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POLL: Ohio: Romney catching up to Obama

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 -- ?

Obama 51% Romney 47% Neither 1% No opinion 1%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 10/5/2012 - 10/8/2012
Sample: 722 likely voters in Ohio
Margin of error: +/- 3.5% pts

According to This Poll

According to a CNN/ORC International poll, 51% of likely voters in Ohio say they're backing President Barack Obama, with 47% supporting Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Notes
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