Election 2012: Obama continues lead over Romney in Ohio
U.S. President Barack Obama (l) and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney
Election 2012, 13 days until the election day, President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney in Ohio, the most important swing state in 2012 election.
According to a SurveyUSA new poll released Wednesday President Barack Obama remains slightly ahead of Mitt Romney in the battle for the Buckeye State’s 18 electoral votes, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WCMH-TV in Columbus. in Ohio 14 days until votes are counted, President Obama has 47 percent, Romney 44 percent. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll released 1 week ago, Obama and Romney are both up 2 points. Obama led by 3 points last week, leads by 3 points today.
Obama holds a commanding lead among women, young voters and minorities. And the SurveyUSA poll seems to back up the boasting from the Obama campaign that it is dominating the early voting effort; according to the poll, 58 percent of those who have already voted cast a ballot for Obama.