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Source: Roanoke College (url)
|Candidate||Political Party||Poll||Graph||Poll Details|
|Romney||Republican||46%||Poll Date: 2012-04-05|
|Obama||Democratic||40%||Number Polled: 603|
|Other||-||6%||Margin of Error: 4%|
|Undecided||-||8%||Voter Type: Phone|
Romney Up by 6% Over Obama
By: Inks.LWC (R-MI) on 2012-04-10 @ 14:37:53
30. And if the election for President were held today, and the candidates were Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, would you vote for Barack Obama, the Democrat or Mitt Romney, the Republican [ROTATE]? [OTHER RESPONSES VOLUNTEERED]
Obama 40% (237)
Romney 46% (271)
Uncertain 8% (48)
Someone else 6% (35)
About this Poll
Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. between March 26 and April 5, 2012. A total of 603 Virginia residents were interviewed. The sample of land lines and cell phones was prepared by Survey Sampling Inc. of Fairfield, Conn. and was created so that all cell phone and residential telephone numbers, including unlisted numbers, had a known chance of inclusion. Cell phones constituted 21 percent of the completed interviews.
Questions answered by the entire sample of 603 residents are subject to a sampling error of plus or minus approximately 4 percent at the 95 percent level of confidence. This means that in 95 out of 100 samples like the one used here, the results obtained should be no more than 4 percentage points above or below the figure that would be obtained by interviewing all Virginia residents who have a home telephone or a cell phone. Where the results of subgroups are reported, the sampling error is higher. For example, the margin of error when screening for registered voters (N=537) is + 4.2%. Results were statistically weighted for gender, race, and age.
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