|And the winner is ....?|
In the 11 swing states, Mitt Romney earns 49% of the vote to Obama’s 46%. Two percent (2%) like another candidate in the race, and four percent (4%) are undecided.
This survey is conducted on a rolling seven-day basis, so today’s update mostly includes responses following Tuesday night’s presidential debate. Romney has now held a small lead for 11 of the last 14 days; Obama was ahead twice, and the candidates ran even once.
In 2008, Obama won these states by a combined margin of 53% to 46%, virtually identical to his national margin.
Romney now leads 50% to 37% among unaffiliated voters in the combined swing states.
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 49% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns the vote from 47%. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and two percent (2%) are undecided. See daily tracking history.
Last week, three states shifted from Toss-Up to Leans Romney in the Rasmussen Reports Electoral College projections—Florida, North Carolina and Missouri. The projections now show President Obama with 237 Electoral Votes and Governor Romney with 235. Seven states with 66 Electoral College votes remain Toss-ups: Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin, Colorado, Iowa, Nevada and New Hampshire.
New data will be released today for the swing states of Colorado and Iowa.
This race is going down to the wire.