Latest Presidential Polls 2012: Swing States Ohio, Virginia Poll Results Favors Obama

By on Oct 29, 2012 in International, Politics, United States, World Comments

Latest Presidential polls in the swing state of Ohio and Virginia reportedly showed US President Barack Obama hanging on to a narrow lead over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
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The swing states poll conducted by the Washington Post was published on Saturday, October 27, 2012, over a week before the 2012 US Presidential Elections.

Result of the recent Washington Post Presidential poll showed that Obama leads over Romney, 51%-47%, on likely Virginia voters during Election Day on Tuesday, November 6.

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Latest Presidential Polls of likely voters in Virginia
Image Credit: Washington Post

As of posting, Presidential polls by Real Clear Politics showed Obama with a hairline 1.9 average lead over Romney among Ohio likely voters. However, CNN/ORC International poll published on Friday, October 26 showed that the US President holds a four-point advantage over the Republican nominee.

Swing state Virginia holds 13 electoral votes while Ohio has 18.

Political analysts believe that Virginia, Ohio and Florida are among the swing states crucial to Romney‘s campaign to win the White House.

A total of 270 electoral votes is needed to win the 2012 US Presidential elections.

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