Presidential Race Maps Writing on the Wall

Obama Ahead In Wisconsin

Posted Jun 29, 2012 at 2:48 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Marquette Law School in Wisconsin reports that President Obama is leading Mitt Romney by +6%, 49% to 43%.

Today's Map: Colorado Moves From TCTC to Leaning Democratic

Posted Jun 28, 2012 at 2:19 AM by Maurice Berger

Based on the latest polling in Colorado, PollTack moves the state from Too-Close-To-Call to Leaning Democratic on Today's Map. 

Close Race In Iowa

Posted Jun 27, 2012 at 11:06 AM by Maurice Berger

A survey by We Ask America reports a very close race in the presidential race in Iowa (with many voters still undecided). In the poll, President Obama leads Mitt Romney by +1%--45% to 44%.

Obama Holds Modest National Lead

Posted Jun 26, 2012 at 11:01 AM by Maurice Berger

A poll by Associated Press/GfK reports that President Obama holds a modest lead over Mitt Romney in the presidential race, 47% to 44%.

Today's Map: New Hampshire Moves From TCTC to Leaning Democratic

Posted Jun 25, 2012 at 1:17 PM by Maurice Berger

PollTrack moves New Hampshire from Too-Close-Call to Leaning Democratic on Today's Map Today. Stay tuned for continual updates on all three maps.

Majority of Americans Want To Retain Health Care Law

Posted Jun 25, 2012 at 2:23 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Bloomberg reports that a plurality of Americans-- 43%--believe that President Obama's health care law should be retained "with only small modifications"; 15% say the measure should be left alone; and 33% say it should be repealed.

Obama Retakes Florida Lead

Posted Jun 25, 2012 at 2:21 AM by Maurice Berger

A new survey by Quinnipiac reports that President Obama has retaken the lead in Florida from Mitt Romney. He now leads his GOP rival, 46% to 42%. PollTrack moves Florida on Today's Map from Leaning Republican to Too-Close-To-Call.

PPP: Obama Close to 50% Mark

Posted Jun 22, 2012 at 9:13 AM by Maurice Berger

PollTrack has been tracking a modest uptick in national polling for President Obama. With a Meanwhile, a new Public Policy Polling survey reporting that Obama is hovering close to the all-important 50% mark. He now leads Mitt Romney, 49% to 45%

Americans Support Obama Immigration Decision By Wide Margin

Posted Jun 21, 2012 at 9:04 AM by Maurice Berger

A new poll by Bloomberg reports that 64% of Americans support President Obama's decision to end the deportations of some illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children; 30% do not support the decision.

Romney Leading In Wisconsin?

Posted Jun 20, 2012 at 9:21 AM by Maurice Berger

A poll by Rasmussen in Wisconsin reports that Mitt Romney leads President Obama, 47% to 44%. All other recent polls in the state continue to report leads for President Obama in the traditionally blue state, ranging from slight to comfortable.

Obama Leads In Michigan

Posted Jun 19, 2012 at 9:10 AM by Maurice Berger

After several polls showing the presidential race tightening in Michigan, a survey by Rasmussen (an organization with a slight GOP tilt in its polling) now reports that President Obama maintains a comfortable lead over Mitt Romney in the state, 50% to 42%. PollTrack continues to show Michigan on Today's Map as Leaning Democratic.

Obama Ahead In Nevada

Posted Jun 18, 2012 at 9:18 AM by Maurice Berger

A new survey by  Public Policy Polling in Nevada reports that President Obama holds a +6% lead over Mitt Romney, 48% to 42%. PollTrack moves the state on Today's Map from Too-Close-To-Call to Leaning Democratic.

Obama With Huge Lead In New Jersey

Posted Jun 15, 2012 at 9:14 AM by Maurice Berger

A survey in New Jersey just released by Rutgers-Eagleton reports that President Obama maintains a commanding +23% lead over Mitt Romney, 56% to 33%.

Obama, Romney Tied Nationally

Posted Jun 14, 2012 at 8:50 AM by Maurice Berger

Three polls issued last week show the presidential race tied up nationally. Fox News reports a deadlock between President Obama and Mitt Romney at 43% each; a Monmouth poll shows a marginal lead for the President, at 47% to 46%; and a Gallup tracking poll gives Romney a slight lead, at 47% to 45%.

Romney Leads In Michigan (By A Hair)

Posted Jun 13, 2012 at 9:54 AM by Maurice Berger

Did the Obama administration's bailout of the auto industry make Michigan safe for the Democrats? The answer, according to a new poll, may be no. A survey by EPIC-MRA in Michigan now shows Mitt Romney with a tiny lead over President Obama, 46% to 45%. The pollster notes that "the softening in support for Obama is likely related to a robust TV advertising campaign by pro-Romney PACs which have been critical of his handling of the economy. Perhaps most troubling for the Democratic president is a decline in support from independent voters."

Today's Map: Moves From Leans Democrat To Too-Close-To-Call

Posted Jun 12, 2012 at 9:33 AM by Maurice Berger

PollTrack moves Michigan on Today's Map Today from Leaning Democrat to Too-Close-To-Call. With this shift, the national race for president continues to grow closer.

Obama Seen As Better For Women

Posted Jun 11, 2012 at 8:53 AM by Maurice Berger

A new survey by the Kaiser Foundation reports that a clear majority of Americans believe that President Obama "would be better for women" than Mitt Romney on a host of issues. The poll reports that overall, on the question of "who looks out for the best interests of women, Obama leads 52-26%. Among women voters, it's 59-25%."

Upgraded Today's Map: The Race Tightens

Posted Jun 08, 2012 at 8:59 AM by Maurice Berger

PollTrack has just upgraded Today's Map Today: with Ohio moving from Leaning Democrat to Too-Close-to-Call and Florida from Leaning GOP to Too-Close-Too-Call, two more key states have swung into the toss up category.

Election 2012: Obama Holds Wide Lead In New Mexico

Posted Jun 07, 2012 at 7:56 AM by Maurice Berger

A poll by FM3 in New Mexico reports that President Obama now Mitt Romney by a huge 13% margin, 48% to 35%, with Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson at 12%. Significantly, in the tree man race, the President hovers near the all important 50% mark.

CNN/Opinion Research: Obama Ahead Nationally

Posted Jun 06, 2012 at 9:42 AM by Maurice Berger

A new survey by CNN/Opinion Research reports that President Obama now leads Mitt Romney nationally by +3% among registered voters, 49% to 46%.

Marist Poll: Close Race in Three Battleground States

Posted Jun 05, 2012 at 9:39 AM by Maurice Berger

A series of polls in three key battleground states by NBC News-Marist College report an extremely close race between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

Iowa: Romney, 44%  Obama, 44%

Colorado: Obama, 46%  Romney, 45%

Nevada: Obama, 48% Romney, 46%

American Voters: Conservatve or Liberal?

Posted Jun 01, 2012 at 9:27 AM by Maurice Berger

According to a new survey by Gallup, Americans are more than twice as likely to identify themselves as conservative as liberal on economic issues--46% to 20%. On social issues, the gap narrows, with 38% calling themselves conservatives, 28% self-describing as liberal.