The Pew Research Center Poll released today finds President Obama up by 10 over Mitt, 51 to 41%. It’s registered voters, though, not likely voters, so not as reliable.
Mittens’ favorables continue to be upside down, with 52% having an unfavorable view of him and 37% favorable. The polling was done before Mitt’s triumphant trip abroad.
Obama is at the favorable number considered the bare minimum to be re-elected — 50%, with 45% unfavorable.
Mitt isn’t succeeding at narrowing the gender gap: 56% of women favor Obama, with 37% for Mitt.
Obama gets voters under 30 (58% to 34%), while Mitt gets those 65 and up (49% to 45%).
Independent voters — you know, the folks who actually decide these things — are almost evenly divided, with 45% for Obama and 43% for Mitt.
President Obama is leading Mitt in New Hampshire among likely voters, 51-42%.
Obama’s favorables/unfavorables are 50/47, while Mitt’s are a pathetic 36/51.
New Hampshire just sent Tea Partier Kelly Ayotte (backed by Sarah Palin!) to the Senate in 2010, but they can’t stand Mitt.
A new CNN poll shows that Mitt’s favorable/unfavorable rating is now 44/43, still low, but about 10 points better than it’s been. President Obama’s favorables/unfavorables are 56/42.
Moreover, 53% said they will give Mitt a fresh look, a clear Etch a Sketch as it were, with the primaries over. 43% said they know all they need to know about him. I’m in that 43%.
A new Fox News poll of registered voters shows that both Mitt and Santorum are upside down on their favorable/unfavorable ratings.
Mitt is at 39/49, while Santorum is at 35/47.
You can’t win with numbers like these, no matter how high the price of gas. People will ride their bikes to the polls for Obama.