carolina, Missouri and Virginia, according to three new polls from Rasmussen Reports.

In North Carolina, Romney has opened up a 6-point lead after the second presidential debate, now leading President Barack Obama among likely voters by 52 percent to 46 percent. A survey a week earlier had Romney up by 3.

Romney holds a 14-point lead in North Carolina on the economy, and a 5-point margin on national security.

In Missouri, Romney now leads 54 percent to 43 percent, a significant improvement from his 3-point lead the previous week, 49 percent to 46 percent.

Romney has consistently held a lead over the president in Rasmussen polls in Missouri dating back to November.

On the economy, Missouri voters trust Romney more, by 54 percent to 43 percent, and he has a 5-point lead on national security.

In Virginia, support for Romney has hit the 50 percent mark. In a poll of likely voters taken after Tuesday's second presidential debate, the GOP challenger led the president 50 percent to 47 percent. A previous Rasmussen poll had Romney up by just 2, 49 percent to 47 percent.

Romney holds a lead in Virginia with men, women and independent voters, and more trust him to handle the economy. The president leads in the areas of national security and who better understands the issues of the middle class.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Kay Hagan a No-Show for Final Senate Debate With Thom Tillis

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 22:59 PM

With North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan a no-show, Republican challenger Thom Tillis on Tuesday night faced an emp . . .

Republican Senate Likely, Say Election Experts

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 21:42 PM

With 13 days to go until nationwide elections on Nov. 4, several distinguished (and non-partisan) election experts on a  . . .

Florida Debate: Gov. Scott Slams Charlie Crist for Flip-Flops

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 21:31 PM

Florida Gov. Rick Scott blasted Democratic challenger and former Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday for saying whatever he th . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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