Obama-Romney race dead heat in new CNN Poll of Polls
July 11th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
11 years ago

Obama-Romney race dead heat in new CNN Poll of Polls

Washington (CNN) - A new average of the latest national surveys indicates that the race for the White House remains all knotted up.

According to a new CNN Poll of Polls compiled and released Wednesday morning indicates that 46% of registered voters say they'd vote for President Barack Obama if the November election were held today, with 45% saying they'd cast a ballot for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. This latest edition of the CNN Poll of Polls is an average of the three national polls conducted in the past week and a half.

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With Obama's one-point margin over Romney well within the sampling error of the surveys, it's fair to say that the presidential race can be considered a dead heat.

The three surveys included in the CNN Poll of Polls average are ABC News/Washington Post (July 5-8), Gallup Daily Tracking Poll (July 2-9) and Quinnipiac University (July 1-8). The CNN Poll of Poll does not have a sampling error.

- CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report

Filed under: 2012 • CNN Poll of polls • Polls
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Gurgyl

    If they have braupin they never vote for Bain capital that ships jobs to china, India etc. obama12.

    July 11, 2012 06:28 am at 6:28 am |
  2. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    You'd think with all the money that the pro-Romney/anti-Obama groups, Romney would be far ahead of Obama in the polls. I am glad that some people aren't really listening to some of the crap that has come up.

    July 11, 2012 07:03 am at 7:03 am |
  3. John, PA

    CNN like the exit polls in Wisconsin are wrong; the American population / voters see the Democrats in Congress, president Obama, the Obama administration as a complete FAILURE. The Democrats / liberals didn’t see the 2010 Republican landslide win coming and Democrats / liberals don’t see the 2012 landslide Republican win coming.

    The 1984 Reagan v. Mondale election will look close compared to the landslide Republican win over Democrats in 2012.

    July 11, 2012 07:28 am at 7:28 am |
  4. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    I think Mittens is really firing up the plutocrats who make up the upper .1% of Americans. They know he is plastic and will bend to their wishes.

    July 11, 2012 07:30 am at 7:30 am |
  5. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Remember when Newt was kicking Mittens butt in the primaries, and Mittens dropped $15 million on negative ads against Newt? 37% of republicans are fired up to support Mittens, but the rest wish they had a real candidate.

    July 11, 2012 07:33 am at 7:33 am |