Politics

Gallup: Indies Back Romney Above Obama 45% to 39%

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That’s the big news in the first daily tracking poll Gallup has put out. Why? Because when you look at Dems and Repubs, the support is exactly the same…

Of note…this is a swing from last time these numbers were collected…

This initial report is based on interviews with 2,265 registered voters, and highlights the potential closeness of this year’s race, with Romney and Obama essentially in a statistical tie. Gallup’s previous general election trial heat, from a national poll conducted March 25-26, showed Obama with a slight 49% to 45% lead over Romney.

More as it develops…