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mikesilvia
09-10-2012, 09:30 PM
President Obama received a four-point bump after his party's convention in Charlotte, N.C., according to a CNN/Opinion Research poll released Monday. Obama leads Romney by six points, attracting 52 percent of the support from likely voters. The candidates were tied at 48 percent each prior to the Democratic National Convention. The president’s favorability rating also earned a boost: 57 percent hold a favorable view of Obama after the convention, while 42 percent view him unfavorably. Before the Charlotte gathering, those numbers were 51 percent to 48 percent. Romney received a...

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JustAlex
09-10-2012, 09:58 PM
I really want to know why people care so much about the popular vote???

YOU DON'T WIN ON POPULAR VOTE!

You win on electoral votes, Obama could technically be up 10 points and STILL lose the election.

Let's all ask Al Gore how much he likes the Popular vote!

habsheaven
09-10-2012, 10:19 PM
The popular vote is just easier to comprehend. I actually think Obama has a bigger advantage when you start looking at the electoral colleges.