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Obama 42%, Romney 41%

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney continues to draw the most support against President Obama out of all the GOP hopefuls. The two men are essentially tied as they have been since the beginning of the year. 

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds Obama earning 42% support, while Romney receives 41% of the vote.

The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 1-2, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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