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2012 Election polls are now as divided as the country…

  • 46 - 46 The electorate is split down the middle according to the most recent Reuters/Ipsos poll of likely voters. That’s up one point for Mitt Romney, who trailed President Obama as recently as Saturday.
  • 51 - 45 Mitt Romney leads President Obama by six points, according to Gallup’s most recent poll of likely voters. Considering tonight’s debate is the last one before Election Day, which itself is just over two weeks away, that seems like a pretty big difference in the numbers. Which one seems most accurate to you?
October 22, 2012 // 20:04 // 1 year ago
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  1. andthen-you reblogged this from shortformblog
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  3. stphn answered: No single poll is accurate. Please link to FiveThirtyEight.
  4. -uninspired reblogged this from shortformblog
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  6. the-cinnamon-peelers-wife reblogged this from politicalmachine and added:
    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again:
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  8. biteofpythias answered: given how close it is, it is much more informative and less misleading to give people the avg of polls. gallup is disproportionately cited!!
  9. moneyisnotimportant said: As stated on SNL, “Those polled are people who own land lines and answer calls from blocked numbers. Yeah, THOSE people.”
  10. used2thepain answered: Polls before the election are pointless. I love to know who they ask. I have never been polled.
  11. valravn13 reblogged this from shortformblog
  12. jasonstiff answered: Reuters, but I hope it isn’t that even…I hope for the opposite of Gallup’s poll
  13. eatsalaska answered: Gallup is not accurate.
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  15. smidgetz answered: neither
  16. upsettingshorts said: Gallup is an outlier according to everyone except Gallup.
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