Presidential ElectionPresidential Election
Ohio’s Senate RaceOhio’s Senate Race
Governor KasichGovernor Kasich Contact: Doug Kaplan, 407Contact: Doug Kaplan, 407--242242--18701870
Gravis Marketing and Capitol Correspondent conducteda survey of 1,381 registered voters on the afternoon andevening of September 2, 2012 in the state of Ohio. Thesurvey covered the same questions as the one from theweek prior, dealing with preference for the presidentialcandidates, Senate candidates Josh Mandel and SherrodBrown, Governor Kasich’s job performance, whetherAmerica is headed in the right direction, which presiden-tial candidate is more charitable, and opinions about theappropriateness of homosexual marriage. The full list of questions are given on page 3. Overall, with a margin of error of 2.9%, Obama’s previous lead over Romney of 45.3% to 44.4% has switched to a Romney lead of 46.8%to 43.7%. Although within the previous polls margin of error, the Republican convention appears to have givenRomney a 2 point bump while taking 1 point fromObama. Switching to the Senate race, before the Repub-lican convention, Democrat Sherrod Brown held a nar-row 43.6% to 41.4% lead over Republican Josh Mandel.Again, although within the margin of error, the post-convention poll gives Republican Mandel the advantageat 44.3% to 43.5%, representing a 3 point bump for Man-del, while Brown’s take staying basically constant. Bothpolls continue to indicate that the undecided voters willdecide the outcome of the election.
Who is Ahead According to Age Group and Sex?
Prior to the Republican convention, Obama held a 48%
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Ohio ResultsOhio Results
For 9/2/2012For 9/2/2012
America’s DirectionAmerica’s Direction
Likeability of Obama, RomneyLikeability of Obama, Romney