Obama Is Leading by Seven Points Average on Polling

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With just thirteen days left until the election, things are getting pretty heated up. Obama is holding leads in the key states, which helped George W. Bush to win in his election; it includes states like North Carolina (51 percent to 47 percent), Nevada (52 percent to 46 percent), Ohio (50 percent to 46 percent), and Virginia (54 percent to 44 percent), according to poll conducted by Time and CNN. Overall, Obama is leading McCain by 50 percent to 43 percent on average, i.e., by 7 points. The polls also indicated people choose Obama over McCain on other key issues like economy, job, taxes, and health care. Palin is proposing a constitutional ban on gay marriages. Obama and Biden do not want this. So there’s a big difference in every points.


The voting meter was narrow on the beginning of this months on various poll conducted but it has widen up to Obama leading with double digits for three straight days last week but the gap has been closing with beginning of this week suggesting the tight race.


Here is the polling detailed researched by various research centre


1. Pew Research Centre—(52 percent by 38 percent) Barack Obama holds a 14-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 16–19.


2. Wall Street Journal/NBC News—(52 percent by 42 percent) Barack Obama holds a 10-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 17–20.


3. Fox News—(49 percent by 40 percent) Barack Obama holds a 9-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 20–21.


4. ABC News/Washington Post—(54 percent by 43 percent) Barack Obama holds an 11-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 18–21.


5. Ipsos-McClatchy poll—Barack Obama holds an 8-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 16–20.


6. Gallup Poll—(52 percent by 44 percent) Barack Obama holds an 8-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 19–21.


7. Hotline—(47 percent by 42 percent) Barack Obama holds a 5-point lead over John McCain. The survey, conducted Oct. 19–21.

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