Friday, September 28, 2012

Poll Watch: Rasmussen (R) Maine 2012 Presidential Survey

Rasmussen (R) Maine 2012 Presidential Poll
  • Barack Obama 52%
  • Mitt Romney 40%
  • Some other candidate 4%
  • Undecided 4%
Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?
  • Very favorable 24%
  • Somewhat favorable 20%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 18%
  • Very unfavorable 36%
Favorable / Unfavorable {Net}
  • Mitt Romney 44% / 54% {-10%}
How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President?
  • Strongly approve 33%
  • Somewhat approve 22%
  • Somewhat disapprove 8%
  • Strongly disapprove 37%
President Obama Job Approval
  • Approve 55%
  • Disapprove 45%
Survey of 500 likely voters was conducted September 25, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 4.5 percentage points.
Inside the numbers:
The two candidates run nearly even among male voters, but Obama leads by 21 points among female voters in Maine.
Eighty percent (80%) of the state’s Republicans support Romney. But Obama has the backing of 91% of Maine Democrats and 13% of GOP voters.
Among voters not affiliated with either major party, the president leads by four points.
Among all voters in the state, Obama leads Romney in terms of trust in five major policy areas, with double-digit leads when it comes to health care, taxes and energy policy. The president’s ahead by eight points on the issue of national security and leads by seven when it comes to the economy.

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