New England College New Hampshire 2012 Presidential Poll
- Barack Obama 50% [49.5%] (49%)
- Mitt Romney 46% [44.4%] (46%)
- Some other candidate 1% [2.4%] (2%)
- Not sure 3% [3.7%] (4%)
Inside the numbers:
The President has significant support among Democrats (92%) and is doing better among Republicans (16%) than Governor Romney is doing among Democrats (7%). The two candidates effectively split the vote among Independents. The major difference between the candidates is among women who strongly back the President, by a 55%-42% margin.
In addition, New Hampshire voters gave the President high marks for his initial emergency response to Hurricane Sandy. His approval rating for handling the hurricane’s aftermath is 67%.