PPP: Obama Well Ahead In 2012 Battleground States

In 2008 Barack Obama won nine states and one electoral vote giving Congressional district that had gone to George W. Bush in 2004. We’ve now polled every single one of those over the last three months except for Indiana, where we can’t do one because of restrictions on automated polling in the state. Across 36 horse race match ups against Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin, and Mitt Romney in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Colorado, New Mexico, Virginia, Iowa, Nevada, and Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District Obama is 36 for 36. If he stood for reelection today against one of the current Republican front runners Obama would almost certainly win the same number of electoral votes he did in 2008, if not more.

Here’s how our polls in those eight states and a Congressional district have broken down:

Obama v. 2008 Vote Gingrich Huckabee Palin Romney
Colorado +9 +14 +9 +19 +6
Florida +3 +5 +5 +14 +2
Iowa +10 +13 +4 +16 +6
NE-2 +1 +19 +11 +24 +9
Nevada +12 +11 +10 +13 +1
New Mexico +15 +21 +19 +29 +16
North Carolina +0 +6 +4 +9 +3
Ohio +4 +6 +1 +7 +2
Virginia +6 +11 +5 +11 +5

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