Law and Politics

Obama Leading in Virginia, 49%-47%

October 26, 2012
LaborPress Washington DC Bureau

A brand new Zogby Poll shows President Barack Obama continues his ever-so-slight lead over GOP challenger Mitt Romney 49% to 47% among Virginia likely voters. The online poll of 832 likely voters was conducted Monday (October 22) through Wednesday (October 24) and has a margin-of-sampling error of +/- 3.5 percentage points.

All reported results include voters who have already voted and those voters initially undecided who indicated they are leaning toward a candidate.

In the second release of the three-day tracking of Virginia voters, the President leads among Democrats (92%-6%), independents (47%-41%), a contracting lead in the Northern Virginia-DC suburbs (48%-42%), Richmond-Norfolk region (57%-39%), 18-29 year olds (57%-39%), 30-49 year olds (51%-45%), African Americans (92%-5%), liberals (88%-11%), Moderates (59%-37%), Catholics (49%-45%), women (52%-45%), and the Creative Class (53%-43%).

Governor Romney leads among Republicans (93%-5%), voters over 65 (53%-42%), conservatives (82%-14%), whites (58%-37%), evangelicals (57%-40%), married voters (55%-40%), and investors (55%-39%),

October 26, 2012

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