Latest polls on the 2012 general election prospects of Mitt Romney vs. Barack Obama, as of November 6

Latest polls on Mitt Romney vs. Barack Obama in the 2012 general election This statistic shows the latest polls regarding the 2012 general election prospects of Mitt Romney versus Barack Obama. According to the RCP average, Barack Obama is ahead of Mitt Romney by about 0.7 percentage points.
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Barack ObamaMitt Romney
RCP Average48.8%48.1%
Politico/GWU/Battleground (November 6, 2012)47%47%
Rasmussen Tracking (November 6, 2012)48%49%
IBD/CSM/TIPP (November 6, 2012)50%49%
Gallup (November 5, 2012)49%50%
ABC News/Washington Post (November 5, 2012)50%47%
Monmouth/SurveyUSA/Braun (November 5, 2012)48%48%
Pew Research (November 4, 2012)50%47%
CNN/Opinion Research (November 4, 2012)49%49%
NBC News/WSJ (November 4, 2012)48%47%
Fox News (October 31, 2012)46%46%
National Journal (October 31, 2012)50%45%
NPR (October 30, 2012)47%48%
CBS News/NY Times (October 30, 2012)48%47%
Associated Press/GfK (October 25, 2012)45%47%
WashTimes/JZ Analytics (October 22, 2012)50%47%
Hartford Courant/UConn (October 19, 2012)48%45%
Quinnipiac (October 2, 2012)49%45%
Bloomberg (September 26, 2012)49%43%
Reason-Rupe (September 21, 2012)52%45%
Democracy Corps (September 14, 2012)50%45%
Esquire/Yahoo! News (September 13, 2012)50%46%
Reuters/Ipsos (September 12, 2012)48%45%
Resurgent Republic (August 23, 2012)46%45%
LA Times/USC (August 23, 2012)48%46%
McClatchy/Marist (July 13, 2012)48%46%
Wash Times/JZ Analytics (July 10, 2012)42%43%
Newsweek/Daily Beast (June 29, 2012)47%44%
Mason-Dixon (May 18, 2012)44%47%
PPP (April 19, 2012)49%46%
USA Today/Gallup (March 26, 2012)49%45%
Barack ObamaMitt Romney
RCP Average48.8%48.1%
Politico/GWU/Battleground (November 6, 2012)47%47%
Rasmussen Tracking (November 6, 2012)48%49%
IBD/CSM/TIPP (November 6, 2012)50%49%
Gallup (November 5, 2012)49%50%
ABC News/Washington Post (November 5, 2012)50%47%
Monmouth/SurveyUSA/Braun (November 5, 2012)48%48%
Pew Research (November 4, 2012)50%47%
CNN/Opinion Research (November 4, 2012)49%49%
NBC News/WSJ (November 4, 2012)48%47%
Fox News (October 31, 2012)46%46%
National Journal (October 31, 2012)50%45%
NPR (October 30, 2012)47%48%
CBS News/NY Times (October 30, 2012)48%47%
Associated Press/GfK (October 25, 2012)45%47%
WashTimes/JZ Analytics (October 22, 2012)50%47%
Hartford Courant/UConn (October 19, 2012)48%45%
Quinnipiac (October 2, 2012)49%45%
Bloomberg (September 26, 2012)49%43%
Reason-Rupe (September 21, 2012)52%45%
Democracy Corps (September 14, 2012)50%45%
Esquire/Yahoo! News (September 13, 2012)50%46%
Reuters/Ipsos (September 12, 2012)48%45%
Resurgent Republic (August 23, 2012)46%45%
LA Times/USC (August 23, 2012)48%46%
McClatchy/Marist (July 13, 2012)48%46%
Wash Times/JZ Analytics (July 10, 2012)42%43%
Newsweek/Daily Beast (June 29, 2012)47%44%
Mason-Dixon (May 18, 2012)44%47%
PPP (April 19, 2012)49%46%
USA Today/Gallup (March 26, 2012)49%45%
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This statistic shows the latest polls regarding the 2012 general election prospects of Mitt Romney versus Barack Obama. According to the RCP average, Barack Obama is ahead of Mitt Romney by about 0.7 percentage points.
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Release date
November 2012
Region
United States
Survey time period
2012
Age group
18 years and older
Supplementary notes
Miscellaneous polling institutes consist of:
Rasmussen Reports; Gallup; Pew Research Center; Ipsos (for Reuters); Public Policy Polling; Abt SRBI (for Washington Post/ABC News); New York Times/CBS; ORC International (for CNN/Opinion Research); Anderson Robbins Research and Shaw & Company Research (for Fox News); Public Opinion Strategies (for NBC News/Wall Street Journal); Associated Press/GfK; Quinnipiac University; Politico; Marist College Institute for Public Opinion; Reason-Rupe Public Opinion Survey; TIPP (for Investor's Business Daily and Christian Science Monitor); Mason-Dixon; JZ Analytics (for Washington Times); Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (for Democracy Corps); North Star Opinion Research (for Democracy Corps); National Journal; Monmouth University; Newsweek/Daily Beast; Pew Research.

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