Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are tied in a hypothetical head-to-head presidential contest, according to our March 4 national survey of registered voters who say they will vote in the general election in November.
Overall results: 45% Obama, 45% Romney, 10% undecided.
Democrats: 80% Obama, 16% Romney, 3% undecided.
Republicans: 79% Romney, 12% Obama, 9% undecided.
Independents: 46% Obama, 35% Romney, 19% undecided.
18-29 year olds favor Obama by a 52%-28% margin, while 65+ year olds favor Romney 54%-38%.
Whites favor Romney 51%-39%, while blacks prefer Obama 71%-27%.
The poll’s demographic crosstabs: Poll Position crosstabs – Obama-Romney 3-4-12.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 975 registered voters nationwide who say they will vote in the November general election. The poll was conducted March 4, 2012 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
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