A couple of new national presidential tracking polls are out along with several statewide polls. In the Gallup presidential poll President Obama maintains his 6% lead over Mitt Romney. Obama was at 50% compared to 44% for Romney. The numbers for both Obama and Romney remained unchanged from the previous day in the Gallup poll. Third party candidates and undecided voters combined were again at 6% which was also the same as the previous day. The Gallup presidential tracking poll was released yesterday afternoon, Friday, September 28, 2012.
In the Rasmussen Reports presidential tracking poll President Obama had a lead of 2% over Mitt Romney. Obama was at 48% compared to 46% for Romney. When “leaners” are included in the Rasmussen poll Obama maintains his 2% lead. Obama was at 49% compared to 47% for Romney when the “leaners” are included in the poll. Third party candidates combined were at 3% and undecided voters were at 4%. The Rasmussen Reports presidential tracking poll was released this morning, Saturday, September 29, 2012.
American Research Group did statewide polls in Virginia and New Hampshire. In Virginia the ARG poll showed Obama to hold a 2% lead in that state. Obama was at 49% compared to 47% for Romney. Third party candidates combined were only at 1% in Virginia which is much less than they have been polling nationally. Undecided voters were only at 3% in Virginia so according to the ARG poll most Virginians have already made up their mind about who to vote for. In New Hampshire the ARG presidential poll showed Obama to have a 5% lead in that state. Obama was at 50% compared to 45% for Romney. Again Third party candidates combined were only at 1%. Undecided voters were at 4% in New Hampshire which is 1% higher than they were in Virginia. Both ARG polls were finished on September 27, 2012.
Morning Call did a presidential poll in the state of Pennsylvania. The Morning Call poll found President Obama to have a 7% lead in Pennsylvania. Obama was at 47% compared to 42% for Romney. In the Morning Call Pennsylvania polls in August and earlier in September Obama had a 9% lead in both of those polls. Third party candidates combined were at 4%. In the August poll they had been at 6% and then earlier in September they had been at 5%. Undecided voters are at 5% in Pennsylvania which was the same as in August and up 1% from early September. The Morning Call presidential poll was released September 28, 2012.