Rasmussen Presidential Polls 2012: Mitt Romney maintains lead of 2% over President Obama

By on Oct 31, 2012 in International, Politics, United States Comments

Updated: November 2, 2012 1:35 a.m.

Read Rasmussen Presidential Polls 2012: President Obama and Mitt Romney in close fight, tied in Wisconsin

Rasmussen Reports released its latest presidential polls for Wednesday, October 31, 2012 and showed that Mitt Romney still is ahead of President Barack Obama by 2%, the same result for last Monday and Tuesday’s survey; with only about a week remaining before the November 6, 2012 presidential elections.

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Mitt Romney (left) and President Barack Obama
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According to a post by the Rasmussen Reports this Wednesday morning, Mitt Romney still has attracted 49% of likely voters across the US, while President Obama had 47%. Two percent (2%) prefers some other candidate, while three percent (3%) remain undecided. Romney was leading by 3 percent last Sunday.

As noted in the report, sixteen percent (16%) of white Democrats are now supporting Mitt Romney and that the 65-year old former Massachusetts governor is ahead of the president by % in the key swing state of Colorado, 50% to 47%. Obama and Romney are still tied at 49% in Ohio, which remain unchanged since last week.

For Massachusetts, Rasmussen Reports said that their latest presidential polls, which was conducted on October 25, 2012 to 500 Likely Voters show that 59% of them said that they are supporting President Obama and 40% support Mitt Romney; and only one percent (1%) are undecided.

Meanwhile, Rasmussen Reports noted that they are based in Asbury Park, New Jersey, which was badly hit by Hurricane Sandy. Their recent survey interview phone calls were placed from a different location, and they were able to release a limited amount of data only, but they hope that they will back to normal this Thursday.

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