Election Center

POLL: Michigan: Obama with eight-point lead over Romney

Suppose that the presidential election were being held today and you had to choose between Barack Obama and Joe Biden as the Democratic Party's candidates, and Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as the Republican Party's candidates. Who would you be more likely to vote for -- ? (IF UNSURE:) As of today, who do you lean more toward?

Obama 52% Romney 44% Neither 2% Other 1% No opinion 1%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 9/14/2012 - 9/18/2012
Sample: 754 likely voters
Margin of error: +/- 3.5% pts

According to This Poll

President Barack Obama currently wins support from 52% of likely voters, compared to 44% for Mitt Romney in Michigan, according to a CNN/ORC International poll released September 19th.

Notes
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