Miami Herald Poll: Romney Six Points Ahead in Florida

by Katrina Trinko

From the Miami Herald:

Mitt Romney has maintained a solid lead over President Barack Obama in the latest Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald poll of likely voters who favor the Republican by six percentage points.

Romney’s strengths: independent voters and more crossover support from Democrats relative to the Republicans who back Obama, according to the survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research.

Romney is supported by 51 percent of voters and Obama is backed by 45 percent.