October 31st, 2012
08:50 PM ET
1 year ago

Both campaigns say they like their positions in polls

Washington (CNN) – Why wait until Election Day?

A majority of Americans think President Barack Obama will win re-election, according to a Gallup poll on Wednesday.

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  1. Enajay

    Obama will win becos Romney is all over the place & trying to deceive Americans.

    November 1, 2012 01:00 am at 1:00 am |
  2. Name Evis Nash

    Obama 2012

    November 1, 2012 01:00 am at 1:00 am |
  3. Mittens Rob-me

    Honestly, if Romney had ANY core values, he might be a decent candidate.
    But the fact that he's a chronic flip flopper on EVERY issue....from abortion to Romneycare to gun control, etc... tells me that he has no principles whatsoever...none....
    I expect more from a president.
    I didn't agree with anything that Ronald Reagan believed in. But at least Reagan had beliefs and principles and a vision for America.
    Romney, on the other hand, is a 2 bit, slimy used car salesman who will pander to any interest group and say anything to get elected.
    What a sad sad state the Republican party is in if this is the best they can offer.
    No Mr Romney...you will NOT be getting my vote.

    November 1, 2012 01:02 am at 1:02 am |
  4. Archie

    No doubt Obama winning!!

    November 1, 2012 01:05 am at 1:05 am |
  5. melia

    Vote obama!

    November 1, 2012 01:11 am at 1:11 am |
  6. Andy

    Thats the whole story? Lots of people believe that the end of the world is nigh also but that doesnt make it true

    November 1, 2012 01:19 am at 1:19 am |
  7. Name gmbhadiza

    Maybe not. Wait for the results. Thinking and facts are far apart.

    November 1, 2012 01:20 am at 1:20 am |
  8. cliff

    No offense but Romney camp is bsing big time. If he likes Obama winning then he must love the current EV map. Right now at minimum Obama looks to get 277 EVs election day with CO and NH leaning his way albeit by a HAIR. If the election were today Romney would lose if polls are accurate.

    November 1, 2012 01:26 am at 1:26 am |
  9. Name gmbhadiza

    Romney got it, yeah! Go Romney go! You've got momentum! Use it. Get the votes! Get the voters out to vote you in! Economy is the soul of a country. Americans, dont let go of Romney!

    November 1, 2012 01:33 am at 1:33 am |
  10. NameJohnny Hall

    I'm sure President Obama will win the upcoming election.

    November 1, 2012 01:36 am at 1:36 am |
  11. erithra

    President Obama deserves another 4years. He must win this election. We don't want those like Romney who change their ideas easily because they need our voice. President Obama is credible.

    November 1, 2012 01:40 am at 1:40 am |
  12. Thomas

    @Critical Thinking
    Republicans Have Won Every November 6th Presidential Election Since 1860

    ========

    And the Giants are the 2012 World Series Champions !

    Please forward that to GW Bush , John McCain and the the guy who loves sport " Mitt Romney .

    November 1, 2012 01:54 am at 1:54 am |
  13. Dwight

    President Obama will certaimly win this election. His oponent is running a popularity contest while the President is focus on the 270 electorical college vote needed to win.

    November 1, 2012 01:54 am at 1:54 am |
  14. Ari

    I can't wait to watch the republicans implode when they loose this one – especially the Koch brothers

    November 1, 2012 01:56 am at 1:56 am |
  15. sospeter ondari

    Obama will make America better.Economy does not grow in one day and Obama as made it start to grow.better.

    November 1, 2012 02:04 am at 2:04 am |
  16. Wesley Mauler

    I hope so that the president get reelected

    November 1, 2012 02:05 am at 2:05 am |
  17. DCal

    It is funny, if you go to Fox news most of the polls show Romney winning, however if you come to CNN most of the polls show Obama winning. The only consistancy is that it is a close race. Fortunatly these polls dont mean anything. The only numbers that matter are the ones that come out on election day. One way or the other, I will be glad when this election is over because both of the candidates are giving half truths. 99.9% of people already know who they are going to vote for and at this point no one is going to change there mind. I guess in these "battle ground" states that .1% could potentially be the difference, but the rest of the country is set on there candidate. Although most of these polls are supposed to be accurate, that is not always the case. We will find out very soon though.

    November 1, 2012 02:31 am at 2:31 am |
  18. packerfans

    If Possible God send Sandy Hurriance because of Obama support same sex marriage against God??

    November 1, 2012 02:34 am at 2:34 am |
  19. wakeup

    Why are you HIDING THE BREAKING NEWS ABOUT THE "COORDINATED ,TERRORIST ATTACK" frim cable and emails in Benghazi that was sent to obamass??!! Because of this inadequate jerk in office we list four Americans!!! Why are you hiding this!!?? YOU ARE LYING TO AMERICA AS obama does!! Quit hiding the facts and tell the truth and not just what YOU chose!!

    November 1, 2012 02:37 am at 2:37 am |
  20. packerfans

    Vote for Mitt Romney on Nov 6

    November 1, 2012 02:38 am at 2:38 am |
  21. GUILLERMO

    Yes of course Obama will win the Presidential Election.

    November 1, 2012 02:51 am at 2:51 am |
  22. Thomas

    I like to re,elect president Obama.

    November 1, 2012 02:52 am at 2:52 am |
  23. West Virginia- Buck

    I dont trust Mitt Romney and his policies. I will be voting for President Obama. Thanks for reading.

    November 1, 2012 02:58 am at 2:58 am |
  24. J.V.Hodgson

    I find that CNN'S averages are often very selective and do not compare with RCP which averages all major poll of polls.
    I hope CNN are not just averaging percentages if so they need a lesson in basic math.
    Personally I prefer to look at the individual polls and read thru carefully each one, then let my gut tell me who is winning a) with voters b) how that impacts the Electoral college result.
    CNN loves this period of the game because the polls get closer and closer to voter reality partly because of pre voting, partly because of the tendency of certain voters to leave it to the last minute, and how one can identify a swing voter or independent Defeats me ( unless privacy laws are totally screwed already) especially at this stage those who have not voted already.
    I have a problem with ou system of voting if any party or body, PAC can say accurately of those who have voted early How many were Democrat and how many Republican, means why are state election offices revealing how many pre vote papers were sent to registered Dems and Republicans . that is secret ballot information until votes are counted after the polls have closed in all nationwide locations, and or a definitive result announce in local time.
    Cnn please also look at the other part of this election i.e House and Senate.... currently everything I see says the Senate remains democratic. The house stats are confusing love to see an analysis of this.
    Regards,
    Hodgson.

    November 1, 2012 03:10 am at 3:10 am |
  25. REDFIRESTORM

    CNN PIERS MORGAN - on election night, please say "checkmate" with the most dirtiest of British winks - that would make a priceless photo :)

    November 1, 2012 03:26 am at 3:26 am |
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