Thursday, June 07, 2012

Poll Watch: Rasmussen (R) Colorado 2012 Presidential Survey

Rasmussen (R) Colorado 2012 Presidential Poll
  • Barack Obama 45% 
  • Mitt Romney 45%
  • Some other candidate 6%
  • Undecided 5%
Among Independents
  • Barack Obama 45% 
  • Mitt Romney 36%
Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?
  • Very favorable 19%
  • Somewhat favorable 25%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 21%
  • Very unfavorable 31%
How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President?
  • Strongly approve 23%
  • Somewhat approve 25%
  • Somewhat disapprove 6%
  • Strongly disapprove 43% 
Are Barack Obama and Mitt Romney the best two people to be running for President?
  • Yes 14%
  • No 66%
When looking at a choice between Obama and Romney, is it a choice you are excited about or will you simply be voting for the lesser of two evils?
  • Excited about choices 52%
  • Voting for lesser of two evils 39%
Note: Obama holds a 49% to 47% edge over Romney among voters excited about the choice of candidates. Romney leads 48% to 39% among those voting for the lesser of two evils.

Survey of 500 likely voters was conducted June 6, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 4.5 percentage points.
Inside the numbers:
Obama and Romney are virtually tied among both male and female voters in the state.

The president holds a near two-to-one advantage among voters under 40, while Romney leads by double digits among older voters.

Eleven percent (11%) of voters in the state agree with the president on just about everything, while another 33% say they agree with him on most important issues. Similarly, 10% agree with Romney on just about everything, and 36% agree with him on most important issues. However, while 24% say they disagree with Romney on just about everything, 33% say the same about Obama.

Most voters in Colorado (58%) believe the president and Romney disagree on most important issues, and 32% more think they disagree on just about everything.

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