Thursday, August 02, 2012

Hankster News of the Day for Independent Voters - August 2


INDEPENDENT VOTERS
  • New Polls in Three Battleground States Show Obama Edge (By JEFF ZELENY and DALIA SUSSMAN, NY Times) While independent voters break strongly for Mr. Obama in Pennsylvania, a state that Mr. Romney has been trying to make more competitive, they are closely split in Florida and Ohio. Of the coalition that Mr. Obama built to win the White House, independent voters remain a hurdle, with a little more than half in Florida and Ohio saying they disapprove of his job performance.
  • Why Romney’s Pulling Back on PA Ad Spending Share With Friends (Keystone Politics) Pennsylvania women voters back Obama 59 – 35 percent, while men go 50 percent for Romney and 47 percent for Obama. Independent voters back Obama 58 – 36 percent.
  • POLL: President Obama reaches magic number with Florida voters - President Obama edges out Romney in Florida (Local 10 - Miami) Both candidates run strong among their own party’s voters while independent voters split with 47 percent for Obama and 46 percent for Romney.
  • ALSO SEE Miami Herald HERE

FULL Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times POLL DATA HERE

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