Poll: Obama 4 Points Ahead

by Katrina Trinko

Results from latest NBC/WSJ poll show that Barack Obama is at 47 percent support, while Mitt Romney is at 43 percent. A breakdown of the candidates’ strengths among different groups:


In the newest poll, Obama leads Romney among African Americans (88 percent to 2 percent), 18 to 34 year olds (55 percent to 35 percent), women (53 percent to 38 percent), independents (44 percent to 36 percent), and seniors (46 percent to 44 percent).

Romney, meanwhile, holds the advantage with whites (52 percent to 39 percent), men (49 percent to 40 percent), suburban residents (47 percent to 41 percent), Midwest residents (48 percent to 43 percent), and high-interest voters (47 percent to 44 percent). 

Meanwhile, in Florida, Romney has a six-point lead over Obama, 47 percent to 41 percent, in a new Quinnipiac poll.

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